Columbus County Newswire (Page 2)

Columbus County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbus County, NC. (Page 2)

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  1. Former Columbus Co. Animal Control director charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Joseph David Prince, 51, surrendered to deputies Wednesday and was charged with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense and one felony county of embezzlement. According to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, an investigation into Prince began after he left the position on Aug. 28, 2017.

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  2. 10 area stars playing in NCAA RegionalsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... history. Julian Blackburn is another Viking in the NCAA's, also playing for Campbell. Finally the two from Columbus County at East Carolina: Trey Benton from West Columbus and Turner Brown from Whiteville say they are excited to be playing in the ...

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  3. May 28, 2018 ] Fisherman pulled dead from pond NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The Robesonian

    The body of a Columbus County man was pulled today from a pond near Orrum in what investigators suspect was the second drowning in three days. According to sheriff's Detective Brandon Patterson, Roy Dale Ammons, 54, of 2517 Arthur Collier Road, Bladenboro, was found floating in a private pond off Ann Road, near N.C. 130, close to the Columbus County line.

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  4. Flash Flood Warning issued for portions of Southeastern North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for portions of Columbus County through 12:15 p.m. If you encounter a water-covered road here or anywhere in the region, please turn around and find an alternate route.

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  5. May 26, 2018 ] Britt: Pay increase a big deal in Robeson, Columbus NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | The Robesonian

    A Republican budget proposal to give state workers a starting salary of $15 an hour is "a pretty big deal for many people in Robeson and Columbus counties," said Sen. Danny Britt, a Republican who represents both counties. Budget writers within the GOP announced Thursday a proposal to pay all full-time state employees at least $31,200 annually.

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  6. Shots fired at Columbus County home with children insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Five adults and three children were inside a home in Bolton when they heard an explosion and then several gunshots, according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. The three women, two men, and the 7-year-old boy, 10-year-old girl, and 13-year-old girl were not hurt.

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  7. North Carolina Storm Recovery Chief Accedes Frustrations Over Hurricane Matthew RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Insurance Journal West

    ... job under Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. "I think you are the man for the job," said GOP Rep. Brenden Jones of Columbus County, but "I hope that this administration will move at a faster pace than we've had so far." Sprayberry said the state has never ...

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  8. Men sentenced in Brunswick Co. armed home invasion, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The three men, Jonathan Velez, Joshua Albarran, and Miguel Cortes were each charged with First Degree Burglary, Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and other offenses in connection with the home invasion. According to a news release by Brunswick and Columbus counties district attorney offices, Velez, Albarran, Cortes, and another unknown man drove to and broke into the Supply home of Herman and Erika Faircloth.

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  9. Commissioners urge citizens to not give up as they voice concerns about harmful chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    That was the message Columbus County commissioners gave residents from Delco and Riegelwood Monday night at the commissioners meeting. The residents voiced their concerns about a permit application that would allow a log treatment operation to release toxic gas that may be harmful to your health.

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  10. Lake Waccamaw teen shot during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    An argument led to a shooting in Lake Waccamaw on Saturday night, according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office says during an argument, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and began shooting.

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  11. Teen injured in Lake Waccamaw shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Michele Tatum with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, the shooting took place at a residence in the 200 block of George Graham Circle shortly after 9 p.m. During an argument, the suspect pulled out a handgun and fired shots, Tatum said.

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  12. Ervin Rezell Jordan, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Horry Independent

    A graveside service for Ervin Rezell Jordan, Sr., 87, were held Monday, May 21, 2018, in the Myrtle Green Cemetery directed by Inman Ward Funeral Home. He died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Whiteville, N.C. Born Dec. 16, 1930, in Columbus County, N.C., he was the son of the late Vance Jordan and Minnie Todd Jordan and the widower of Joann Kelly Jordan.

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  13. Christine F. FowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Horry Independent

    ... Burial followed in Twin City Memorial Gardens with services directed by Inman Ward Funeral Home. Born in Columbus County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Seymour and Armenda Fowler and the widow of Oliver Junior Fowler. Surviving are two ...

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  14. School system to present budget, with expected shortfalls, to commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... informational purposes. Health Director Kim Smith will present the 2018 County Health Rankings , which list Columbus County 96th in overall health out of the 100 counties in the state. According to Smith, last year the county ranked 97th, and in ...

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  15. Superintendent Sit-Down: Whiteville City SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Whiteville City Schools Superintendent Kenny Garland stopped by Good Morning Carolina on Monday to discuss consolidation, school safety and more. One of the big topics in Columbus County is consolidation.

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  16. May 19, 2018 ] Work continues to aid teachers ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Robesonian

    Anyone who turned on the news this past Wednesday saw thousands of North Carolina teachers visiting Raleigh to make their voices heard. On the surface, it was a similar scene to what has played out in other states across the country over the past few months.

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  17. Johnathan Dwayne HugginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A call about a domestic dispute leads to the discovery of a meth lab at a home in Columbus County Friday morning. According to officials with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Gore Trailer Road in Whiteville about a domestic dispute between several adults at the home.

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  18. Superintendent Sit-Down: Columbus County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    From consolidation to transportation, Columbus County Schools Superintendent Alan Faulk stopped by Good Morning Carolina to talk issues in the school district. One of the biggest issues in Columbus County is consolidating school districts.

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  19. Police chief: Officers showed 'great restraint' in woman's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... but she didn't listen, which led to her arrest," Chafin said. Both Audrey and Robert were booked in the Columbus County Detention Center Audrey charged with resisting an officer, assault on an officer, and possession of a controlled substance on ...

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... trained, employed). According to the study, only 43 percent of households in Bladen County and 46 percent in Columbus County live above the ALICE group.

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