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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.

Community Events

november, 2019

02oct(oct 2)12:00 am22nov(nov 22)12:00 amMatthew 25 Boston Butt Sale

14nov5:30 pm9:30 pmShuck n’ Shag

15nov6:00 pmLake Waccamaw Depot Museum fundraiserDinner and dancing with the TGR Band at LW Depot

16nov10:00 am1:00 pmColumbus County Community Farmers Market Collards and Cornbread DayAdente Hart will host cooking demonstrations

16nov6:00 pm11:00 pmColumbus Regional Healthcare System Foundation 15th annual Inspiration GalaCelebrating of longtime Foundation members and volunteers Linda Bell and Abbie Edwards

19nov9:00 amRetired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) free financial literacy workshopBB&T and the Sheriff's Department will present a program on recognizing and avoiding fraud and scams

21nov(nov 21)5:00 pm24(nov 24)10:00 pmLake Waccamaw Depot Museum Bus Trip to New York

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