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Columbus County Memorial VFW Post 8073

Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

906 E. Fifth Street, Tabor City

Columbus County Memorial VFW Auxiliary 8073

First Sunday of each month at 2 p.m.

57 Mercer Road, Chadbourn

American Legion Post 507

First Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

906 E. Fifth Street, Tabor City

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 962/Disabled American Veterans Chapter 35

First Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

1028 S. Madison Street, Whiteville

  • Vicky McLamb is just one patient who has benefitted from COPD programs at Southeastern. (Submitted photo)

    COPD events raise awareness of lung disease

    Amanda Crabtree, Southeastern Health Last year, two Southeastern Health co-workers, Melanie McKee and Stephanie Smith, helped to organize an event designed to raise awareness and funds to assist COPD patients. Their involvement was in memory [Read More]
  • Commentary

    The magic hours

    The phone rang, strident and screaming in the pre-dawn, at an hour that nothing good ever comes via telephone call. I tapped Toni the Pillow Puppy, and she moved without even waking up. The caller [Read More]
  • The Board of Elations is investigating after this woman allegedly appeared to prevent a man from casting a ballot Thursday.
    Front Page

    Voting case sent to state for investigation

    Thursday’s incident involving a mentally challenged man whose caretaker allegedly kept him from casting a ballot as he wished has been sent to the state Board of Elections for further investigation. It also wasn’t the [Read More]
  • Voting at the Tabor city poll has remained steady but not overwhelming. (contributed photo)
    Front Page

    Polls staying busy, see few issues

    Despite long lines in the first few days, early polls are flowing smoothly across the county. Senior elections specialist Kathy Enzor said Friday that 9,809 ballots have been cast in the county. The county has [Read More]
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Jefferson Weaver is the managing editor of and news director for WTXY radio. He can be reached at 910.632.4965, or by email at

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