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There will be a reunion for the Ecusta Rod Department Employees Saturday August 5th from 10:30am-2:00pm at the Mills river Restaurant in Mills River N.C. Please plan to attend. For more information please call Freda McKelvy at 828-883-8864.


Saturday August 19th there will be a blood drive from 8:30am – 12pm at the station.


A BBQ lunch will be served by the Fire Dept auxiliary from 11am -2pm on Saturday August 19th. All proceeds will benefit the Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Dept.


The Cedar Mountain Community Center is having their annual Chicken Dinner at the center on Saturday July 22nd. Doors open at 5 pm. Dinner is served from 5pm 7pm or until the chicken runs out whichever comes first. The chicken dinner includes fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, squash casserole, fresh green beans, dessert and beverage. Donations are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. Take outs will be available. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the center.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT ROCKY HILL This year as always all will enjoy a large slip 'n slide on the back lawn at Rocky Hill Baptist Church starting at 5:00 PM on Sunday July 30th. This is kick-off day for Vacation Bible School, which will run through and including August 3rd, hours 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Monday through Thursday. Kick-off Sunday includes a hot dog supper and parents and other family members are invited to attend the slip 'n slide and supper. The theme of this year's VBS is "Galactic Starveyors", and is again being lead by Patty Stahl and her super-star helpers. You can call Patty at (828)885-2498 for more information. Ages 3 years through middle school will have classes to attend; everyone is welcome!

FIRST-TIME VISIT TO CEDAR MOUNTAIN Don & Jeanne Hayes are excited to welcome their newest addition, great-granddaughter Maze Guilmette to Cedar Mountain. This is her first trip here! She is only three month's old though, so has time to come often and stay longer. "Wish they could have stayed long enough for everyone to see how cute she is" gushed great-grandma Jeanne. However, Don & Jeanne's grandson L.J. and his family were only here for a short time, on business. Traveling from Poteet, Texas, we expect them to learn the roads between here & there soon enough! Come back often!


Odd Holes, front 9 - Carolyn Mitchell - 19, Low Net - Kathy Harris – 24, Low Gross - Cherie Hennig - 34


I was tooling down 276 to Brevard one morning when a car backed out of a driveway apparently not looking and without caring whether someone was coming. I had to slam on the brakes. License plate? XQZ-MEE! True story.


Being an amateur mycologist I was very much interested in the presentation by Greg Carter (The Mushroom Man) at the center last week. When the program was over I asked if I could have the edible ones. He gladly obliged. I finished off the Chanterelles the next day and then went for the Lactarius Corrugis which I accidently burned in cooking. Have several more pieces that will be lots tastier not burned. Still have to try the Shaggy Stalked Boletus that I had thought was not edible. Greg said it has a light taste and the consistency of asparagus. Hmmm.

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