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Columbus County News

Coats for Kids a warming tale

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A recent coat drive coordinated by the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office was a huge success. "Coats for Kids" has collected over five hundred coats that are ready to be distributed to children in need. Full story...
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Columbus County man finds himself back in jail

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Just four days after being released from prison, a Columbus County man is back in jail. Gerald McCutchen was arrested Monday night and charged with robbing Mae's Coffee Shop in Whiteville. Full story...
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Just enough snow to cancel school for some on Wednesday

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Whiteville wasn't too white today, but white enough. A light dusting of snow was enough to close Whiteville and Columbus County schools. Full story...
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Whiteville man accused of murdering neighbor

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videoWhat started as a dispute between neighbors ended with one man dead and another in jail charged with his murder.

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Middle school students in Whiteville utilizing laptops

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videoInstead of students carrying around an armful of books at Central Middle School in Whiteville, they can do all their studies in one place, on their Apple laptop computer. Full story...
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Whiteville students write letters to President Obama

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videoIf you could ask President Obama to do certain things while in office, what would they be? Second graders at Whiteville Primary School are writing letters to our new president explaining exactly what they want to see in the future. Full story...
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People enjoy a snow day in Columbus County

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videoFor some North Carolinians, today's snowfall was the first time they'd seen it accumulate round these parts. In Whiteville, children of all ages were taking full advantage of their snow day. Full story...
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Coats for Kids drive kicks off today

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The Columbus County Kiwanis Club is kicking off a Coats for Kids drive Friday. It is accepting gently used or new coats in children and junior sizes. Full story...
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Police find man who escaped Whiteville Police custody

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Police said they found Caron Antwan Robinson around midnight on West Water Street in an abandoned house. Full story...
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Two hospitalists now on staff at Columbus Regional Healthcare System

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Patient care is now more efficient in Columbus County, thanks to a new position at Columbus Regional Healthcare System. Full story...
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Some Georgia-Pacific jobs to be saved

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videoGeorgia-Pacific had originally planned to lay-off more than 400 employees, but thanks to the success of two pilot programs 125 people still have jobs. Full story...
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Columbus County looking to bring in new business

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Monday night the county commission voted to offer tax incentives to an unidentified company from New York that would make sweet potato French fries. Full story...
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A Columbus County turkey farm

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videoTurkey day is just around the corner. You won't find cows and pigs on the Wilson's farm; they are in the business of the feathered kind. They own the only turkey farm in Columbus County. Full story...
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Biggest drug bust in Columbus County history lands former police officer in jail

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It's being called the biggest drug bust in Columbus County history. After seizing thousands of dollars in cash, and a hefty amount of cocaine, the Columbus County Sheriff's Department is relieved a drug trafficker is now behind bars. Full story...
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New business possibilities in Columbus County

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Some good news from Columbus County, new businesses could be moving in. This would mean 54 new jobs over 3 years if the plans become a reality. Full story...
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