• 1:45 pm Library holiday hours in observance of Memorial Day
  • 1:31 pm Smithfield receives a Rising Steward Award
  • 1:15 pm Baldwin Branch Presents Clothes Closet and Food Pantry
  • 12:45 pm Nine N.C. Airports Receive Funds for Safety, Development Projects
  • 12:36 pm CresCom Bank Welcomes New Team Members

TAR HEEL – Williams Township built a 15-2 first half lead en route to a 21-10 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tar Heel Thursday.

Bethany Lupo threw in 5 of her game-high 7 points in the opening period as the Lady Aggies raced to a 7-0 first quarter lead. Teammate Reah Lee sank 6 of 6 free throws in the second period.

Len’ya Harrell tossed in the first Tar Heel basket in the second quarter, then threw in 2 more baskets in the third quarter. Kiera Lewis added a basket as the Lady Panthers closed the gap to 17-8.

Tiannah Willis hurled in a basket in the final quarter for Tar Heel. Harrell led the Lady Panthers with 6 points.

Tar Heel, now 1-5, will host Clarkton School of Discovery Monday.

Williams  7  8  2  4 – 21
Tar Heel  0  2  6  2 – 10

TAR HEEL (10) – Trinity Brayboy, Sarah Dillard, Len’ya Harrell 6, Kiera Lewis 2, Azillyah McDonald, Violet Allen, Alina Chavez, Sherlyn Martinez, Leslie Lemus, Tiannah Willis 2, Harmony Jacobs, Eliona Padilla.