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Detectives make record meth bust in Columbus Co.

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Columbus County Sheriff's deputies and State Bureau of Investigation agents say they've made the largest crystal meth bust in county history. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Chadbourn town councilman asked to resign

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video It was a war of words Tuesday night in the small town of Chadbourn. Councilman Edwin Roberts was at the center of controversy during a town council meeting and some say it's time for him to go. Full story...
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Dead spots plague Columbus Co. emergency radios

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video After years of research, Columbus County upgraded its antiquated emergency radio system two years ago. But is the county getting its money's worth from the million-dollar system really worth it? Two years after the digital trunk system went into service, emergency workers are still struggling with static. Full story...
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Sisters killed in crash not wearing seat belts

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video The lives of two Columbus County families drastically changed Saturday night, but what could have been done differently to prevent the death of two children? Full story...
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Park maintenance making waves among Chadbourn leaders

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video Close to a decade ago a Chadbourn Park was built using private money, but it needs public upkeep to stay viable. That has caused some bickering among town leaders. Full story...
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Whiteville museum hosts fossil fair

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This weekend the North Carolina Museum of Forestry in Whiteville will open up its doors on Saturday for a fossil fair. Full story...
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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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