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YMCA Fair Bluff pool to open next week; Whiteville soon after – The News Reporter
Membership fees have been set, which will grant membership holders access to all YMCA pools in the area, including Whiteville and Wilmington pools.
Columbus County residents learn about disaster preps, recovery
WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — This spring, we’ve told you about how places likeWilmingtonandOak Islandare preparing for hurricane season. Saturday, Columbus County residents gathered in Whiteville to learn how they can prepare for the worst.
City man fights for parking spot | Robesonian
“I want it to be peaceful here,” Keith Pittman said. “I feel discriminated against.” Pittman, who lives on 10th Street in Lumberton is fighting for the repeal of an ordinance that limits residents and visitors to Eighth and 10th streets between Cedar and Willow streets to parking only on the north s
Dale's Seafood in Tabor City destroyed by fire
Tabor City Fire, Loris Fire, Roseland Volunteer Fire Department, Williams Township, and Columbus County Emergency Services responded to the restaurant fire, located at 100 US-701 Bypass.
Teen dies in crash after fleeing from police
Second suspect charged in connection with deadly Koyote Saloon shooting
On Wednesday, Magistrate William Hutsondeclined to set bondduring a hearing that day for 27-year-old Gary Jackson, of Myrtle Beach, who was also charged with murder. In addition, he is charged with trafficking cocaine and simple possession of marijuana.
Chops Deli needs to raise six figures in three days or they may have to close - WWAY TV
“Without some serious help by the middle of this week, the doors will be closed,” Chops Deli co-owner Brad Corpening said.
Man get 40 months on weapons charge | Robesonian
Roderick McNeill, 23, of Lumberton was sentenced Wednesday by Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard, according to information from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Water rescue in North Myrtle Beach after checkpoint stop
North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling says during the 15th Circuit Law Enforcement Network checkpoint at Robert Edge Parkway and South Carolina Hwy 31 last night, an officer noticed an open container of beer in a car. The driver of the car also did not have a driver’s license, so his vehicle w
Schools try to get traction on building | Robesonian
Mike Smith, a 28-year member of the school board and a vocal advocate for school construction, said it was a “missed opportunity.” However, Smith said the “shovel ready” requirements in year one were too tight for the board to meet following Hurricane Matthew.
Man covered in blood stops for help at checkpoint
North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling said as the checkpoint was closing down, a car stopped and a man covered in blood, wearing a belt as a tourniquet around his left arm, got out of the car. Dowling said the man told officers he was stabbed somewhere in Tabor City and on the way to the hospi
Public hearing on short-term rentals in Wilmington - WWAY TV
(Photo: WWAY/Basil John)WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — After two years of debating short term rentals, Wilmington city council is one step closer to setting new rules for them.On Tuesday, city council is holding a public hearing on the proposed regulations for short-term rentals.- Advertisement -
'Just blood everywhere', a neighbor prevents potentially deadly dog attack - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – A woman mauled by several pitbulls is recovering, but the story does not stop there.
Flood gauge online in Whiteville – The News Reporter
The FIMAN station records elevation of water in the swamp, rather than depth, according to the N.C. Emergency Management office, which oversees the FIMAN program across the state. Elevation of the water is much more important than depth, which is usually measured in the channel of a stream, accordin
Two Conway men arrested in Ocean Boulevard shooting
According to Captain Joey Crosby, officers arrested Aaron Tirrell Rashad Wiliams and Timothy Daeshawn Williams, both of Conway, in connection with the shooting at 806 S. Ocean Blvd. Aaron Tirrell Rashad Wiliams has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission
Old BB&T branch reduced to rubble | Robesonian
“It wouldn’t have the power or water requirements needed,” said Tony Bullard, job superintendent with Hudson Company of Henagar, Ala. “It was built as a bank, not a restaurant.”
Police: Body found in ditch in Myrtle Beach area
The body was found in a ditch surrounded by a field and wooded area, and near railroad tracks, a report said. Police said the body appeared to have been there for an "extended period of time" and was in an "advanced state of decomposition," which prevented police from being able to positively identi
Pembroke couple hits $1M lotto prize | Robesonian
Maggie and Rogerick Bullard, of Pembroke, recently won $1 million in the North Carolina Education Lottery. The took the option of taking a lump sum of about $423,000. -
Police ID three in Kinston Street shooting | Laurinburg Exchange
During the course of the investigation, detectives identified Maurice Deangelo Bostic, Ronshe Gunter and Allen Tremaine Gunter in connection with the shootout that damaged six nearby vehicles and catching residents in the crossfire.
It’s official: West Lumberton to close | Robesonian
School board chair Peggy Wilkins-Chavis, right, confers with Superintendent Shanita Wooten. It was Wilkins-Chavis’ final regular board meeting as she was defeated in the May primary. -