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New allegations aimed at Soles

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videoFor more than a year we've been following the controversy surrounding State Senator R.C. Soles and his clients. Another man has come forward, accusing Senator Soles of sexual molestation. Full story...
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Yam Festival full of sweet potatoes

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videoTabor City is hosting the 39th Annual Yam Festival through the weekend, however you won't find any yams there, only sweet potatoes. Full story...
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State bar recognizes Soles for 50 years of membership

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Although currently facing his own legal problems, State Senator RC Soles has been practicing law for half a century. This week, the state bar recognized Soles for 50 years of membership. Full story...
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Democratic Senator Basnight speaks out about Soles

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Tuesday, Senate Republican leader Phil Berger spoke to WWAY about two ongoing SBI investigations into Senator RC Soles. Wednesday, the top Democrat senator responded. Full story...
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Fellow senator speaks out about RC Soles

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videoSince August, the SBI has been investigating State Senator RC Soles for a shooting that took place at his home and accusations of sexual misconduct. Tuesday, a fellow senator reacted to those investigations and looked ahead to the impact they could have when the Senate heads back to session in May. Full story...
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Chadbourn Mayor looks toward higher office

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Mayor Kenneth Waddell plans to file for the State House District 20 seat.

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Three men in custody for connection to Chadbourn fire

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videoThree men are in jail in connection with a Chadbourn tire warehouse fire that burned for two days last month. One of the men charged with starting the fire, also helped put it out. Full story...
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SBI continues investigation into Senator RC Soles

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The SBI investigations into State Senator RC Soles continue. In August we aired an interview with a former legal client of the senator, who accused Soles of molesting him. Full story...
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Columbus County loses beloved Aunt Sarah

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Columbus County has lost one woman, beloved by many. We first met Aunt Sarah Sledge back in July. At age 93, she was still working at the Ambassador Camp at Lake Waccamaw, which she started back in 1957. Full story...
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DSS investigation closes on Allen Strickland

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A social services investigation into the guardianship of a Tabor City teen with ties to RC Soles is now officially closed. Full story...
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Warehouse fire in Chadbourn finally extinguished

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The tire warehouse fire that started Monday night in Chadbourn is finally out. Town manager Stevie Cox said fire fighters extinguished the final flames early Thursday morning. Full story...
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Officials concerned about impacts of Chadbourn fire

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videoWith most of the flames extinguished, emergency officials are starting to shift their attention to the surrounding environment. Full story...
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Strickland bond yet to be set

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Wednesday brought new information about a Tabor City teen with ties to Senator RC Soles. Full story...
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Chadbourn blaze now under control

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videoFirefighters worked through the night Monday to control a blaze in Columbus County. The fire started at the Ithaca Plant in Chadbourn and forced several neighbors from their homes. Full story...
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911 calls surrounding Senator Soles tell a familiar story

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videoThere are numerous 911 call records involving the home and office of Sen. R.C. Soles. Many of the stories we saw and heard on these reports and tapes are similar to ones we've heard before.

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