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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
Fair Bluff town employee Billie Johnson is not finished with trouble that started when he flipped a town vehicle then allegedly ran away. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 10:04pm.READ MORE:
24-year-old Daniel Davis was in the Columbus County Detention Center for a probation violation when he says the unthinkable happened. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 9:12pm.READ MORE:
Petey Powell, 38, grew up on Red Bug Road, in the small town of Hallsboro. He remembers his dad doing whatever he could to keep his family out of poverty but was eventually lured by the money he could make in dealing drugs. Petey was just a little boy when he drugs became a regular part of his life. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 3:27pm.READ MORE:
The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is looking into a beating in the county jail that sent an inmate to the hospital. Daniel Lynn Davis was hit so hard his jaw was broken. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 4:06pm.READ MORE:
Families began the clean-up after strong thunderstorms caused some serious damage last night in Columbus County, as experts tried to figure out what exactly happened. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 2:00am.READ MORE:
Up to 10 mobile homes have been damaged by severe winds from Thursday's storms. No injuries reported at this time. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 1:29pm.READ MORE:
In a collaborative to better serve the communities in its seven-county region, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) has expanded its AirLink program with the addition of a second helicopter. By stationing the EC-135 T2 helicopters in Onslow and Columbus Counties, providers will be able to cut response times and deliver critical care and air ambulance services to patients following a traumatic illness or injury. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 4:51pm.READ MORE:
Columbus County Superintendent Alan Faulk says safety is one of his school system's top priorities. At a meeting Monday night, educators asked county commissioners for support to make area schools safer. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:45pm.READ MORE:
An early-morning fire in Columbus County claimed the life of a local radio broadcaster. Colleagues at WTAB-AM in Tabor City say gospel show host Bobby Pait Sr. died in the fire. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 8:54pm.READ MORE:
The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says two shootings on Friday that cross state lines may be connected. Police say Timothy Goings and Natasha Smith were shot Friday in the Green Acres community in Tabor City. Full story...