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Jurors hear from murderer's family during sentencing

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Jurors heard a second day of testimony in the sentencing phase of Danny Lamont Thomas. Last week they convicted Thomas of killing four people in Chadbourn in 2005. Full story...
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Family says goodbye to woman run over by friend

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videoHighway Patrol says 22-year-old Kristy Nicole Yarbrough was run over by a friend off Old Stake Road just outside of Chadbourn early Saturday morning. Today family members in Bladenboro laid Yarbrough to rest. Full story...
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Strawberry Festival features food and fun, Soles as Parade Marshal

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video Chadbourn's famous Strawberry Festival brought the community together for the 85th time. Full story...
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Chadbourn Town Manager indicted for impersonating officer

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A Columbus County grand jury has returned indictments against Chadbourn's town manager, including one for impersonating an officer. Full story...
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Sentencing continues Monday in quadruple murders

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A sentencing hearing will continue Monday for a man convicted of four murders in Columbus County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Thomas guilty of four murders

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video A Columbus County jury has returned guilty verdict on four counts of first degree murder against Danny Thomas. Full story...
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B.J. Wright given options on bond

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A Columbus County judge has given a troubled teen with ties to former Sen. R.C. Soles a couple of options to get out of jail. Full story...
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Columbus Co. murder trial goes to jury

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videoA quadruple murder trial in Columbus County is coming to an end. Late this afternoon the jury was read the charges against Danny Lamont Thomas, who's accused of killing for people. Tomorrow the jury will start deliberations. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Viewer captures video of Thursday storm near Whiteville

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Pat Kern sent us this video of Thursday's severe weather shot in front of his house on Mrs. Tates Rd. in Whiteville. Kern says he followed it to 1.5 miles west of Hallsboro on the north side of US 74/76. Is it a tornado forming? You be the judge! Full story...
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Tornado damage around Columbus County

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video Though the severe weather wasn't quite as bad today as it was a few weeks ago, there were a few places in Columbus County that did see some damage. Full story...
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