It’s turkey shoot time

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Autumn means turkey shoot time in Southeastern North Carolina. If your church or non-profit is holding one of these popular fall affairs, let us know and we’ll publicize it for free on WTXY and You can email, message us on Facebook or call 914.6056. 

• West Columbus High School FFA always hosts one of the biggest turkey shoots around. Proceeds go to the FFA, and they even have a kids contest. There’s food and fun for the whole family. It’s held at Caines Farm near Chadbourn, every Friday and Saturday.

• Old Dock Cypress Creek Fire Department on New Britton Highway (NC 130) will holds its turkey shoot November 6,7, 13,14, 20,21 and November 23 thru the 25. Starting time is 7 p.m. The shoot will be held beside the fire station.

• The 701 South Turkey Shoot starts Nov. 6 and will run every Friday and Saturday night in November. It’s located at 7971 U.S. 701 south of Whiteville.

 • Tabor City Fire Department will hold their annual shoots  Nov. 20-25. It won’t be held Sunday, Nov. 22. The range is beside Adam’s Seafood on U.S. 701. 

• Evergreen Volunteer Fire Department holds its turkey shoot every Friday and Saturday night through Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. The event features a variety of prizes. Kids shoots are also held weekly.

• Abundant Life Church of Whiteville is holding their turkey shoot Friday and Saturday starting at 7 p.m.

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