Firefighters on the roof of the Kenwood Royal home on Madison St. this morning.

A firefighter walks from the Royal home, which received heavy smoke damage.

This van was carrying 11 kids when it struck a car making a u-turn on Peacock Rd.

An EMT takes the name of a student that was on the van.

Six involved in the wreck were taken to the hospital.

Firefighters remove a passenger from a car that was struck when making a u-turn.

This car was making a u-turn and was struck.

Frances Weller from WECT speaks at a breast cancer awareness luncheon last week.

Columbus County Home Health workers walk in support of breast cancer awareness.

West Columbus sets up their auxiliary instruments at the Stallion Classic.

The Viking drum line stands at attention.

A WCHS band member focuses on her part.

WHS marches in the Yam Festival Parade Saturday.

The Shriners take part in the Yam Festival Parade.

This little lady enjoys the parade.

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Oct
Safe Night for kids at Boys and Girls Homes; city wants kids home by 8:30

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The County Parks and Rec Safe Night for Kids is set again for Halloween night ....[read more]
Students hurt in van wreck

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State warns Bolton about finances

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29th
Oct
WILLIAM ‘BILLY’ BROWN COOK

Laurie Roy I 13 hours ago

WHITEVILLE — William “Billy” Brown Cook, 87, died Oct. 29, 2014 at home. He was ....[read more]
WILLIAM WAYNE ‘BILL’ IRWIN

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LEAMON BELTON ‘SAMMY’ LOCKLEAR

Laurie Roy I 16 hours ago

IAN JOSEPH SMITH

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AGNES WEBB

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Looking Ahead
27th
Oct
Middle School Football – Oct 28

Stuart High I 2 days ago

Watch young student atheletes develop their game with these Middle School match-ups Tuesday, Oct 28th ....[read more]
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This Just In
  • Early morning fires damage historic Royal home on Madison St., force evacuation of Lake assisted living facility.
  • A collision between a loaded Columbus Charter School van and a car on Peacock Rd. sent six to the hospital today. Injuries were minor.
  • You can vote, starting today!
  • The missing hunter near Big Creek has been found at app. 3:30.
  • Hwy 701 N in Whiteville to the Bladen County line is very slow due to road construction.
  • Darren Currie is Whiteville's new city manager. He resigned his manager's post at Lake Waccamaw Tuesday night.
  • Iconic retired Whiteville physician Dr. John Munroe died this morning (Saturday) after a brief illness.
  • Jimmy Kirk stopped by today to pick up the Col. Co. Fair section from Thursday's paper. Did you get your copy?
  • Horry County, SC Council follows Columbus Commissioners' lead & approves $1.8 million in railroad economic development incentives.
  • Columbus commissioners commit $1.8 million over 10 years to help restore rail service here.
  • More information on wreck at Hwy 74 and NC 1001 on as details become available.
  • West bound traffic on 74 at 1001 being diverted through Hallsboro on Sam Potts Hwy until wreck is cleared
  • Eastbound 74 at NC 1001 at wreck site is open
  • Wreck on west bound 74 at NC 1001 causing delay
  • Phillip Cumbee sentenced to 64-87 months for voluntary manslaughter of his wife, Angie, on Aug 7, 2000. She was killed with a pistol.
  • John Phillip Cumbee found guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Sentencing after brief recess.
  • The jury in the murder trial of Phillip Cumbee has taken a break for lunch after thirty minutes of deliberation. Trial resumes at 2:00 p.m.
  • The WHS home football game against St. Pauls tomorrow night has been moved to 6:30 due to threat of bad weather.
  • The John Phillip Cumbee trial is delayed for at least an hour Thursday morning so new language can be added to judge's charge to the jury.
  • A man assaulted and injured a Tabor City Emergency Services EMT Wed. near SCHS. The EMT was trying to stop the man from attacking a woman.
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