Folks attend a recent Pay it Forward volunteer fair at the Forestry Museum.

The volunteer fair showed people how they can give back to their community.

Participants met people from various organizations and learned how they can help.

Danny McNeill welcomes golfers to the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism golf tournament Friday.

Mandy Smith, center, is Whiteville's Teacher of the Year. By school, top teachers are, L-R, Carol Greer, Primary; Rachel Williams, Edgewood; Smith, Central; Gina Deans, WHS; and LaSheeda Butler, NWA.

Eddie Spaulding, 70, died Thursday in this wreck in Riegelwood.

A September 11 memorial event was held Thursday morning at SCC.

The Color Guard present the flag.

SCC's Early Development class lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Vehicles from various departments from Columbus County line up.

The SCC softball team took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge Wednesday.

The SCC baseball team soaks the SCC softball team.

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  • 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.
  • A 17-month-old infant drowned in an above-ground pool Sunday near Cerro Gordo after he went missing. More in today's NR.
  • Hot bikers appreciated cold water at Take The Lake.
  • Take the Lake bikers start their trip around the lake.
  • Perfect morning for kayakers to Take The Lake.
  • We saw them take off and now they are back. The St James Missionary Baptist Church Team completes the TTL challenge.
  • RSVP volunteers help fill the many needs to make Take The Lake a success.
  • Tommy Mintz first to finish Take The Lake walk/run challenge event.
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