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GORDON FINISHES SECOND IN GOODY’S 500; LEAPS TO TOP OF CHASE STANDINGS - The News Reporter
Gordon spent much of the race recovering from a speeding penalty on pit road but wound up with the points lead heading into the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. “It makes me feel a little bit better about finishing second [at Martinsville] — that ...
Safe Night for kids at Boys and Girls Homes; city wants kids home by 8:30 - The News Reporter
The County Parks and Rec Safe Night for Kids is set again for Halloween night at the Boys and Girls Homes arena beginning at 6 p.m. There are lots of fun events planned. The event grows every year and is now the biggest Halloween event in the county.
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.
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 ...