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I read the other day where another telephone maker – or programmer, or both, I
Apr 21, 2014
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Libraries have always been at the top of the list when communities grew into towns,
Apr 3, 2014
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If insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over expecting a different
Apr 1, 2014
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In this remarkably busy world, it’s hard, sometimes, to be nice. Work, worry and other
Jan 16, 2014
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By Jefferson Weaver I’m a man—and I refuse to be ashamed of it. That doesn’t
Jan 16, 2014
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  • 1,800 Duke customers without power Whiteville and Chadbourn areas. Expect service by 1 am. Damage near B-boro not a tornado but high winds.
  • Possible tornado touched down near Bladenboro headed east.
  • Kenny Garland is new city superintendent of Whiteviile City Schools. He was the associate superintendent of Cherokee County Schools.
  • From Lake Waccamaw board meeting...Home Insurance rates will go up an avg. $1,400 across the board.
  • Lake board approves up to $50,000 for fire dept needs. Individuals, Companies and other depts donating gear and cash.
  • Power out in much of Whiteville. Limb fell near WHS
  • Lake Waccamaw Rescue upset that town took portable radios from them over weekend in ongoing dispute.
  • Columbus under Tornado Watch until 9 p.m.
  • NWS predicting possible severe weather later today, tonight, Tuesday. Rain could exceed an inch and there is concern about severe T-Storms.
  • Danny Gene Jones, 61, was killed when he was ejected in a single car wreck at 6 am south of Hallsboro on 1001 today. More in today's NR.
  • Unconfirmed reports are that the man who fled police after Sunday's chase was hit with 13 shots.
  • The man shot running from police today was wanted for shooting his estranged wife Sat. night in Jacksonville. He was chased from SC line.
  • There's been a bad wreck with entrapment where traffic has been diverted at Sam Potts and Firetower Road.
  • Westbound and eastbound lanes of 74 near Lake still shutdown 2-1/2 hours after shootout as SBI investigates.
  • A story and photos of the man shot after a car chase on US 74-76 are posted at .
  • Police have shot a man on US 74 near the LW after a chase that started S of Whiteville. Victim airlifted to NHRMC.
  • Correction - Police responded to Columbus Regional in reference to wounding of unknown person after shots fired near Central Middle School.
  • Dashad Maultsby of Chadbourn struck in lower back & side by one bullet while seated in vehicle near Central Middle School around 12:30 pm.
  • Please have responded to Columbus Regional in reference to the wounding of an unknown person after shots fired near Central Middle School.
  • A woman driving a minivan rear-ended a school bus at high speed just past DSS this morning. The woman's was pinned for about 30 minutes.
Education News
The Whiteville City Schools Board of Education has called for an “emergency meeting” Wednesday, April

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Sports of all Sorts
Dan Biser I Apr 23, 2014
TUESDAY SCORES BASEBALL North Davidson 4, Whiteville 3 BEACH DIAMOND CLASSIC Winslow Township (N.J) 4, ....

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