Guilty plea sends man to prison

ELIZABETHTOWN — Badr Rashada Colvin pled guilty in Bladen County Superior Court recently to one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one co...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Escaped inmate’s freedom is brief

Escaped inmate’s freedom is brief

LUMBERTON – Escaped inmate Jamie Parrish is back in custody after he escaped from the Robeson CRV Center on Thursday night. He was discovered mi...

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  


In scorn of the consequences

In scorn of the consequences

“If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine.” That’s a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Register of Deeds pleads prayer for judgment in DWI case

Register of Deeds pleads prayer for judgment in DWI case

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Register of Deeds Beverly Parks was granted a prayer for judgment on July 10 after an earlier incident.Parks had b...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Bladen men arrested on multiple charges

Bladen men arrested on multiple charges

ELIZABETHTOWN — Two Bladen County men have been arrested on multiple charges — one after a foot chase, the other after being sought by Sam...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Deadline looms to apply for BEMC Bright Ideas grants

SUPPLY — Time is running out for local teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation’s Brigh...

July 30th, 2015 |  


DSS Foster Care unit receives gift of trauma bags

DSS Foster Care unit receives gift of trauma bags

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Department of Social Services Foster Care Division recently received a donation of trauma bags for children fr...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Harmony Hall starting membership drive

Harmony Hall starting membership drive

Harmony Hall has had a wonderful week. Last Sunday we had 57 persons who ate homemade ice cream and apple dumplings.30 people received membership cert...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Unemployment in Bladen continues to climb

Unemployment in Bladen continues to climb

RALEIGH — Bladen County saw its unemployment figures for June jump upward to 8.6 percent after a reported unemployment rate of 8.3 percent in Ma...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Cape Fear Farmer’s Market has a bright future

Cape Fear Farmer’s Market has a bright future

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Cape Fear Farmer’s Market has become somewhat of a centerpiece for Elizabethtown’s downtown.The Farmers Market b...

July 29th, 2015 |