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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...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:51pm.READ MORE:
A Fair Bluff man should have had every reason to celebrate yesterday, as he won the town's race for mayor. Instead he had every reason to mourn, as his brother, who was also running for office, died on Election Day. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:28pm.READ MORE:
Should restaurants be allowed to serve liquor? That was the question posed to voters in three Columbus County towns. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:14pm.READ MORE:
A candidate for Fair Bluff Town Commissioner has died of an apparent heart attack on Election Day, according to the town's mayor. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 2:31pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 4:18pm.READ MORE:
The family of a teen involved in a double shooting that killed him and his stepdad in Columbus County yesterday is speaking out about both victims and what may have led to the situation. Full story...