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Tennis Camp for all ages at WHS courts July 28-31 - The News Reporter
A tennis camp, conducted by Howard University tennis player Devin Cokley will be held July 28-31 at the Whiteville High School courts. The camp is for players of ages 5-and-up. Cokley is a former standout player at WHS. Each daily session will run from 9 ...
NOTEBOOK-Camping World 301 may be Burton’s final Cup race - The News Reporter
Sunday’s Camping World 301 may have been the final Sprint Cup race for veteran driver Jeff Burton, who is transitioning into a role as a TV commentator for NBC. The 47-year-old South Boston, Virginia, native has been running in Cup for 22 years, starting ...
LITTLE CONSENSUS OVER CAUSE OF MULTIPLE BLOWN TIRES IN AUTO CLUB 400 - The News Reporter
There were more than a dozen blown tires in Sunday’s Auto Club 400, but there was little agreement about the cause. Some drivers and crew chiefs, and NASCAR Vice President Robin Pemberton, attributed the failures to teams taking risks running low air ...
82nd Airborne Chorus at Lower Cape Fear Hospice May 18 - The News Reporter
The 82nd Airborne Division All-American Chorus will return for another performance during the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center’s Wings of Love celebration of Life at 2 pm Sunday, May 18. The public is invited to attend. Fort Bragg’s ...
Lowery couple celebrates 50th anniversary March 22 - The News Reporter
Barbara and Robert Lowery met at a little drive-through restaurant called the “Chicken Thief” in Archdale when they were 16 years old. They knew early on that they were meant for each other and two years later they were married. The Lowerys celebrated ...
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.
Columbus County Archery Club 3-D Tournament May 25 - The News Reporter
Event is hosted by Country Boy Outfitters on Sunday, May 25th, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. Contact Country Boy Outfitters for more information and location at 640-1986 9 am to 5:30 pm or Call 770-1772 after 5:30 pm. Check out Country Boy Outfitters Facebook ...
PHYLLIS ANN 'SUSIE' SUGGS - The News Reporter
TABOR CITY -- Phyllis Ann “Susie” Suggs, 64, died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at her home.Born in Horry County, S.C., she was the daughter of Isadell Floyd Cummings and the late Herman Wallace Fowler. Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 at ...
Post 137 bumps Hope Mills to even playoff series at 1-1 - The News Reporter
Jacob Shumate pitched a complete-game four-hitter and Zach Brown stroked a triple, a double and a single Sunday night for Whiteville Post 137 as it bounced back from an 8-1 Saturday loss to defeat visiting Hope Mills 10-1 in Game 2 of a best-of-five Area 2 ...
Bailey records songs she wrote - The News Reporter
A Whiteville area woman has recorded an album that has been in progress since 1996. Jo Ann Bailey wrote, sang and copyrighted the five songs, which she “dedicated to the memory of every child who left this world way too soon. May God comfort their ...