Fri Sep 18, 2020

Remembering when I finished second to Dale Jarrett, but we won!

First row: Jerome Ward, Greg Sessions, John Council, Allan Canady, Gene Kallemeyer. Second row: Frank Davis, John Hayes, Robbie Cutrell, Gerald Littles. Third row: Keith Long, Bunky Williams, Tony Shipman, Billy Peavey, Mgr. Johnny Dwyer. Not pictured: Dean Sanderson, Danny Bartley and coaches George Dillard and Ricky Williamson. Danny Sears photo.

It took two extra “laps,” but Dale Jarrett picked up the win on Aug. 6, 1970. I finished second. Unfortunately for me, it was a baseball game, so second was the only loser.  My Columbus County 13-year old Babe Ruth All-Star team did get the last laugh by winning the next two

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september, 2020

18sep11:00 am11:59 pmNC Museum Of Natural Sciences at Whiteville Get Outdoors Photo Competition. Submit entries by Friday, September 18.All ages and abilities are encouraged to enter photos.

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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