Columbus County News
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Columbus County to make up two missed school days
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:06pm.

videoColumbus County students will only have to make up two of four school days missed during last week's winter storm.

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Deputies: Man found shot inside car dies from gunshot wound to chest
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 7:42am.

Deputies are investigating after they say a man who was found with a shot to the chest inside a car yesterday died from his gunshot wound.

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Silver Alert issued for missing Whiteville woman
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 4:25pm.

The NC Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Brooklyn Simone Baldwin. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Brooklyn Simone Baldwin, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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B.J. Wright's wife pleads guilty to obstruction of justice
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 4:59pm.

videoThe wife of a well known Columbus County criminal is heading to prison herself for trying to tamper with her husband's criminal trial.

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Whiteville to consider sidewalk dining ordinance
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:29pm.

video From fine dining to southern soul food Columbus County residents say you can get it all in Whiteville. However, if you were planning on sitting outside and enjoying your dinner you’re out of luck. One business owner is now seeking to change all of that.

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Walters won't run for third full term in NC Senate
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:14pm.

videoColumbus County will have a new voice in the North Carolina Senate next year. Sen. Michael Walters (D-13th District) has decided he will not run for reelection.

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Hatcher sworn in as new Columbus County Sheriff
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:50pm.

videoThere's a new sheriff in town in Columbus County. Community members and law enforcement packed the Columbus County Courthouse this morning as Lewis Hatcher, the county's first black sheriff, was sworn in.

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ONLY ON 3: Two of three suspects in Columbus Co. murder were out on bond
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:00pm.

video New details have emerged about two of the suspects accused in the New Year's Day murder of a Hallsboro woman. Court records show that Derrick Devon Pierce and Antwan Jahmal Johnson have both had multiple run-ins with the law in the last year.

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Third suspect arrested in New Year's Day murder of Columbus Co. mom
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 11:09pm.

videoTwo men and one woman are in jail charged with murdering a woman in Columbus County early New Year's Day. The Sheriff's Office says Derrick Devon Pierce, 29, Antwan Jahmal Johnson, 30, and Amanda Kay Canady, 25, are charged with the murder of Keshia April Ward, 31, of Hallsboro.

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Kids find mom murdered, boyfriend beaten
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/01/2014 - 8:20pm.

videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent attack and murder in Hallsboro.

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