Students from the Engage, Empower, Excel tutoring program at West Columbus High School built two picnic tables and donated them to Chadbourn’s Our Park last week. Funded by a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant, the Engage, Empower, Excel program also has a presence at Whiteville High School. Jackquelyn Piggott presided in a ceremony in which most of Chadbourn’s elected officials, Columbus County Schools Superintendent Deanne Meadows and West Columbus High School Principal Jeffrey Greene made brief remarks. Staff photo by Allen Turner.
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The Columbus County Community Farmers Market 2020 Annual Meeting is Friday, February 28, 2020. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Center at 45
The Columbus County Community Farmers Market 2020 Annual Meeting is Friday, February 28, 2020. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Center at 45 Government Complex Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. The guest speaker is Alma Galloway, owner & operator of Maze Craze at Galloway Farm, Hallsboro, N.C. The discussion topic is agri-tourism. The meal will be prepared by Farmers Market Manager Susie Rockel utilizing fresh, locally sourced farm products.
Due to limited seating space and meal planning, DINNER RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED this year.
Learn to contribute to science through observing the natural world around you at The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville at 415 S Madison St. in Whiteville, N.C.
Learn to contribute to science through observing the natural world around you at The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville at 415 S Madison St. in Whiteville, N.C. Participants will learn how to use the iNaturalist app to help identify, document, and discover local floral and fauna. Bring a device with a camera, such as a smart phone or tablet to download the free app. This free program is for ages 5 and up. Registration is not required.
Please call the museum at 910-914-4185 with questions.
Chefs and Chefs in training compete for cash and People’s Choice, entertainment by Dr. Jim Brooks, presentation of colors by WHS JROTC, on-site photos by Onsite Photography, silent auction, and lots of food, fun, and fellowship. Dress is casual. Kids can wear superhero or princess costumes. Celebrating 21st Anniversary for this faith-based non-profit organization. All funds go back into programs/education/festivals/scholarships/events/camps/other non-profits in the county benefiting everyone from birth through senior citizens. No paid employees, just volunteers who love Columbus County. Celebrity Host/Hostess, Chefs/Chefs in Training needed. For more information contact: Rhonda Dutton, 640-8080; Meleah Evers, 840-9295; or Selena Rowell, 445-6031.