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Wellness center plan draws fire

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Some residents are concerned about a proposal to put a countywide wellness center at Elizabeth ....[read more]
Thieves get pizza cash

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Utility scammers call locals

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BLADENBORO — Anease Britt Speight, 88, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. She was preceded in ....[read more]

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Sonic to reopen

Jefferson Weaver I 2 weeks ago

A drive-in restaurant that has been closed for years will soon be remodeled and reopened. ....[read more]
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  • City to find expert to further review mold solutions at City Hall.
  • An 18-wheeler almost hit large fuel tanks after wreck on N.C. 410 Tuesday. See the story at
  • County schools opening at 10 a.m. Monday.
  • City Schools on two-hour delay Monday due to heavy rains, possible freezing temperatures overnight.
  • Justin Reynolds, woman, charged with killing his mother and her elderly friend.
  • Two arrested in 2014 Bolton murders of elderly woman and her friend. See the story at .
  • One killed, one critical in U.S. 74 West wreck Friday.
  • Due to inclement weather, Southeastern Community College will be closed on Saturday, January 23.
  • SCHS & WHS have postponed SAT testing tomorrow (SA, Jan. 23) due to weather. The SCHS SAT will be given SA, Feb. 20. WHS has not set a date.
  • Columbus County Schools have teacher workday and staff a 2-hr delay and CCCA closed and a staff 2-hr delay FR, Jan 22, due to weather.
  • Whiteville Schools closed and staff on 2-hr delay FR, Jan 22 due to weather.
  • Fire damaged the rear of the Family Dollar at 116 E Old US Highway 74-76,Lake Waccamaw,TH, Jan 21. Fire was quickly contained. No injuries.
  • Freezing rain advisory midnight to 11am EST Friday. West of 95 to Whiteville. Be prepared for slippery roads, slow down & drive with caution
  • The boating access area on Canal Cove Rd at Lake Waccamaw will close January 11, 2016, until further notice.
  • Fatal wreck, 74-76 east of Bolton. Two eastbound lanes backed up for mile at ByrdvilleFreeman intersection. Victim ran under 18-wheeler
  • 5:30 update: search called off for the day. Will resume 8am Monday.
  • 1 pm. Sunday. Still no success with divers. Helicopter then cadaver dog called in next
  • Search underway Sun am for missing fisherman 10:21. Am divers in water
  • Stalled transfer truck at 7476 and Livingston Chapel in Delco has traffic down to one lane WE, 11/25.
  • Green edges Suggs in Chadbourn council recount; no changes in Brunswick recount.
Education News
Columbus County government will resume a normal schedule of operations Tuesday after having been closed

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Franklin Davis I Feb 12, 2016
Central and Nakina swept their games while Hallsboro and Tabor City split on Thursday. Nakina ....
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