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Columbus County could see up to two inches of rain and high winds when a
Jan 23, 2015
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Former Chadbourn mayor and town councilman Fax Rector died Tuesday night after an extended illness.
Jan 21, 2015
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Bolton Police were called to escort a contractor for the town after a resident told
Jan 5, 2015
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Rules covering everything from eels to feral hogs are up for modification this year as
Dec 28, 2014
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(Editor’s note — I wrote the first story about the Christmas adventures of Paula the
Dec 24, 2014
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  • The three-judge panel has released Joseph Sledge.
  • Joseph Sledge listens to a witness.
  • A three-judge panel sits on the case of Joseph Sledge.
  • Assistant clerk Rita Batchelor testifies during the case of Joseph Sledge. Sledge has been behind bars since 1978.
  • Update: Three-judge panel to hear motion here FR to free Joseph Sledge. Hearing at County Commissioner meeting room on Smith St at 10 am.
  • Fax Rector, former Chadbourn mayor, has died after an extended illness.
  • Joseph Sledge, 70, in prison since '78 conviction in double-murder case, could be freed here FR after hearing motion to dismiss conviction.
  • RT : Columbus County's Tuesday sunrise.
  • RT : Cool start for our MLK Day. Clear skies should warm up quickly today with high temps in the lower 60's!
  • Local police department heads answer questions at the forum at Saint Mark's A.M.E Zion Church in Whiteville.
  • A forum is being held in Whiteville tonight with local police departments.
  • We've confirmed that there was no robbery today at O'Reilly Auto Parts on North JK Powell Blvd in Whiteville.
  • Police are looking for white late-model Honda in this morning's robbery at BB&T Plaza Branch in S. Whiteville. Occupied by two black males.
  • EMS responded to BB&T robbery and injured person was not transported to hospital.
  • Developing Story: BB&T robbed in South Whiteville.
  • Debra Soles Strickland, 58, of NC 242, Cerro Gordo, arrested for multiple gunshot murder of Victor Ray Mitchell, 70.
  • Jasper Floyd IV, 19, Whiteville, subject of intense search by the law turned himself this AM.
  • RT : Mariel Barker Sellers is honored at Teacher Appreciation Night with the !
  • Jasper Floyd was captured this morning at 5:14 am by a Sheriff deputy.
  • Local law enforcement officers & sheriff’s deputies searching for Jasper Floyd, released from jail here Monday by a mistake in paperwork.
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  • Patricia Johnson

    I would like to put a church announcement in the paper. Is this the right place to email it to you?

    • Stuart High

      Hi Patricia – Please email Laurie Roy with church announcements. She prepares them for the paper and will call you with any questions. Her email is laurieroy@whiteville.com. Sincerely, Stuart High