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Justice tractor show scheduled

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SPRING HOPE — Duke Memorial Baptist Church and the Justice Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor the 20th annual Justice Community Antique Tractor, Car and Engine Show Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7. Special events include a parade of cars and tractors, music, events for children, a swap meet and silent auction. Spaghetti plates will be available for $7 each beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The show will end at noon Saturday.

The tractor show and community festival will take place at 3976 N.C. 581 N. outside Spring Hope. For more information, call Linda Aycock at 919-853-2925.

Chamber plans community yard sale

SPRING HOPE — The Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, in the downtown depot area.

The sale is open to individuals, organizations and retail vendors. Spaces are on a first-pick basis at registration. Spaces 1-20 must be filled before spaces 21-40 will be available. Commercial vendors are required to register in advance for the Pine Street marketplace, with 12-foot by 12-foot spaces available for $10 each.

For more information, call the chamber at 252-478-1919.

Church to hold nature vs. nurture discussion

ROCKY MOUNT — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Rocky Mount, 516 N. Church St., will host the moderated discussion “Nature vs. Nurture” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. For more information, call 252-977-6023.

Farm-to-table fundraiser slated

LOUISBURG — The Meadow Lane Farm will host the sixth annual Dinner in the Meadow small-farms fundraiser from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at 571 Leonard Farm Road.

The dinner funds the Leonard-Mobley Small Farm Fund, established to support and cultivate small farms in eastern North Carolina. Founded in 2014, the fund works to aid with the development and long-term sustainability of small farms through an annual grants program. The annual recipient, chosen from many applicants, is awarded $5,000 to use in a way that best suits its farm mission and need.

Admission is $100 per person and $75 of each ticket is tax-deductible. Visit www.dinnerinthemeadow.org to order tickets online. For more information, email dinnerinthemeadow@gmail.com.

Author to speak at church conference

ROCKY MOUNT — Bob Goff, author of “Love Does” and “Everybody Always,” will speak at First United Methodist Church’s Flood of Love conference at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at the Rocky Mount Event Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $20 plus a processing fee. All proceeds will be donated to hurricane relief in eastern North Carolina.

Gailliard to address Spring Hope Dems

SPRING HOPE — State Rep. James Gailliard, D-Nash, will speak during the Nash County Democratic Party’s Precinct 6A meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Spring Hope Community Building, 104 Community Drive.

All Democrats are encouraged to attend. Voter registration forms will be available to those not registered. For more information, call 252-478-3376.

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