Columbus County Newswire

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  1. SLIDESHOW: Ways back-to-school shopping has changedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... was ever hassle-free in the first place. Today's must-have items have changed a lot from a generation ago. Columbus County Animal Control assisted the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in confiscating the animal from a home south of Whiteville last ...

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  2. "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... black dogs are aggressive or black dogs are associated with evil," said Lynn Chriswell, a volunteer at the Columbus County Animal Shelter . Hard statistics on this issue are hard to come by but anecdotally, shelters say that black dogs are the last ...

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  3. Families First wins grant10:10 amRead the original story

    Tuesday | Bladen Journal

    ... the SAFE Dates program. This program is an evidenced-based program that is provided to all ninth-graders in Columbus County and Whiteville City Schools. SAFE Dates is a nine-part curriculum that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with ...

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  4. SLIDESHOW: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office investigates firesRead the original story

    Monday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbus County Animal Control assisted the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in confiscating the animal from a home south of Whiteville last Friday.

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  5. Young fox saved from animal shelter after being raised as family petRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    UPDATE: A young male fox is headed for a new home tonight, after being rescued from the Animal Shelter in Columbus County.

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  6. Officials investigate fatal accident in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Sergeant Lewis with the State Highway Patrol, Cornelius Anthony Bobby Inman Jr. went around a curve, overcorrected, went off the road on the left and hit a tree on Smyrna Road north of Whiteville.

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  7. SLIDESHOW: State confiscates pet foxRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbus County Animal Control assisted the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in confiscating the animal from a home south of Whiteville last Friday.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Seeing a dog on a leash is a common site in any neighborhood, but what about a fox? That's what state wildlife officials saw after receiving a tip that a family in Columbus County was keeping a fox as a pet.

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  9. Silver Alert canceled for Columbus Co. teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... ppeared from the Wilco Hess on JK Powell Road in Whiteville. According to officials, Belleci wandered to the Columbus County Detention Center in Whiteville where he called his father and was later picked up by his family.

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  10. Agreement could lead to restored rail service in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... allow a buyer to take-over the lines and restore service. A group of companies and governments - including Columbus County; Horry County, S.C.; and Marion County, S.C - filed a complaint with the Federal Surface Transportation Board in August 2013 ...

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  11. Jury members selected in Hazel murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Jury members have been selected in the trial of a teenager accused of murder in the 2012 shooting death of a Columbus County man.

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  12. Cost of early voting in Fair Bluff was $50 per ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It's impossible to put a value on the right to vote, but officials do calculate the cost to run elections. Columbus County spent $50.31 for every ballot cast at the Fair Bluff early voting site ahead of the May primary. The cost to operate the ...

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  13. Land-use ordinance passes in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    During a meeting Monday night, the board approved a land-use ordinance that requires a conditional-use permit before opening an industrial facility, adult business or "intensive" livestock farm, among other operations.

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  14. Columbus commissioners examine vehicle policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbus County commissioners decided to keep their government's vehicle policy largely unchanged after holding a workshop on the issue Monday.

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  15. Police: Man shot eating pizza outside Rock Hill apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Rock Hill Herald

    ... after they learned a gunshot victim reported to the emergency room, the report states. Rojon Meares, 30, of Columbus County, N.C., told police he went to the Rock Hill Homes apartments to pick up his children from his girlfriend. As he waited, he ...

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  16. Hazel murder trial starts this week in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... rder of 46-year-old Keith Douglas Gachette, who was shot in the head on April 13, 2012. Earlier this year, a Columbus County jury found Gachette's nephew, Marquice Antone guilty of killing his uncle. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  17. Senate bill limts sales-tax optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Robesonian

    A proposal pending in the state Senate that places a cap on the amount of local sales taxes a county can collect would kill plans by Robeson County officials to fund new jail construction by increasing the county's local sales tax, according to Sen. Michael Walters.

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  18. American Red Cross encourages people to donate blood through summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Island Dr. Southport 8/4/2014 from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 209 East Nash St. Columbus County Whiteville 8/13/2014 from 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Whiteville United Methodist Church, 902 Pinckney St. Wilmington 8/11/2014 ...

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  19. Teddy: Lab mix at overcrowded shelter in Columbus County, NC needs rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Examiner.com

    ... and would be responsible adopters to come forward and help with the overcrowding situation at the Columbus County Animal Shelter in NC (CCAC). "EMERGENCY! The shelter is completely full including doubled up dogs , and there is now a line of people ...

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  20. Columbus employees taking home cars in violation of policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Some Columbus County employees drive county cars home in violation of the government's policy, a public records request revealed.

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