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State wants Chemours to pay for water project

ELIZABETHTOWN - The state plans to do everything in its power to make a Bladen County plant pay to provide safe drinking water to residents living near the facility with tainted wells, a state official said. Michael Scott, director of the state Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Waste


1 dead, 1 injured in Lumberton shooting

Lumberton police responding to a report of a shooting Tuesday night found one man dead and one man injured from multiple gunshot wounds, according to a Lumberton Police Department news release. Officers arriving at a home on the 200 block of Holly Street at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday found Keshion Devonta H


Man barricaded in Dublin residence, reportedly fired shots at Bladen deputies

DUBLIN -- An man has barricaded himself in a home on N.C. 410 in Bladen County and has fired shots at deputies, the Bladen Journal is reporting. The incident began about noon and is near Paul Brisson Road, north of Bladen Community Colllege. The campus is on lockdown, the reports said.


Holiday Wish List for Grand Strand Charities

708 Petigru Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 www.all4pawssc.org or (843)237-7297 (PAWS) Our wish lists needs are spray bottles, paper towels, 55 & 30-gallon trash bags, toilet paper, fragrant floor cleaner, magic erasers, Clorox wipes, Dawn dish soap, laundry detergent, puppy pads, crates, and HP 950


Longs man dies after being hit by car in Atlantic Beach

ATLANTIC BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Longs man was killed Wednesday night in Atlantic Beach after being hit by a car. According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, the wreck happened at 5:30 p.m. at Highway 17 and 30th Avenue South. Horace Evans, 65, of Longs, was hit by a vehicle and died at Gra

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-23 13:36:06

BCSO: Man arrested for nearly 475 bindles of heroin, half kilo of cocaine

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - A Shallotte man was arrested Monday night on several charges following a drug bust Monday night. Brunswick County Sheriff deputies say the bust net nearly 475 bindles of heroin and nearly half a kilo of cocaine. Danell Lamont McNeil, 33, was arrested and charged with tr


It was defeated once, but 1,000 housing units at Heather Glenn gets a second look

A proposal to turn a Grand Strand golf course into a housing development will get another shot at approval in early December, and this time it's expected to draw more community support. The Heather Glen Golf Links in Little River is slated to close next week and a sale is pending to home builder D.R

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 23:27:00

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans Day Program was outstanding

If you served in Vietnam, or have a family member or friend who did, and you did not attend the Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 at the Florence Veterans Park, you missed a great opportunity to celebrate and memorialize those who did. Col Barry Wingard, U.S. Army (Ret.), put together a program that h

SCNOW - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Locals named to 5A, 6A all-district teams

FRIENDSWOOD Several locals landed all-district team tennis honors in both Districts 24-6A and 23-5A. Clear Creek led the county entries in 24-6A with five first-team selections, including four on the boys' side of the court. The Wildcats' Carter and Clark Crookston grabbed top honors in the No. 2 an

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:15:00

Experts: Change orders are costly inevitabilities

Among the most frequent actions taken by public governing boards is approving change orders that increase the costs of contracts struck with a lowest qualified bidder, which raises a question: Are frequent change orders undermining the state's competitive bidding laws, allowing companies to make low

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

3 months after Harvey, hard-hit cities still struggle

DICKINSON There aren't enough hammers to go around. Standing in the shell of a one-story house in Dickinson's Colonial Estates neighborhood, Damon Brown says he gets four calls a day from people looking for a contractor to rebuild their gutted homes. He wishes he could help, but his six-man crew can

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:00:00

From housewares for flooded homes to presents, shoppers hit the stores

LEAGUE CITY The Emersons' League City home is stripped down to its frame after flooding from Hurricane Harvey inundated it in late August. In the days and weeks after the storm, most of the contents of their home piled up in the front yard, ruined by the several feet of water that had rushed into th

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:30:00

Man in critical condition after crashing motorcycle into Hummer

A 40-year-old man was transported by Life Flight to an area hospital after crashing the motorcycle he was riding into two cars Wednesday night, Seabrook Police said. Officers said they were dispatched to Texas 146 near the Red Bluff Road overpass around 9:45 p.m., where they said three motorcycles w

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 17:24:00

I have no confidence in the GOP county chair

Most voters may know little about the countywide ballot position of county chair, and yet, both parties elect one in their primaries. The county chair is the head of the county executive committee, which in turn contains all of the elected precinct chairs. Carl Gustafson became the Galveston County


Abbott endorses Bonnen for re-election

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has endorsed state Rep. Greg Bonnen's for his re-election bid. "I am proud to endorse Greg for re-election and know that his commitment to conservative principles will further elevate and strengthen the Texas model of freedom," Abbott said Tuesday. Bonnen, a Friendswood Republ


Some residents irked over fire station demolition

FRIENDSWOOD Friendswood has demolished its old fire station in Stevenson Park, disappointing some residents who wanted to make the building a community center. "I was told the only way to stop it was a court order," resident Janis Lowe said, adding she didn't want to take that action. Demolition of


Lewiston slaying victims ID'd

Law enforcement officials have released some additional details of the double homicide Tuesday morning in Lewiston and identified the victims as the suspect's daughter and former wife. Lt. Budd Hurd said the victims, Raetta Dee Carlin, 72, and Michelle Lynn Carlin, 50, died from blunt force trauma a

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

This Thanksgiving, hurricane victims give thanks for what matters

Thanksgiving marks almost three months since Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. 130 m.p.h. winds and several feet of wind, the hurricane drove the largest disaster response in Texas state history. Lives lost, property damaged. But neighbors and strangers join together to help those near and far wh

KLEWTV - 2017-11-23 11:00:01

Lewiston girls' basketball wins home opener

Lewiston Bengals girls' basketball hosting the two-time reigning 3A state basketball champion Timberlake White Tigers. Bengals started off slow, but Morgan Genzer got the blood pumping with a block in the second quarter. A few minutes later, she assisted Cameron Cady with a basket and, towards the e


Lewiston police looking for person of interest in double homicide

The Lewiston Police Department is looking for a man suspected of killing two people and seriously injuring a third in an apparent double homicide. Officers have identified 73-year-old Richard Carlin as their only person of interest in the crime, said Lt. Jeff Klone. His last known address is in Lewi