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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.

Southport City Dock officially reopened for visitors

After nearly five years, Southport officially reopening its city dock.

Bladenboro gets 900K federal grant to revitalize downtown business district

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $900,000 grant to support the economic revitalization of the downtown Bladenboro business district.

Southport’s City Dock undergoing major repairs

he City of Southport says the reconstruction of the City Dock is official underway 

Artist to paint third mural on Whiteville Mural Trail on Friday

The Whiteville Rotary Club is adding its newest addition to the Whiteville Mural Trail.

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.

Sandhills homeowners benefit from disaster relief funds after Hurricanes Matthew, Florence

The damaging impact of Hurricanes Matthew and Florence is still visible in many communities across the Sandhills.

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.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.