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Columbus County News

Guilty plea not first from Soles

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Today was not the first time Sen. R.C. Soles pleaded guilty to a crime. In 1970, he led police on a high speed chase near Fayetteville. Full story...
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Soles heads to court Thursday

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The hearing starts at 2 p.m. Thursday in Columbus County. You can follow our coverage here on wwaytv3.com, Twitter and WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5, 6 and 11. Full story...
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Fair Bluff mayor Britt reelected

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The second time was the charm for the mayor of Fair Bluff. Full story...
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Police continue search for robbery suspects

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Police say three armed black men robbed the Dollar General yesterday afternoon. The men tied up two employees and one customer before escaping with about $4,000. Full story...
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Columbus County rated state's unhealthiest

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videoThe counties were measured by how healthy people are and how long they live. Full story...
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Keeping score

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videoEverlene Davis has been keeping the score at high school basketball games forever. Well, not quite forever, but 53 years is a pretty long time. Full story...
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Tabor City cop hoping to clear name

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Lt. Greg Sibbett thought there was a chance the judge would dismiss the charges against him today, but it turned out to be more of an administrative court hearing. Full story...
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DA tossing Tabor City detective's cases

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videoThe lead investigator involved in many legal cases surrounding Sen. R.C. Soles is in trouble tonight. Full story...
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Wright in trouble again

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B.J. Wright was arrested this morning for allegedly shooting at someone January 26 in Whiteville. Full story...
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Federal grant helps preschoolers learn to read

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videoColumbus and Bladen County schools are getting funds to help preschoolers learn how to read. Full story...
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Soles Shooting Update

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The Whiteville News Reporter has published an article saying that Senator Soles shot 22-year-old Kyle Blackburn in the back of his right thigh. Full story...
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Trooper, deputy involved in shooting

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Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten tells WWAY it all started with a report of a stolen SUV south of Chadbourn on Highway 410. Full story...
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Soles turns himself in

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video The longest serving member of the state legislature turned himself in just after 11 a.m. Friday. Full story...
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Grand jury indicts Soles

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A Columbus County grand jury has indicted Sen. R.C. Soles for shooting a man at his home.

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Strickland pleads guilty in high-speed chase

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Charge stems from high-speed chase in Columbus County. Full story...
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