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The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has committed $3.2 million in funding to the N.C. Housing Coalition for a new Homeownership Assistance Program, according to a release from the N.C. Department of Public Safety. The program, …

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The Lake Waccamaw Town Council heard comments Tuesday from 10 members of the public both for and against a rezoning request by Lynn Hinnant, owner of Lake Waccamaw Campground. The council then unanimously granted the request, reclassifying al…

Aaron Roehm, a virtual Allstate agent, holds giant scissors during a ribbon cutting for his business Oct. 27 at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. Roehm opened his agency in March after working three years for another insurance com…

Franchise owner John Ridge prepares to cut the ribbon Friday at the newly relocated Domino’s at 1629 S. Madison St. in Whiteville. Ridge’s business oversaw extensive renovations of the facility, which previously housed a bank and credit union…

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After a unanimous vote Monday by the Fair Bluff Town Council, town residents opening utility accounts will pay a $200 deposit instead of $125. Town Planner Al Leonard said after the meeting that the board considered the increase to be a commo…

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The Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will hold its 13th annual Shuck n’ Shag Oyster Roast Thursday, Nov. 17, in downtown Whiteville.

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After a unanimous vote Monday by the Fair Bluff Town Council, town residents opening utility accounts will pay a $200 deposit instead of $125. Town Planner Al Leonard said after the meeting that the board considered the increase to be a common-sense move to protect the town’s liability in ca…

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The first event of the 2022 North Carolina Pecan Harvest Festival will take place Thursday from 7–8:30. Festival Queen Pamela Young-Jacobs will greet well-wishers during a reception at the Columbus County Arts Council gallery. The gathering is free to the public, and the arts gallery is loca…

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The Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will hold its 13th annual Shuck n’ Shag Oyster Roast Thursday, Nov. 17, in downtown Whiteville.

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Two unanimous votes Tuesday evening by the Lake Waccamaw Town Council opened the way for owner Lynn Hinnant to expand Lake Waccamaw Campground “over to the old Dupree property,” he said.