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Rube McCray accepting Old Dock donations

Jefferson Weaver I 14 hours ago

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SIGNAL LONG

Laurie Roy I 21 hours ago

NAKINA — Signal Burns Long, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at McLeod Seacoast Hospital ....[read more]
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  • Poetry Out Loud high school competition at East Columbus today. NR writer, Wallyce Todd, is guest judge and will report results.
  • Xzavia Roshad Parker, 23, of Longs, SC, sent to prison after pleading to 2nd-degree murder in Tabor City shooting.
  • Les High gives sister Stuart a piggyback ride into the office. More pics:
  • RT : Clear skies, calm winds, and a brisk 28°F in Chadbourn this Wednesday. Sunrise!
  • RT : drizzle this evening in Chadbourn, NC.
  • The three-judge panel has released Joseph Sledge.
  • Joseph Sledge listens to a witness.
  • A three-judge panel sits on the case of Joseph Sledge.
  • Assistant clerk Rita Batchelor testifies during the case of Joseph Sledge. Sledge has been behind bars since 1978.
  • Update: Three-judge panel to hear motion here FR to free Joseph Sledge. Hearing at County Commissioner meeting room on Smith St at 10 am.
  • Fax Rector, former Chadbourn mayor, has died after an extended illness.
  • Joseph Sledge, 70, in prison since '78 conviction in double-murder case, could be freed here FR after hearing motion to dismiss conviction.
  • RT : Columbus County's Tuesday sunrise.
  • RT : Cool start for our MLK Day. Clear skies should warm up quickly today with high temps in the lower 60's!
  • Local police department heads answer questions at the forum at Saint Mark's A.M.E Zion Church in Whiteville.
  • A forum is being held in Whiteville tonight with local police departments.
  • We've confirmed that there was no robbery today at O'Reilly Auto Parts on North JK Powell Blvd in Whiteville.
  • Police are looking for white late-model Honda in this morning's robbery at BB&T Plaza Branch in S. Whiteville. Occupied by two black males.
  • EMS responded to BB&T robbery and injured person was not transported to hospital.
  • Developing Story: BB&T robbed in South Whiteville.
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Limericks by Bob Aldrich

Can you cure a cold before it grows?
Some vote yes while there are some who oppose.
As that cold multiplies
It might go to the eyes,
But more often it goes to the nose.

___________________________________________________Our ebola grand czar appointee
Is equiped with just a law degree.
Soon, for the Supreme Court,
We’ll be asked to support
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