Columbus County Newswire

Columbus County Newswire

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  1. Whiteville Wolfpack punches return ticket to 1-A State Finals for high school baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    West Columbus got off to an early lead against Whiteville High School on Thursday night in game 2 of the 1-A Eastern Finals, but the Wolfpack players managed to earn a come from behind victory over their rivals from just down the road in Columbus County. Whiteville scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th inning to beat West Columbus 9-6.

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  2. Investigators working to identify man killed after being hit by two vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Investigators in Columbus County are trying to identify a man killed after being struck by two vehicles Thursday morning south of Chadbourn. EMS was called to the scene on Clarendon Chadbourn Road near Mercer Road just after 6 a.m. Assistant Coroner William Hannah said the man was hit by two vehicles and that the first driver didn't stop.

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  3. Columbus leaders tour long-awaited courthouse annexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Elected officials and other area leaders got an early peek Tuesday night at the new Columbus County courthouse annex, set to open nearly a year behind schedule. Construction of the $10 million courthouse annex began in January 2013.

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  4. LCFH nurse practitioner earns docto...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bladen Journal

    Meki Jacobs Graham, DNP, MSN/Ed, NP-C - a nurse practitioner who works for Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Bladen and Columbus counties - recently received her doctor of nursing practice degree with a focus on management and leadership from Gardner-Webb University. The degree is the highest level of a terminal practice doctorate in nursing.

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  5. Columbus leaders to tour long-awaited courthouse annexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Elected officials and other area leaders have been invited to get an early peek at the new Columbus County courthouse annex, set to open nearly a year behind schedule. Construction of the $10 million courthouse annex began in January 2013.

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  6. Columbus County man facing stolen gun, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A Council man faces several drug and gun charges after a search turns up a large quantity of drugs and stolen guns inside a vehicle during a traffic stop. The Columbus County Sheriff says troopers arrested Ramon Jarvar Currie, 25, after stopping him near the intersection of US 701 and NC 211 in Clarkton.

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  7. Highway Patrol reports 6 fatal collisions during Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... in the wreck. Wilbert Huston, 57 , was killed after his vehicle ran off the right side of Highway 130 in Columbus County, which caused him to over-correct and hit a tree on the left side of the road around noon Saturday. Huston was airlifted to New ...

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  8. Man airlifted from scene of Columbus County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Crews were dispatched to the single-car accident on Giles Byrd Road in Hallsboro at 5:22 p.m., according to Lake Waccamaw EMS Chief Eddie Morgan. It appeared the driver lost control of the vehicle in a curve near School Road and ran into a ditch, Morgan said. No one else was in the vehicle.

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  9. NWS finds 5 mile damage path after EF-1 tornado in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    NWS finds 5 mile damage path after EF-1 tornado in Columbus Coun - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC Our Storm Survey team confirms a #tornado occurred earlier today near Bolton in Columbus County, NC. More details when available... #ncwx The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down Thursday near Bolton in Columbus County.

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  10. Thunderstorms briefly hammer Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Bladen Journal

    A line of severe thunderstorms that crossed through the region on Thursday afternoon brought with it at least one tornado that touched down in Columbus County. Two cells of thunderstorms quickly passed through the heart of Bladen County between 2:45 and 3:30 p.m., each one bringing heavy downpours and moderate winds.

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  11. EF-1 Tornado destroys home in Columbus County, NWS investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down Thursday near Bolton in Columbus County. An EF-1 classification means the tornado had wind speeds ranging from 86-110 miles per hour.

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  12. First Alert Forecast: storm threat ending, great weather in the days aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down east of Bolton in Columbus county around 4:15 PM. The threat for showers and thunderstorms has ended over SE NC.

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  13. National Weather Service confirms tornado in Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... US 74/76 and NC 214, tree limbs down on cars and power lines and about 1,000 people without power in eastern Columbus County in the immediate aftermath of the strong line of storms that moved across eastern North Carolina late this afternoon. In ...

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  14. Storms move out; gorgeous weekend on wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WRAL.com

    ... past Thursday." A line of showers and storms prompted a short-lived tornado warning Thursday afternoon for Columbus County just before 4:30 p.m. Those same storms passed through the Triangle during the lunch hour, providing a quick soaking but doing ...

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  15. Columbus commissioners want more info about EMS financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbus County commissioners didn't approve or reject a proposed rescue tax increase during their regular meeting Monday. Instead, they voted to ask the EMS departments to provide more consistent and detailed financial information and to schedule a workshop to discuss how to help some of the struggling squads.

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  16. Hunt's salary at low end on per-pupil basisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Robesonian

    ... 5,128 students, $25.66 per student; Cumberland County, $237,820, 51,890 students, $4.58 per student; Columbus County, $123,864, 6,450 students, $19.20 per student; Hoke County, $150,000, 8,228 students, $18.23 per student; and Scotland County, ...

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  17. Missing Leland woman found dead in WhitevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Robesonian

    The body of a Brunswick County woman missing for more than two weeks has been found in Whiteville in Columbus County. The sheriffs of Columbus and Brunswick counties tell multiple news outlets that the body of 26-year-old Alicia Marie Deans of Leland was found in woods on Wednesday.

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  18. Warrants issued for 3 suspects in connection to Alicia Deans' murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Authorities with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office have obtained warrants on three individuals in connection to the murder of Alicia Marie Deans. According to the CCSO, Michael Jesse Williams, 31, Kayla Leigh-Anne Turner, 18, and Nathan Elisha Tyler II, 42, have all been charged with murder, first degree kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the death of Deans.

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  19. Michael Williams, Kayla Turner and Nathan Tyler are charged in the murder of Alicia DeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Two men and a woman have been charged in the death of a missing Leland woman whose body was discovered in Columbus County on Wednesday. Deputies say Nathan Elisha Tyler Jr., 42, Kayla Leigh-Anne Turner, 18, and Michael Jesse Williams, 31, are facing charges including murder, robbery and kidnapping.

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  20. Officials find body of Alicia Marie Deans in wooded area of Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Sheriff John Ingram with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday an investigation has led to the discovery of a body in Columbus County. Authorities said the body is that of 26-year-old Alicia Marie Deans, who was last seen Tuesday, April 28 at approximately 1:30 p.m. She was believed to be heading to Whiteville at that time to visit 22-year-old Nathan Elisha Tyler of Clarendon.

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