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Family reunions:


The Patterson/Gaddy Family Reunion will be held today at Mack’s Chapel AME Church on Daniel McLeod Road. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Betty Holly, of Staten Island, N.Y. Dinner will be served at Flora McDonald Academy after worship service.


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 Jacobs Family Reunion will be held on Sept. 28 at St. Annah Church. The descendants of the late Wilbert and Rose Ellen are welcome to attend and bring a covered dish. The church is located on St. Annah Road in Pembroke. For information, call Lay Elk at 910-521-3191 or Dorine Jones at 910-521-8010 or Gail at 910-521-3063.


The Jones Family Reunion will be held at noon on Oct. 5 at Luther Britt Park in Lumberton. The descendants of William, Fannie and Ollie Jones are welcome to attend and bring a covered dish. A grill will be available at the park. For information, call Carrie Graham at 910-522-1589 or Dorine Jones at 910-521-8010.


The Giles and Edith Hammond Family Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center in Lumberton. Bring a covered dish. For information, call 910-827-4288.


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 a 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 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 Prospect High School Class of 1964 will hold a reunion at 5 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Lumbee Lodge Building at 2715 Philadelphus Road in Pembroke. The cost is $30 a person. Checks should be mailed to Larry Collins at 308 Lacy Road, Maxton, N.C., 28364. For information, call Larry Collins at 910-521-2723 or Frances Oxendine at 910-521-8888.


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.


Barnesville High School will hold a reunion at 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Bethesda Methodist Fellowship Hall. The cost is $18 a person. Reservations and money should be mailed to Faye Sealy at 2260 Bethesda Church Road, Orrum, N.C. 28369.


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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