Sat Dec 14, 2019

Hatcher suit to be heard in Whiteville instead of Burgaw as a bench, not jury, trial

Jody Greene, left, and Lewis Hatcher.
By Allen Turner

Posted on: 02.5.2019 at 12:07 p.m. |

Lewis Hatcher’s lawsuit seeking to be reinstated as sheriff will be heard during a “bench trial” in Whiteville, instead of a jury trial in Burgaw.

Clerk of Court Jess Hill confirmed Tuesday morning that motions in the case will be heard Friday starting at 2:30 p.m. and that the

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