Court’s redistricting move suggests trouble for GOP, analysts say

RALEIGH — A federal court signaled Thursday that General Assembly Republicans’ gambit to create race-neutral legislative districts may bac...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Man charged withstatutory rapeLUMBERTON — A St. Pauls man has been arrested and charged with engaging in sex acts with a 12-year-old girl, accor...

October 16th, 2017 updated: October 19th, 2017. |  


Shriners get special guest at fish fry

Shriners get special guest at fish fry

Bladen County’s recent fundraiser is going to help one of its own.On Wednesday, the Shriners held their bi-annual fish fry and had a special gue...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools’ Early College still a go

ELIZABETHTOWN — After a brief hiccup last week night, Bladen County Schools’ Early College program is still on track.At the retreat in Aug...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Grape Festival attracts a huge crowd to Lu Mil Vineyard

Grape Festival attracts a huge crowd to Lu Mil Vineyard

DUBLIN — A chill and gray sky blanketed Lu Mil Vineyard on Saturday, but it didn’t stop a throng of vendors and an explosion of visitors f...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Joint effort uncovers meth lab; five arrested near Dublin

Joint effort uncovers meth lab; five arrested near Dublin

DUBLIN — Sheriff Jim McVicker announced a joint operation involving the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, White Lake Police Department and t...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 14th, 2017. |  


Student killed in Friday crash

A two-vehicle crash took the life of a 16-year-old East Bladen High student early Friday morning, according to a report by the N.C. State Highway Patr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Bladen County family still awaiting news on missing woman

Bladen County family still awaiting news on missing woman

TAR HEEL — A Bladen County family is still waiting to hear from their daughter.On Sept. 5, after being discharged from a drug rehabilitation cen...

October 13th, 2017 |  


FEMA awards $1.4 million to N.C. for hurricane relief

FEMA awards $1.4 million to N.C. for hurricane relief

LUMBERTON – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) on Friday announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools looking at ways to lower class size

Bladen County Schools looking at ways to lower class size

ELIZABETHTOWN — Some changes in personnel may be coming down the line for Bladen County Schools.At the recent Board of Education meeting, board ...

October 13th, 2017 |