make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Columbus County News

Strickland's car stolen and vandalized

READ MORE:
Just a day after Allen "Frog" Strickland posted a $1 million bond on charges of damaging property, the teen's car was stolen. Strickland's 2008 BMW was stolen from his home on Saturday according to Tabor City Police. The vehicle was recovered later in the day out in the county off of Fair Bluff Road. Full story...
»

Columbus County Commission Chair arrested for stalking in SC

READ MORE:
video Columbus County Commission Chairman Giles Byrd was arrested and charged with stalking down in Horry County. Full story...
»

Week # 1 - High School Scoreboard

READ MORE:
Week number one is complete on the high school football scene. Click full story in order to see all the scores from Friday night from around North Carolina. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Strickland posts $1M bond two hours after hearing

READ MORE:
video Once again, a high bond won't keep a teen with ties to R.C. Soles behind bars very long. The 19-year-old with no job and no known source of legitimate income is on his way out of the Columbus County Jail after posting a $1 million bond. A deputy at the jail said at 12:40 p.m. Allen "Frog" Strickland was waiting to be fitted with a GPS device. He was released at 1:04 p.m. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Bachmann, Perry on the campaign trail

READ MORE:
video While the Presidential candidates may be focused on South Carolina, WWAY NewsChannel 3 is making sure they don't forget about southeastern North Carolina. WWAY's Asha Dave was the ONLY Wilmington reporter to cover Perry as he visited Florence, SC, and Bachmann as she held a town hall meeting in Myrtle Beach. Full story...
»

One dead, one hurt after domestic dispute leads to shooting at hospital

READ MORE:
A woman is dead and a man hurt after a shooting at a hospital in Whiteville this morning. Law enforcement sources tell WWAY that a domestic dispute involving two men and a woman led to the shooting outside Columbus Regional Healthcare System around 7 a.m. Full story...
»

Tabor City child dies in lawn mower accident

READ MORE:
video In what neighbors say was a tragic accident, Mario Lewis Jr. lost his life Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
»

Columbus Co. man feeling lucky after lightning strike

READ MORE:
video What started as a typical Sunday afternoon with family quickly turned into some scary moments for a Columbus County man. That's because lightning struck nearby causing him to lose his sight and hearing temporarily. Full story...
»

5TH QUARTER: Rain delay, lightning delay & power outage at BB&T Jamboree, but well worth the wait

READ MORE:
video The 25th Annual BB&T Jamboree started late, but it turned out to be a wild and woolly night with a lot of scoring at Legion Stadium. Full story...
»

Why did FBI agent call 911 to help 'Frog' at Soles's house?

READ MORE:
video The R.C. Soles-Allen Strickland saga continues in Columbus County, but now a federal agent is involved. Recently a special agent with the FBI called Columbus County 911 after he got a call from Strickland. The agent told an operator that the former senator may have assaulted the teen. Full story...
»