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  1. On tiny Crusoe Island, couple helps guide Coast Guard's rescue of people and animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... of our hand." Crusoe Island is a two-mile dead-end road near where Juniper Creek meets the Waccamaw south of Lake Waccamaw State Park. Dorsch, 34, doesn't know where the name Crusoe comes from, but the island refers to what happens when the creek ...

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  2. 1 dead after apparent tornado in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WKRN

    ... the western mountains. The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina chose to evacuate its residential center in Lake Waccamaw on Wednesday. They had hoped to return on Monday, but their facility is about 40 miles west of Wilmington and has been hit ...

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  3. Boil Water advisory in effect in Lake WaccamawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The water consumers of the Lake Waccamaw Water System in Columbus County are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to a broken water line. Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system increases the potential for back siphoning and introduction of bacteria into the water system.

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  4. Boil water advisory issued for Lake WaccamawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Water consumers of the Lake Waccamaw Water System in Columbus County are under a boil water advisory as of Sunday afternoon. The water system is experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system due to a broken waterline.

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  5. Lakeside SanctuaryRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

    ... than at home," he says. Rescue came when he was taken to a newly opened children's home on the shores of Lake Waccamaw in Columbus County. "My aunt found me and brought me down here and said, 'See if you can save this boy's life,'" Simmons says. He ...

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  6. Money from hog farm prosecution buys land to protect the Waccamaw RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | HeraldSun.com

    ... It has been a key project of the land trust for many years. The trust purchased more than 1,200 acres south of Lake Waccamaw State Park, and gave about 200 acres of it to the state park system as an addition. The 3,000-acre deal is the third and ...

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  7. Vance County ECA brings school supplies to Boys and Girls Home of NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Daily Dispatch

    ... and Community Association (ECA) recently got the opportunity to visit the Boys and Girls Home of NC, Inc. in Lake Waccamaw on Aug. 14. The Boys and Girls Homes of NC, Inc. is a non-profit group care agency serving neglected, abused and dependent ...

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  8. Francis "Frank" Gault from his time in the war.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Francis "Frank" Gault, a WWII and Korean War veteran from Columbus County, will be recognized for his service to our country Saturday, August 25. Gualt served with the Merchant Marines and the US Navy however, his Merchant Marine service was never officially recognized until now. Franks wife, Gean Clair Gault, will receive all of her husbands awards in a ceremony at Dale's Seafood in Lake Waccamaw Saturday.

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  9. Rodeo returns to Boys and Girls Homes in Lake Waccamaw after a decade - Wway TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    After nearly 10 years, the rodeo is returning to the farm at the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina this weekend. It is happening at the Benton/BTS Exhibition Center on Friday and Saturday Aug. 17 and 18. This event used to happen every year, sometimes twice a year, but has not happened in years.

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  10. A horse rounding up calves.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    For the first time in 10 years, a rodeo to benefit the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina was held at the Farm and Exhibition Center in Lake Waccamaw on Friday. B&GH of North Carolina provides services for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect or other family issues.

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  11. August 4, 2018 ] DAR members attend meeting LifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    Members of the Richard Clinton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently attended the District VII meeting at Lake Waccamaw. Pictured are Registrar Linda Price, Regent Joan Carr and Associate member Pat Johnson.

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  12. July 27, 2018 ] a Shaggina provides summer camp experience LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... the event, the Family Caregiver Support Program was able to send nine grandchildren to Ambassador Camp at Lake Waccamaw, as well as three grandchildren to Camp Dixie in Fayetteville. This provided a great experience for these grandchildren and ...

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  13. Black's Tire, Bentons honored by Boys & Girls Homes of N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Tire Business

    The Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina has named its arena/exhibition center in Lake Waccamaw the "Benton BTS Arena & Exhibition Center" in honor of Black's Tire & Auto and the Benton family, the dealership's owners. The newly erected sign at the arena will be lighted for the first time Aug. 17, prior to the start of the State Farm Rodeo, according to B&GH President Gary Faircloth.

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  14. Lake Waccamaw town manager set to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    "I want to thank former and current members of the Board of Commissioners who gave me the opportunity to serve you the last three years and six months, but it is time for me to move on. Although trying at times, it has been a pleasure serving you."

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  15. Report: Four injured in fireworks explosion at Lake WaccamawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The incident reportedly took place during the McNeill family's annual Fourth of July fireworks display about 9:30 p.m. A witness told the News Reporter that the individuals jumped into lake, and that all four had burns to varying degrees and one had a possible broken arm.

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  16. Water back to normal in Lake WaccamawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Two days after water to the town was shut off for a short time because of a broken water main, the Town of Lake Waccamaw says things are back to normal. According to a release from the town, lab analysis of water samples yesterday show the water is safe to drink.

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  17. Boil advisory lifted for Lake Waccamaw residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The boil advisory was necessary after crews finished repairing a water main break that forced water service to be shut off to the entire town.

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  18. Water to be shut off in Lake WaccamawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Due to a water main break, the Town of Lake Waccamaw will shut of water to the town at noon on Monday, July 2. Consumers in this area should boil all water used for human consumption, including drinking, cooking, brushing teeth, making ice and washing hands, or use bottled water.

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  19. West Robeson claims District 9 titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | The Robesonian

    The West Robeson American Minor All Stars advanced to the state tournament after finishing the District 9 Tournament undefeated and in first place.The state tournaments will begin on July 6 in Lake Waccamaw. Pictured on the bottom row from left to right are: Easton Oxendine, Cailen McNeill, Aaron Locklear, Jackson Jacobs, Cameron McNeill and Xzavier Hunt.

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  20. June 30, 2018 ] Cherishing the memories LifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    I recently spent a week at Lake Waccamaw and served as head cook at Ambassador Camp. Ambassador Camp is a non-denominational Christian camp.

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