Columbus County, state reach settlement over animal shelter violations

The county came to an agreement with the state to pay $1,250 over animal shelter violations.

Inmate pleads to attempted murder for stabbing correctional officer

An inmate pled guilty Monday for stabbing a correctional officer at the Columbus County jail in 2017, according to District Attorney Jon David.
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FBI warns about prevalence of online romance scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says lots of people fall prey to online romance scams also known confidence fraud.

2020 Primary: Early voting gets underway in North Carolina

Early voting is officially underway in North Carolina and a new voting system is being used at some polls.
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Full Court Press Team of the Week: Whiteville Boys Basketball

It was another match up between Whiteville and West Columbus that fans will not soon forget. The Wolfpack got a steal leading to the go-ahead layup with .9 seconds left to go to take down the Vikings. That performance earned Whiteville the Full Court Press Team of the Week honor. 

6 YEARS AGO: Winter storm cripples Cape Fear region

We've avoided wintry weather so far this season, but that wasn't the case six years ago.
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Columbus County FFA teacher selected at ‘Teacher of the Week’

A teacher at a school in Columbus County has made it his mission to educate and groom a new generation of livestock farmers and veterinarians.

Teen charged with murder after shooting at Columbus Co. gas station

A Columbus County teen is charged with murder following a shooting last week.

UNCW asks NC commercial fisherman to take part in economic survey

Are you a North Carolina fisherman? You could be receiving a survey from a UNCW research team soon.

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