North Carolina cities going all in to land Amazon’s second headquarters

RALEIGH — Charlotte and the Research Triangle Park are joining the growing number of candidates submitting proposals for Amazon’s second h...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Gift to the board

Gift to the board

BLADENBORO — Town Administrator John O’Daniel shows the special, framed photo of the Bladenboro Historical Society building that was prese...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Bladenboro nixes effort to change hiring policy

Bladenboro nixes effort to change hiring policy

BLADENBORO — After a lengthy discussion Monday, the Bladenboro Town Board voted not to change its hiring policy concerning the minimum requireme...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Best-in-show baked goods eaten during masked Ohio burglary

BURTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a suspect in an Ohio county fair burglary who took a bite out of best-of-show baked goods during...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Guinness records include long-tailed cat, old bodybuilder

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-tailed cat, an octogenarian bodybuilder and a 5-inch-long eyelash are included in the latest edition of Guinness World Re...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Dozens screened after beer found at prep football game

RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) — A school official says dozens of students were detained and ordered to undergo blood and urine testing after a can of beer...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

GENEVA (AP) — Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: “Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef.” Then bite into the burger...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Indiana farmer plants corn maize tribute to Carrie Fisher

Indiana farmer plants corn maize tribute to Carrie Fisher

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of “Star Wars” character Pr...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Two-hour delay for Bladen County Schools on Tuesday

ELIZABETHTOWN — At 5 p.m., Bladen County Schools announced it will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, Sept. 12....

September 11th, 2017 |  


Guardian Ad Litem program needs volunteers

Could you be the voice for a child? In North Carolina, more than 1,900 children need someone to speak up for them. Join us and volunteer with the Nort...

September 11th, 2017 |