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Columbus County could soon be facing an interesting challenge. Like the dog who chases cars
Jul 25, 2014
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On the surface, fracking—the use of hydraulic pressure and machinery to access natural gas deposits
Jun 4, 2014
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  While both of the county’s head law enforcement officers—Sheriff Lewis Hatcher and District Attorney
May 15, 2014
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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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  • 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.
  • A man assaulted and injured a Tabor City Emergency Services EMT Wed. near SCHS. The EMT was trying to stop the man from attacking a woman.
  • Marty Lewis sentenced to 90 to 117 months and fined &100,000.
  • Lewis guilty on 2 of 3 counts.
Education News
The Columbus County Board of Education approved increases in the supplements its teachers and non-certified

Education News News I Sep 2, 2014

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Education News News Uncategorized I Apr 15, 2014

Community News Education News News I Apr 15, 2014

Sports of all Sorts
The South Columbus High School volleyball team defeated visiting South Lenoir by scores of 25-19, ....

Sports I Oct 21, 2014

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