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Columbus County News

Fair Bluff mourns death of town candidate on Election Day

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video A Fair Bluff man should have had every reason to celebrate yesterday, as he won the town's race for mayor. Instead he had every reason to mourn, as his brother, who was also running for office, died on Election Day. Full story...
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Liquor vote passes in two towns, deadlocks in third

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videoShould restaurants be allowed to serve liquor? That was the question posed to voters in three Columbus County towns. Full story...
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Fair Bluff Council candidate dies on Election Day

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videoA candidate for Fair Bluff Town Commissioner has died of an apparent heart attack on Election Day, according to the town's mayor. Full story...
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Tabor City farmer sentenced for insurance fraud scam

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A federal judge has sentenced a Tabor City farmer for his role in a tobacco insurance fraud scam. The judge sentenced Patrick Rex Lovett, 48, to five years probation and nine months house arrest. He also must pay a $10,000 fine and forfeit $160,696. Full story...
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Family of teen, man who shot and killed each other speaks out

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videoThe family of a teen involved in a double shooting that killed him and his stepdad in Columbus County yesterday is speaking out about both victims and what may have led to the situation. Full story...
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Columbus County law enforcement addresses Green Acres crime

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video The Columbus County community of Green Acres used to be the place to be. After two men killed each other Thursday morning local law enforcement spoke out about crime in Green Acres, and how it quickly became one of the most dangerous areas in the county. Full story...
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Investigators: Teen, stepfather shoot and kill each other

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video A man and his teenage stepson are dead after investigators say they shot each other overnight. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says at 12:22 a.m. deputies with responded to a shooting at 163 Pine Circle Drive in the Green Acres community just east of Tabor City. Full story...
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Animal rescue groups want change in Columbus County

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video Dozens of animal rights activists from across the state told Columbus County Commissioners that changes need to be at the county's animal shelter. Full story...
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UPDATE: Fourth man arrested in connection to Columbus County murder

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videoA fourth Whiteville man, Charles Thomas Little, 19, has been arrested by the Columbus County Sheriff's Office in connection with the Murder of Lee Travis Wright. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to attempted sex offense.

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A man pleaded guilty today to attempted sex offense. Full story...
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