Cedar Mountain News


Last updated 5/12/2021 at 4:28pm

The first potluck dinner will be Monday, June 14. Special food and table set-ups, among other protocols, will be used. The most recent N.C. COVID-19 guidelines allow groups of up to 100 people with masks and distancing. Food needs to be on the serving tables by 6:15 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. A program will follow a short meeting.

The annual barbecue will be on Monday, Oct. 11. Details to follow.

Fire Department Barbecue

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


There will be a VFW member appreciation event held on June 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 50 Veterans Circle in Brevard. There will be food and games, and we would love everyone's participation. Call (828) 883-9734 for more information.

Christine's Corner

By Christine Pace

The month of May brings new beginnings: May flowers and seeds sprouting, barbecue dinners, National Day of Prayer, businesses opening longer and holding special Friday and Saturday evening events, lawn mowing, spring cleaning and many birthdays!


Here are the birthdays celebrated in May: Patricia Smith, May 3; Barbara Streeper and Elisa Pace, May 6; Candy Grey, Suzanne Lawson and Rob Travis, May 7; Christine Pace, May 8; Catherine Ritch, 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 30. Happy birthday to all! If you have a birthday this month, please let me know by sending an email to [email protected]

May Girls

In the accompanying photo are six ladies wearing "May Girls" t-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 six years, Suzanne Lawson. Suzanne leads us in a free exercise class every Monday and 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.

The Chosen

Bringing the Bible to life is the hit show "The Chosen." Rocky Hill Baptist Church showed all eight episodes of season one on their big screen last year, and is showing each episode as it becomes available of season two. This Friday at 6 p.m. they will show episode four of season two, and the public is invited at no cost. There will be seven seasons totaling about 56 stories from the Bible. For more information, call Dr. Leland Holland, pastor of Rocky Hill, at (828) 862-5611.

Faith Chapel

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 30, at 11 a.m. There is a different denomination each Sunday through Labor Day at this beautiful open-sided chapel. All are invited.

Around The House

By Linda Young

We bought a bunch of annuals and perennials at Lowe's a few days ago. Unfortunately, they don't plant themselves. I spent three 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.


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