Columbus County offers beaver bounty to combat flooding
Columbus County officials report their beaver bounty program, now in its third years, has been a success ? leading to the capture of more than 1,300 beavers and a reduction in standing water affecting roadways, farm fields and timber plots.
WWAY's Full Court Press - Dec. 12
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Friday marked the return of Chasity Melvin to WWAY's Full Court Press. The NC State Hall of Famer made a guest appearance on Friday. This season's analyst, Kevin Schneider, had a previous basketball commitment to fulfill. We showcased a slew of basketball action on the Full Court Press. This included game action from Hoggard-New Hanover, Whiteville-East Columbus and much ...
Former prosecutor arrested by SBI agents
SBI agents arrested a former Assistant District Attorney for Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus counties Tuesday in connection to forgery and obstruction of justice.
Columbus' Matt Gingera Named Easton Player of the Week
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 16, 2014) - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced Matt Gingera of the Columbus Cottonmouths is the Easton Player of the Week for December 8-14.
Special toy store helps parents afford Christmas presents
Volunteers with the Columbus Baptist Association were busy Monday setting up a special store near Whiteville that will sell Christmas presents to needy families for ten cents on the dollar.
Columbus' Shannon Szabados Named Easton Player of the Week
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 2, 2014) - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced goaltender Shannon Szabados of the Columbus Cottonmouths is the Easton Player of the Week for November 24-30.
Three-judge panel assigned for Sledge innocence hearing
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- Chief Justice Mark Martin has assigned a three-judge panel to convene a special session of superior court in Columbus County to hear evidence relevant to the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission?s recommendation in the case of State v. Joseph Sledge, 78. Sledge was convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in Bladen County in 1976. Judges Thomas H. Lock, Anna Mills ...
Columbus County man opens his museum of Nativity scenes
For years, a man in Tabor City has been collecting figures of Cardinals, plates and dishes colored in blue, and rare dolls. But he has also spent his life collecting Nativity scenes and is ready to open his home for anyone who would like to see his collection of over 700 pieces.
NC A&T-Ohio St. Preview
After a sloppy win featuring uncharacteristically weak defense, Ohio State needs a quick return to form before playing in one of the nation's more unwelcoming arenas.
Identity of young man killed in Columbus crash released
An 18-year-old man died in a two-car wreck Sunday afternoon in Columbus County, according to Assistant Coroner William Hannah.