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Admitted bank robber makes court appearance

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A man who admitted robbing two Columbus County banks made his first appearance in court today. Investigators say 29-year-old Jonathan Bo Drye admitted robbing the first bank in Whiteville yesterday and the BB&T in Riegelwood last week. Full story...
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EPA adds Riegelwood site to Superfund list

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video The US Environmental Protection Agency is adding 10 new hazardous waste sites that risk people's health and threaten the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites and is proposing to include 15 additional sites. The list includes a site in Riegelwood. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Mom accused of taking daughter to a street fight is no longer a county school employee

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video The Whiteville mother accused of taking her daughter to a street fight and then cheering her on is no longer an employee of Columbus County Schools. On Monday night the Columbus County Board of Education spent part of their monthly meeting behind close doors to discuss Aneshia Cartret's employment status. Full story...
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Everyday guy turns millionaire

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video One man is $1 million richer from a Powerball ticket he bought at a store in Whiteville. Dreams really do come true, and the community says it couldn't have happened to a better guy. Full story...
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Whiteville farmer wins million dollars on lottery ticket

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Russell Menser, a farmer from Whiteville, can count himself among the luckiest people in Columbus County after the Powerball ticket he purchased for the Feb. 26 drawing wound up being worth $1 million. Full story...
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DEVELOPING STORY: B.J. Wright arrested in SC, returns to Columbus County

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video The man hunt for B.J. Wright has finally ended. Wright was arrested this morning across the state line in Horry County, SC. The Columbus County Sheriff's Department brought him back to the Columbus County Courthouse this afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: A look at B.J. Wright's Bonding Info Report

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A closer look at the charges and bond amounts B.J. Wright is facing... Full story...
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Whiteville baseball coach gets tossed out of season opener against Laney

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video Whiteville baseball coach Brett Harwood only watched half the game on Tuesday night in the Wolfpack's baseball season opener against the defending state 4-A champions, Laney High School. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Tabor City Police - The craziness stops when R.C. is in the ground

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videoThe saga involving former state Sen. R.C. Soles and a group of young men he defended in court has lasted for years. One Tabor City Police officer says it will not end when one of those young men, B.J. Wright, is finally arrested. He says it will take something more. Full story...
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Jury selection begins for man accused of four murders

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It's the first death penalty case in more than a decade for Columbus County. Danny Lamont Thomas, a 38-year-old former resident of Chadbourn is on trial for the murder of four people. Full story...
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