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BADIN AND PALESTINE NEWS: Churches resume services

Badin Baptist

In-person services at the church, 28 Falls Road, resumed Sunday and will continue each Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday school classes will via Zoom on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Contact Dan Dalton to receive an email about Zoom access.

Jo Grey

Badin Presbyterian

Worship services have resumed at the church, 153 Spruce St., each Sunday at 10 a.m. Pastor Dan Wray asks that participants wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines.

Badin UMC

Pastor Beau Linker will lead drive-in worship each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the parking lot on Hickory Street until further notice.

Bethel and Palestine UMC

The churches will have on-site services at Bethel UMC, 44118 N.C. Highway 740, New London, beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. Services will also be broadcast on the Bethel UMC and Palestine UMC Facebook pages.

Badin Library

Please stop by the Library during the following hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday or 1-5 p.m. Thursday.

Town Business

Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 in the Badin Conference Center.

Better Badin, Inc.

All are welcome to the regular meeting of Better Badin at Loafers and Legends at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Please wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines.

Better Badin still has plans for a teen basketball tournament Aug. 29, as well as other events this fall. Even so, the continued uncertainty of the Covid-19 restrictions prevents the group from making definite announcements.

The Badin Lake Triathlon has been tentatively rescheduled for June 5, 2021 due to the Covid-19 situation.

Morrow Mountain

The Park is open 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily with day use areas closing at 9 p.m. Check the Facebook page pictures to get a glimpse of the Park’s new Scenic Overlook at the summit. Better yet, drive or hike up and see the finished project in person. (See story: https://www.thesnaponline.com/2020/07/21/morrow-mountain-opens-new-overlook-deck/)

Badin News is by Jo Grey. Contact her at Jo.greync@gmail.com at 704-995-2475.