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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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  • What an awesome July morning!!!
  • Tstorm warning extended until 6:45 for eastern Columbus.
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT
  • Severe Tstorm warning until 5:15 Monday
  • Karen Sealey Wright has sued for divorce from B.J. Wright to end marriage that lasted three days before her husband was jailed. Story in NR.
  • Whiteville Optimist takes on Dunn & Nakina takes on W Robeson tonight (7/28) in DY Majors tournament.
  • A heat advisory is in effect for Sunday. Highs will be 96 with a heat index possibly exceeding 105 degrees. Monday will be very hot as well.
  • A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Columbus until 10 pm
  • Whiteville Optimist AAA lost to Dallas today 9-5 and are out of the running for state champs. Congrats to Whiteville on well-played season.
  • Whiteville Optimist AAA lost to Dallas last night 6-5. Playing Dallas again right now. Winner plays Hope Mills in best of 3 for state champ.
  • Jr Dixie Boys headed to World Series need Gatorade, water & snacks. Stay hydrated in Louisiana heat. Can drop donations by NR by TU, 7/30.
  • A potential agreement that could see rail service in Columbus County restored as soon as mid-September has been reached. See NR Thursday.
  • A large dual-rotor Marine Corps helicopter landed at CRHS today to transport a critical patient. It has radar allowing it to fly in the fog.
  • The county commissioners passed the land use ordinance last night that requires a hearing/permit before construction of some defined uses.
  • RT : 2014 State Champs - Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys. Next stop, World Series in Louisiana.
  • RT : Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys (13 yrs old) going to the World Series! Win championship game 5-2.
  • RT : Columbus County Dixie Boys (14 yrs olds) lose championship game. Outstanding season comes to a close.
  • Weather starting to cooperate. The Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys championship game against Duplin getting underway soon as field is ready.
  • Columbus County Dixie Boys (14 yr olds) beat Duplin 2-1 in state tournament. Play determining game in 30 minutes at 6:30 p.m.
  • Legion Post 137 and Wilmington Post 10 game 4 tonight (7/16) has been rained out. Will play in Whiteville Thursday at 7pm.
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