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Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.

Sheriff Jody Greene ‘ready to move forward’ after election certified

Seven months after he won the Columbus County Sheriff's race and six months after he was sworn into office, Jody Greene is now the undisputed sheriff of Columbus County. 

Appeal denied, Columbus County sheriff’s race to be certified

A Wake County Superior Court judge has denied an appeal of the North Carolina State Board of Elections decision to certify Jody Greene as sheriff, according to Columbus County Board of Elections Director Carla Strickland.

State Board of Elections holds hearing on Columbus Co. sheriff race

The State Board of Elections will hold a hearing on the disputed Columbus County Sheriff's race today in Raleigh.

State Board of Elections schedules hearing on Columbus County sheriff race

The long-disputed race for Columbus County sheriff could soon come to a close.

70+ Democrats and county commissioner switch parties in two weeks

In the past two weeks, more than 70 democrats in Columbus County have left the party and that includes Columbus County Commissioner Ricky Bullard.

Elections board sees influx of party affiliation changes after Columbus sheriff hearing

The Columbus County Board of Elections held its first regular meeting Monday since voting three to two last week that Jody Greene did not meet state requirements of residence to run for sheriff.

Election board hears protest in 2018 Columbus County sheriff’s race

Testimony ended Wednesday and will pick up in the morning for the case for who is the rightful sheriff of Columbus County.

Evidentiary hearing set in disputed Columbus County sheriff’s race

The dispute over who should be the rightful sheriff of Columbus County is one step closer to being decided, after the Columbus County Board of Elections met Monday morning to set a date for the evidentiary hearing.

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

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Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.