2017-08-24 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Lyonsville Baptist Church will hold revival services August 28-30 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with guest speaker Rev. Robert Crawford of Mulberry Baptist Church.

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Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church will hold its annual fall revival September 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with guest speakers Rev. Timothy Bell, Monday; Rev. Paul Hull, Tuesday; Rev. Dewayne Cowins, Wednesday; Rev. Tommy Burgess, Thursday; and Rev. Kenneth Hannah, Friday.

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Mount Nebo Baptist Church will hold revival services August 29-31, at 7:30 p.m. nightly with guest speakers Rev. Willie J. White of Lincolnton on Tuesday; Rev. Norman Williams of Washington, Wednesday; and Rev. Paul Hull of Washington, Thursday.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church will hold three nights of revival Monday Wednesday, September 18- 20, at 7 p.m. each night with speaker Rev. Charles E. Lacy.

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New Ford Baptist Church will celebrate its annual homecoming at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, August 27. Dinner will be served in the church fellowship hall after the morning service. All in the community are invited to attend.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will hold the 2017 Gospel Fest on Sunday, September 17, at 3 p.m. For more information contact Mary Bonds at 706-274-3414 or 706-612-8543.

The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Annex on Thursday, September 21.

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“Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 and Its Sole Survivor,” the first course of the year for OLLI@UGA, will be presented Monday, September 18, at 2 p.m., at the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Bill Cosgrove of Athens, retired from the EPA, who has toured WWII battlefields in Europe many times, will offer the course. For more information contact Joe Harris at 706-678-2818 or jharriswafia@ nu-z.net.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, at the ¬≠Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 5 p.m.

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The 126th Annual Session of the Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association will be hosted by the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and Pastor Charles Belton. The Session will convene at the Third Shiloh’s Rev. G. L. Avery Center, 219 McLendon Drive in Washington Wednesday and Thursday, September, 27-28, 2017, at 8:15 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

The Office Cat is on hiatus for health reasons and may resume at a later date.

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Retired W-W defensive line coach Curtis Williams is scheduled to speak at Jackson Chapel A.M.E. Church on Sunday, August 27, at 11 a.m. All former students, co-workers, and friends are invited.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, September 18, at 2 p.m.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, September 13, at 7 p.m.

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The Roy L. Burns Senior Center will hold a yard sale October 4-6. Proceeds will benefit activities at the center. Anyone wishing to donate items to the yard sale may drop them off at 108 Marshall Street. Call 706-678-2518 for any additional information.

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Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service on Sunday, September 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. F.D. Favors and Springfield Baptist Church in charge of the service.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will hold its church anniversary on Sunday, September 3, at 11:45 a.m.

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The Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will hold a Women of Worship women’s conference on Saturday, September 16, at 9 a.m. The public is invited.

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The Washington Affiliate of OLLI@UGA will hold its membership registration tea on Friday, September 15, at 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator Parish Hall. All interested persons are invited to attend. For more information contact Joe Harris at 706-678-2818 or jharriswafia@ nu-z.net.

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Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to online@wilkespublishing.com and washingtonwilkesevents@gmail.com or drop them off at The News-­Reporter office, 116 W. Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington.

New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will hold its pastor appreciation service for Rev. Dr. Reginald A Hunter on Sunday, October 1, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor James Washington of New Grove Baptist Church. Dinner will be held at 1:30 p.m.

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Pompey’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service on Sunday, August 27, at 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Pastor Bryan Ware. Music will be by Kuntry Boyz. Dinner will be served.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church homecoming will be held Sunday, August 27, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, September September 11, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, September 12, at 6 p.m.

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Pole Branch Missionary Baptist Church will hold its homecoming on Sunday, August 27, at 11:15 a.m. and revival services August 28-31 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

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The BreasTest and More Program at the Wilkes County Health Department has help to assist in paying for mammograms for the uninsured when funding is available. Clients must be 40-64 years of age, have no health insurance, and meet certain financial requirements. Call the Wilkes County Health Department at 706-678-2622 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

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The Lyonsville Baptist Church will hold a homecoming service on Sunday, August 27, with Sunday School beginning at 10 a.m. and devotional services at 11:30 a.m.

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