New Springfield

New Springfield Baptist Church of Alexander will have its spring revival 7 p.m., Tuesday Thursday, April 6-8. The Rev. Chavous Boyd, pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist, will be the guest minister. Ellis Godbee Jr., pastor, invites the public.

Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark Baptist Church, located on Highway 80 West, will have Women’s Demonstration Weekend Saturday and Sunday, April 10-11. Saturday will be Pamper Me Day at 9 a.m. Men will prepare breakfast for all of the women and free facials, pedicures and manicures will follow. Sunday worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Worship leader will be Teresa Daniels. Praise […]

Premier Quartet

The Premier Quartet will appear at Millen Baptist Church 7 p.m. Friday, April 16. The concert is free, but a love offering will be taken. The Premier Quartet is fast becoming a favorite name in Gospel Music since their origination. Their reputation for great gospel music is well known as this group of men presents the gospel in song throughout […]

Mt. Tabor

Mt. Tabor AME Church, located in Keysville, will have its Pastor’s Appreciation service for the Rev. Sharon Buckson Sunday, April 11. The Rev. Andrea Sires of Bethlehem A.M.E. in Norwood will be the guest pastor. The public is invited.

Forest Hill

Forest Hill Baptist Church will have its spring revival 7:30 nightly, Wednesday-Friday, April 7-9. Speakers each evening are as follows: Wednesday, April 7 – the Rev. Edward Bluford of Tabernacle and Bryant Grove; Thursday, April 8 – the Rev. L.E. Jones of Third Chapel and McKinney Branch; and Friday, April 9 – the Rev. Melvin Habersham of Rosier and Jones […]

Carswell Grove

Carswell Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 143rd anniversary 10:30 a.m., Sunday, April 11. Service begins at 11 a.m. Ronald Reed and Aileen Reed of Portersville Baptist will be master and mistress of ceremony. The Rev. John H. Bush, pastor, will deliver the message.

Roberson Grove

Roberson Grove Church of Midville will celebrate its usher anniversary 11:30 a.m., Sunday, April 11. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Roy Gaines is pastor.

Second Bynes Grove

Second Bynes Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Resurrection Day program 11 a.m., Sunday, April 11. Gussie Lawson of Bell Grove Baptist Church will be the mistress of ceremonies. The Rev. James F. Lewis, pastor, invites the public.

Scouting is alive, well

Editor: “On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country. To obey the Scout law, to help other people at all times and keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.” …the Scout oath. For 100 years the Scout oath has guided boys and, unlike any other organization, young men in […]

Other Voices


Over two hundred years ago a fellow named Sampson Jenkins was a resident of Burke County, Georgia. I am not sure whether or not he was born in the county. I do know that some of my Jenkins kin came here from North Carolina. The first Jenkins to settle on this continent got off the boat at Jamestown Virginia in […]