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Volunteers rebuild heart of Fair Bluff to reignite a community

The Town of Fair Bluff is still recovering after back-to-back hurricanes flooded area homes and businesses. But this summer, volunteers from Columbus County and across the country are teaming up to rebuild, starting with the Building Bridges Community Center.

Leading pressure pipe company to create 44 jobs in Columbus County

Pipeline Plastics specializes in engineered solid wall polyethylene pipe, with a size range up to 65” diameter utilized in all aspects of infrastructure construction. 

New apartment complex brings hope for Fair Bluff’s future

A Columbus County town is still recovering years after being devastated by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. However, there are signs of new life coming to Fair Bluff.

Fair Bluff slowly rebuilding four years after Hurricane Matthew

Thursday marks the four year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew, the storm that turned one southeastern North Carolina town into a ghost town.

Fair Bluff receives $4.8 million grant for small business center

A federal grant will help the Town of Fair Bluff support existing businesses and create new ones.

Deputies find body of missing boater in Lumber River

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says the body of a missing boater has been found in the Lumber River.

Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

Tuesday marks three years since Hurricane Matthew. More than $1 billion in state and federal money has been spent on recovery, but many are still struggling.

Fair Bluff big cat sanctuary gets help from CW actress

A big cat sanctuary which has been in the works since 2013 is holding a fundraiser with the help of someone familiar to fans of the CW.

More scrutiny on hurricane recovery from NC Republicans

North Carolina Republican lawmakers in Raleigh and Washington say they're seeking more answers about why long-term federal hurricane recovery funds are inching out for housing repairs or reimbursements.

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Governor Cooper appoints new general counsel

Fletcher replaces William McKinney, who served as the Governor’s Legal Counsel from January 2017 until July 2021 and has returned to private practice.

‘Christmas in Harmony’ filming next week

Even though it's the dog days of August, a new movie production is making the Cape Fear think about the yuletide season.

‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.