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Columbus County News

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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Columbus County man charged with murder, arson

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Jerrod Steven Long was arrested Thursday night for the murder of Andre Dunn. Dunn was found dead in his burnt- out trailer home in early November. Full story...
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Fair Bluff to hold new election

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The town of Fair Bluff will have to hold a new election. That was the decision Thursday by the State Board of Elections after some of the folks... Full story...
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Blackburn arrested for drug possession

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The man who was shot at the home of Senator R.C. Soles was arrested Wednesday night. Police arrested 22 year old Kyle Blackburn for possession of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia. Full story...
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Fallout and reactions to possible charges against R.C. Soles

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videoReactions vary, but many think it is time for Senator RC Soles to step down as he could soon be facing criminal charges. Full story...
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Grand Jury requests indictment against Soles

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videoThe Columbus County Grand Jury found probable cause to seek an indictment against the Senator, for shooting a man on his property in late August.

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