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09/02/2014 9:26 AM

09/02/2014 9:27 AM

Garner Optimist super ball tournament

The Garner Optimist Club will hold its 16th annual golf tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Reedy Creek Golf Course. The four-person super ball event beigns with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. Proceeds benefit the St. Baldrick’s Childood Cancer Foundation. Lunch and dinner will be served. The field is limited to 32 teams. Info: Paul Keene at 919-906-3206 or Bill Oates at 919-302-4648.

Archway Foundation golf tournament

The inaugural Archway Foundation charity golf tournament will be played on Oct. 16 at Pine Hollow Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Info: or Alison Kilpatrick at 919-561-1153 or

5K Race at Flowers Plantation

The Pineville Race Series Trifecta series of three 5K races will begin on Aug. 30 with the Flowers Plantation Labor Day 5K race to benefit the Corinth Holders High School cross country team. The fee is $15 for early registration and $20 after Aug. 20. There will be a one-mile fun run for kids at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K race starts at 8 a.m. T-shirts will be available for all participants and prizes will be presented to the top three male and female finishers. Register at The other 5K series races are planned for the fall (the annual Turkey Trot) and December (the Flowers Festive 5K).

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick at Flowers Plantation

The Club at Flowers Plantation is a host for an area NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at 10 a.m. on Sept. 20. There is no charge to participate but registration is required. Register online at

Johnston Horse Show Series for 2014

The Johnston County Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are set. These shows are open to all riding disciplines and equine breeds. Dates for 2014 are Sept. 20, Oct. 25 and Nov. 22. For more information, visit, email or call 919-934-1344.

NetWorks basketball skills camp

A NetWorks basketball skills camp for elementary-aged players will begin in mid-September in the Flowers Plantation area. The cost is $60 for six one-hour training sessions. For info, visit

Hunter Horse Shows for 2014

The Johnston County Hunter Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are Sept. 6 and Nov. 8. All riding disciplines and equine breeds are welcome. For more information, visit, email or call 919-934-1344.

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