Benefit Cooking Contest Goes Virtual

The Columbus County Youth and Families organization will be having a Virtual Bites cooking contest. Participants can enter the contest by recording themselves making their signature dish and submitting it before Feb. 11. Prizes are $100 for first place, $75 for second place, $50 for third place, and $25 for honorable mention. The contest will have categories for both youth and adults. 
All videos will be loaded to the Columbus County Youth and Families Facebook page for voting from Feb. 11-Feb. 25. Winners will be announced Saturday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. 

” Here’s a way to win some money and help Columbus County Youth and Families raise money to continue doing good things in our county,” says Secretary and Treasurer for the organization Meleah Collier Evers. The CCYFA has been helping the community since 1999.

If you would like to participate in Virtual Bites, please send your videos to Meleahcollier@gmail.com. For more information, call 910.840.9295.

  • Commentary

    The Columbus Connection

    THE COLUMBUS CONNECTION with Jefferson Weaver is a new weekly public affairs program produced in, for, and about Columbus County NC. Each week Jefferson and his In-Studio Guests discuss topics of interest pertaining to Columbus [Read More]
  • The Good News/Puppy
    Front Page

    The Good News for Jan. 15-21

       Life will move a little slower for the start of the week in Columbus County as most schools, businesses, and government offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on [Read More]
  • Business

    Survey Will Guide Park Priorities

    Planners for the county Parks and Recreation Department hope residents will share their experiences, needs and hopes in a new survey. The survey will be used to create a master plan for future funding requests, [Read More]
  • Sports

    The Daily Sports Wrap Up

    1/14/22 Daily Sports Wrap Up    MLB: The Players Union and the league’s virtual meeting yesterday did not produce any new good news on the lockout. Opening day for the 2022 season is March 31 [Read More]
  • State news are brining roads across the state as a precaution against the weekend's expected winter weather. (DOT photo)
    Front Page

    Columbus Expecting Rain, Not Snow

      • Some icing possible early Sunday. While meteorologists are tracking a winter storm headed into North Carolina that will dump one to two feet of snow in the mountains of the state, Columbus County seems to [Read More]