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Anika + Anika + Anika at ‘Painting North Carolina’

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Anika Burgess, of Danbury, appears three times in this photo. She’s the daughter of Bruce Burgess (center). Scott Burdick (right) entered multiple portraits of Anika last week in the Painting North Carolina event sponsored by Germanton Gallery. Painting North Carolina is an annual event that attracts world-class artists like Burdick from all over North America. Artists submit paintings created outdoors, in North Carolina, during the week prior to the event. Most of the paintings were portray scenes in or near Stokes County. The artworks are available for purchase at the Germanton Gallery through May 10. Burdick, formerly of Chicago, now lives and works in Stokes County with his wife, Susan Lyon, who also is an artist. They travel the world in search of subject matter. For a...

 

Cabin project moving forward

Members of the Stokes County Economic Development Commission (EDC) had a chance Wednesday to get their first look at the designs for the proposed cabin project which aims to increase lodging throughout the county.And, for the most part, they liked what they saw.The project, a collaboration between the EDC and the N.C. State School of Design, is intended to help interested landowners create a cabin rental revenue stream by providing the landowners unique designs for affor...

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YMCA honors volunteers

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina recently honored the adult and youth volunteers of the year at Stokes Family YMCA and YMCA Camp Hanes for their service to strengthen the foundations of community at the organization’s 125th Annual Celebration on March 27.The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina honors adults who demonstrate exceptional volunteerism and consideration toward others with the YMCA Strong Award. Chris Parker was selected by the YMCA Camp Hanes and Patsy Downs was ...

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The Old Paths: Four Blood Moons

If I were a betting woman, I would wager that there were some very sleepy people at work on Tuesday. Monday night parties? No. Passover meals that ran long? No. Monday night football? Uh, no.The sleep-robber? The first of four “blood moons” that will appear in the next 18 months. Yes, the rain here meant the copper-colored moon couldn’t be seen locally with the naked eye. But if the numbers posted by NASA are accurate, nearly 10 million viewers were tuning in to t...

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We would like to extend our sympathy and prayers to those who have lost loved ones recently: Helen Kate Gravitt, April 11, 2014; Lisa Priddy Gunther, March 5, 1969 – April 11, 2014.Quaker Gap Baptist Church Easter Worship Schedule is as following:Friday, April 18. 6:00 p.m., Fellowship Meal and Good Friday Service, 7:00 p.m., Good Friday Service.Sunday, April 20, Resurrection Day, 6:45 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service (Picnic shelter); 7:15 a.m., Fellowship ...

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What’s Happening in Area Churches

Editor’s Note: Events listed in the church calendar must be submitted in writing. Church calendar items are not accepted over the telephone. Information may be e-mailed to nelmes@civitasmedia.com, cvaden@civitasmedia.com or faxed to 591-4379. The deadline is 3 p.m. on Monday prior to publication. Ongoing church calendar items will publish the last week of each month if space allows; however, the complete calendar, including ongoing events, may be accessed on the website. Items may b...

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What’s Going On

Editor’s Note: Events listed in the calendar must be submitted in writing. Calendar items are not accepted over the telephone. Information may be e-mailed to nelmes@civitasmedia.com or faxed to 591-4379. The deadline is 3 p.m. Monday prior to publication. The calendar is reserved for non-profit organizations, school and community events. Ongoing calendar items will be published as space allows. Because of space limitations, some announcements only appear the week of the event. If yo...

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This is my favorite time of the year. As the trees and bushes begin to bloom (not to mention the warmer weather!), they represent to me the newness of life. What a perfect time to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Bethel Baptist Church, as with many area churches, will be having a sunrise service at 7:00 AM with breakfast afterwards. The regular Sunday service is at 11:00 AM with Sunday School at 10:00AM for all ages.The weather was beautiful...

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