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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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The News Reporter staff chose the following stories as its top 10 of 2014. A
Jan 1, 2015
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Longtime Lake Waccamaw resident Harry Foley is the town’s new manager. Mayor Daniel Hilburn made
Dec 23, 2014
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Several major highway improvements made the final list for the state’s strategic plan, according to
Dec 5, 2014
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  • Les High gives sister Stuart a piggyback ride into the office. More pics:
  • RT : Clear skies, calm winds, and a brisk 28°F in Chadbourn this Wednesday. Sunrise!
  • RT : drizzle this evening in Chadbourn, NC.
  • 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.
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  • Concerned Citizen

    I wish the Reporter would make the correct name changes. The EMS service is provided by the Auxiliary, their station name and number will be assigned within the next month. Station 9 Fire and Rescue is provided by Lake Waccamaw Fire and Rescue department.

    • John

      Another false statement by the “concerned” one. Station 9 Fire and Rescue is being provided by Hallsboro, Buckhead, and Bolton!

      • Concerned Citizen

        No sir,
        Station 9 is station 9 Lake Waccamaw Fire and Rescue, Hallsboro, Buckhead, and Bolton are the mutual aid stations (each with their own station identification number) that are providing fire coverage until station 9 reopens. They have provided a great service to this community in this unfortunate time.

        • John

          That is what I meant. It is great that the surrounding departments have stepped up and you are very correct in saying “during this unfortunate time. All involved needs to grow up and do what is right for the community