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columbus county
July 25th, 2014
A Columbus County family may have to get rabies shots after keeping a fox as a family pet. The animal—which has shown no signs of
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Mt. Olive
July 25th, 2014
MT. OLIVE — Dinita Banner Smith, 35, formerly of Bladenboro, died Monday,
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country store
July 25th, 2014
The cargo in the bed of the borrowed truck was one good
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columbus county
July 25th, 2014
Columbus County could soon be facing an interesting challenge. Like the dog
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Nolan Park
July 25th, 2014
The Susan Hatchell Co. will administer and plan the massive improvement project
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Dothan
July 25th, 2014
DOTHAN — James Conyers, 79, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was
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July 25th, 2014
Whiteville Optimist Dixie Youth AAA (ages 9-10) lost to Dallas Wednesday 9-5
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July 24th, 2014
The State put three witness on the witness stand Thursday afternoon in
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Clarkton
July 24th, 2014
CLARKTON — Shirley Anne Perrey, 73, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A
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obits
July 24th, 2014
WILMINGTON — Winnie Sue Russ, 72, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, July
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obits
July 24th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Mrs. Alberta Duncan Simmons, 87, formerly of Ash, died Tuesday,
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nascar
July 24th, 2014
1. Jeff Gordon, 670 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 658 3. Brad Keselowski,
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nascar
July 24th, 2014
2,533: Mentions of Kevin Harvick during TV broadcasts of NASCAR races this
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nascar
July 24th, 2014
NASCAR regulars and dirt-track stars line up for second annual Mudsummer Classic
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Bladenboro
July 23rd, 2014
BLADENBORO — Leon Todd, 72, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was
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Carolina Southern
July 23rd, 2014
Rail service in Columbus County and beyond could be reopened along the
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Tarrence Shakil Hazel
July 23rd, 2014
Testimony against Tarrence Shakil Hazel, now 20, of Hallsboro, will begin Thursday,
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Bladen county
July 23rd, 2014
Elwell Ferry between Council and Kelly on the Cape Fear River is
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Hackensack
July 23rd, 2014
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Franklin Long Jr., 73, formerly of Dothan, died Friday,
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July 22nd, 2014
  NC Dixie Youth Majors Baseball Tournament Saturday, July 26 – Thursday,
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national dance day
July 22nd, 2014
Williams Township School will host at National Dance Day celebration at WillIams
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ruben brown house
July 22nd, 2014
 Two young published writers, Adam Van Scooter of Southport and Amanda Coffman
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July 22nd, 2014
Fifth-inning singles by Ty Lawson and Eric Carr provided the game deciding
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sweeney
July 21st, 2014
The Sweeney Family Band will be performing at The Ritz in Tabor
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obits
July 21st, 2014
TABOR CITY — Michael Dale Wright Sr., 52, died Sunday July 20,
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clean
July 21st, 2014
Officials at Lake Waccamaw are finally able to breathe a sigh of
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columbus county
July 21st, 2014
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
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farmers union
July 21st, 2014
A reward is being offered for information regarding Snowflake, a long-haired white
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engagement
July 21st, 2014
Paul and Susan Weil of Mickleton, N.J. and Janice Weil of Sewell,
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Florida
July 21st, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — Linda Brown Fields, 70, formerly of the Mt. Calvary
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July 21st, 2014
At Eden Sunday’s result Whiteville Optimist 10, Leland 5 Whiteville Optimist will
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lake waccamaw
July 21st, 2014
LAKE WACCAMAW — John Johnson, 72, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at
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Evergreen
July 21st, 2014
EVERGREEN — Alma Catherine Pittman Faulk, age 83, of Evergreen went to
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obits
July 21st, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Thomas “Tom” Matthew Conner, 67, died Saturday, July 19, 2014
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obits
July 21st, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Charles Warwick, 78, formerly of Lumberton, died Saturday, July 19,
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obits
July 21st, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Mr. Donald Van Hutchins, 67, a husband, partner and soul
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obits
July 21st, 2014
WILMINGTON — Mary Elisabeth Connor Pope, 72, died Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Ash
July 21st, 2014
ASH — James Ralph Tripp Sr., 76, died Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Fair Bluff
July 21st, 2014
FAIR BLUFF — Russell Earl Moore finished his earthly life on Friday,
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Bladenboro
July 21st, 2014
 BLADENBORO — Linda Sue Deaver Walters, 53, died Friday, July 18, 2014
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Fair Bluff
July 21st, 2014
FAIR BLUFF — Margaret Ellis “Maggie” Herring, 82, died Wednesday July 16,
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obits
July 20th, 2014
TABOR CITY — Mary Eliza Cox Spivey, 86, died Saturday, July 19,
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devin cokley
July 20th, 2014
 A tennis camp, conducted by Howard University tennis player Devin Cokley will
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July 20th, 2014
at Eden Saturday’s opening round score Whiteville Optimist 17, Montgomery County 2
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tennis camp
July 19th, 2014
A one-day soccer clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 30 at
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obits
July 18th, 2014
TABOR CITY — William Burris Phillips, 66, died Friday, July 18, 2014.
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July 18th, 2014
NAKINA — Teresa Smith Faulk, 56, died July 17, 2014. She was
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Georgia
July 18th, 2014
MCRAE, Ga. — Bethalene Brown Harvey, 88, formerly of Riegelwood, died Wednesday,
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obits
July 18th, 2014
TABOR CITY — Virginia “Pete” Watts Buffkin, 82, died Wednesday, July 16,
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Chadbourn
July 18th, 2014
CHADBOURN — Ms. Kathy Lynn Taylor Coley, 50, formerly of Rocky Mount,
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elections
July 18th, 2014
After a resounding victory in the May primaries, Sheriff Lewis Hatcher has
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animals
July 18th, 2014
On a recent steamy day in Whiteville, Pat Lambert got even hotter
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lake waccamaw
July 18th, 2014
  Two manholes at Lake Waccamaw allowed wastewater to flow into the
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nascar
July 17th, 2014
Sunday’s Camping World 301 may have been the final Sprint Cup race
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nascar
July 17th, 2014
13: Different winners in the past 13 Sprint Cup races at New
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nascar
July 17th, 2014
1. Jeff Gordon, 670 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 658 3. Brad Keselowski,
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obits
July 16th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Elizabeth Nunnery Blackman, 92, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at
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Ayden
July 16th, 2014
AYDEN — John Timothy Phillips, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
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Elizabethtown
July 15th, 2014
ELIZABETHTOWN — James Russell Grimes, 83, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The
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columbus county
July 15th, 2014
Heavy storms are headed toward columbus County, according to the National Weather
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California
July 15th, 2014
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Charles “David” Warner was released from the pain
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CWD
July 15th, 2014
A disease that can wipe out deer herds has — so far
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Bolton
July 15th, 2014
The town of Bolton is slowly paying down its $15,000 past due
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Fair Bluff
July 15th, 2014
Friday July 18 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm is the Southern
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Fairmont
July 14th, 2014
FAIRMONT — Stoney Buffkin, 60, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Southeastern
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obits
July 14th, 2014
TABOR CITY — Pamela Kay  Nobles, 42, died Sunday, July 13, 2014
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obits
July 14th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Estella Mae Singleton, 69, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at
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obits
July 14th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Edward Langley, 73, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Liberty
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Chadbourn
July 14th, 2014
CHADBOURN — Paul Young Jr., 94, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at
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obits
July 14th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Donis Jackson, 81, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Columbus
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Bolton
July 14th, 2014
BOLTON — Patricia Dale Jones, 61, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at
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Fair Bluff
July 14th, 2014
Southern Watermelon Delight and Dance starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 18
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July 14th, 2014
The Fair Bluff Rotary Duck Race will be held near the River
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July 14th, 2014
Whiteville Optimist is state DY AAA (ages 9-10) tournament July 18-25 at
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lumber river state park
July 14th, 2014
The Lumber River Day Festival will be held Saturday, July 19 from
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creature feature
July 14th, 2014
The NC Museum of Forestry will present a FREE Creature Feature on
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Clark
July 14th, 2014
Rachael Carnetta Clark and Orlando McKoy of Council announce the engagement of
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camp
July 14th, 2014
The Chadbourn Department of Parks & Rec will hold its soccer camp
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engagement
July 14th, 2014
Tim and Terrie Gore of Clarendon announce the engagement of their daughter,
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engagement
July 14th, 2014
Murry and Selina Gore of Tabor City and Wesley and Gina Grainger
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checc
July 14th, 2014
The Christian Home Educators of Columbus County (CHECC) will host a panel
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Elizabethtown
July 14th, 2014
ELIZABETHTOWN — James Edward Lewis, 78, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. He
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obits
July 14th, 2014
TAR HEEL — Helen Marie Brisson Barnes, 93, died Friday, July 11,
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obits
July 14th, 2014
TABOR CITY — William Johnson, 78, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He
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Hallsboro
July 14th, 2014
HALLSBORO — Clyde Sasser, 66, died Friday July, 11, 2014. He was
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obits
July 13th, 2014
TABOR CITY — Susan Rebecaa Housand, 96, died Friday, July 11, 2014
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Cherry Grove Beach
July 13th, 2014
CHERRY GROVE BEACH, S.C. — Mickey F. Williamson, 72, formerly of Chadbourn,
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Cerro Gordo
July 13th, 2014
CERRO GORDO — Sgt. Roger Louis Palmer, 47, died Friday, July 11,
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obits
July 13th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Peggy Elizabeth Greene Cole, 75, died Saturday, July 12, 2014
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July 12th, 2014
American Legion playoffs Wilmington Post 10 – 11 Whiteville Post 137 –
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Bladenboro
July 11th, 2014
BLADENBORO — William David Singletary, 71, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. The
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obits
July 11th, 2014
TABOR CITY — Mrs. Clovie Strickland Ward, 79, died Thursday, July 10,
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Chadbourn
July 11th, 2014
CHADBOURN — Mollie Lassiter Williamson, 89, went to be with the Lord
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baseball
July 11th, 2014
BY RAY WYCHE Staff Writer   When I was a boy, eons
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July 10th, 2014
Albert Henry was sentenced to 147 months and a maximum of 186
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July 10th, 2014
Albert Henry verdict guilty of 2nd degree murder and possession of firearm
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July 10th, 2014
The Albert Henry murder trial jury was still deliberating Thursday at 6:00
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Evergreen
July 10th, 2014
EVERGREEN — James Gilbert Nance, 76, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at
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Elizabethtown
July 10th, 2014
ELIZABETHTOWN — Jane Guyton Britt, 76, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014. A
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albert henry
July 10th, 2014
The jury in the first-degree murder trial of Albert Henry heard closing
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waccamaw siouan tribe
July 10th, 2014
The first Waccamaw Women’s Talking Circle – Native Women on the Journey
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July 10th, 2014
The Columbus County Farmer’s Market will celebrate Watermelon Day Saturday, July 12.
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East Columbus High School FFA
July 10th, 2014
East Columbus High School FFA club members will be selling grilled hot
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nascar
July 10th, 2014
Tom Higgins wins 2015 Squier-Hall Award Tom Higgins, the NASCAR beat writer
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take the lake
July 10th, 2014
Take The Lake is scheduled for Saturday, August 30 thru Monday, September
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obits
July 10th, 2014
  WHITEVILLE — Marguerite Virginia Hardee Greer, 96, died Wednesday, July 9,
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nascar
July 10th, 2014
1. Jeff Gordon, 651 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 624 3. Jimmie Johnson,
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nascar
July 10th, 2014
971: Laps led in the past 18 Sprint Cup races at New
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July 9th, 2014
Jacob Shumate recorded his second pitching win in as many days and
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Nakina
July 9th, 2014
The host Nakina All-Stars defeated Whiteville Optimist 8-3 Wednesday night in the
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obits
July 9th, 2014
PHILADEPLPHIA, Pa. — Veronica Polite Lewis, 65, formerly of Chadbourn, died Saturday,
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Clarkton
July 9th, 2014
CLARKTON — Edward Lee Light, 52, died Monday, July 7, 2014. A
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golf tournament
July 9th, 2014
The South Columbus High School Stallion Club will hold a fundraising golf
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obits
July 9th, 2014
PINNACLE — Donald Michael Sanders died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 while working
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Elizabethtown
July 9th, 2014
ELIZABETHTOWN — Wayne Onn Watts, 70, died Monday, July 7, 2014. The
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watermelon festival pageant
July 9th, 2014
North Carolina Watermelon Festival Baby Miss/Master, Wee Miss/Master, Mini Miss, Tiny Miss,
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US 701 paving
July 7th, 2014
Paving resumes on US 701 Bypass   The holidays are over for
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antlers
July 7th, 2014
He was likely born in mid-spring, the Moon of Greening Grass, when
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City of Whiteville
July 7th, 2014
Whiteville City Manager Larry Faison has accepted a similar job with the
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birth
July 7th, 2014
Timothy and Tiffany Worley Inman of Whiteville announce the April 13 birth
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birth
July 7th, 2014
Allen King and Amber Walker of Whiteville announce the June 2 birth
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Anstett
July 7th, 2014
Jonathan and Elizabeth Anstett of Wilmington announce the June 20 birth of
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Brown
July 7th, 2014
Priscilla and Ronell Thompson of Chadbourn announce the engagement of their daughter,
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city manager
July 7th, 2014
Whiteville City Manager Larry Faison has announced that he will resign from
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Elizabethtown
July 7th, 2014
ELIZABETHTOWN — Clyde Riggins, 54, formerly of Tabor City, died Friday, July
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Cerro Gordo
July 7th, 2014
CERRO GORDO — Anthony Lane Ennis, 42, died Saturday July 5, 2014.
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Cerro Gordo
July 7th, 2014
CERRO GORDO — Elsie Faye Martin Williamson, 85, went to be with
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Hallsboro
July 7th, 2014
HALLSBORO — Mr. Billy Ray Nobles, 70, died Sunday, July 6, 2014
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obits
July 6th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Mr. John Davis “Bill” Ghent Jr., 73, died Saturday, July
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obits
July 6th, 2014
TABOR CITY — John L. Gore, 59, died Tuesday, June 30, 2014
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Council
July 6th, 2014
COUNCIL — Albert Junior Vause, 85, died Thursday, July 3, 2014. A
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Newport News
July 6th, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Joshua Devonte Howard, 18, died Thursday, July 3,
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Delco
July 6th, 2014
DELCO — Tiny Bell Connor Gore Chapman, 72, died Friday, July 4,
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obits
July 6th, 2014
WHITEVILLE — Mr. Carl McPherson, 89, died Thursday evening, July 3, 2014
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lake waccamaw
July 6th, 2014
LAKE WACCAMAW — Mrs. Katherine Durham Lucas, 86, formerly of Falcon, died
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July 4th, 2014
The 8-year-old boy who was mauled by three dogs near Nakina has
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July 3rd, 2014
Whiteville Post 137 will open a best-of-five playoff series against Brunswick County
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columbus county
July 3rd, 2014
Almost-hurricane Arthur is continuing to complicate conditions in Southeastern North Carolina. According
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dixie youth baseball
July 3rd, 2014
Thurman Ward Memorial Field in Old Dock will be the site of
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arts council
July 3rd, 2014
The Columbus County Arts Council will hold a Youth Art Enrichment Clinic
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softball clinic
July 3rd, 2014
West Columbus High School Varsity Softball team will hold at Fast-Pitch softball
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SCC
July 3rd, 2014
Keys to effective communication for small business owners are the topics of
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baseball
July 3rd, 2014
Whiteville Optimist defeated Columbus County 18-0 in Wednesday night’s championship round to
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Arthur
July 3rd, 2014
Due to Hurricane Arthur’s pending arrival, the fireworks display and other events
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Hurricane Arthur
July 3rd, 2014
The new National Weather Service forecast has the track of Hurricane Arthur
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Chadbourn
July 3rd, 2014
CHADBOURN — Irvin Ray Hammond, 81, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at
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Clarkton
July 2nd, 2014
CLARKTON — Howard Roy Elkins, 71, died Monday, June 30, 2014. The
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obits
July 2nd, 2014
TEXAS — Beth Zachry Pate, 73, died Monday, June 30, 2014 in
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nascar
July 2nd, 2014
1. Jeff Gordon, 618 2. Jimmie Johnson, 594 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.,
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nascar
July 2nd, 2014
4: Points positions lost by Denny Hamlin, who blew a tire and
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nascar
July 2nd, 2014
Keselowski: ‘We should have stuck with beer’ Kentucky winner Brad Keselowski joked
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Bladenboro
July 2nd, 2014
BLADENBORO — Gabriele Oliver, 44, died Sunday, June 29, 2014. Final rites
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High Point
July 2nd, 2014
HIGH POINT — Charles Tompkins, 86, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at
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obits
July 2nd, 2014
WHITE LAKE — Irene Newton Normann, 79, of White Lake died Monday,
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Bladenboro
July 2nd, 2014
BLADENBORO — Jasmine Shipman, 21, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at Columbus
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Florida
July 2nd, 2014
MELBOURNE, Fla. — Howard R. Straughan Jr. died peacefully Wednesday, June 18,
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Arthur
July 2nd, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur will likely become a hurricane by Thursday, but its
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child
July 1st, 2014
At least three dogs attacked a child in Nakina Tuesday morning, officials
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columbus county
July 1st, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to become a Category One hurricane Thursday
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fireworks
July 1st, 2014
Hurricane Arthur and pending weather can’t dampen the 27th Annual Columbus County
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fishing
July 1st, 2014
Learn how to fish at Lake Waccamaw State Park at 10am on
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child
July 1st, 2014
An 8 year old child in Nakina was severely injured in a
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traffic
July 1st, 2014
A two-car crash at the intersection of US 701 Bypass and Smyrna
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Post 137
July 1st, 2014
Whiteville Post 137 will open a best-of-five playoff series against Brunswick County