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Wrong ballots mean redo for Columbus County primary race

A Republican primary in March for a North Carolina county commissioner’s seat will get a do-over in June.

State board orders new election in Columbus County Commissioner race

The N.C. State Board of Elections on Tuesday unanimously ordered a new Republican primary election for Columbus County Commissioner District 2.

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.

County leader: Sheriff Jody Greene to take leave of absence as Hatcher ends lawsuit

The Columbus County Commisison chair tells WWAY that the county's attorney was informed Hatcher will dismiss his lawsuit over the election with prejudice as Sheriff Jody Greene will take a leave of absence from office.

Columbus Co. Commission approves incentive grant for renewable energy plant

County leaders approved more than $700,000 to go to incentivize a renewable energy company to begin operations near Clarendon.

Columbus County wants road named after trooper killed in line of duty

Columbus County commissioners want a road named in honor of Trooper Kevin Conner. They approved a request be sent to the NCDOT Monday night.

Commission tables ordinance Columbus Co. gun owners feared would forbid target shooting on property

Columbus County commissioners want to start things over with a proposed firing range ordinance.

Whiteville City Schools vote against merger

One school district is for and the other is against consolidation.

Columbus Co. Animal Control could soon use dart guns to catch animals

Columbus County Animal Control is requesting approval to use dart guns.

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Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

Those findings underscore the challenges facing public health officials as soaring infections in some states again threaten to overwhelm hospitals.

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Firefighters have officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building.

Wilmington Police investigating shooting on Metting Road

A Wilmington Police spokesman said officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 3600 block of Metting Road just before 3 p.m. this afternoon.