Jul 3, 2013
Officials investigate break-in and fire at same home
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC Deputies in Columbus County are investigating reports of a break-in and fire at the same home in the Cerro Gordo community.
Sheriff's office presenting program aimed to deter reckless driving
The Columbus County Sheriff's Office will be teaming up with local schools and agencies soon to present a program aimed to warn students and parents of reckless driving.
Fairmont bumps water, sewer fees
Mayor Charles Kemp, saying he had "no choice," on Tuesday broke a tie vote among Fairmont's commissioners to enact a 10 percent increase on the town's base water and sewer rates.
NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC
A severe thunderstorm produced 2 tornadoes across Columbus and Bladen counties. The first tornado was rated at EF 0 intensity and touched-down near Hallsboro.
Teen dies when hit by a car while chasing a basketball
A teen from Cerro Gordo died Tuesday after he was hit by car when he was chasing a basketball in front of his home.