Columbus County Newswire

Columbus County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbus County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 493 in Columbus County, NC

  1. Autopsy: Fair Bluff woman shot three times during deadly home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... within town limits on April 5 . Very little information was released at the time, other than the SBI and the Columbus County Sheriff's Office were called in to assist in the investigation. The report, which was released to us Friday, states Simmons' ...

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  2. Sheriff Lewis Hatcher and Sheriff John Ingram stand at the Vigil in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The killing of five police officers in dallas has led to an outpouring of support for law enforcement from citizens around the country, including support from Columbus County residents. "It means the world to me to know that as Sheriff of this county, I have so much support from the community and from the churches," said Columbus County Sheriff Lewis Hatcher.

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  3. HunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to officials, citizen complaints led to the investigations into Holly Strickland Nobles, 54, of Chadbourn and Eugene Toby Hunter, 30, of Whiteville. Both were suspected of distributing cocaine and prescription pills throughout several communities in Columbus County.

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  4. Bladen County hires new General Services manager -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Bladen Journal

    ... he serves as the Public Works Operations superintendent. He has also served as Public Utilities director in Columbus County. In all, McClary has more than 14 years of experience. "I am grateful for the opportunity to be employed with Bladen County," ...

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  5. Clarendon man arrested in connection to break-ins, gun theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... He also faces four failure to appear on felony charges. He was booked under a $80,000 bond. According to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, Reaves is accused of breaking into a home in the 6900 block of Swamp Fox Highway East in Tabor City in ...

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  6. Fire Marshal: Evidence suggests church fire caused by lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A building is in ruins after a fire ripped through the walls of the sanctuary Friday night. The investigation is still ongoing but evidence suggests a lightning strike was the cause of the church fire, according to Columbus County Fire Marshal Shannon Blackman.

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  7. Crews respond to church fire in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to emergency officials, the fire was located at the site of Cherry Grove Baptist Church on Swamp Fox Highway West, south of Fair Bluff.

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  8. Firefighters battle fire at church in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    According to emergency officials, the fire was located at the site of Cherry Grove Baptist Church on Swamp Fox Highway West, south of Fair Bluff. Whiteville Fire Department Chief David Yergeau said Columbus County dispatch received a call around 6:30 p.m. and by 9:39 p.m. the blaze was under control, according to WMBF.

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  9. Horry County, Loris crews assist with church fire in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WMBF

    HCFR Capt. John Fowler said crews responded to 9871 Swamp Fox Hwy., in Columbus County as mutual aid for the Fair Bluff Fire Department.

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  10. Fire crews battling church fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    According to Columbus County Dispatch a call came in at 6:30 p.m. Friday night for a fire at the Cherry Grove Baptist Church on Swamp Fox Highway W. Since Oct. 30, 1964, WWAY has served southeastern North Carolina as the area's ABC affiliate and leader in news, weather and sports.

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  11. Horry County, Loris crews assisting with church fire in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WMBF

    COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC Horry County Fire Rescue is assisting North Carolina firefighters in battling a church fire Friday night. HCFR Capt.

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  12. Whiteville man charged with statutory rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Denzel Malik Brown, 20, has been charged with statutory rape and statutory sexual offense against a child under the age of 15. He was booked into the Columbus County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.

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  13. Crews responding to structure fire in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to emergency officials, the fire is at the site of Cherry Grove Baptist Church on Swamp Fox Highway West, south of Fair Bluff.

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  14. Thundershirt from anonymous donorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Joey Prince at the Columbus County Animal Shelter said they have received "three great Christmas in July presents" from community groups over the last few days. Prince said the Columbus Humane Society donated the doggie equivalent of the California King with 10 new beds for the dogs.

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  15. Columbus County Animal Shelter presented with giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    According to Animal Control Manger Joey Prince, the shelter received gifts from The Columbus Humane Society, Brunswick County Fix-A-Friend, and and anonymous donor. The Columbus County Humane Society donated 10 new beds for the dogs.

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  16. Beagle found tied to a bridge in WhitevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... The dog was found near the Slippery Log Road/Thompson Town Road intersection. According to a release from Columbus County Animal Control manager Joey Prince, the dog now named Angel is still recovering. PETA is also offering a reward for up to ...

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  17. School nutrition experts across NC to participate in culinary instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    School lunch experts are hosting a culinary institute in Columbus County that will include school lunch managers from across the state. The workshop was developed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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  18. Clarendon man dies in Columbus County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Charles Edward Collier IV died at the scene of a wreck on NC 904 near the Dulah area, according to Columbus County assistant coroner William Hannah.

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  19. PETA offering $5,000 reward after abused puppy found tied to bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    PETA officials are offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for tying a puppy to a bridge in Columbus County and then abandoning it. A driver called 911 to report a puppy covered in "chains and stuff" on a bridge in Whiteville on Saturday, July 2 at 10:20 a.m. Columbus County Animal Control officers found the one-year-old beagle mix near the intersection of Slippery Log and Thompson Town roads.

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  20. Seven dogs were reported missing in Columbus County this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Seven dogs went missing from homes in Brunswick and Columbus counties over the weekend, according to Columbus County Animal Control. Two of the dogs were found on Monday, but they are continuing the investigation.

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