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.

Body found under Red Hill Road bridge

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“Stop Hunger Now” volunteers needed Sept 27

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This Just In
  • 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.
  • Summer Ellis of Whiteville was the first person in line for the at the store this morning.
  • Crowds gathered in the pre-dawn hours to get the Iphone 6 Friday. See photo.
  • The News Reporter's Walllyce Todd begins a series of articles today (TH) about mental illness & other social concerns that create depression
  • It rained nearly eight inches at the Lake this weekend and at the Border Belt Research Station.
  • Eddie Spaulding, 70 yr old male from Lake Waccamaw, has been identified as the victim in the fatal wreck Thursday on NC 87 in Riegelwood.
  • 70 yr old Lake Waccamaw male killed in vehicle & log truck wreck on NC 87 in Riegelwood. Identification pending notification of next of kin.
  • The Chamber's Golf Tournament is a 'go' tomorrow. Players may register at 10am & tee off at 11am. No shotgun start.
  • East Columbus at Trask and W Brunswick at South Columbus V Football will be played tonight (9/11) at 7:00 p.m. East Columbus JV cancelled.
  • Dr. Anthony Clarke of Richmond County Community College is new SCC president.
  • Columbus under a flood watch until Tuesday am.
  • An 18-wheeler loaded with lumber has hit a light poke and overturned east of Fair Bluff. US 76 is shut down.
  • All Columbus County Parks & Recreation soccer games have been canceled today.
  • Smart Start needs volunteers. Learn about the team and how you can help prep kids for school in Thursday's paper.
  • Whiteville Police and Rescue have been called to a shooting in Whiteville on Nolan Ave in front of the park.
  • Edward Earl Lewis,62, of Delco identified as man who died in motorcycle wreck today. His wife was transferred to N. Hanover.
  • Allstate Pigskin Picks Football Contest over $1,000 prizes.
  • A man has died in a motorcycle wreck south of Nakina on NC 905 Monday morning at 11:45. A female passenger was hurt.
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