The National Weather Service says yesterday's tornado in Columbus County covered five miles in about eight minutes.
The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down this afternoon in Columbus County.
Officials now know the second victim in a Bolton double murder.
There's still no word on the identity of the second woman found dead in a shed behind a home in Bolton Monday evening.
Nine people have been taken to the hospital after a tour bus carrying students and a tractor-trailer collided on US 74/76 near Bolton in Columbus County.
A Columbus County man has been convicted of a 2011 murder.
Jerry Lee Moore Jr. faces life in prison for the shooting death of Samuel Odell Hampton III, 24.
It is nearly two weeks since Election Day, and the process is just wrapping up in Columbus County after some double-checking in the race for mayor in Bolton.
It may be more than a week since Election Day, but the election process is not over yet. In Columbus County, there's still some double-checking to be done for mayor in Bolton.
Firefighters at the Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Bolton battled a fire that broke out at the firehouse. Fire officials say that fire sparked in one of their primary engines and then spread to the building where it was being housed. They say the truck is a total loss and the storage bay suffered significant damage. There are no reported injuries. The cause is under investigation.
An early morning argument led to the death of a young Bolton man Saturday.