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Cedar Mountain News for Thursday May 13, 2021


There will be a Road Cleanup on 276 from the Post Office to the South Carolina state line Tuesday, May 11th. Meet at the community center at 9:30 a.m. for supplies.

The first Potluck Dinner will be Monday, June 14th. Special food and table set-ups, among other protocols, will be used. The most recent NC COVID guidelines allow groups of up to 100 people with masks and distancing. Usual times: food needs to be on the serving tables by 6:15 pm, dinner starts at 6:30 pm. A program will follow a short meeting.

The Annual Barbecue will be on Monday, October 11th. Details to follow.


On Saturday, May 29th there will be a benefit BBQ lunch for the Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Department. Plates are $10 each. Serving begins at 11:00 am until they run out. You are welcome to eat inside the fire department this year or get a plate or pound of BBQ to go. Thank you for your support!


There will be a VFW member appreciation event held on June 5, 2021, from 11-5 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Transylvania County, North Carolina 50 Veterans Cir, Brevard, NC. There will be food and games and we would love everyone’s participation. Phone: (828) 883-9734

CHRISTINE’S CORNER by Christine Pace.


The month of May brings new beginnings; May flowers & seeds sprouting, BBQ dinners, Nat'l Day of Prayer, businesses opening longer & holding special Friday & Saturday evening events, lawn mowing, spring cleaning, and many birthdays! Here are the birthdays celebrated in May of our locals:


Patricia Smith May 3, Barbara Streeper and Elisa Pace May 6, Candy Grey and Suzanne Lawson and Rob Travis May 7, Christine Pace (me)May 8, Catherine Ritch(Guess)May 9, Tony Hemphill May 10, Kaitlyn Owen May 12, Colton Davis May 13, Hank Bayles May 17, Megan (Bishop) Raines May 18, Calvin Guffey and Ernie Mullinex, jr. May 22, and Judy Barksdale May 30th. Happy birthday to all! If you have a birthday this month please let me know:


In the photo are six gals wearing "May Girls" tee shirts. Our birthdays are within a week of each other! Margie Smith took our picture at Plaza Garibaldi Mexican restaurant in Brevard following a birthday celebration for our exercise leader of over 6 years, Suzanne Lawson. Suzanne leads us in a free exercise class every Monday & Wednesday morning at the Family Life Center, working every muscle group in our body, some I didn't even know I had! There were 17 in attendance at the lunch for Suzanne.


Bringing the Bible to life is the hit show "The Chosen". Rocky Hill Baptist Church showed all 8 episodes of season one on their big screen last year, and is showing each episode as it becomes available of season 2. This Friday at 6:00 pm they will show episode 4 of season two of The Chosen, and you are invited. No cost. There will be seven seasons in total totaling about 56 stories from the Bible. For more information, or to be put on a call list for upcoming showings at Rocky Hill, please call Dr. Leland Holland, pastor of Rocky Hill, at (828)862-5611. In the planning stage is the showing of all 8 episodes of season one again on the big screen at Rocky Hill church this summer.



The pastor and choir of Rocky Hill Baptist Church will bring the message at the opening of the Faith Memorial Chapel on Stone Lake Road on Sunday, May 30th at 11:00am. There is a different denomination each Sunday through Labor Day at this beautiful open-sided chapel. All are invited.


We bought a bunch of annuals and perennials at Lowe’s a few days ago. Unfortunately, they don’t plant themselves. I spent 3 hours Monday planting and potting. Some houseplants needed a lot of attention too. My honey brought over his neglected houseplants. He doesn’t have much of a green thumb. It all looks great now so it was worth it.

Photo caption. May birthday club. Left to right Kaitlyn, Candy, Barbara, Suzanne, Christine, and Cindy.


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