Salvation Army to take applications at Families First office Friday, Oct. 16

Salvation Army to take applications at Families First office Friday, Oct. 16

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Salvation Army will be accepting applications for the Christmas Assistance/Angel Tree for Bladen County on Friday at Familie...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Merritt Scholarship ride a resounding success

Merritt Scholarship ride a resounding success

WHITE LAKE — Despite periods of rain, enthusiasm was high for the annual Mike Merritt Scholarship Ride. Evelyn Merritt, one of the event’s...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Poll: North Carolinians Plan to Spend $66 on Average for Halloween

HIGH POINT – The High Point University Poll finds that 65 percent of North Carolinians will be celebrating Halloween this year and 32 percent wi...

October 14th, 2015 |  


School bus training session scheduled

A training session has been scheduled for all non-certified staff, which began employment as of July 1, 2005, and has not taken the training class. Th...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Rotary Club learns about Customized Training Program at BCC

Rotary Club learns about Customized Training Program at BCC

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Rotary Club was treated to a talk on Bladen Community College’s customized training program for Bladen C...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Bladenboro man charged with first-degree murder

Bladenboro man charged with first-degree murder

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County sheriff’s investigators solved a murder less than 24 hours after it occured, and have charged a Bladenboro m...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Shriners fry up a great fundraiser

Shriners fry up a great fundraiser

The Bladen County Shrine Club’s annual fish fry fundraiser was held Wednesday in Elizabethtown and Bladenboro. The clear, sunny skies attracted ...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Murphy-Brown faces new legal challenge after ignoring agreement to clean up hog farm contamination

CHAPEL HILL — Conservation groups filed a motion in federal court seeking to require Murphy-Brown to comply with a 2006 agreement to clean up gr...

October 14th, 2015 |  


District and schools to develop improvement plans

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Education recently heard a report from Assistant Superintendent Tonya Head regarding the Focus, Prior...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Ag’em Up Days attracts 400

ELIZABETHTOWN — Ag’em Up Days, a two-day agricultural field day adventure for Bladen County third-graders, was held on Oct. 7-8 at the Bla...

October 14th, 2015 |