Current Events

Coming up in the area…

STARworks will host a pottery jam Thu., Aug. 17, featuring a collaborative and improvisational demonstration by several potters who use different approaches and processes in their craft. It starts with a potluck supper at 5 p.m., followed by talks at 6 p.m. and demonstrations at 7, at STARworks on Russell Dr. in Star, and all are welcome. Details at 910-428-9001 and

West Montgomery High School upcoming reunions:

Class of 1987, 30-year reunion, Oct. 21, Haywood Event Center at The Ford Place, Mount Gilead. For information, email, or visit the event’s Facebook page.

Class of 1997 – See the class Facebook group.

The pool at Stanback Park in Mount Gilead is open to the public seven days a week. Regular operating hours are Monday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. Water aerobics are offered Tuesdays and Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, see Town Hall or call 910-439-5456.

The Montgomery County Farmer’s 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.

There is live bluegrass every weekend at Mount Gilead Music Barn. Showtime is Saturday night at 7:30.

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