Fri Sep 18, 2020

About The News Reporter

The News Reporter, founded in 1896, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning media company in Whiteville, N.C.

The News Reporter has been owned by the Thompson/High family since 1938 and is the first community newspaper in the United States, along with The Tabor City Tribune, to win the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan in 1953.

The newspaper is published twice a week with a circulation of more than 8,100. NRcolumbus.com is The News Reporter’s website. NR Digital Services is the company’s in-house digital advertising agency.

The News Reporter continues to be recognized as one of the top community newspapers in North Carolina and is expanding into other publications and digital media, including digital newsletters and 954 and Flourish magazines.

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Community Events

september, 2020

19sep8:00 am1:00 pmHoney Day at Columbus County Farmers MarketFeaturing honey and honey products, plus farm fresh products including figs, okra, peppers, squash, fresh cut flowers, eggs, jams, jellies, pickles, handmade wood crafts and more.

22sep9:00 am1:00 pmNC Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville open to the public Sept. 22Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

23sep6:45 pmA virtual chimney swift watch on Facebook Live with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences of WhitevilleJoin John Gerwin, research curator of Ornithology for NC Museum of Natural Sciences and museum staff and observe the spectacle of the swirling swifts.

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