Departing Whiteville Parks & Rec director Lane Coleman talks to his basketball enrichment kids. See NR Monday.

Lane Coleman spends some time on the court with the basketball enrichment group.

The Boys & Girls Homes at Lake Waccamaw donated roughly 30 bales of hay to the US Equine Rescue League.

The other group works on a routine.

The youngest dancers show everyone their routine with help from their instructor.

A group learns new steps from their instructor.

This group pays attention in order to learn their steps.

The Boys & Girls Homes at Lake Waccamaw donated roughly 30 bales of hay to the US Equine Rescue League.

A helicopter from Marine Coprs Air Station Cherry Point takes off with a patient.

A critical patient is loaded from CRHS. The chopper was called in because it's equipped for the fog.

The WHS marching band practices Monday afternoon.

Members of the percussion section keep the beat.

A trumpeter practices to keep her horn horizontal.

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New trial sought for Best

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Hydrilla fight goes on

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Chadbourn mayor recovering

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JAMES FONZA MCKOY

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SCC Open House for fall registration August 2 & Aug 5

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This Just In
  • What an awesome July morning!!!
  • Tstorm warning extended until 6:45 for eastern Columbus.
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT
  • Severe Tstorm warning until 5:15 Monday
  • Karen Sealey Wright has sued for divorce from B.J. Wright to end marriage that lasted three days before her husband was jailed. Story in NR.
  • Whiteville Optimist takes on Dunn & Nakina takes on W Robeson tonight (7/28) in DY Majors tournament.
  • A heat advisory is in effect for Sunday. Highs will be 96 with a heat index possibly exceeding 105 degrees. Monday will be very hot as well.
  • A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Columbus until 10 pm
  • Whiteville Optimist AAA lost to Dallas today 9-5 and are out of the running for state champs. Congrats to Whiteville on well-played season.
  • Whiteville Optimist AAA lost to Dallas last night 6-5. Playing Dallas again right now. Winner plays Hope Mills in best of 3 for state champ.
  • Jr Dixie Boys headed to World Series need Gatorade, water & snacks. Stay hydrated in Louisiana heat. Can drop donations by NR by TU, 7/30.
  • A potential agreement that could see rail service in Columbus County restored as soon as mid-September has been reached. See NR Thursday.
  • A large dual-rotor Marine Corps helicopter landed at CRHS today to transport a critical patient. It has radar allowing it to fly in the fog.
  • The county commissioners passed the land use ordinance last night that requires a hearing/permit before construction of some defined uses.
  • RT : 2014 State Champs - Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys. Next stop, World Series in Louisiana.
  • RT : Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys (13 yrs old) going to the World Series! Win championship game 5-2.
  • RT : Columbus County Dixie Boys (14 yrs olds) lose championship game. Outstanding season comes to a close.
  • Weather starting to cooperate. The Columbus County Jr Dixie Boys championship game against Duplin getting underway soon as field is ready.
  • Columbus County Dixie Boys (14 yr olds) beat Duplin 2-1 in state tournament. Play determining game in 30 minutes at 6:30 p.m.
  • Legion Post 137 and Wilmington Post 10 game 4 tonight (7/16) has been rained out. Will play in Whiteville Thursday at 7pm.
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