Columbus County News
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Whiteville High band director fired
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 3:54pm.

A high school band director is playing a sad song. Chance Bryant was fired Friday from his job at Whiteville High School.

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Whiteville native Chester McGlockton will be inducted into SC Sports Hall of Fame
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:31pm.

Whiteville has a rich history of producing outstanding athletes. Chester McGlockton is certainly close to the top of the list. In his playing days Chester clearly did his talking on the field. In fact he turned out to be a first round NFL draft pick.

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Search for Wright heads south
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 5:00pm.

The Tabor City Police Department's search for a career criminal with ties to R.C. Soles has extended south of the border.

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FIRST ON 3: B.J. Wright facing $1 million bond, Allen Strickland in and out of jail for incidents at Soles's home
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 02/14/2011 - 4:40pm.

video Two young men with a checkered past and connections to R.C Soles are back in trouble after another incident at the former senator's home.

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Nakina man charged with murder by golf club
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/11/2011 - 3:40pm.

A Columbus County man is in jail charged with killing his mother's boyfriend.

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Fallen soldier's funeral unites Columbus County
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 01/31/2011 - 1:53pm.

video Army PFC Amy Sinkler was laid to rest Saturday afternoon in Columbus County. She died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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Family, friends remember fallen soldier as controversial group plans funeral protest
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Sat, 01/29/2011 - 8:51pm.

Remembering our fallen heroes is something we hear about all too often these days. Thursday night family and friends attended a candlelight vigil in Whiteville to honor the life of a fallen soldier.

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Columbus County superintendent heading south of the border
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:05am.

Columbus County's top educator is making a move. Superintendent Dan Strickland is moving across the state line to take the same job in Marion County, SC, starting in July.

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ONLY ON 3: Teen couple says stabbing was an accident
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 5:15pm.

video A Whiteville High School student-athlete got a painful lesson in love this week. The teenager's girlfriend stabbed him in the head after getting jealous of other girls, but the couple says it was all a big accident.

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UPDATE: Warrants issued in store clerk's murder
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 11:01am.

Warrants have been issued for three men believed to be responsible for a shooting at a Tabor City convenience store Sunday night. The Tabor City Police Department says the three men will face homicide and armed robbery charges in connection to last night's shooting.

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