Saturday benefit planned for Pait/Mullane families

ELIZABETHTOWN — Two Bladen County individuals, one child and one adult without insurance, need help.Eva Pait, 2, from Bladenboro, was born with ...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Disabled American Veterans chapter opens in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County’s disabled veterans now have an official organization working on their behalf.On Aug. 11, the Robert Curtis ...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


New festival needs volunteers

The Town of Elizabethtown presents “The Pork & Beats Festival” on Saturday, November 18th at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in El...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Haygood will address Fall Convocation at BCC

Haygood will address Fall Convocation at BCC

DUBLIN — Bladen Community College will welcome fall semester students, faculty and guests to the 2017 Fall Convocation at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Au...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Elizabethtown Fire Department receives $168,000 from FEMA

Elizabethtown Fire Department receives $168,000 from FEMA

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Fire Department can breathe more easily thanks to FEMA.The department recently received word that it is the re...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


NCDOT expects to improve CSX tracks in Scotland, Bladen counties

LAURINBURG — The N.C. Department of Transportation recently proposed improving sections of CSX railroad tracks in Scotland and Bladen counties t...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Former House leader: Plastic bag ban may be unconstitutional

RALEIGH — A law banning plastic grocery bags in some Outer Banks communities may be unconstitutional, says a prominent former lawmaker.Apex atto...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair each year, and sometimes it seems like every one of them ...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car

Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car ...

August 21st, 2017 |  


NY courts spokesman fired after saying he ‘barely’ worked

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state court system’s longtime communications chief was fired Thursday after inadvertently telling a reporter ...

August 21st, 2017 |