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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 ...
Chadbourn Parks & Rec Free Soccer Camp July 21-23 - The News Reporter
The Chadbourn Department of Parks & Rec will hold its soccer camp July 21-23 at J Homer Thomas Park. Each daily session will run from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for children and youth ages 5-12. The camp is free of charge. Contact Robert Brown at 910-654-4462 or ...
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 ...
1st Waccamaw Women’s Talking Circle July 12 - The News Reporter
The first Waccamaw Women’s Talking Circle – Native Women on the Journey to Success seminar will take place Saturday, July 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal OFfice. The seminar goal is to “Identify and meet the needs of ...
Albert Henry sentenced to 147 months - The News Reporter
Albert Henry was sentenced to 147 months and a maximum of 186 months in the combined sentence in his second degree murder verdict. Henry shot Chadwick Allen Bellamy in Tabor City June 15, 2011. Bellamy was shot in the back and leg after the two men began ...
Post 137 nips Brunswick County to win playoff series - The News Reporter
Jacob Shumate recorded his second pitching win in as many days and outfielder Grayson Ward made a game-saving catch in the final inning as Whiteville Post 137 rallied from a 3-0 deficit to a 5-4 victory over visiting Brunswick County Post 68 to win the ...
Commissioners oppose purchase of land from Committee of 100 - The News Reporter
Columbus County commissioners made it clear in a budget workshop that they are opposed to buying land in the Southeast Regional Industrial park from the non-profit, Columbus County Committee of 100. Gary Lanier, county economic developer, had proposed that ...
Little Shop of Horrors theatre production at WCHS May 30 & 31 - The News Reporter
West Columbus High School will present this year’s spring production, “Little Shop of Horrors,” on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31. Tickets will be on sale at the event, $5 for adults adn $3 for students. Showtime each night is 7:00 p.m.
Hershey’s Track & Field event (ages 9-14) Legion Stadium Track May 31 – free - The News Reporter
The Whiteville Parks and Recreation Department will host a FREE Hershey’s Track and Field Event on Saturday, May 31, at the Legion Stadium Track. Registration will begin at 9:00 AM and the event will begin at 10:00 AM. During the event, boys and girls ...