2017-11-30 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, at the ­Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 1 p.m.

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The Breast Test 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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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.

The Tignall Christmas Parade will be held Sunday, December 3, at 3 p.m. through downtown Tignall ending at the old school grounds.

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The W-WCHS and W-WMS band concert will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at the school.

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New Life Baptist Church will present a Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 10, at 11 a.m., and on Sunday, December 17, at 5:30 p.m. The New Life Choir invited the public to this free event. The church is located at 808 East Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington.

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Sis. Shirlonda Evans-McCain will deliver her initial sermon at 2:30 p.m. on December 10, 2017, at New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath.

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The 2017 annual Wilkes County Legislative Breakfast will be held Thursday, November 30, at 8 a.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G. L. Avery Center.

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will present “Christmas Celebration” at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 16 including the Zion Pilgrim Dancers and Zion Pilgrim MIMES of Columbia, S.C.; The Three Wise Men; The Messenger; and the Pleasant Grove Youth Department. Pleasant Grove’s senior citizens will be honored.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will begin its third Sunday services on January 21, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, December 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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Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold a Dress Out Down Home (Team Jersey) Tailgate Day on Sunday, December 3, at 11:30 a.m. followed by a children’s pre-annual Christmas program. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

Solomon Deliverance Ministries will host Robbie B. Riley of Birmingham, Alabama, December 6-8 at 7 p.m. nightly. For more information call 864-641-8700.

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Trinity Baptist Church will hold a “Let Us Pray Together” service on Saturday, December 9, at 3 p.m.

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Black Rock AME Church in Tignall will hold its Watch Night Services beginning at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, December 31. Breakfast will be served immediately following.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will present its annual Christmas program on Sunday, December 17, at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

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The WORD Bible Study class invites the public to Bible study each Monday at 7 p.m. For more information contact Clara Sutton at 706-678-7636.

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Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold New Year’s Eve services on Sunday, December 31, at 9 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

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New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will honor Deacon Ervin Dee Smith and Deacon John P. Hull for 50+ years of service at 10 a.m. on December 17, 2017.

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Bethlehem Baptist Church will hold its Women’s Conference on Saturday, December 9, at noon with guest speaker Minister Wanda Porter of Greater Level Hill Baptist Church of Crawfordville.

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The Spirited Speakers Toastmaster Club of Wilkes and Lincoln Counties will meet November 30, December 7, and 21. If you are at least 18 years of age and desire to improve your communication and leadership skills, you are invited to attend. Meetings are held on each first, third, and fifth Thursday at the Lincoln County Library, 181 N. Peachtree Street, in Lincolnton.

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The new hours for the Stephen’s House Food Pantry are from 9 a.m.-noon on the third Saturday of each month.

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Sis. Shurlonda Evans-McCain will give her initial sermon on December 10, at 2:30 p.m. at New Springhill Baptist Church.

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

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The Episcopal Church of the Mediator will host its annual Bazaar and Luncheon in the Parish House on December 2. The Country Kitchen will open at 10:30 a.m., with lunch following at 11:30.

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

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Rayle will celebrate Family and Friends Day Sunday, December 3, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Ben K. Willis delivering the message. The public is invited.

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The choirs of Flint Hill, Shady Grove, Lyonsville, and Tates Grove will have an appreciation for Robert Maddox on Sunday, December 3, at 2:30 p.m. at Flint Hill Baptist Church. Dinner will be served.

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The Washington Downtown Development Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, January 18, in the City Hall Annex.

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

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