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New Hope Methodist Women’s Fall Raffle
New Hope UM Women Fall Raffle to be held during the Denton Street Festival Saturday, October 8 at 3:00pm. You do not have to be present to win, you will be notified. Tickets on sale from New Hope UM Women or at The Village in Denton. Prizes are 1st ~ $500, 2nd ~ $200 Gift Certicficate for The Village Restaurant, 3rd ~ STIHL BG86 Gas Powered Leaf Blower. Tickets are 1 for $5.00, 3 for $10, or 7 for $20.

Gravel Hill Baptist
Gravel Hill Baptist will join with five other churches for a community Revival beginning Sunday Oct. 2nd at 7:00 pm and each Sunday at 7:00 pm thru Sunday Nov. 6th. Services will be at Denton First Baptist on Sunday Oct. 2nd with Rev. Freddie Mortez, Sunday Oct. 9th at Floyd Baptist with Rev. Shane Smith, Sunday Oct. 16th at Faith Baptist with Rev. Derald Smith, Sunday Oct. 23rd Gravel Hill Baptist with Rev. Tim Miller, Sunday Oct. 30th Summerville Baptist with Rev. Gerald Ward and Sunday Nov. 6th Mt. View Baptist with Rev. Thomas Frizzell. Please join us at one or all. We are Expecting God to Move in a Big Way During These Services Come Out And Be A Part Of It!! For More Information Contact, Rev. Freddie Moretz at 336-230-4373   

Silver Valley Baptist Church

Silver Valley Baptist Church, Fall Festival, Oct. 22nd at 5:00PM All invited!!! Chicken Stew, Cake Walk, Games, Hayride and Fellowship....

Bethel Baptist Church

Bethel Baptist Church in Denton, NC will hold revival services with Brian Beaver October 23-28.  Sunday, October 23 will be at 6:30pm. Monday, October 24 through Friday, October 28 will be at 7pm nightly.  Please join us for a great revival.

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.


Donald Hill
Mr. Donald Ray Hill, 76, of Forest Park Dr., Denton, NC passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at his residence.
A celebration of life service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, Oct. 9 at Clear Springs United Methodist Church with Rev. Sandy Young officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Donald was born September 5, 1946, in Davidson County to the late William Wesley Hill and Mary Katherine Hodges Hill. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Thomasville and a long-distance truck driver of 48 years.
He is survived by his wife, Diane Newsom Hill of the home; son, Dason Hill and wife Heather of Greensboro; daughter, Devona Hill Dunn of Cypress, TX; brothers, Eddie Hill and wife Joyce and Jimmy Hill; 3 grandchildren, Tyler Dunn, Mya Dunn, and Emory Hill.
Memorials can be made to the Davidson County Humane Society 1120 Piedmont Dr., Lexington, NC 27295 or to the American Cancer Society.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Hill family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at   

Linda Wells
Linda Gail Woliver Wells, 68, of Anderson St., Denton, NC passed away on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2022, at her residence.
No formal services are planned.
Linda was born May 11, 1954, in Dryden, VA. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Wells; daughter, Lori Ann Lawrence; mother, Zetti Woliver; and a sister, Sandra.
Surviving are son, Sam Wells and wife Emily of Simpsonville, SC; brother, Clyde Woliver; sisters, Kay, Shirley, and Joan; 2 grandchildren, Atticus Wells and Adrian Lawrence.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Wells family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at     

Wendy Cadle
Mrs. Wendy Carroll Cadle, 59, of Handy Rd., Denton, NC passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Hinkle Hospice House.
A celebration of life service was held at 4:00 PM Sunday, Oct. 2, at Lineberry Church with Rev. Chris Smith officiating. The family received friends on Sunday from 2:00 until 3:30 PM in the fellowship hall prior to the service and other times at the residence.
Wendy was born January 4, 1963, in Rowan County to Ralph Carroll and Patricia Morris Carroll. She was a member of Lineberry Church and had been employed as a social worker with Hospice. She was preceded in death by her father.
She is survived by husband, Dennis Cadle of the home; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Cadle Caldwell and husband Jacob of Winston Salem; son, Jacob Cadle and wife Amanda of Greensboro; 2 grandchildren, Walker and Jaxson Cadle; mother, Patricia Morris Carroll of Denton; brother, Bo Carroll and wife Ellen of Denton; sisters, Julie Carroll of Lexington and Pam Carroll of Denton.
Wendy will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grammy to her grandsons.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Cadle family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at   

Rebecca Hamby
Rebecca Frank Hamby, 79, of Gray Rd., Lexington, NC passed away on Friday, September 30, 2022, at her residence.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Faith Baptist Church where she was a member with Rev. Trevor Foster and Rev. Freddie Moretz officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service at Faith Baptist Church.
Rebecca was born April 20, 1943, at home to George Robert Frank and Ida Carrick Frank. She was a graduate of Denton High School and attended Ashmore Business College. She had been employed with Lexington Memorial Hospital for over 20 years until her retirement. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Richard Smith, her second husband Boyd Lee Hamby; a son, Rocky Hamby; and brothers, Malden, Luther, Wayne, and Bryce Tysinger; and a sister, Hester Varner.
She is survived by sons, Jimmy Smith of Elizabeth City and Mitchell Hamby of Lexington; sisters, Pat Huffman (Son) of Claremont, Judy Cox (Carl) of Kernersville, and Glenda Eason of Lexington; 5 grandchildren, Jason, Eric, and Trevor Hamby and Jessica and Jani Smith; 9 great-grandchildren; and a very dear and special friend, Rachel Duty.
Rebecca was a true servant of God and strong in her faith. Always willing to help others in need with no expectation of anything in return as many in the community can attest to. She will be missed greatly.
In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Davidson Medical Ministries, PO Box 584, Lexington, NC 27292.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Hamby family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at