Serving Denton, NC & Surrounding Communities


Silver Valley Baptist Church
July 20-22: Vacation Bible School, 6-8:00 pm; Saturday July 23: VBS Awards and Picnic

Denton Wesleyan Church Food Pantry
Food Pantry- Free grocery pick-up
Lower level of Denton Wesleyan Church
16345 Hwy 109 south
Tuesday and Thursday’s: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm

Central United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8:30 until 12:00 for “Sharing God’s Abundance” to those in our community.  The church is located at 276 W. 1st Street, Denton.  Look for signs leading to the church entrance.  One food bag is available per family once a week.

Chandler’s Grove United Methodist Church Clothes Closet
Chandler’s Grove United Methodist Church has a Clothes Closet which provides a large selection of very nice clothes for free. It includes a variety of winter and summer clothes, shoes, coats, jackets etc. as well as children’s clothes, baby clothes and blankets.  We also have men’s suits, dress shirts, ties, women’s suits, and nice dresses.  We are open, weather permitting, on Tuesday afternoons from 12:30-5:00 pm and Saturday mornings from 9-12:00. If there is an emergency need, call 336-461-9191.


 Leon Albright
Mr. Leon Melvin Albright, 82, of Sullivan Rd., Thomasville, NC passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at his residence.

A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Friday, June 24, at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Junior Seawell and Rev. Jason Koontz. Interment followed at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville.

Mr. Albright was born April 30, 1940 in Davidson County to the late Melvin Odis Albright and Edith Kathleen Kennedy Albright. He was a graduate of Fair Gove School and owner of Maple Wood Carving for 40 plus years. He was member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Thomasville and also a member of the American Dairy Goat Association.  

Leon enjoyed crow hunting with his sons, farming, raising Alpine Dairy Goats, reading, herbs, bee keeping, and especially sharing with anyone that needing help.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Phillips Albright of the home; sons, Barry Albright (Stephanie) of Denton and Daniel Albright of Thomasville; daughters, Christy A. Lawing of Morehead City, Gina A. Grubb (Stewart) of Denton, and Emily A. Wilson (Samuel) and Beth of Thomasville; brothers, Winfred and Roger Albright both of Thomasville; 3 grandchildren, Gentry (Jordan), Taylor, and Brooke.

Memorials can be made to NC Autism Society 9 Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407.

The family received friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

Online condolences can be made to the family at
Brenda Hancock
Mrs. Brenda Floyd Hancock, age 69 a humble servant of the Lord left us on Saturday, June 18 at Hinkle Hospice House after a long illness.  She was a resident of Holloways Church Road, Lexington.

A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Friday at Holloways Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Rev. Dana Slack. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Hancock was born July 30, 1952 in Davidson County to J. R. Floyd and Betty Jean Hedrick Floyd. 
She was a graduate of Central Davidson High School and attended Davidson County Community College.  She worked for First Union Bank and later was co-owner, and Secretary /Treasurer of Greg’s Termite and Pest Control Company.  She was a member of Holloways Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher.

She is survived by her husband, Greg Hancock and a sister Robin Floyd.

The family would like to thank Dr. Steven Clayton and the nursing staff of Wake Forest Baptist Hospital and the Staff of Hinkle Hospice for their loving care.  They would also like to thank Rev. Clyde Akers, Rev Benny Vickery and Rev. Glen Gunter.

Memorials may be made to Davidson County First Hope Ministries, 107 East First Ave. #3335, Lexington, NC 27292
Condolences may be made at
   Scott Hughes
Mr. William Scott Hughes, age 47, of Yates Road, Denton N.C. passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

A funeral service was held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Denton with Rev. Brian Workman officiating.   

Mr. Hughes was born May 11, 1975 in Forsyth County to Lindsay Hughes and Wadine Gallimore Hughes. Scott loved hunting and fishing with his father.  He was a long-haul Truck Driver. Scott was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his mother, Wadine Hughes of Denton; 8 brothers & sisters, Rita Hedrick, Lindsay Hughes, Mickey Hughes (Teresa), Ricky Hughes (Vickie), Michael Hughes, Daniel Hughes, Beverly Macias (Rick) and Jean Mcfayden (James); 10 nieces & nephews, Stacie Hedrick, Tracie Sheffield, Toni Whittaker, Kimberly Hughes, Jennifer Owens, Benny Hughes, Randy Owens, Tonya Mcfayden, Jamie Owens and Laura Hughes; 13 great nieces & nephews, Bailey Sheffield, Jaeda Williams, Bristol Peeler, Elanor Whittaker, William Whittaker, Peyton Smith, Addison Smith, Gavin Mcdowell, Haven Byrd, Jason Byrd, Braxton Owens, Chase Owens and Brooklyn Carter.

The family received friends prior to the service from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Briggs Funeral Home and other times at the home of Beverly Macias.

Memorials may be made to Hinkle Hospice House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.

Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Hughes family.

Online condolences can be made to the family at