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Columbus deputy, girlfriend facing assault charges

videoAn off-duty Columbus County deputy and his EMT girlfriend were each charged with assault in a Sunday confrontation at their home, Sheriff's Office reports show.

Sheriff Hatcher wins first Columbus Co. campaign

Lewis Hatcher won his first campaign Tuesday night. Hatcher beat out for other democrats for the office of Columbus County Sheriff.

UPDATE: Columbus Co. deputies shoot, kill murder suspect; 2nd death under investigation

videoInvestigators say Columbus County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a murder suspect in Tabor City overnight after they say he fired at them. Meanwhile they are also investigating a fire, where another man died.

ONLY ON 3: Columbus Co. sheriff’s candidate calls on Sheriff Hatcher to join him for forum

Calvin Norton is running to be the next sheriff of Columbus County and he's trying to get some traction for his campaign this weekend. Today he sent out an email challenging current Sheriff Lewis Hatcher to a debate on Saturday.

Hatcher sworn in as new Columbus County Sheriff

videoThere's a new sheriff in town in Columbus County. Community members and law enforcement packed the Columbus County Courthouse this morning as Lewis Hatcher, the county's first black sheriff, was sworn in.

Columbus County Sheriff leaves with heavy heart

videoAs one door for the Columbus County Sheriff opens, another one closes. At the start of the new year, Chris Batten will go to work for the Department of Justice as Eastern Field representative for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education Training and Standards.

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