Current Events

West Montgomery Baseball Replay

Click here to visit our West Montgomery baseball page and hear a rebroadcast of the Apr. 28 game versus East Montgomery.

Coming up in the area…

The United Methodist Men of First and Zion churches will have a barbecue fund raiser Fri., May 5, in Mount Gilead. They’ll serve from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will also have a silent auction.

Highland Community Center May Day Celebration – Sat., May 6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parade, vendors, exhibitors and Maypole; 910-439-9099

The Montgomery County Humane Society will have a car show and fund raiser Sat., May 6, at Montgomery Square Shopping Center in Troy.

Candor Volunteer Fire Department – Sat., May 6..

Cruise-In, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Spaghetti Dinner, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Raffle Drawing, 6:25 p.m.
Live Auction, 6:30 p.m.

Information is available from Candor firemen, at Candor Town Hall, and at Edd’s Power Window Service in Candor.

The Montgomery County Farmer’s Market is open for the season. The market is open Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m., in the parking lot next to the old hotel on N. Main St. in Troy.

The Montgomery County Council on Aging hosts activities for seniors every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at Highland Community Center in Mount Gilead, with occasional activities in Wadeville, Pekin and other locations throughout the county. Find out more from the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

Past participants of Mount Gilead’s Park Program are planning a reunion. Organizers encourage those who attended Park Program at any time in the past to plan to come to the reunion, Sat., May 20, 2 to 7 p.m. at Stanback Park. More details will be announced later.

There is live bluegrass every weekend at Mount Gilead Music Barn. Showtime is Saturday night at 7:30.
Apr. 29 – Passin’ Thru Bluegrass with C.H. Lineberry

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