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October 29, 2018

Tabor City-based DMA Holdings, Inc. (DMA) has been named one of the top 40 fastest-growing mid-market companies in the state of North Carolina for the second year in a row. The parts manufacturer and supplier to the automotive aftermarket industry climbed six spots to...

October 29, 2018

Already 39 county businesses have received $500 apiece as hurricane recovery grants from the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. Jennifer Holcomb, chamber president, was in Lake Waccamaw yesterday morning delivering a check to Dale’s Seafood, and she has traveled...

October 22, 2018

Columbus Career and College Academy student Rossy Ballesteros is one of 13 finalists in the Build Your Future “I Built This!” contest. The award-winning brickmason and her unique mailbox pillar are featured on a website sponsored by the National Center for Construction...

October 17, 2018

The boards of both local school systems and Southeastern Community College want voters to know how funds raised from the proposed sales tax would be put to use.The Southeastern Community College Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution Oct. 9 in favor of the s...

October 17, 2018

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, left, U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis listen to county officials and Whiteville business people who were impacted by Hurricane Florence flooding Monday, October 15. The delegation included U.S. Rep. David Rouzer...

October 17, 2018

BB&T announced Tuesday it will consolidate its Whiteville-area operations into a new $20 million facility that will be built at the intersection of J.K. Powell Blvd. and Columbus Street in Whiteville.

The 100,000-square-foot building will house the 500 BB&T employees wh...

October 10, 2018

The public will have a chance to weigh in on proposed county incentives for a $22 million bio-mass plant near Clarendon that would create 15-19 full-time jobs. 

The proposed Green Energy Sustainable Solutions (GESS) plant would convert hog waste, as well as silage from...

October 9, 2018

Both local school systems will have millions of dollars in additional construction money, thanks to a Needs Based Grant from the state Department of Public Instruction.

The Columbus County School system has been awarded $10.6 million, and the Whiteville City Schools sys...

October 5, 2018

The state has created a $56.5 million Disaster Recovery Fund to assist with Hurricane Florence response and is allowing school districts impacted the most to waive up to 20 days of class. The legislation also pays school employees for the days they missed due to the st...

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