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Castalia to hold chicken plate sale

Posted on September 13, 2021

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Community Calendar listings are published as a public service of The Enterprise. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Sunday for each Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to cfriedman@wilsontimes.com with “Community Calendar” in the subject line. 

Church plans homecoming, fall revival 

ROCKY MOUNT — Barnes Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 5592 West Mount Drive, will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 19, with a “Redeemed” service at 10 a.m. and the Rev. Jim Marcum speaking at 11 a.m.

A fall revival with the Rev. Jerry Stephenson is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Thursday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Sept. 24.

Castalia to hold chicken plate sale

CASTALIA — The town of Castalia’s Fourth of July Committee will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Town Hall, 9507 Main St.

Plates will be available for $8 each until sold out. Proceeds benefit the town’s annual Independence Day celebration. For more information, call Town Clerk Marlita S. Thompson at 252-459-3668.

Spring Hope candidate forum slated

SPRING HOPE — The Enterprise is set to host a forum for the town’s nine candidates in this year’s municipal election. The question-and-answer session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Spring Hope Community Building, 104 Community St.

Each candidate for the mayor’s chair and Board of Commissioners seats have tentatively agreed to attend. Candidates can designate a surrogate to speak on their behalf if a schedule conflict prevents their participation.

Newcomer Kyle Pritchard and Prudence Wilkins, a sitting town commissioner, face each other for mayor.

Seven candidates are running for three open seats on the town board. Incumbents Brent Cone, Drew Griffin and Ricky Tucker will compete with newcomers Dap Dunston, Jason Himmelright, Tony Jefferys and Eric Gainey to serve as commissioners in the Nov. 2 election.

Meal program seeks volunteers

NASHVILLE — Nash County Senior Services is seeking volunteers for the agency’s home-delivered meal program in Spring Hope, Bailey and the West Mount area.

The program delivers a hot, nutritious lunchtime meal for seniors on 10 routes within Nash County. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and underlying medical conditions, several volunteers have been unable to participate. Organizers are seeking adults without chronic health conditions and COVID-19 risk factors who are available from 9:30-11 a.m. at least one weekday each week to deliver meals. Depending on the route, meal deliveries take roughly half an hour to an hour.

Prospective volunteers or people with questions can call Senior Services Coordinator Wendy Perry at 252-459-1367.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR listings are published as a public service of The Enterprise. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Sunday for each Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to cfriedman@wilsontimes.com with “Community Calendar” in the subject line.

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