The City of Whiteville now possesses a precise plan to combat future flooding in town — free of charge thanks to the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab of N.C. State University.
A longtime elected official said he was a little bit surprised to receive the highest civilian honor bestowed by the State of North Carolina Monday, May 22.
In an effort to recruit and retain employees, Whiteville City Manager Darren Currie is proposing a substantial pay increase for the city’s staff as a significant part of its upcoming annual budget that would take effect July 1.
Family, friends and community gathered Sunday afternoon at the future site of Riegelwood Veterans Park for a memorial service to celebrate the life and service of Nathan Larry Lee. Lee was killed in combat in the Quang Tri province of South V…
O. Richard Wright Jr. has one of the longest lists of public service accolades of any Columbus Countian. He served in the N.C. House of Representatives 1975–1988, was elected president of the UNC School of Law Alumni Association, served as pr…
The City of Whiteville announced Thursday afternoon that the Madison Street Music Festival has been canceled due to inclement weather expected on Saturday.
By a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, the Columbus County Planning Board approved a proposal that “would make it difficult to build duplexes on individual lots within the county,” said Gary Lanier, county planning and economic development director.
The Reuben Brown House Preservation Society will have to seek other funding sources after Whiteville City Council officially denied the group’s request Tuesday night for $300,000 to help purchase a historic home within the city limits.
Columbus County government’s plans to launch a business incubator in downtown Whiteville are on hold as local leaders work to land a company that could temporarily use the space instead, according to County Manager Eddie Madden.
At its 6:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Whiteville City Council will consider approving a flood mitigation plan that sets out to tackle everything from nuisance stormwater puddles to 500-year flood events.
The City of Whiteville has earned the Main Street America accreditation status this year, the N.C. Department of Commerce has announced.
An external audit of Columbus County government’s finances, which had already been delayed, is going to take even longer to complete than anticipated and will cost more than twice the initial fee.