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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbus County Commissioners are considering buying iPads to replace the bound paper packets sheriff's deputies currently deliver to them before each meeting.

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  2. School security system credited for arrest of registered sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... for the girl and then you sent these pictures. Most recently though, Fowler was registered in Bolton in Columbus County. Officials say he was at Supply Elementary Monday to attend an awards ceremony with a friend who had a child at the school. "We ...

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  3. Aaron, Carter and the KKKRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Robesonian

    ... here in 1958 when Klansmen were chased from Robeson County by Lumbee Indians. They were also chased from Columbus County a few years earlier, but then it was by pen, and not force. That story can better be seen and heard tonight at 10, when WUNC-TV ...

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  4. Suspect charged, called to court after shooting outside restaurantRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Local charges were filed in the shooting outside a Jacksonville Olive Garden in late March that wounded a woman and ended with her estranged husband's arrest after he was shot by authorities in Columbus County, according to court documents and previous Daily News reports.

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  5. Man accused of shooting wife charged with first degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC A man accused of shooting his ex-wife last month before leading authorities on a chase that ended in Columbus County is facing charges in Jacksonville, where the shooting happened.

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  6. New Info: Ex-Husband Charged With Attempted Murder On Ex-WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WITN

    Police say 60-year-old George Evans shot his ex-wife as she left her job at the Olive Garden on Western Boulevard in Jacksonville on March 29. A day after the shooting, George Evans was shot multiple times by troopers in Columbus County after leading lawmen on a chase.

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  7. Ukrainian international captured has Columbus County tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC Detectives with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office have charged a 26-year-old Ukrainian man with felony identity theft.

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  8. Only on 3: Columbus Co. sheriff's candidate calls on Sheriff Hatcher to join him for forumRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Calvin Norton is running to be the next sheriff of Columbus County and he's trying to get some traction for his campaign this weekend.

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  9. Chatham commission OKs North Carolina native as county managerRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | SavannahNow

    ... served as manager of Washington County, N.C., president and executive director of a 501(c)6 called the Columbus County Committee of 100 and as a city planner in Pamlico County, N.C. After his resignation on Feb. 10, Smith reached a $325,000 ...

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  10. Simulated wreck staged to promote safe drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... of a fatal vehicle accident in an effort to promote safe driving. WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) Emergency crews in Columbus County staged a simulated fatal wreck Thursday in hopes of preventing real ones. The demonstration at Whiteville High School was part ...

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  11. South Columbus names Hutchison as coachApril 8th | 0Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... at South Columbus High last week. According to the Tabor-Loris Tribune, his hiring was approved by the Columbus County Board of Education Monday evening. Hutchison said he submitted his resignation Tuesday and hopes to head to Tabor City sooner than ...

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    WHITEVILLE, NC A Columbus County restaurant closed by the state last month due to unpaid taxes re-opened Tuesday.

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  13. Lake Waccamaw leaders in limbo over future of hydrilla treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... To continue treatment of the popular lake, they want a contribution from the Town of Lake Waccamaw and Columbus County-- $50,000 a year for the next 7 to 8 years. Even though it's a state owned park, state officials say the Town of Lake Waccamaw and ...

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  14. WWAY's Monday night sports - April 7Read the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... we didn't have confirmation yet for Kyle Hutchison to be the head football coach at South Columbus. The Columbus County School Board met in closed session on Monday night to discuss the recommendation. Hutchison is an assistant football coach at ...

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  15. Video: April 7 SportsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | ClipSyndicate

    ... conference opponents this season. We were there for Hoggard's victory over West Brunswick on Monday. The Columbus County School Board met on Monday. We're told Kyle Hutchison's name was submitted to the board in order for Hutchison to take over the ...

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  16. Remove Jesus PleaseRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | New Urban Legends

    ... 2014, television station WECT reported that a second-grade student at Cerro Gordo Elementary School in Columbus County, North Carolina, had her rough draft of a school paper on the topic of "My hero is Jesus" rejected by her teacher due to its ...

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  17. Christensen: Jimmy Green, Patrick Cannon and the N.C. HustleRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | News Observer

    ... for governor in 1984. The FBI targeted Green as part of the broader Colcor investigation – short for Columbus County – into corruption in southeastern North Carolina. An FBI agent named Robert Drdak, posing as a Detroit businessman ...

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  18. 2-month investigation leads drug-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC Authorities in Columbus County have wrapped up a two-month investigation into the distribution of controlled substances impacting the area.

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  19. Stallions likely to name Kyle Hutchison head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The Columbus County School Board will be meeting on Monday night. Kyle Hutchison's name will be brought up for school board approval.

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  20. Stallions likely to name Kyle Hutchinson head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The Columbus County School Board will be meeting on Monday night. Kyle Hutchinson's name will be brought up for school board approval.

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