East Bladen royalty

East Bladen royalty

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen celebrated its 2017-18 homecoming by naming its king and queen on Friday during halftime of the Eagles’ footba...

October 7th, 2017 |  


SPT honors former employees

SPT honors former employees

ELIZABETHTOWN — Employees at one area business may have retired, but they took time off recently to get together and look back.Around midday Fri...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Families First launches women’s support group

ELIZABETHTOWN — “Come, sit down and talk with me, in private and confidential. You’re not alone, and you’re loved.”That ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Legislature makes film subsidy permanent, shifts appeals to AG

RALEIGH — State Rep. Ted Davis, R-New Hanover, bucked conservative critics who strenuously objected to making a $30-million taxpayer subsidy to ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Community leaders meet to discuss opioid abuse, addiction

Community leaders meet to discuss opioid abuse, addiction

DUBLIN — Bladen County’s community leaders aren’t slowing their efforts to get a handle on the growing opioid abuse epidemic that is...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Moving help unwitting accomplices in Montana theft

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Police in Montana say a man told friends he needed help moving and got their unwitting help stealing $40,000 worth of ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Let’s renew our commitment to life-giving faith

Let’s renew our commitment to life-giving faith

When Christopher Columbus made landfall in the Bahamas, it was not so much a “discovery” as it was an accident. As it has been quipped, Co...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Giraffe helps Missouri man propose to girlfriend

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man in southwest Missouri proposed to his girlfriend with the help of a very, very tall friend.Zookeepers at the Dicke...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Man facing charges after fight over stolen pork roll

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who police say punched another man several times over a stolen pork roll sandwich is facing charges.H...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Born in same hospital, on same day. Now they’re married

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A couple born on the same day at the same Massachusetts hospital have exchanged vows more than two decades later.The Taunt...

October 5th, 2017 |