Pete Buffkin
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Pete Buffkin

Pete Ray Buffkin, 63, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in Myrtle Beach. He was born September 20, 1958, in Loris, a son of Betty Smith Simmons and the late Carl Simmons. Pete was a [Read More]

Steven Ray Hodge
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Steven Hodge

Steven Ray Hodge, age 34 of Whiteville, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, while in the Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center.   Steven was born on February 10, 1988, in Columbus County.  He was preceded [Read More]

Craig Alvin Boone
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Craig Alvin Boone

Craig Alvin Boone, 59, of 289 Honey Hill Road, Hallsboro, NC, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in Whiteville. The funeral will be 3:00 PM Sunday, July 31, at Peoples Funeral chapel by Evangelist Barbara Powell.  [Read More]

Robert Hanson White
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Robert Hanson White

Robert Hanson White, age 78, of Bladenboro/Whiteville, met his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Columbus Regional Healthcare with his family by his side. Robert was born September 13, 1943 to Vivian [Read More]

Sanford Graham
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Sanford Graham

James Sanford Graham, 72, of Leland, passed on July 21, 2022 at his home.  He was born August 5, 1949 in Columbus County, the son of the late Herbert Lee Graham and Lannie Victoria Jacobs Graham.  [Read More]

Strickland takes the oath.
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Strickland Named to SCC Board

Dr. Dan Strickland is Southeastern Community College’s newest board member. The former school superintendent of county schools was appointed by the Columbus County Board of Commissioners. Strickland was sworn in by Clerk of Superior Court [Read More]

Peggy Sue Powell
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Peggy Sue Powell

Mrs. Peggy Powell, age 72, died Sunday, July 24, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born May 7,1950 in Marion, SC, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Grace Powell.  Peggy is [Read More]

Linda Gail (Pone) Braddy
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Linda Gail Braddy

Linda Gail Braddy passed on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Columbus Regional Healthcare Systems, Whiteville, NC.  Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022 from 1 till 6 pm. Funeral services will be [Read More]