The clothing pantry at Southeastern Carolina Crossroads was a complete loss. (submitted)

Clothing donations needed for rehab center

by Jefferson Weaver in Business Comments Off on Clothing donations needed for rehab center

Fire claimed three buildings, including a clothing pantry, at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Bladen County Wednesday. Southeastern Carolina Crossroads is a faith-based residential rehabilitation program located at the former Eckerd Youth Camp [Read More]
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The chicken who rode the lightning

by Crystal Faircloth in Commentary Comments Off on The chicken who rode the lightning

  If you have ever lived in the country, then at some point in your life you have been tempted to raise a flock of chickens. Growing up, my daddy took great care to make [Read More]

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Thomas Powell and his aunt, Richia Grayhawk (submitted)

Small town boy with big city dreams

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Thomas Newman Powell lives, works, and plays in the Green Sea/Tabor City area, but the small-town kid aspires to go far beyond small-town life.   Powell was born and raised in Loris and is a Green [Read More]
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• We first brought you the story about Lakyn Wilson over the Independence Day weekend. Lakyn was upset when a fried cut her foot on a broken bottle in Lake Waccamaw, and set out on [Read More]

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Filing closes for municipal races

Several candidates made it just under the wire Friday as filings closed at noon for most municipal offices. Filing for Lake Waccamaw, which elects commissioners by ward, begins July 26. Whiteville elects councilmembers by district, [Read More]


East End to get more CCSO coverage

Eastern Columbus residents have fought for years for more patrols by the sheriff’s office, and Sheriff Jody Greene said Wednesday (today) that additional coverage is coming. Greene, Chief Deputy Aaron Herring, and County Manager Eddie [Read More]

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