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Columbus Co. student arrested for weapons, threats at school

An East Columbus High School student was arrested Thursday after authorities said she brought two weapons to school after threatening other students.
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Pender County boil water notice rescinded

Pender County Utilities has rescinded the low pressure and boil water advisory which was issued Sept. 20 for customers in the central and western areas of Pender County.
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Governor promises town will not be forgotten

Fair Bluff is not forgotten. That's the message Governor Roy Cooper delivered when he came to Columbus County this afternoon.
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Douglas Edwards sentenced to at least 80 years in prison

Less than 24 hours after finding Douglas Edwards guilty of multiple charges including kidnapping and attempted murder of a six-year-old girl, the judge has now decided long he'll spend behind bars for his crime.
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Utah man wanted in death of daughter arrested in Wilmington

A man wanted in Utah for failing to appear for sentencing in the death of his infant daughter was arrested in Wilmington last week.
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Grinding to the top, former barista is now a company executive

You've heard of folks working their way to the top, right? They start at the bottom of the totem pole and over time, go from taking orders to giving them.
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Captain Eddy Haneman’s compass donated to museum

The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History received a special donation this afternoon. Blair Poteate and his wife donated a compass that was once owned by Captain Eddy Haneman.
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Exclusive interview with Gov. Cooper on veto of bill addressing GenX

A bill addressing concerns about GenX is getting a veto from the governor.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
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Preliminary results show high levels of GenX found in private wells near Chemours

State officials have directed Chemours to provide bottled water to 11 homeowners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the company’s preliminary test results showed GenX above state health goals in residential drinking wells.
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UNCW professor awarded $1.5M grant to research the future of coastal communities

The grant will allow a team of researchers to investigate ways public policies will affect both economic decisions and the coastal environment.