Golf tournament set for April 27


WHITE LAKE — The 28th annual Bladen We Care Byron H. Gooden Memorial Golf Tournament will be played on Thursday, April 27, at Vineyard Golf at White Lake with two events.

The morning event will tee off at 8:30 a.m. and the afternoon event will tee off at 1 p.m., with each using a Captain’s Choice format. Breakfast will be available for the morning players and lunch will be available for all players.

The cost is $125 per person or $500 per team.

Entry forms are available at the Vineyard Golf Pro Shop or can be obtained by calling Mac Campbell at 910-862-0779, Wesley Campbell at 910-874-2008 or Renee Horton at 910-874-4004 — or emailing or faxing 910-862-5531.

Any person or firm interested in becoming a sponsor is asked to call the above.


Softball registration ongoing

ELIZABETHTOWN — Registration for girls softball will continue through April 7.

Leagues are being offered for ages 5 to 7, 8 to 10, 11 to 12, and 13 to 16 (ages as of Jan. 1).

The registration fee is $30 per participant.

Players can register online at (Parks & Recreation Department) or visit the Bladen County Parks and Recreation office on King Street to register. For information, call 910-862-6770.


Children can hunt for free

TAR HEEL — If you are looking for a safe place for your children or grandchildren to learn and hunt — all at no cost — David Monroe has what you need.

Monroe is offering a safe place for children to hunt on his land located at 601 Main St. in Tar Heel.

For information, call Monroe at 910-585-1739.


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