Adoption program expands to find homes for older children

GREENSBORO, NC – Coinciding with National Adoption Month, Children’s Home Society of North Carolina is announcing a significant expansion ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Good ol’ days of crack

Good ol’ days of crack

What has been called America’s greatest drug crisis — the opioid epidemic — has some people longing for the bygone days of cocaine.A...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Pageant application deadline is Dec. 15

ELIZABETHTOWN — Applications are now being accepted for the 11th annual Bladen County Youth Focus Project Pageant, which will be held Jan. 13, 2...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Leadership conference

Leadership conference

Juniors Callie Lewis, daughter of Jonathan and Sherry Lewis, and Edgardo Lara, son of Jairo Lara and Karina Perez Paez, represented West Bladen High S...

October 31st, 2017 |  


USDA announces enrollment period for Safety Net Coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that, starting Nov. 1, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agricultu...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Regulations, market dynamics changing funeral business

RALEIGH — Walk through a cemetery and you notice a quiet, reverent hush.Some graves and cemeteries are cared for with a meticulous touch, lush w...

October 31st, 2017 |  


International credit card fraud ring captured in Clarkton

International credit card fraud ring captured in Clarkton

CLARKTON — Sheriff Ji,mMcVicker said two men traveling on Venezuelan passports were captured Thursday, Oct. 26, as they were using cloned credit...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Pesky woodpecker breaks car mirrors in Georgia neighborhood

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a pesky woodpecker has been breaking car mirrors in Georgia.WSB Radio reports over a dozen cars in a Snel...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Teens dressed as bushes face arrest over pre-Halloween prank

RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — Teenagers who are getting a jump on Halloween by dressing up as bushes and surprising people in a New Jersey park could face...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Baby ‘ghost cat’ makes its Bronx debut

Baby ‘ghost cat’ makes its Bronx debut

NEW YORK (AP) — A baby “ghost cat” is making the Bronx its new haunt.The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo announced T...

October 30th, 2017 |