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Coast Guard auxiliary hosts boating safety course

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - With people from all over flocking to southeastern North Carolina during summer time, water safety is vital. In Oak Island, the Coast Guard Auxiliary hosted a boating safety course. This course is mandated by law if you operate a boat with more than 10 horsepower AND...
OAK ISLAND, NC
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Bolton man hospitalized following stabbing

Jeld-Wen, a North Carolina company, makes windows and doors and has two plants in Vermont -- North Springfield and Ludlow. Lawmakers and state officials from around the region are reacting to Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion. Will...
COLCHESTER, VT
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Woman arrested after attempted robbery in Holden Beach

HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A woman has been arrested in Brunswick County after trying to grab a customer’s bag while she was leaving the bank. She assaulted and attempted to steal, take and carry away another person’s personal property and $130.00 in cash. The woman, Lacey...
HOLDEN BEACH, NC
columbuscountynews.com

Fun Factory Sets Days for Special Needs Kids

There’s a new kid in town, and the Whiteville Fun Factory is all about just that: kids. Vinny and Lisa Trosterud are the owners of the new establishment responsible for bringing smiles and socialization to children locally after the pandemic and offers families the chance to spend time together without the distraction of technology.
WHITEVILLE, NC
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Senior center, CCSO annex planned for former Guideway School

The Bug Hill Senior Center will be moving as soon as October to the former Guideway Elementary School, and the county has more plans for the shuttered campus. The Columbus County commissioners voted unanimously during their Monday meeting to move the senior center. According to County Manager Eddie Madden, the current Bug Hill Senior Center, located at 11300 N.C. 905 in Nakina, is in a rented building. One of the commissioners’ goals in the last 18 months has been to move county operations out of rented spaces.
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC
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The Good News for June 24

The weather is hot, but there is some entertainment to be had indoors. Go check out what local businesses and groups are up to in Columbus County this week. • Starting July 2 and continuing every first Saturday of the month, the Whiteville Fun Factory will be hosting children and families with special needs and sensory restrictions. The event will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., and will include arts and crafts and entertainment. Tickets are $10 for children ages 4 and up, and $5 for children 3 years old and under.
WHITEVILLE, NC

Motorcyclist Injured In Delco Hit-Run Crash

A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday, June 18 in Delaware County, authorities said.The crash happened on the reservoir bridge around 6:20 p.m., Upper Providence police said.The driver fled the scene in a red four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac, according to police.The motorcyc…
DELAWARE COUNTY, PA
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Lake Waccamaw issues boil water advisory

LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C. (WECT) - Lake Waccamaw has issued a boil water advisory due to a leaking water main near 700 Canal Cove Road. The advisory is issued for customers from 700 Canal Cove Road continuing to the dam at Waccamaw Shores Road and includes the Wooded Acres subdivision. “The...
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC
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