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  • 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

    Gov. Cooper to Fair Bluff: “Help is coming soon”
    Tue, August 14 2018
  • Update on fatal tanker wreck in Nakina. Interview with John Ward, Nakina Fire and Rescue Chief. Includes footage by Michael Stanley.Background:

    Posted by The News Reporter on Thursday, August 9, 2018

    Fire chief describes fatal tanker wreck
    Fri, August 10 2018
  • Witnesses describe freeing a woman from her car that hydroplaned and overturned near New Hope Wednesday. More details:

    Posted by The News Reporter on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Witnesses describe freeing woman from overturned car
    Wed, August 1 2018
  • Water rescue training

    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

    Water Rescue Training
    Mon, July 30 2018
  • Posted by The News Reporter on Monday, July 23, 2018

    County Commissioners and County School Board Meeting
    Tue, July 24 2018
  • Trillium Day Camp

    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

    Trillium Day Camp
    Fri, July 20 2018
  • Chadbourn fire

    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

    Chadbourn fire
    Fri, July 13 2018
  • James Street Band

    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

    James Street Band practicing “Piece of my Heart” by Janis Joplin
    Fri, June 8 2018
  • WHS baseball state champs

    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

    WHS baseball state championship (video)
    Wed, June 6 2018
  • State championship preview with Biser and Davis

    Dan Biser and Franklin Davis sit down to talk baout the upcoming state championship weekend.

    Posted by The News Reporter on Thursday, May 31, 2018

    State championship preview
    Thu, May 31 2018

Community Events

august, 2018

17aug(aug 17)8:00 pm18(aug 18)8:00 pm2018 State Farm Rodeo at Boys & Girls Homes Exhibition CenterFriday, August 17 & Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m.

18aug9:00 am1:00 pmClear the Shelter Day at Columbus County Animal ShelterAdoption hours are from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Saturday event

22aug10:00 am11:00 amWednesday Storytime

24aug8:00 pm10:00 pmSGA Free Family Movie Night Featuring PETER RABBITOn SCC Front Lawn

29aug10:00 am11:00 amWednesday Storytime

31aug5:30 pm7:30 pmTake the Plate spaghetti fundraiser dinnerKick off Take the Lake Friday night of Labor Day weekend at LW United Methodist Church

31aug6:00 pmMovies on MadisonStars Wars: The Last Jedi

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