Turkey Shoots Continue in Several Areas

Thanksgiving may be over, but if you’re still planning on a turkey for Christmas dinner, turkey shoots are still going on into the area.

Old Dock/Cypress Creek Fire Department will continue to host their turkey shoots Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 15-16. Shooting starts at 7 p.m. Light bulb round is $2 per shot.

Aim High for a Kid’s Christmas is holding a turkey shoot in Clarkton every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. through Dec. 9. A portion of the proceeds go to the Elf Angel fund and to help two young ladies fighting cancer. No alcohol is allowed. Only stock 12 and 20 gauge shotguns may be used, with barrels no longer than 36 inches. Competition chokes are also not allowed. Contact Chris Butler at 910.872.3321.

Bolivia VFD will hold its shoots Nov. 11 and 25; Dec. 2 and 16; and Jan. 6 from 6-20 p.m. 12, 20 and .410 shotguns may be used. The fire station is at 160 Green Lewis Rd., Bolivia.

If your fire department, church, civic group or other non-profit is hosting a turkey shoot this year, email jeffersonweaver@columbuscountynews.com and we’ll include it for free in the directory.

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