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Monday - Friday / 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Dawn C. Fowler

Tabor Talk
BY: Executive Vice-President, Cynthia S. Nelson

Please join us as a walker or runner this Saturday, October 7 for the 5K Color Fun/Walk! ALL PROCEEDS will be donated to the Columbus County Special Olympics.

The Columbus County Special Olympics is an organization that operates solely on donations. I encourage you to donate to the Columbus County Special Olympics to keep smiles on the faces of our “everyday champions”. For donation specifics, please contact Ms. Tammy Creech Whitlow at 910-640-1153 or

The fund raising 5K event will begin and end in the Ritz Plaza located across from the Todd House. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the race set to begin at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is preferred; however, you may register on race day.

First, Second, and Third Place Medals will be awarded to the Overall male and female winners. The 5K entry fee is $15 with an event T-shirt (as available, first come first serve) and $10 without a T-shirt.

A special thank you to the 5K event sponsors, First Bank of Tabor City and Tabor City Medicine Mart. Sponsors like these two businesses make our numerous events possible.

For more details regarding the 5K Color Fun Run/Walk, please call the Chamber Office at 910-377-3012 or 910-840-0292.


Attention Sweet Potato Growers: Get your sweet potatoes ready for the Quality Sweet Potato Contest. We have a slight schedule change with this event. The judging for this contest will take place on Thursday, October 26 at 9 a.m. at the Tabor City Public Library so you MUST have your entries to the library no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25.

Are you ready to decorate your businesses and lawns?? Residents, within the city limits, and businesses are encouraged to get festive. Let's show everybody how much we support The NC Festival at Tabor City! It's not too early to start. Call 910-377-3012 to enter.

Judging criteria is:

1) Use of Yams in Theme
2) Originality
3) Creativity
4) Attractiveness

Scores of 1-10 points per each of the above. Maximum of 40 points available per judge. Get those creative minds busy! We're already accepting entries so give us a call at 910-377-3012.

We hope you are using our website as a source for information! The NC Yam Festival website is updated often. Applications and forms are available for download. Please go to If you can't find the information you need, please call us at the Greater Tabor City Chamber of Commerce at 910-377-3012, the Tabor City Public Library at 910-653-3774 or Yam Festival President/Mgr. Rev. Billy Roy at 910-499-1069.

If you are a member of Tabor City High School's Class of 1967, please give us a call so we can put you in touch with the Tabor City High School Alumni Reunion Committee. They have lots of information to share with you regarding this year's TCHS Alumni Reunion which will take place on Yam Fest Saturday, October 28. The TCHS Class of 1967 is planning the program this year so classmates such as Rusty Carter Lucia Woody, and Bonnie Dale Shelley would love to hear from you.

The NC Yam Festival is a huge undertaking and no one can do it on their own. We ask that you consider partnering with us as a Friend of the Festival at the $100 level or through the “Torch Bearer” sponsorship of $300.00. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available. A new sponsorship level, Legacy Donor, has been added. Feel free to call for details about this new level.

Should you have questions of or suggestions for the Greater Tabor City Chamber of Commerce, please give us a call at 910-377-3012 or 910-840-0292.

Chamber memberships are available for individuals as well as businesses so come on by and sign up.

We have lots of holiday information to share with you after the Yam Festival!

Office Hours are 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday thru Thursday.

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