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Columbus County News

ONLY ON 3: Testimony starts in Nobles murder trial

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video After three years of waiting testimony began in the Danny Ray Nobles murder trial. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA not sure if he'll retry Chadbourn manager

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video A trial 18 months in the making came to a head Friday. Now both the prosecution and defense are left wondering what's next. Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox finally had his day in court last week, but Cox said his life is still on hold after a mistrial left a cloud hanging over his head. Full story...
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Police find fire, chaos at Wisconsin spa where 7 shot

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A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife's tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and shot seven women, three fatally, before killing himself, a police chief said. Full story...
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Cox trial juror: 'I was trying to help him out'

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videoAfter five and a half hours of deliberation, jurors in the Stevie Cox officer impersonation trial were hung at a 7-5 vote of not guilty Friday, which forced the judge to declare a mistrial. Full story...
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Judge declares mistrial after Cox jury deadlocks

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video It took more than 18 months for Chadbourn's town manger to go to trial on charges of impersonating a police officer. After all that time, there's still no resolution in the case. Full story...
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Jury deliberations to continue Friday in Stevie Cox trial

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videoJurors in Stevie Cox's officer impersonation trial went home without reaching a verdict Thursday. Jurors began deliberating in the afternoon after a second day of testimony wrapped up in the case against Chadbourn's town manager. Full story...
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Testimony begins in Chadbourn Town Manager's trial

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video More than a year after he was charged with impersonating a police officer, Chadbourn's town manager went on trial today. The charge stems from a traffic stop in March 2011. Full story...
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Judge shuts down Columbus County nightclub

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A judge today shut down a Columbus County nightclub that prosecutors say has been the site of violent crimes, including a fatal shooting. Full story...
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Dewey Hill leads Democrats backing Republican McCrory

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video State Rep. Dewey Hill is one of the leaders of a statewide coalition of Democratic leaders backing Republican Pat McCrory for governor, McCrory's campaign said today. Full story...
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NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC

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The National Weather Service officially confirmed the touchdown of three tornadoes in southeastern North Carolina on Monday. Full story...
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Columbus Co. man arrested for wife's 2000 murder

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Columbus County Sheriff's detectives and investigators with the District Attorney's Office arrested John Avery Phillip Cumbee, 51, of Honey Field Road, Whiteville, for the 2000 murder of his wife, Angela Jones Cumbee. Full story...
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Video details incident involving Chadbourn town manager

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video It's been more than 18 months since Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox was charged with impersonating a police officer. Today, we're finally getting a look at what led to the charge. SEE FULL VIDEO INSIDE. Full story...
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Already deemed unhealthiest, many in Columbus County won't buckle up

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video In April, Columbus County was ranked the unhealthiest in the state. Now county residents are considered the least likely in the state to wear a seat belt. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Moving Obama's speech costs Columbus Co. woman thousands

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videoPresident Obama's cancelled outdoor speech did more than disappoint. It will cost one Columbus County woman thousands of dollars. Full story...
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Three shot at Columbus County club

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One person remains in critical condition after a shooting early this morning in Columbus County. It happened around 2 a.m. at Balls Night Club in Evergreen. Full story...
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