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Cheerful Hope celebrates 175 Sunday - The News Reporter
A tiny Baptist church near Delco has a big day coming up Sunday. Cheerful Hope Baptist Church, considered the “mother church” of several in the area, will hold homecoming and celebrate 175 years of worship starting at 11 a.m. See Thursday’s NR for more.
2014 Yam Festival in Tabor City Oct 21 -25 - The News Reporter
Miss North Carolina, Beth Stoval, will be a celebrity guest of the N.C. Yam Festival Oct. 21-25. She will assist with the annual sweet potato auction on Tuesday night at South Columbus High School at 6:00 p.m. Other festival events include a Sweet Potato ...
Sharing is Caring Coat Drive is Oct 24 – Dec 15 - The News Reporter
The “Sharing is Caring Coat Drive” will be held from Oct. 24 through Dec. 15. The primary drop-off locations are Chadbourn Police Department and Lashoney Frink’s residence at 247 Dessie Road in Chadbourn. Other drop-off locations will be listed soon ...
35th Annual Columbus County Fair Oct 14 to Oct 19 - The News Reporter
The 35th Annual Columbus County Fair is at the County Fair Grounds starting Tuesday, Oct 14, with Kindergarten Day with gates open at 1:00 p.m. for kindergarten students, teachers and chaperones. Wednesday, Oct 15 is Senior Citizen Day from 3:00 pm to 5:00 ...
44th Annual Waccamaw Siouan Pow Wow Oct 17 & 18 - The News Reporter
The Waccamaw Siouan Tribe celebrates its Native American culture and traditions Friday and Saturday during its 44th annual Pow Wow at its tribal grounds in the Buckhead Community. Admission is $8 per day or $14 for two days, free for children 4 years and ...
NC Watermelon Festival Events and Parade in Fair Bluff July 18 & 19 - The News Reporter
Friday July 18 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm is the Southern Watermelon Delight at Fair Bluff Baptist Church Christian Life Center. Tickets are $25. Get a dinner registration form at The News Times office or online at www.ncwatermelonfestival.org. Sponsored by ...
Fatality on NC 130 - The News Reporter
One person is dead on NC 130 after a collision involving a car and a tractor trailer. The crash occurred in front of Brunswick EMC’s offices east of Whiteville. Traffic is blocked in both lanes. The car, driven by a female who was the single occupant ...
10th Annual Bass Tournament at Lake Tabor May 31 - The News Reporter
10th Annual Bass Tournament at Lake Tabor is May 31 from 6:00 am – 2:00 pm. Cost is $30 per person. Sponsored by the Greater Tabor City Chamber of Commerce. Call (910) 377-3012 for more information.