Summer Sounds Concert Series closes out on high note
Bladen County students: ready or not?
West Bladen grad McDowell to play collegiate football at St. Andrews University
Ketterer experiences intense leadership training at Camp Don Lee
Tomato sandwiches draw a crowd at Lu Mil Vineyard
- Downtown Elizabethtown preparing for Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale - 4:20 pm
- Cooks urged to fine-tune peanut recipes for Dublin Peanut Festival cooking contest - 10:55 am
- Bladen County Environmental Health provides a “Helpful Tip for Preventing Mosquito Growth” - 9:45 am
- Drones used to send drugs to inmates - 7:25 am
- Man kicked out of bar bites off bartender’s finger in fight - 5:30 am
- ‘Getting to heaven’ in another way - 3:33 am
- Police hunt men who dumped crocodiles in Australian school - 7:52 pm
- Florida man returns lost wallet with $3,400 inside - 7:25 pm
- Couple offers $500 reward for missing potbellied therapy pig - 5:27 pm
- Bladen Community College offering personal interest classes - 3:16 pm
- Masonic Lodge No. 646 donates to Masonic Home for Children - 2:22 pm
- Chamber to hold special called meeting - 1:11 pm
- Wineries celebrate N.C. Wine Month in September - 1:01 pm
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 12:12 pm
- CHURCH CALENDAR - 11:52 am updated: 11:59 am.
- Rotary Club gets a lesson on law enforcement training - 7:47 am
- North Carolina one of worst 10 states to have a baby - 7:34 am
- From around the region - 10:01 am
- Troxler announces availability of agricultural grants - 9:15 am
- BCC Small Business Center offering no-cost classes - 12:22 pm
- AG Cooper offers tips to help families, teachers stock up for a new school year - 11:37 am
- Adoptive homes sought as foster care surges - 8:55 am
- Aggravated pedestrian hits BMW with bologna - 7:25 am
- Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal - 5:30 am updated: 5:30 am.
- Angry man throws pizza and punches at police station - 7:52 pm
- Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by young admirer - 7:25 pm
- Grocer is 1st in Pennsylvania to sell wine since Prohibition - 5:27 pm
- Health Department hosting diabetes seminar - 3:44 pm
- Basic Law Enforcement Training begins Sept. 22 at BCC - 11:45 am
- Woman settles lawsuit, now OK to use ‘8THEIST’ license plate - 7:25 am
- Burglars caught passed out in their car at crime scene - 5:30 am
- When the blind lead the blind … take the bus - 3:33 am
- Rescuers free squirrel with head stuck in cup - 7:52 pm
- New York farm creates 8-acre ‘Super Mario Bros.’ corn maze - 7:25 pm
- Thousands of Bolivian Catholics break rocks to change fortunes - 5:27 pm
- Courts Launch Speakers Bureau to Support Civics Education - 4:09 pm
- Master Plan: Elizabethtown Industrial Park making $32m impact - 3:50 pm
- Fall nnrollment at Bladen Community College remains strong - 1:55 pm
- BCS nutrition staff participate in culinary institute - 1:22 pm
- Votes are in from brainstorming session - 1:15 pm
- AG: Flooded cars likely to end up in NC - 1:11 pm
- Dublin receives $15,000 wastewater grant - 12:52 pm
- Two bridges in Bladen County to be replaced - 12:33 pm
- Rotarians learn about prayer from local pastor - 12:28 pm
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 11:16 am
- CHURCH CALENDAR - 10:14 am
- Hammond appointed a board trustee at Bladen Community College - 2:09 pm
- BCC offering free business seminars - 11:24 am
- ‘Made in the Shade’ car, truck show winners announced - 10:01 am
- Bladen Community College recognizes employees for longevity - 9:01 am
Bladen Community College offering personal interest classes
DUBLIN – Bladen Community College is hosting community service classes for personal enrichment. Costs range from $15 to $60. Students may need t...
Masonic Lodge No. 646 donates to Masonic Home for Children
ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Masonic Lodge No. 646 AF&AM in Elizabethtown recently presented a check to the Masonic Home for Children in th...
Chamber to hold special called meeting
WHITE LAKE — The Elizabethtown-White lake Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a special called meeting of the board of directors on Tuesday, Aug....
Wineries celebrate N.C. Wine Month in September
RALEIGH – Wine lovers will have plenty of ways to celebrate the state’s $1.7 billion wine and grape industry in September during North Car...
Aug. 27— Chris Reeve’s Southeast Foundation & Crawl Space Repair will hold a barbecue plate sale at Dublin Motor Speedway starting at ...
TENNIS***West Bladen 9West Columbus 0***Singles: Alanna Ludlum (WB) def. West Columbus 6-0, 6-0; Amber Long (WB) def. West Columbus 6-0, 6-0; Helen Lo...
Wednesday roundup: Lady Knights get tennis win over East Columbus
DUBLIN —West Bladen swept the singles matches against visiting East Columbus on Wednesday and went on to take an 8-1 non-conference win.Alanna L...
Football, cheerleading registration open***ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Recreation Department is accepting registration for youth football ...
Eagles hope to rebound against Whiteville
ELIZABETHTOWN — Only three times since 2004 have both East Bladen and Whiteville lost their season openers before facing each other in their ann...
Knights preparing for West Columbus
DUBLIN — The Knights will show off coach Todd Pait’s new offense and defense to West Bladen fans when they host West Columbus in their hom...
McGill, Caballero lift Eagles on the pitch
LAKE WACCAMAW — East Bladen got a hat trick from Brooks McGill and four assist from Grey Caballero en route to a 7-2 non-conference win over Eas...
Dowless, Long to wed Oct. 15
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Dowless of Whiteville announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Stephanie Nicole Dowless to Samuel D. Long, th...
Mitchell, McKoy to wed in September
LAKE WACCAMAW — Dena Mitchell, of Lake Waccamaw, and Cetrus McKoy, of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement. The couple is set to wed Septemb...
Bladen County Health Department issues tips on water safety
Subsequent to reports to Bladen County Health Department this summer of skin rashes from individuals recreating in White Lake, we are issuing this mes...
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Dr. Lanier tabbed medical director of Bladen Healthcare’s Emergency Department
ELIZABETHTOWN – Vicki Lanier, M.D., has been appointed Emergency Department medical director at Bladen Healthcare.Lanier originally joined Blade...
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Cooper won’t support the people of NC
We the people of North Carolina elected Roy Cooper to be North Carolina’s Attorney General.As NCAG Roy Cooper’s main responsibility was to...
Blackwater willbe a fantasticfinish to event
If you’ve somehow missed the first three versions of the 2016 Summer Sounds Concert Series, there is one last chance to come out and join in on ...
Give some thought to Trump’s immigration policy
Democrats are saying Donald Trump has flip-flopped on immigration policy. Republicans are saying he has reversed his policy. Is there a difference?Tac...
Which economic plan will boost the economy?
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A young boy, his grandfather and a wheelbarrow
A few years ago — 52 to be exact — a young boy spent the summer with his grandparents at their home in Upstate New York. It was a summer t...
The Fayetteville Observer sold to GateHouse
FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville Publishing Co. has sold The Fayetteville Observer and other businesses to GateHouse Media LLC, the newspaper announc...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Danaher Company on West Broad Street in Elizabethtown recently officially had its sign changed to show the company’s n...
Hester earns his enrolled agent license
BLADENBORO — James Ronald Hester recently successfully completed the special enrollment exam governed by the Internal Revenue Service and passed...
Nagowski to speak at Bladen County Committee of 100’s annual meeting
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. will hold its annual meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, in the Grand Ba...
BCC offering free business seminars
DUBLIN – The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering free business seminars in June.They are:— The Top Ten Managemen...