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Columbus County News

Fair Bluff mayor Britt reelected

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The second time was the charm for the mayor of Fair Bluff. Full story...
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Police continue search for robbery suspects

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Police say three armed black men robbed the Dollar General yesterday afternoon. The men tied up two employees and one customer before escaping with about $4,000. Full story...
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Columbus County rated state's unhealthiest

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videoThe counties were measured by how healthy people are and how long they live. Full story...
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Keeping score

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videoEverlene Davis has been keeping the score at high school basketball games forever. Well, not quite forever, but 53 years is a pretty long time. Full story...
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Tabor City cop hoping to clear name

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Lt. Greg Sibbett thought there was a chance the judge would dismiss the charges against him today, but it turned out to be more of an administrative court hearing. Full story...
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DA tossing Tabor City detective's cases

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videoThe lead investigator involved in many legal cases surrounding Sen. R.C. Soles is in trouble tonight. Full story...
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Wright in trouble again

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B.J. Wright was arrested this morning for allegedly shooting at someone January 26 in Whiteville. Full story...
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Federal grant helps preschoolers learn to read

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videoColumbus and Bladen County schools are getting funds to help preschoolers learn how to read. Full story...
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Soles Shooting Update

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The Whiteville News Reporter has published an article saying that Senator Soles shot 22-year-old Kyle Blackburn in the back of his right thigh. Full story...
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Trooper, deputy involved in shooting

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Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten tells WWAY it all started with a report of a stolen SUV south of Chadbourn on Highway 410. Full story...
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Soles turns himself in

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video The longest serving member of the state legislature turned himself in just after 11 a.m. Friday. Full story...
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Grand jury indicts Soles

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A Columbus County grand jury has indicted Sen. R.C. Soles for shooting a man at his home.

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Strickland pleads guilty in high-speed chase

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Charge stems from high-speed chase in Columbus County. Full story...
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Fair Bluff voters prepare for a do-over

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Voters in the Columbus County town of Fair Bluff will head back to the polls on February 23rd. Full story...
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SBI looks into possible witness tampering in RC Soles case

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The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into possible witness tampering in the case against State Senator RC Soles. Sources tell WWAY, two of the people involved in the shooting at the Senator's house have been spotted following him around Tabor City.

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