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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sat, 12/28/2013 - 2:48pm.READ MORE:
The News Reporter in Whiteville reports former mayor of Chadbourn Leo Mercer died on Thursday at Columbus Regional Healthcare. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 12/20/2013 - 5:46pm.READ MORE:
As one door for the Columbus County Sheriff opens, another one closes. At the start of the new year, Chris Batten will go to work for the Department of Justice as Eastern Field representative for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education Training and Standards. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 11:53pm.READ MORE:
Batten says he will step down effective at noon on Jan. 7, 2014. He says he has accepted a job with the North Carolina Department of Justice as Eastern Field representative for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education Training and Standards. Full story...
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:24pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
The family of a teen killed in what has been deemed an accidental shooting two years ago in Columbus County has filed a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle blamed in her death. Two other women hurt in the shooting have joined in the lawsuit against Remington Arms Company, LLC. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 3:40pm.READ MORE:
A man has pleaded guilty to murdering two brothers in Columbus County nearly three years ago. The District Attorney says Ronald Bellamy pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of second degree murder for the deaths of Lee Otis Vereen and Jerome Williams. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:45pm.READ MORE:
Chadbourn's police chief says he has not quit his job despite reports to the contrary. Chief Steven Shaw says he has had discussions with town leaders about him leaving his position, but he says nothing has been agreed to and nothing has been signed. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 11:46am.READ MORE:
Mixed drinks will not be available any time soon at restaurants in Tabor City. A recount of the Nov. 5 on a referendum to allow the alcohol sale confirmed the measure failed by one vote. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 5:14pm.READ MORE:
A Whiteville woman is the fifth person charged in connection with a murder last month near Tabor City. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Amanda Christine Calhoun yesterday. Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 4:39pm.READ MORE:
There will be a recount on a referendum for selling mixed drinks in Tabor City. Columbus County Board of Elections Supervisor Carla Strickland says the final vote was 133 for and 134 against the measure. Full story...