Local briefs for June 17, 2012

First Posted: 6/16/2012


tourney set

LUMBERTON — COMtech and Biggs Park Mall will host a cornhole tournament at the mall on July 28 to benefit young children and support economic development in Robeson County.

The double-elimination tournament will begin at 10 a.m. Each team will consist of two players, and only amateurs are allowed to participate. Pairings will be determined by drawings from a hat. Rules are set by the American Cornhole Association.

The first place team wins a $200 Biggs Park Mall gift card for each player, and the second place team members each win a $125 gift card. The entry fee is $20 for each player, and $25 for each player on the day of the event.

Beer will be sold at the event. Food and other beverages may be found in the mall or at nearby restaurants.

For information, or to become a sponsor, contact Ken Windley at 910-522-9944, 910-740-8664, or [email protected]

Family Fourth

July 3 at LHS

LUMBERTON — Lumberton High School will host the Family Fourth Celebration in the Alton Brooks Stadium on July 3 starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Carolina Breakers will perform and the Army Rangers will parachute into the stadium at 8:20 p.m. The 20-minute fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m.

Admission is free.