Marion County,

Marion County man charged in death of woman, sheriff says

MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Cory Rowell has been charged with murder in the death of a woman last month on Tylaura Road in Marion County, according to Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace. The death of Lasha Rowell was initially investigated as a suspicious, but remained under investigation. Wallace hasn’t...
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Columbus County, NCWWAY NewsChannel 3

Firefighter charged for pointing gun at woman during accident in Columbus Co.

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office has charged a firefighter for pointing a gun at a woman during a traffic accident. According to a press release from the Columbus County, on Tuesday, Shantasia Donique Williams, 24, of Wilmington, filed a report with Columbus County Sheriff’s Office in reference to an incident that happened on June 12th.
Robeson County,

Missing legally blind Robeson County man found safe, police say

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — The Maxton Police Dept. issued a news release Friday afternoon that said they "no longer considers Mr. Elbert Percell as a missing person." Percell's family reported him missing on May 24 and said they were very concerned because he's legally blind and has some health issues.

Funeral set for 7-year-old mauled to death by dogs in SC

MARION, S.C. (AP) — Funeral arrangements are set for a 7-year-old boy who was mauled to death by dogs in South Carolina. WMBF-TV reports a viewing for Shamar Jackson will be held on June 23 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Bartells Funeral Home in Dillon. Funeral services are scheduled...
Columbus County, NCWECT

Columbus County Sheriff’s K-9s gifted bulletproof vests

WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WECT) - An anonymous donor has donated ballistic body armor to Columbus County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Patrol. After hearing of the passing of a North Carolina law enforcement agency’s K-9 from a gun shot wound, the donor felt moved to do something to protect the K-9s in his/her local jurisdiction.