Gov. Roy Cooper visited Fair Bluff this afternoon and responded to criticism of his administration’s handling of Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts. Below is a portion of his press conference. What do you think of his explanation?
Posted by The News Reporter on Monday, August 13, 2018
Update on fatal tanker wreck in Nakina. Interview with John Ward, Nakina Fire and Rescue Chief. Includes footage by Michael Stanley.Background: https://nrcolumbus.com/home-slider-feature/breaking-gas-tanker-wrecks-near-nakina/
Posted by The News Reporter on Thursday, August 9, 2018
Witnesses describe freeing a woman from her car that hydroplaned and overturned near New Hope Wednesday. More details: https://nrcolumbus.com/home-slider-feature/woman-injured-when-car-hydroplanes-flips/
Posted by The News Reporter on Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Columbus County Water Rescue Team conducted training at Cape Fear Lock & Dam 1 this past Saturday. The boats were put into service after Hurricane Matthew required several dangerous water rescues. Check out this footage of the day's training on the river.
Posted by The News Reporter on Monday, July 30, 2018
Posted by The News Reporter on Monday, July 23, 2018
DISCOVER Enrichment Camp is underway and campers are having tons of fun! DISCOVER camp is a one week camp that runs for four (4) weeks! Registration is still open! Call Columbus County Parks and Recreation for more information and to register 910.640.6624
Posted by The News Reporter on Thursday, July 19, 2018
A fire destroyed a home on S. Elm Street in Chadbourn this morning. When firefighters arrived, they were told that a person and a dog were still in the residence. Check out the video below for footage of the scene and more information.
Posted by The News Reporter on Wednesday, July 11, 2018
James Street Band practicing "Piece of My Heart" by Janis Joplin. This group of six law enforcement officers use music as a stress reliever from work. Members are Kayla Mercer – lead vocals, Jason Smith – rhythm guitar, Richard Capps – lead guitar, Scott Floyd – rhythm guitar, Donnie "Cash" Bowen – bass guitar, Tim Moody – drums, and Brian Miller – "roadie".
Posted by The News Reporter on Friday, June 8, 2018
Footage taken moments after Whiteville High School won it's ninth baseball state championship.
Posted by The News Reporter on Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Video contribution from Jamison Blackwell