Clarkton High Class of 1948

Clarkton High Class of 1948

CLARKTON — The graduating Class of 1948 from Clarkton High School celebrated its 69th class reunion at Horace and Betty Prevatte’s “...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Pembroke tabbedbest small townPEMBROKE — The Robeson County town of Pembroke has been named the 2017 Small Town of the Year.Selected by the Nort...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Gifts push Empty Stocking Fund past $6,200

Gifts push Empty Stocking Fund past $6,200

ELIZABETHTOWN — Led by Trinity United Methodist Men’s Club and Star Telephone, five new gifts were delivered to the Bladen Journal late in...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Frasier furlough: Christmas tree shortage affects Bladen County

Frasier furlough: Christmas tree shortage affects Bladen County

Bladen County Christmas tree sellers are having a tree-mendous year, so much so that there are very few evergreens left to be had in the county.“...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Hudson, Foxx urge concealed-carry passage

RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th District, passionately urged his colleagues Wednesday to pass major Second Amendment legislation allow...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Opossum breaks into liquor store and gets drunk as a skunk

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An opossum that apparently drank bourbon after breaking into a Florida liquor store sobered up at a wildlife resc...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Squirrel blamed for vandalizing Christmas lights

SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — It was a squirrel that nearly stole Christmas in a New Jersey town.Sea Girt officials were puzzled when wires to the town&...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

One of the lesser read stories of Advent is about Simeon, an old prophet who encountered the days-old Jesus and his parents in the Jewish temple. R...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews.Astronauts at the International Space Station posted...

December 7th, 2017 |  


DUI suspect dances on car, flees on kid’s scooter

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police say a Nevada woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after she drove down a highway the wrong way, danced at...

December 7th, 2017 |