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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 3:30am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:33pm.READ MORE:
It's not every day you see a democrat buy an ad supporting a republican, but that's exactly what a former sheriff did and more. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 3:30pm.READ MORE:
Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram is filling the seat on the NC Sheriff's Education and Training and Standards Commission left empty when former Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten resigned. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:50pm.READ MORE:
There's a new sheriff in town in Columbus County. Community members and law enforcement packed the Columbus County Courthouse this morning as Lewis Hatcher, the county's first black sheriff, was sworn in. 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 Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
The Columbus County community of Green Acres used to be the place to be. After two men killed each other Thursday morning local law enforcement spoke out about crime in Green Acres, and how it quickly became one of the most dangerous areas in the county. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 5:13pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
Three Columbus County teenagers have been arrested and charged with murdering a Hallsboro man after deputies say they bragged to classmates at East Columbus High School. Sheriff Chris Batten says deputies found three of the victim's guns in the suspects' homes Thursday. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:51pm.READ MORE:
Fair Bluff's police chief is in hot water after being charged with selling drugs on the job. The district attorney says officers arrested Marty Lewis yesterday while he was taking part of a drug-deal on duty and in uniform. Full story...