Elizabethtown’s finance department gets kudos after audit

Elizabethtown’s finance department gets kudos after audit

ELIZABETHTOWN — The town of Elizabethtown is in healthy financial shape, according to a recent audit, and everyone seems to be pretty proud of i...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Chemours spill means elevated levels of GenX; Bladen County leaders meet with the company

RALEIGH — Things aren’t getting any better for Chemours.This past week, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced it will tak...

November 10th, 2017 |  


NASA seeks nickname for tiny, icy world on solar system edge

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Heads up, armchair travelers.NASA is seeking a nickname for a tiny, icy world on the edge of the solar system that&#...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Man gets prison time for illegally harvesting Virginia eels

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A New York seafood dealer has been sentenced to 1 ½ years behind bars for illegally trafficking more than $150,000 wort...

November 10th, 2017 |  


‘I shall hold myself at liberty’

‘I shall hold myself at liberty’

Elijah Lovejoy is the name of an American too rarely named and too seldom remembered. He converted to Christianity as a result of the Second Great Awa...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Man accused of stealing car, taking in movie in Georgia

MORROW, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of stealing a Maserati and driving it to a movie theater in Georgia has been arrested.The Clayt...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Headset-wearing Dunkin’ worker sold drugs on job

DENVER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania Dunkin’ Donuts worker sold methamphetamine and heroin on the job, in some cases while wearing...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Man defends himself with toy in violent thermostat spat

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a heated argument over a turned-up thermostat in a mobile home took a violent turn when a Minot man punched h...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Entries sought for Bladenboro Christmas Parade

Entries sought for Bladenboro Christmas Parade

BLADENBORO — The town of Bladenboro will be hosting the 44th annual Bladenboro Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2, starting at 10:30 a.m.The c...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Farm Bureau Grant

Bladen County Farm Bureau Grant

Bladen County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chair Brenda Brisson presented recipients Denise White and Lynn Brisson, third-grade teachers at Dub...

November 9th, 2017 |