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Whiteville turns into a winter wonderland

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videoThe weather outside is frightful, and there are some mixed emotions about the winter weather. Folks in Columbus County spent Sunday playing in a winter wonderland. Many bundled up and braved the cold, all in the name of a good snowball fight. Full story...
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Chadbourn man killed in housefire

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video A deadly fire in Columbus County last night left friends and family devastated. Around 11 p.m. Monday, police responded to a fire at a home in Chadbourn. Sixty-year-old Thomas Edward Brown did not make it out alive. Full story...
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School districts aren't taking any chances with the cold weather

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video School delays because of winter weather don't come often in southeastern North Carolina so a 2-hour delay is not a bad deal for some students. The cold weather has many students are hoping for a snow day. Full story...
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Family mourns brothers shot, killed near Tabor City

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video A Columbus County neighborhood is shocked and a family is grieving tonight after losing not one, but two relatives. Now investigators and family members are looking for justice. Full story...
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Police investigate break-in, vandalism at Soles's home

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video Tabor City Police responded to three calls last night at or near Sen. R.C. Soles's home. Full story...
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Chadbourn community mourns after murder

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video The day after a brutal murder shook up the quiet community of Berry Court - neighbors took a little time out to reflect. They say this is usually a problem-free place to live. Full story...
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Chadbourn police search for suspect after murder

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She lived in the Barry Court neighborhood which is a senior living community. Police say they never have any trouble out of the neighborhood. Full story...
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Local logging company makes national television debut

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Some locals joined together at The Pilot House to enjoy their national television debut. Full story...
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"Swamp Loggers" to feature centuries old cypress logs found, milled locally

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videoImagine hardwood floors made from trees grown before Columbus discovered America. Whiteville wood millers are getting national attention for their centuries-old timber. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Patterson wants to know why Hill closed stores

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On October, 11th Tristan Patterson stands outside of a closed up Hills Home Run gas station with a former employee who said they arrived at work Friday and were told “Go home, you no longer have a job!” Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Patterson Campaign calls for an end to dirty politics

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On October, 7th Tristan Patterson called on all candidates running in Columbus county to demand that their supporters not touch, destroy or block other candidates signs, including their opponents. Full story...
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Rep. Hill injures neck but back home today

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Rep. Dewey Hill fell at his Lake Waccamaw home this weekend and injured his neck. He stumbled on his way to get some ice cream from his deep freezer - according to Whiteville.com. Full story...
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Columbus County considers tobacco ban

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Tobacco has long been king in Columbus County, but tonight commissioners will consider a tobacco ban. Full story...
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Woman cannot save disabled husband from fire

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videoA woman struggles to drag her husband from their burning home, but she just couldn't get him out. The disabled man died in the early-morning fire in Columbus County. Flames hurt the wife. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents worried about snakes in school

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video First it was snakes on a plane. Now it's snakes in a school. But this is not a movie. It's real life, and it has parents concerned about their children's safety. Full story...
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