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    Payntown School / Payntown Holliness Church. Payntown School is located on Payntown Hill just about 200 yards from Payntown Road. It was built by the state during 1919-1920. This school was used regularly as a grammer school until 1965 when it was closed. Shortly afterwards it was sold to be used as a church. Payntown Holliness Church - Payntown Church began with services in the homes of members nad was organized as a church under a cherry tree at the house of a member. They built the church which is now Payntown Chapel and after a few years consolidated the two congregations together. After Payntown School was closed in 1965 the trustees purchased the school building and land from the county for $710. Pastors of the church have been Gertrude Craven; Joe B. Brim; and Clarence Minor. It is a nice little church on a hill overlooking the Flat Rock community. Their average attendance is about 25 and services are held every 2nd and 4th Sunday.