Folks line up outside Verizon to purchase the new iPhone 6.

The WHS tennis courts are getting a new surface.

North State Resurfacing guys spread paint.

The courts are getting a new top coat and new lines.

Pet Sense in Whiteville held a pet adoption over the weekend.

A puppy and a kitten were adopted during Pet Sense's weekend adoption.

Lots a folks showed up for an adoption at Whiteville's Pet Sense.

Folks attend a recent Pay it Forward volunteer fair at the Forestry Museum.

The volunteer fair showed people how they can give back to their community.

Participants met people from various organizations and learned how they can help.

Danny McNeill welcomes golfers to the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism golf tournament Friday.

Mandy Smith, center, is Whiteville's Teacher of the Year. By school, top teachers are, L-R, Carol Greer, Primary; Rachel Williams, Edgewood; Smith, Central; Gina Deans, WHS; and LaSheeda Butler, NWA.

Eddie Spaulding, 70, died Thursday in this wreck in Riegelwood.

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This Just In
  • Summer Ellis of Whiteville was the first person in line for the at the store this morning.
  • Crowds gathered in the pre-dawn hours to get the Iphone 6 Friday. See photo.
  • The News Reporter's Walllyce Todd begins a series of articles today (TH) about mental illness & other social concerns that create depression
  • It rained nearly eight inches at the Lake this weekend and at the Border Belt Research Station.
  • Eddie Spaulding, 70 yr old male from Lake Waccamaw, has been identified as the victim in the fatal wreck Thursday on NC 87 in Riegelwood.
  • 70 yr old Lake Waccamaw male killed in vehicle & log truck wreck on NC 87 in Riegelwood. Identification pending notification of next of kin.
  • The Chamber's Golf Tournament is a 'go' tomorrow. Players may register at 10am & tee off at 11am. No shotgun start.
  • East Columbus at Trask and W Brunswick at South Columbus V Football will be played tonight (9/11) at 7:00 p.m. East Columbus JV cancelled.
  • Dr. Anthony Clarke of Richmond County Community College is new SCC president.
  • Columbus under a flood watch until Tuesday am.
  • An 18-wheeler loaded with lumber has hit a light poke and overturned east of Fair Bluff. US 76 is shut down.
  • All Columbus County Parks & Recreation soccer games have been canceled today.
  • Smart Start needs volunteers. Learn about the team and how you can help prep kids for school in Thursday's paper.
  • Whiteville Police and Rescue have been called to a shooting in Whiteville on Nolan Ave in front of the park.
  • Edward Earl Lewis,62, of Delco identified as man who died in motorcycle wreck today. His wife was transferred to N. Hanover.
  • Allstate Pigskin Picks Football Contest over $1,000 prizes.
  • A man has died in a motorcycle wreck south of Nakina on NC 905 Monday morning at 11:45. A female passenger was hurt.
  • A 17-month-old infant drowned in an above-ground pool Sunday near Cerro Gordo after he went missing. More in today's NR.
  • Hot bikers appreciated cold water at Take The Lake.
  • Take the Lake bikers start their trip around the lake.
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