Skip links

Air Quality Hearing

Air Quality Hearing

Residents affected by the Riegelwood log fumigation company, Malec Brothers Transport, gathered to express their opinions and concerns about the company and its plan to use a new chemical.The company plans to triple its production with the use of the insecticide compound methyl bromide. Bryce Sage, a supervisor at Allen Transport, spoke on behalf of the timber-processing company. “I’ve been exposed every day to the exact same chemical that people are worried about,” he said. “I’ve received no harm.”For updates and more inforamtion, check out Diana Matthews' article online at nrcolumbus.com or read it in Tuesday's paper.

Posted by The News Reporter on Friday, May 4, 2018

Reader Interactions

Community Events

july, 2018

18jul10:00 am11:00 amWednesday Storytime

20jul6:00 pmMovies on Madison: "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

21jul9:00 am12:00 pmMeet Me at the Museum: Banding Hummingbirds

21jul9:30 am12:00 pmAcoustic Jam at Lake Waccamaw Depot MuseumEvery third Saturday, musicians are invited to come "pick"

21jul8:00 pm10:00 pmSGA Free Family Movie Night Featuring PETER RABBITOn SCC Front Lawn

25jul10:00 am11:00 amWednesday Storytime

28jul10:00 amScience Cinema: "Under the Sea"

Whiteville
80°
Clear
06:1520:26 EDT
Feels like: 85°F
Wind: 3mph SSE
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 29.98"Hg
UV index: 0
MonTueWed
min 73°F
86/73°F
89/70°F

Download Our App

 

Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)

Announcement

X