Fri Sep 18, 2020

City schools report two COVID-19 cases, six students quarantined 

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Superintendent Marc Whichard said at noon today (Monday) that one staff member at Central Middle School and another staff member at Whiteville Primary School had received positive COVID-19 tests. Six students were under quarantine as a result. In addition, he said that were “a number of protective quarantines throughout the district as a result of community contact.”

At that time, Columbus County Schools, Columbus Charter School, Thomas Academy and Columbus Christian Academy reported having no new confirmed cases nor people quarantined. 

The Columbus County Health Department reported 47 new COVID-19 cases on Monday and the county’s 53rd death. 

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18sep11:00 am11:59 pmNC Museum Of Natural Sciences at Whiteville Get Outdoors Photo Competition. Submit entries by Friday, September 18.All ages and abilities are encouraged to enter photos.

19sep8:00 am1:00 pmHoney Day at Columbus County Farmers MarketFeaturing honey and honey products, plus farm fresh products including figs, okra, peppers, squash, fresh cut flowers, eggs, jams, jellies, pickles, handmade wood crafts and more.

22sep9:00 am1:00 pmNC Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville open to the public Sept. 22Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

23sep6:45 pmA virtual chimney swift watch on Facebook Live with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences of WhitevilleJoin John Gerwin, research curator of Ornithology for NC Museum of Natural Sciences and museum staff and observe the spectacle of the swirling swifts.

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