BI develops new hand-held fingerprint technology

RALEIGH — The State Bureau of Investigation has deployed a mobile fingerprint scanning application for local and state law enforcement officers ...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Forum crowd frustrated over unknowns of GenX

GRAY’S CREEK — It has become clear, after a community forum last week at Gray’s Creek High School, that regardless of what informati...

December 17th, 2017 |  


An about-face: Bladen County man uses past experiences to help others

An about-face: Bladen County man uses past experiences to help others

DUBLIN — A Bladen County native is paying it forward.Paul Franklin grew up in Dublin and as a teenager, by his own admission, “did what a ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Thank you, Jaycees

Thank you, Jaycees

The Elizabethtown Jaycees turned in a donation of $200 to the Bladen Journal’s annual Empty Stocking Fund on Friday. Every effort wlil be made t...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Experts debate lawsuit against ending NC judicial primaries

RALEIGH — Election expert Michael Crowell isn’t pulling punches on Senate Bill 656.“All I see is confusion if there’s just a s...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog’s belly

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma mother and father couldn’t figure out what was happening to their child’s pacifiers until the baby&...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Wisconsin man fleeing police crashed while checking phone

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee prosecutors say a man who led police on a high-speed chased told arresting officers he crashed his minivan because he...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Spiteful gifts should be left unopened

Spiteful gifts should be left unopened

There is a Zen story about a young, impulsive warrior who made it his ambition to depose the legendary Master of the village. Making his threats and c...

December 15th, 2017 |  


From Covfefe to Hollyweed, weird news grabs 2017 headlines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Firefighters rescue girl stuck in McDonald’s playground

SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — Firefighters in Massachusetts responded to a fast food restaurant over the weekend to free a young girl who got stuck in t...

December 14th, 2017 |