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Family reunions:

The Archie and Carrie Mae Smith Chavis Family Reunion will be held at noon on Aug. 31 at Saddletree Church of God. Bring a covered dish. For information, call Rosie Oxendine at 910-628-8709 or Doris Oxendine at 910-628-6079.

The Brad, Polly, Strickland and Locklear Family Reunion will be held at noon on Aug. 31 at New Bethel Baptist Church. For information, call 910-628-6895.

The Powers Family Reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Godwin Heights Park. The descendants of Javie and Mary Powers are welcome to attend and bring a covered dish and a drink. For information, call 910-739-2162.

The Nancy Lowery and Robert Oxendine Family Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 12. at Saddletree Church of God. Bring a covered dish. To share family pictures or to purchase and family tree T-shirt, call Peggy Chavis at 910-827-1199 or Cathy Smith at 910-610-8942.

The Wynn Family Reunions will be held at noon on Oct. 21 at Piney Grove Elementary School. There will be basketball, family trivia, gospel singing and dancing to the oldies. Family reunion T-shirts will be on sale for $8. For information, call Thomas Wynn at 910-879-0161; Effie Wynn Locklear at 910-521-4161; Linda Maynor Oxendine at 910-739-4666; Ilene Revels at 910-374-6426; Melanie Jacobs at 910-521-6505; Darlene Jacobs at 910-521-9504 or Brittany Wynn Hunt at 910-734-4920.

Class reunions:

The Hilly Branch High School Alumni Association: will hold a banquet at 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Robeson County Fairgrounds in LumbertonThe purpose of the banquet is to raise money for scholarships as well as other public service objectives. The speaker will be Angus Thompson, II Public Defender Robeson County, North Carolina. For information, call Aggie Rogers at 910-738-7404.

The South Lumberton Jr. Sr. High School: The classes of 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969 are planning class reunion on Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. The reunion is for every student who attended South Lumberton between fall 1965 and May 1969, including junior high students. For information, call Barbara Bracey at 404-376-9272, Donald Bryant at 910-261-7604 or James Smith 910-474-4856, or email sljshalum@gmail.com.

The Rosenwald High School Class of 1968 will be celebrating its 45th class reunion on Sept. 13 through Sept. 15 at Myrtle Beach, S.C. For information, call 910-628-7644 or 910-844-5450.

The Allenton High School classes of 1948 through 1955 will hold a reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Pier 41 in Lumberton. To attend, call Hazel Taylor at 910-739-5886, Betty Lou Prevatte at 910-739-2433, Betty West at 910-738-8769 or Billy Meares at 910-618-6442 to make a reservation by Aug. 31.

The Philadelphus School will hold its reunion for all of its classes from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the school and Philadelphus Church. Lunch will be served from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The price of the reunion is $15 a person, which must be sent with a reservation form by Aug. 31. To obtain a form call Earl Collins at 910-740-4717 or 910-843-4717. Forms can be mailed to Collins at 525 E. Second Ave, Red Springs, N.C., 28377. Attendees can bring their own chairs, but no alcoholic beverages are allowed.

The Rowland High School classes of 1978 and 1979 will hold a reunion from Sept. 27 through Sept. 29 at Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. To reserve a room, call Jessica at 843-448-9441. Prices of rooms range from $59 to $73 a night. There will be a riverboat cruise at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. The price is $40 a person. To buy a ticket for the cruise, call 1-800-979-3370. Spaces are limited. For information, visit the Rowland High Class of 1978 Facebook page or call Eva McCallum at 910-738-2500.

The Fairgrove High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year reunion on Sept. 28 at the Boys and Girls Club at the corner of U.S. 301 North and Back Swamp Road in the Hilly Branch Community. For information, call Susan at 910-740-3544, John at 910-488-6574 or Loretta at 910-618-0803.

The Prospect High School classes of 1960 through 1967 will be making a DVD of photos for the next class reunion. Send up to three photos, with one being a self photo, to Flora Scott, 5155 Prospect Road, Maxton, N.C. 28364, by Sept. 28. For information, call 910-521-4827.

The Orrum High School Class of 1974 is currently planning its 40-year reunion and is currently seeking all classmates. The reunion will be held in October. Classmates contact information should be emailed to dianebhester@hotmail.com.

The Purnell Swett High School Class 2008 will hold a reunion from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Oct. 19 at Mariani’s in Pembroke. The price is $25 a person and $45 for couples. Money will be collected for the event on the second and fourth Saturday of June, July and August from 2 to 4 p.m. at Mighty J’s in Pembroke. For information, email Kristian Bullard at rams_2008@yahoo.com.

The Prospect High School Class of 1978 will hold its 35-year reunion at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Adelio’s Restaurant. The price is $30 a person. Deadline to pay is Oct. 21. For information, call Donna Cummings at 910-521-4712, Doris and Bosco Locklear at 910-316-9068 or Lorna Harris at 910-521-8904.

The Pembroke Senior High School Class of 1983 will hold its 30-year reunion from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Nov. 30 at Mariani’s Restaurant in Pembroke. The price is $30 a person. For information, call Theresa Poorboy Lowry at 910-734-7434, Gertie Locklear Mariani at 910-521-1212 or Kim Swett Locklear at 910-740-0865. Payments may be mailed to P.O. Box 2081, Pembroke, N.C., 28372.

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