One person was airlifted from this wreck scene at Midway Rd. and Chadbourn Hwy. Wednesday.

Volunteers work to put together 25,000 meals at the Whiteville Methodist Church Saturday.

Folks weigh rice and put them into bags.

A volunteer pours grain into a bucket for a "runner" to take to somebody.

Parents and kids were in abundance at the outdoor viewing of "Frozen" Saturday night.

Kids wait in line to get their picture taken with the "Frozen" princesses.

This golden retriever appears to have pulled up for a tank of gas at Sam's Pit Stop Sunday.

The Columbus County Health Department held a flu shot drive thru Friday morning.

Nurses prepare flu shots for drive thru patients.

Health department employees are work at a station for paperwork.

A patient receives her shot in the comfort of her car.

The trial for Fair Bluff Chief of Police Marty Lewis began Wednesday.

An SBI agent takes the stand as a witness for the prosecution.

The prosecuting attorney hands a witness a piece of evidence.

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  • Marty Lewis sentenced to 90 to 117 months and fined &100,000.
  • Lewis guilty on 2 of 3 counts.
  • A verdict is expected by mid-afternoon in the Marty Lewis conspiracy drug case.
  • Marty Lewis did not just get in the trenches, he got in the gutter , according to prosecutor Chris Thomas in closing arguments.
  • Testimony is over in the Marty Lewis trial. Closing arguments Wednesday. A verdict could come that afternoon.
  • Marty Lewis' defense rests at 3:58 p.m. after calling six character witnesses. State now presenting rebuttal witnesses.
  • Marty Lewis concludes testimony. Stays with contention all his actions were for investigative purposes.
  • On cross examination Lewis admits not opening case files on Scott, Packer, or Meares.
  • Marty Lewis says on direct examination any drug deals were part of investigation of James Scott, Tamika Packer and Jack. Meares.
  • RT : Lewis says he had no case file on investigation but kept count of how many pills Packer bought in his Daytimer.
  • RT : Lewis testifies there was no cocaine in his house when he left prior to his arrest.
  • RT : Lewis says his sexually suggestive texts with Tamika Packer were "part of the role playing" necessary for his drug investigation.
  • RT : Lewis says he didn't tell SBI that Scott was informant to protect his safety.
  • RT : Marty Lewis testifies that his investigation broadened to include the town of Fair Bluff's finances.
  • RT : Lewis says he got pills from James Scott for Tamika Packer as part of larger investigation into pharmacy owned by councilman Jack Meares.
  • Marty Lewis is first defense witness in his trial. On the stand now...
  • Defense in Marty Lewis trial to begin presenting its case Tuesday morning. Follow us on Twitter for updates throughout the day.
  • Detectives investigating body found floating under Red Hill Rd. bridge 4 p.m. Monday. Victim reportedly shot. Red Hill Rd. is closed.
  • Marty Lewis trial resumes this morning with more testimony by the SBI and cross examination. See for updates.
  • Testimony starts today in Marty Lewis trial. Lewis was Fair Bluff PD chief and is facing drug charges.
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