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I ran into an old acquaintance the other day and for a moment wondered about
Oct 6, 2014
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•The place that sells Gorchoritas It had been years since I’d visited the big flea
Sep 22, 2014
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It’s understandable why so many think life began in some primordial swamp. I’m not one
Sep 15, 2014
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The neighbor and I stood shocked in the parking lot, watching the sky. It was an
Sep 8, 2014
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He turned up in one of my coyote traps last winter, a displaced hip, protruding
Aug 26, 2014
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  • Trick or treaters in full force at Legion Stadium Touchdown Club Trunk or Treat.
  • 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.
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