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Columbia aldermen ready for new terms

Lloyd Armstrong and Sandra Owens signed their oath of office on Dec. 2, beginning new four-year terms on the Columbia Board of Aldermen. From left ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:02 am



The Mitchells: Tyrrell couple married 80 years

Robert L. “Bobby” and Myrtle Davenport Mitchell have been married for 80 years. They were wed on Dec. 7, 1939 in Askewville and have made their ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Sunday, January 12, 2020 5:25 am

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Columbia aldermen invite governor to confer over prison closure

The Columbia Board of Aldermen on Jan. 6 directed town manager Rhett White to invite Gov. Roy Cooper and others to a meeting to discuss ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, January 11, 2020 9:16 am


Tyrrell BOC hearing set for subdivision ordinance amendments

The Tyrrell County Board of Commissioners will hear public comments on proposed amendments to the subdivision ordinance on Jan. 14. The public hearing is set ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:20 am


Tyrrell Democrats to battle for Board of Commissioners

Tyrrell County Democrats are assured of a battle in the March 3 primary election for three seats on the Board of Commissioners. Incumbent county commissioners ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:59 am

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All Tyrrell prison offenders moved to other facilities

“The offenders at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm have all been transferred to other facilities as the Division of Prisons temporarily suspends operation at the prison,” ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, December 24, 2019 11:34 pm


Boger, Liverman and Willis enter Tyrrell races

Gene Parisher Boger, Democrat, filed Dec. 2 for re-election as Tyrrell County’s register of deeds. She has held the office since July 1, 2014 and ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Friday, December 13, 2019 3:00 am



Brothers killed in auto accident south of Columbia

Two brothers were killed in a single-car accident south of Columbia Friday night (Dec. 6), the State Highway Patrol reports. Dylan Michael Edwards, age 16, ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Monday, December 9, 2019 5:05 pm

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Columbia Middle School student wins VFW contest award

Karen Santibanez-Casteneda, a Columbia Middle School seventh grader, is the winner of this year’s Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest, sponsored by Glenn T. Cahoon post 10659 ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:22 am

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Columbia manager promises action on Railroad Street issues

Columbia’s town manager Rhett White on Nov. 4 addressed sanitation, nuisance and appearance conditions existing on Railroad Street that were raised to Columbia aldermen a ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:39 am

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