For more than 70 percent of people in Columbus County a sales tax increase was the only issue on the ballot.
If you plan on purchasing any goods or services in Columbus County in the near future you may have to pay a little extra. There's a referendum on this year's ballot to raise the county's sales and use tax.
Riegelwood firefighters raised the money to build the monument. They say it's not a memorial, but a celebration of the people's lives that were lost when the tornado touched down.
Another of the three inmates who slipped out an unlocked door at the Columbus County jail has been caught.
Two inmates from the Columbus County detention center remain on the loose after escaping over the weekend.