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Obituaries

  • Whiteville

    Harry Dewayne Hickman, 46, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. The funeral will be held at noon Thursday, April 26 at the Brunswick-Waccamaw Baptist Headquarters, 600 Pinelog Road, Whiteville, with Dr. Timothy A. Lance officiating. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m....

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  • Fair Bluff

    Paul L. Bullard, 76, died Thursday, April 19, 2018. He was born May 9, 1941 in Columbus County the son of the late Paul Lee and Marjoria McCleney Bullard. He was preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Bullard; and his sister, Thelma Ward. Family...

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  • Melbourne, Florida

    Kasey Shanwta Bracey, 25, formerly of Hallsboro, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Holmes Regional Medical Center. Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Brunswick-Waccamaw Missionary Baptist Association with Rev. Dr. Jerry Ganus officiating. Viewing will be held after...

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  • Whiteville

    Ronald Dail Nealey, 65, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Sweet Home Baptist Church in Clarendon. Final rites will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 20...

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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Betty Jean Drayton Lennon, 79, formerly of Whiteville, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Will Drayton and Bernice Baldwin Drayton. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Love Grove Freewill Baptist...

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  • Evergreen

    David Deweese Reed, 68, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Whiteville. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family. He is survived by his wife, Karen Regina Faircloth Barnes of...

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  • Pinehurst

    Betty Katherine Faulk Porter, 50, formerly of Columbus County, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Pinehurst Health and Rehabilitation in Pinehurst. She was the daughter of the late Kathleen Prevatte Faulk and Wilton Ballard Faulk. A memorial service will be held at a later date....

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  • Rosedale, New York

    Foster Williams Jr., 60, formerly of Riegelwood, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Calvary Hospital in Bronx, N.Y. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21 in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville. Viewing will be held Saturday, April 21 one...

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  • Tabor City

    Melba Elois Mills Watts, 85, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at McLeod Loris Hospital. Born Dec. 21, 1932 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late David Paul Mills and Doris Lee Stephens Mills and the widow of Dale Watts. In addition to...

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  • Clarendon

    Myrtle Gore Long, 89, died Sunday April 15, 2018 at her home. Born May 15, 1928 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late R.T. Gore and Susan Long Gore; and the widow of Jessie Lawrence Long. In addition to her parents and...

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  • Chadbourn

    Mrs. Mildred Lucille Cribb McPherson, 81, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. Born March 8, 1937 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Javie Cribb and Leah McPherson Cribb. In addition to...

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  • Chadbourn

    Eva G. Walker, 94, of the Beaverdam community died Monday, April 16, 2018 at her home. She was born April 3, 1924 in Columbus County, the daughter of the late Roy Godwin and Martine McPherson Godwin. She was the widow of V. D. Walker. She...

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  • Riegelwood

    Geneva Valeria King Ballard, 91, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2020 Woodyard Road, with Rev. Jeremy Buie officiating....

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  • Whiteville

    Royal Anthony Ruffin, 9-month-old infant son of Ashley Nicole Spaulding and Michael Anthony Ruffin, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at his home. He was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, Jimmy Laster. Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at...

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  • Chadbourn

    Leroy David Honeycutt, 89, went to be with his Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018 at his residence. He was the son of the late Martha Walker Nance Honeycutt and John Henry Honeycutt Sr. He was also preceded in death by seven siblings, J.H. Honeycutt Jr.,...

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  • Evergreen

    Robert Elliott Rogers, 77, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. He was the son of the late Maybelle Williamson Rogers and William Robert Rogers and was also preceded in death by...

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  • Lumberton

    Lillian Jones Branch, 85, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Lumberton Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Nov. 14, 1932 in Bladen County to the late Andrew Jones and the late Mable Hardee Jones. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded...

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  • Whiteville

    Fannie Colene Gore Jenrette, 85, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 16 at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church, 690 Seaside Road SW, Sunset Beach with Rev. Lorenzo Jackson...

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Community Events

april, 2018

20apr3:00 pm4:30 pmNature Play DayOutdoor Fun at The Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville

20apr6:00 pm8:00 pmFamily Friday Movie Night at the Early Learning Facility (ELF)Celebrate "Week of the Young Child" with a family movie night

20apr8:30 pm10:30 pmStatewide Star Party :: family sky watching eventWildlife Action of N.C. - Helm's Preserve

21apr9:00 am11:00 amNature Journaling - Celebrate Birds!Nature Journaling Workshop at Lumber River State Park

21apr9:00 am11:00 amVolunteer for Clean SweepSpring litter sweep

21apr1:30 pm4:00 pmCelebrate Birds!Backyard Birds: A closer look at backyard birds. Build Nuthatch bird box.

25apr10:00 am11:00 amWednesday StorytimeNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville

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