Free Rapid Tax Class — 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5:30-9 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4 and Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 7-8, in Clinton, Warsaw, and Mt. Olive. FMI, call Jesse Smith at 910-293-2167 or 910-352-4208.
Garland Town Board Meeting Resumed — 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2. Work session will follow. Regular meeting 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Clinton-Sampson Chamber Multicultural Committee Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Luncheon — noon, Monday, Jan. 21. Churches wishing to participate call Patty Cherry at 224-5347, Dee Bryant at 260-0435 or Dr. Ted Thomas 990-1509. Sampson County youth will perform a musical tribute to Dr. King.
Spivey’s Corner Pageants Applications Available — Final deadline Saturday, Feb. 2. For more information, contact missspiveyscorner@eb. 2. All age groups. Pageant Feb. 23, Midway High School. FMI, OLM contact email@example.com; OT and Miss cogmail.com.
“The Secret of Getting Ahead is Getting Started” — start fighting cancer now. Register your team by Jan. 1, receive 2013 commemorative stadium cup with lid. Additionally in your cup you will find a ticket for an additional prize. Don’t delay, sign up today and help change HOPE to CURE! Relay For Life of Sampson County: www.relayforlife.org/sampsonnc.