Tar Heel DYB registrations scheduled


TAR HEEL — The Tar Heel Dixie Youth Baseball league will take registrations for the upcoming season on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — all at the Tar Heel ball field.

Registrations will be accepted for three divisions: Coach-pitch (ages 6 to 8), minors (ages 9 and 10) and majors (ages 11 and 12). Divisions are determined by age as of May 1.

Cost is $30 per child.

For information, call Elton Kinlaw at 910-876-3761 or Jerry Hill at 910-991-1594.


Clarkton DYB signups to be held


CLARKTON — The Clarkton Dixie Youth Baseball organization will register players this month at the ball field on Perimeter Road.

Registrations will take place through Thursday, Feb. 11, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. They will also be taken on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

Cost will be $35 per player.

For information, call Graham Burney at 910-874-4457, Jimmy Mize at 910-876-2912 or Billy Marsh at 910-625-6863.


Rotary Club’s USO benefit is set


ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s 8K Trail Run and Walk to benefit the USO of North Carolina will be held Saturday, April 16, at the Brown’s Creek Nature Trail and Bike Park at 8:30 a.m.

Participants can register for the event by going to

The cost to register of the event is $25. Race packets may be picked up at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market on Friday, April 15, or on Saturday, April 16, at 7:30 a.m. at the park.


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