Dunn Daily Report

Churches Unite For Community Event  By LISA FARMER Managing Editor Hundreds came out to enjoy free food, games, shiny cars and trucks and other activities for the seventh annual MAC (Midway Area Churches) Day. Friday rains gave way to sunny, pleasant weather Saturday when the event was held at Midway Elementary School. Forty churches in the …

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Camp Bowers- Class 44

On March 30 though April 2, Tarheel ChalleNGe’s Class 44 took a break from the class rooms and performed community service at Caper Fear BSA Council’s Camp Bowers.  The Teams took turns in performing community service and also took advantage of the various activites that Camp Bowers offers.  Cadets were challenged by the various physical …

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Tarheel ChalleNGe’s State Capitol Field Trip

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy left Salemburg for a educational field trip to our state’s capital.  While on a break between tour stops.  Our Cadets interacted with various other tour groups who enjoyed this meeting.  This video is only a small sample of one class’ teaching others how we march in a military manner.  One of our …

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Challenge academy blazes trails for Belville Riverwalk

Challenge academy blazes trails for Belville Riverwalk By Brian Slattery of  brunswickbeacon.com Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:23 pm (Updated: April 29, 7:24 pm) BELVILLE — The first inroads into creating the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville were made by a visiting community service group Saturday, April 26. Belville Public Works Technician Pat Walsh updated the town board on …

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ChalleNGe Director holds ‘Meet and Greet’

ChalleNGe Director holds ‘Meet and Greet’ On Jan. 16, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy hosted a ‘Meet and Greet’ with Sampson Community College. Those attending from Sampson Community College were Dr. Paul Hutchins, president; Dr. Gillispie, vice president of Academic Affairs; Ann Butler, Candy Taylor, Oscar Rodriguez, Donnete Pope, Toledo Kemmer, Alonza Royal and Richard Stephenson. Colonel(Retired)Edwards …

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New Tarheel ChalleNGe Director

New Tarheel ChalleNGe Director passionate about ‘changing,’ ‘saving’ struggling youth   By Lauren Williams Staff Writer A “higher calling” and a servant’s heart is what retired Colonel Edward W. Timmons, Sr. said led him to Salemburg to serve as the new director of the North Carolina National Guard’s Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy. “I was retired only …

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