Southside Dance young dancers warm up.

Dancers practice a routine at Southside Dance.

Kids enjoy tumbling as part of their day.

A dancer practices her split at Southside Dance in Tabor City.

This dancer knows what comes next in the routine.

Piano students took part in a piano-thon Saturday to raise money.

Piano players played at Belk Saturday as part of a fundraiser.

A piano-thon went from 10:00am-7:45pm Saturday at Belk.

Piano players of different ages played at Belk Saturday.

The new courthouse is ablaze with color.

Families First shows support for abuse awareness.

Columbus County Parks & Recreation held its Easter egg hunt Saturday.

Kids hunt eggs at the Hospice Care Center Saturday.

Kids of many ages enjoy hunting Easter eggs.

Sack races were part of the fun Saturday.

Kids and adults took part in one-legged races.

Blue balloons were released in honor of child abuse month at the health department Thursday.

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SHERRI BENSTON

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  • 1,800 Duke customers without power Whiteville and Chadbourn areas. Expect service by 1 am. Damage near B-boro not a tornado but high winds.
  • Possible tornado touched down near Bladenboro headed east.
  • Kenny Garland is new city superintendent of Whiteviile City Schools. He was the associate superintendent of Cherokee County Schools.
  • From Lake Waccamaw board meeting...Home Insurance rates will go up an avg. $1,400 across the board.
  • Lake board approves up to $50,000 for fire dept needs. Individuals, Companies and other depts donating gear and cash.
  • Power out in much of Whiteville. Limb fell near WHS
  • Lake Waccamaw Rescue upset that town took portable radios from them over weekend in ongoing dispute.
  • Columbus under Tornado Watch until 9 p.m.
  • NWS predicting possible severe weather later today, tonight, Tuesday. Rain could exceed an inch and there is concern about severe T-Storms.
  • Danny Gene Jones, 61, was killed when he was ejected in a single car wreck at 6 am south of Hallsboro on 1001 today. More in today's NR.
  • Unconfirmed reports are that the man who fled police after Sunday's chase was hit with 13 shots.
  • The man shot running from police today was wanted for shooting his estranged wife Sat. night in Jacksonville. He was chased from SC line.
  • There's been a bad wreck with entrapment where traffic has been diverted at Sam Potts and Firetower Road.
  • Westbound and eastbound lanes of 74 near Lake still shutdown 2-1/2 hours after shootout as SBI investigates.
  • A story and photos of the man shot after a car chase on US 74-76 are posted at .
  • Police have shot a man on US 74 near the LW after a chase that started S of Whiteville. Victim airlifted to NHRMC.
  • Correction - Police responded to Columbus Regional in reference to wounding of unknown person after shots fired near Central Middle School.
  • Dashad Maultsby of Chadbourn struck in lower back & side by one bullet while seated in vehicle near Central Middle School around 12:30 pm.
  • Please have responded to Columbus Regional in reference to the wounding of an unknown person after shots fired near Central Middle School.
  • A woman driving a minivan rear-ended a school bus at high speed just past DSS this morning. The woman's was pinned for about 30 minutes.
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