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Archive for December, 2011

BEMC to use solar power at warehouse

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Cooperative has no plans to sell solar-generated energy

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Deadly shooting at Columbus County party, deputies searching for shooter

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

DELCO, NC (WWAY) — Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten says one man is dead and two women injured after a party turned deadly early Saturday morning.

Deputies responded just after 4 a.m. to a shooting the Triple K Ranch on Big Branch Road in Delco, where Sheriff Batten says there was party that was heavily advertised.

According to the Sheriff’s Office Dysheka Bell, 17, of 66 Hoover Road, went by private vehicle to Columbus Regional Health Care with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Miyah Moore, 16, of Big Branch Road, went to Cape Fear Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand. Ulicus Robinson, 31, of 2742 Robinson Trail in Northwest, was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with two gunshot wounds to the abdomen. Robinson died shortly after arriving at NHRMC.

According to Sheriff Batten, investigators believe Robinson showed up at the party and no one recognized him. We are told he was throwing signs and pushing people around. Someone got into a fight with him, gunshots were fired and Robinson was killed.

The shooter has not been found and no arrests have been made.

Investigators say early information is that the club was rented for a birthday party. Recent complaints have been made concerning parties at the club, the Sheriff’s Office said. When officers arrived this morning the club and parking lot were vacant.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office and the Northwest Police Department are investigating. Investigator ask that anyone who was at the club at the time of the shooting or has information contact the Sheriff’s Office at (910) 642-6551.

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DEVELOPING FIRST ON 3: Deadly shooting at Columbus County party, Sheriffs searching for shooter

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

DELCO, NC (WWAY) — Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten says one man is dead and two women are injured after a party turned fatal early Saturday morning.

Sheriff Batten says the party at Triple K Ranch off Big Branch Road in Delco was heavily advertised. It is believed that the man who was killed is the same man who showed up at the party, and no one recognized him. We are told the man was throwing signs and pushing people around. Someone got into a fight with him, gunshots were fired, and the man was killed.

The shooter has not been found.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office and the Northwest Police Department are investigating.

Officials are asking people with any information about the shooting to call 911 or the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 910-642-6551.

Stick with WWAY for all the developing details.

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Photos – Christmas displays light up area

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Enchanted Airlie is in it’s 7th year and consists of more than 300,000 lights and decorations throughout the grounds of Airlie Gardens.

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Woman charged in killing at homeless camp

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

On Friday at 7 p.m., EMS responded to a call in a wooded area off S. Kerr Avenue.

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