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Robeson County deputies search for woman last seen Friday

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) - The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 66-year-old woman last seen on August 5. Carmen Almodovar, of Maxton, was reported missing Tuesday. She was last seen at her residence on Sanbryer Ln. Maxton on Friday, around 7:30 a.m. Almodovar has black hair...
ROBESON COUNTY, NC
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Latta man charged in connection to 3 shootings in Marion

MARION, S.C. (WBTW) — A Latta man is in custody after he was allegedly involved in three different shootings in Marion in the last year and a half. Javon Rhieen Brunson, 28, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, […]
MARION, SC
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Two People Found Shot After Truck Crashes into Home in Lumberton

Two people with gunshot wounds were found in a crashed truck yesterday afternoon in Lumberton. Officers with the Lumberton Police Department responded to the area of Front Street around 1:25 p.m. and found that a vehicle had hit the porch of a home near Martin Luther King Drive. There were bullet holes and blood inside of the vehicle. One person was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries and an 18 year-old was flown to the hospital. No other information is currently available.
LUMBERTON, NC
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Patient injures hospital employees, escapes in stolen UNC Health Rex vehicle

A behavioral health patient at a local hospital injured two employees and fled the property in a stolen hospital vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for UNC Health Rex. The employees suffered only minor injuries, according to officials. The security team is working closely with local law enforcement.
REX, NC
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Latta man charged in 3 Marion shootings, police say

MARION, S.C. (WMBF) - A Dillon County man is facing charges in three separate shootings dating back over a year. The Marion Police Department said 28-year-old Javon Rhieen Brunson was arrested Monday in connection to the separate incidents in the city that happened on Feb. 25, 2021, June 10, 2021 and Jan. 25, 2022.
MARION, SC

BOE lists important voting dates

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Elections met Tuesday and were briefed on important dates leadin g up to the November general electron. According to Chris Williams, director of the Board of Elections, those important dates are …. — Sept. 9: Absentee ballots will be made available for...
BLADEN COUNTY, NC
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Latta man charged with attempted murder in connection to 3 separate incidents: Police

MARION, S.C. (WPDE) — A Latta man was arrested and charged Monday in connection to three separate incidents, according to a release from Marion Police Dept. Javon Rhieen Brunson, 28, is charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, three counts of pointing and presenting firearms at a person, three counts of discharging firearms within the city limits and three counts of unlawful carrying of a firearm for three separate incidents that happened on Feb. 25, 2021, June 10, 2021, and Jan. 25, 2022, police said.
MARION, SC
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Sonic brings back Pickle Slush for a very short time

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you were a fan of the Sonic Pickle Slush, you’re in luck. The drink has made a comeback. But you’ll have to act fast, because the Pickle Slush is only in stores for 3 weeks. Sonic hasn’t offered the unique slush since...
WILMINGTON, NC
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Bladen Co. Public Library to host back-to-school giveaway

BLADEN COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The Bladen County Public Library in Elizabethtown announced that they will host a school supplies giveaway on Aug. 11. The event is scheduled to take place in the library parking lot at 111 N. Cypress St. from 6-8 p.m. The event is free for all...
BLADEN COUNTY, NC
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Deputies searching for missing 66-year-old Robeson County woman

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 66-year-old woman who was reported missing on Tuesday. Deputies said Carmen Almodovar, of Maxton, was last seen at her home on Sanbryer Lane last Friday around 7:30 a.m. She was last seen wearing...
ROBESON COUNTY, NC
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Police make arrest in connection to stolen engine hoist in Whiteville

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Two people have been arrested for allegedly stealing an engine hoist from 701 Auto, LLC in Whiteville. The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the Whiteville business located at 7176 James B White Highway South on August 5th in reference to a larceny.
WHITEVILLE, NC
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Inmate in critical condition after being severely beaten at Columbus County jail

COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an inmate was severely beaten at the Columbus County jail. Authorities say 33-year-old Joshua Johnson is in critical condition following the attack. WECT first got the tip Thursday night that an inmate had been brutally attacked by...
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Major Theft Exposed in Columbus County

Arrest at the Economy Inn in Tabor City. Whiteville, NC – On August 5, 2022, Columbus County Sheriff’s Office responded to 701 Auto, LLC located at 7176 James B White Highway South, Whiteville, in reference to a larceny. The caller reported that an engine hoist that was located outside of the business was stolen. The engine hoist was orange and black in color.
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