Columbus County News
"Conversations with Kay" scheduled for Thursday to be rescheduled
Submitted by Laura Seel on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 5:36pm.

The "Conversations with Kay" events that were scheduled for Thursday in Elizabethtown, Whiteville and Burgaw are cancelled and will be rescheduled due to Senate business.

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Police: Unlicensed teen hits Ft. Bragg soldier
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 06/30/2011 - 6:28am.

Police say a wreck involving an unlicensed teen driver who turned in front of a motorcycle has left a Fort Bragg soldier in serious condition.

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FIRST ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Website encourages victims of R.C. Soles to come forward
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 10:54pm.

videoA new website www.rcsolesboys.com is encouraging anyone claiming to be molested by former State Senator R.C. Soles to come forward with their story.

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Tabor City man charged with kidnapping, raping child
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 1:47pm.

Police charged 49-year-old Calvin Sherwood Watts with kidnapping, rape and three counts of sexual offense. They say the charges stem from an incident involving an 11-year-old girl Saturday night or Sunday morning.

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SBI investigation of Sen. R.C. Soles - Day 687
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 7:33am.

It's been 687 days since the SBI began investigating former State Sen. R.C. Soles for sexual misconduct. The investigation began in August 2009 when Stacey Scott alleged that Soles had molested him. This past weekend, a local newspaper published an in-depth report that claims Soles has molested at least five men.

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ONLY ON 3: Uncle forgives man charged with grandmother's murder
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 06/27/2011 - 3:52pm.

video Betty Smith Pace, 75, was known as a loving and prideful woman by friends and family. She raised her grandson, Jesse Pace, who is now accused of her murder.

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DA Jon David looking for info in Soles investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/21/2011 - 2:38pm.

It's been nearly two years after an WWAY's reporting led to a SBI investigation into then-Sen. R.C. Soles. Now the District Attorney in Columbus County says his office is still looking into the case.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Two years later Soles sex investigation lags on
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/20/2011 - 3:35pm.

Nearly two years after WWAY first reported allegations of sexual abuse against R.C. Soles, there's no reported progress on a state investigation.

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Man arrested for Tabor City murder
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 06/15/2011 - 8:29pm.

Police arrested a man wanted for a shooting death in broad daylight in Tabor City. Tabor City Police Chief Donald Dowless says Albert Henry, 34, is in custody and charged with second degree murder. Henry was arrested around 7:30 Thursday night with the assistance of the SBI.

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Man dead after morning shooting in Tabor City
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/15/2011 - 12:46pm.

A man is dead after being shot on a Tabor City street in broad daylight.

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