Sat Jun 19, 2021

Editorial: Optimist Club leaves lasting legacy for its work with youth

Whiteville Optimist Club officers Don Harritan, left, and Bobby Hensley, right, visit the Harvest Table food pantry and present a check to director Kevin Hatcher Friday. Staff photos by Diana Matthews

It is with sadness but fond remembrances to learn that the Whiteville Optimist Club is likely disbanding. 

The club was extremely active throughout its existence, focused on youth and youth sports, notably the Dixie Youth Baseball league started in 1970. It is the oldest DYB program in the state. The league

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20jun3:00 pmH.E.A.R.T.S Foundation Kickball TournamentAll proceeds will go toward backpacks and school supplies needed for H.E.A.R.T.S. Annual Back to School Drive

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