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From the April 11, 2018 issue of The Journal
   The 15th Annual Holy Smoke Christian Grilling Competition was held Saturday, April 7 at the old school in the Centerpoint community of Preston. The event is sponsored by Macedonia Baptist Church and supported by other area churches listed below.
   It was an "iffy" day all day long as far as rain goes, but the weather didn't dampen the spirits of the 11 Christian oriented teams that competed at the Holy Smoke. The teams themselves donated a total of $1,025 between them. There were also several personal donations, other church donations, and the cake auctions that totaled over $6,000.
   Gospel Singing began at 10:15 a.m. and lasted until 5 p.m. with well-known singers from the surrounding area and as far away as Jacksonville, Florida. Each of these individuals or groups gave of their time to help in this mission project. They were: Dick Gill & Eric Sinn, Young Spirit, ... The rest of the story.