Sat Oct 23, 2021

Commissioners change course, support Old Lake Road overpass project


In a reversal from its vote two weeks ago, the Columbus County Board of Commissioners voted 6–1 Monday to accept the N.C. Department of Transportation’s overpass plan for Old Lake Road over U.S. 74-76.

Commissioner Giles “Buddy” Byrd, who has been outspoken about his opposition to the DOT

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