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Latest News

Columbus County Farmers Market Poised to Re-open on Saturday, November 17

Local farmers and vendors are planning to re-open the farmers market on Saturday, November 17, just in time for the annual Collard and Cornbread Day special event.

‘Human error’ resulted in wanted man’s premature release from jail

Andre Shipman is described as a twenty-three year old black male who is 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.  If you have information on Shipman’s whereabouts, please contact Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 910-642-6551.              

NC Yam Festival

Get Ready for a “YAM GOOD TIME” at the 33rd Annual NC Yam Festival! Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Fun-Filled KidZone, Car Show, Tractors, Live Entertainment and much more!! Something fun for everyone!

Hurricane Michael Update

Columbus County declared a State of Emergency, effective at 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  Columbus County is anticipated to experience tropical storm force winds beginning at noon tomorrow.  The sustained tropical storm force winds are anticipated to last approximately twelve (12) hours.

The Columbus County Agriculture Fair is this week

This 39th annual family event features midway rides and games, circus thrill acts, live music, magic shows, demolition derbies, a tractor pull, livestock shows, Old McDonald's Farm, community exhibits, contests and favorite fair food.