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This Sunday, Faith Memorial Chapel welcomes The Reverend H. William “Bill” Walker. Bill was ordained as an Episcopal priest at the age of 64. In 2016, he was called to St. Philips Episcopal Church in Brevard as interim rector, where he served until 2018. Selections of music this Sunday will be provided by Colleen Allard-Smith.


Spread the word. Brand new and nearly new clothing and shoes will be offered free for youth, men, and women for all seasons on Saturday August 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room, 212 S. Gaston St. in Brevard.

This event is sponsored by Isaac Homes Youth Services and the Brevard Rotary.

IHYS is a nonprofit organization that focuses on a positive youth development approach to give youth opportunities, skills, and assets.

Brevard Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian services, encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Questions? Please call 877-891-5793.

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From 5:30 pm – 7:30pm Monday, Sept 11th at the Community Center. There will coleslaw, baked beans, buns and cookies to go with the wonderful BBQ. Donation is $15.00 for all ages. Take outs go fast so come early.


This program starts at 7 p.m. in the Robin Hood Barn. Wine, water, and raffle tickets to benefit the Greg Allikas Scholarship Fund will be available for donation beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.


Award-winning filmmaker and executive director of The Center for Cultural Preservation David Weintraub will screen his film Come Hell or High Water, Remembering the Flood Of 1916 and share stories born of Western North Carolina's' worst natural disaster.


A musical review will wrap up Sherwood Forest Friends Summer Series on September 9. Al Brothers, Mary Gordon, Lillie Syracuse and friends will offer Mountain Music: Fireside to Fender featuring 12-year-old strings phenom Judson Stone. Sing along and tap your toes in time to an eclectic mix of bluegrass, Celtic, blues, and rock n’roll rhythms. All Summer Series events take place in the Robin Hood Barn (15 Greenwood Lane, Brevard) at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Wine and water will be available for donation beginning at 6:30 p.m. Pack your instrument and plan to join an after-performance jam at The Outpost.; Ph: 828-862-8637;


This blood drive will be Saturday, August 26 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Cedar Mountain FRD at the corner of Cascade Lake Rd and Greenville Hwy. The goal is 39 donations. Come be a part of our goal. Please sign up now at

CHRISTINE’S CORNER by Christine Pace


Rocky Hill Baptist Church in Cedar Mountain is holding its annual “Homecoming” this Sunday, August 27th. Everyone is invited to join this special fellowship that begins at 10:30am. You may drop off a covered dish for lunch, at the Family Life Center. The church is providing fried chicken!

The visiting Pastor will be C. Matthew Jones, who grew up in Cedar Mountain and Rocky Hill Church during his middle & high school years. Matthew resides in Matthews, NC, and holds Masters Degrees in Divinity and Theology. This is a true “Homecoming” for him! We will gather at the Family Life Center for a delicious covered dish lunch following the morning service. Please come and join us for Rocky Hill’s Homecoming! Those who have gone home to Heaven this past year will be remembered.

The address of Rocky Hill Baptist Church is 10811 Greenville Hwy (Hwy. 276), Cedar Mountain NC 28718. Coming from Brevard, Rocky Hill church is 3/10 mile past the Cedar Mountain Fire Department, on the left. You may call Rocky Hill’s pastor, Dr. Leland Holland, at the church with any questions; at (828)862-5611. Hope to see you there!


The annual community Flea Market will be held at the Cedar Mountain Community Center on Saturday September 16th. Set-up is the day before: Friday, September 15th. To reserve your table please call Christine Pace at (828)885-2103, or email her at: Cost of a table is $15.00 which goes to the Community Center. You may reserve up to two tables. Please make your check out to Cedar Mountain Community Center and mail to Christine Pace 132 Knob Rd., Pisgah Forest, NC 28768. There will be a large donation table for anyone who wants to donate something of value to benefit the Community Center during set-up on September 15th. Please no exercise equipment or rusty items. Thank you!

This Community Flea Market is full of treasures, including baked goods and furniture, so please plan to “shop” here even if you’re not planning to sell. You may find “just what you’ve always wanted”! And please, spread the word about our sale. Thank you.

Individual sellers are responsible to remove their unsold items upon completion of the sale. Christine will take anything remaining from the donation table only to Safe’s Attic in Brevard, She can not take other’s treasures too. Hours of the sale and the set-up time will be announced in next week’s column. Anyone able to help set up tables & chairs on Fri. Sept. 25th will be greatly appreciated!



It was another beautiful day for golf, though a little warm. Twenty women played the front nine. The game was Closest to the Pin on #6. Unfortunately, there was no game winner. Low Net winner: Karen Gleasman. Low Gross: Nancy Waclawek. It was a fun but crazy day. Next Monday we play the back nine, and you'll get to drop one high score and one low score. Registration starts at 8:30. Play starts at 9. See you next week!


Looking for a place to hold a community event? Contact us to schedule your event or meeting. Call Caroline Chambers today at 828-290-9662. The Cedar Mountain Community Center hosts a variety of events for residents and visitors throughout the year. From monthly summer potluck dinners to cooking classes and special events, The Center is a great place to get to know and be a part of, the Cedar Mountain Community. Feel free to stop by and join the community for food, fun, and various events.

AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young

Because we will be gone for Cedar Mountains Flea in September we decided to get tables at the

See Off Flea last weekend. We had a great time and got to know some more folks. One vendor and my honey discovered they were both born in Pittsburgh and spent a lot of time talking about that. We sold enough stuff to pay for our 2 tables and then some. Habitat got a lot of really good things from us and others though.

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