Bladen County Schools to host NCPTA

ELIZABETHTOWN — On Wednesday, Aug. 19, Bladen County will host the North Carolina PTA president for an informational workshop.If you are interes...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Safety around school buses important

Safety around school buses important

Every day millions of students use school buses as transportation to and from school. Although school buses represent the safest form of highway trans...

August 17th, 2015 |  


School buses going back on the roads

ELIZABETHTOWN — As students are sharpening their pencils and packing their brand-new book bags for the start of a new school year, it may be tim...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Farmers should have corn tested for aflatoxin

Farmers should have corn tested for aflatoxin

RALEIGH — Dry weather means that farmers are harvesting their corn a little earlier this year. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encoura...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Fundraiser for Baby Eva set for Saturday, Aug 22

Fundraiser for Baby Eva set for Saturday, Aug 22

DUBLIN — A barbecue plate sale fundraiser has been set for Saturday, Aug. 22, for Baby Eva called “Help Us Mend Eva’s Broken Heart&#...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Sheriff offers tips to students

Sheriff offers tips to students

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker recently offered some safety tips for those youngsters who will be walking back and forth to ...

August 16th, 2015 updated: August 16th, 2015. |  


Small plane crashes, no one hurt

BLADENBORO — A small plane crashed at the Bladenboro Airport on Saturay afternoon according to reports.The small plane was destroyed but two occ...

August 15th, 2015 |  


N.C. schools in the middle of the pack

Unless one is destined for the ranks of wildly successful college dropouts like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, education remains the traditional rout...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Animalshelterurgingadoptions

Animalshelterurgingadoptions

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Animal Shelter will be holding an adoption event on Thursday from 1 until 4 p.m. at the State Employees Credit...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Division of Employment Security Successfully Transitions to New Debit Cards for Unemployment Benefits

RALEIGH — The Division of Employment Security (DES) has completed the process of changing its debit card provider to Bank of America.DES sent te...

August 14th, 2015 |