Latest test results show elevated levels of GenX in 30 more private wells; state to host third information session on GenX well testing Thursday

RALEIGH — State officials have ordered Chemours to provide bottled water to 30 more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works faci...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Pittenger: Interstate 74 would spark economic growth

Pittenger: Interstate 74 would spark economic growth

WASHINGTON – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is leading bipartisan efforts to upgrade Highway 74 into a modern interstate connecting Charlo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Groundbreaking held for terminal building at Curtis Brown Field in Elizabethtown

Groundbreaking held for terminal building at Curtis Brown Field in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — Construction of the new airport terminal in Elizabethtown is officially underway.Tuesday morning, Airport Commission representat...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Board of Education recognizes student accomplishments

Bladen County Board of Education recognizes student accomplishments

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Education spent the majority of its time Monday evening highlighting various athletic and academic te...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Gill graduates with honors

Gill graduates with honors

DURHAM — Bladen County native Precious Gill recently graduated with honors from North Carolina Central University with a bachelor of science deg...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Golden LEAF Scholarship applications urged for 2018-19

Golden LEAF Scholarship applications for 2018-19 are now available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.The Golden LEAF Foundation provides scholarships for 215 stu...

December 12th, 2017 |  


State ‘rainy day’ fund achieves national standard

RALEIGH — North Carolina is the only state meeting all of the Pew Charitable Trusts best or good practices in taking care of its “rainy da...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Park improvements questioned in Bladenboro

Park improvements questioned in Bladenboro

BLADENBORO — On a night when the agenda was light, the town parks were brought under close scrutiny from a resident and the new Bladenboro town ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Zippy’s back! Town’s elf on a shelf has been returned

DEERFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town is happy to report that its beloved elf on a shelf has been returned, more than a day after he vanis...

December 12th, 2017 |  


New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc’s, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by s...

December 12th, 2017 |