School district reponds to dating site account

It has been brought to our attention that an account using Bladen County Schools’ email domain has been created on the AshleyMadison.com online ...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Melvin, towncontinue thestaring contest

It’s pretty tough to “beat a dead horse” if the horse continues to kick back, so when Staff Writer Erin Smith began inquiring with E...

August 25th, 2015 |  


252nd Artillery reunion planned

Officers of the 252nd Coast Artillery/Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group Association, NCNG, in Wilmington will hold their 36th annual reunion on Friday, Se...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Pooch accused of wallet thievery

Pooch accused of wallet thievery

We’ve all heard, maybe even used the unconvincing excuse that “my dog ate my homework.” On Saturday, Vicki Clark of Galeed Baptist C...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Voters shouldget the chanceto make decision

Our bridges are creaking, our highways are pitted and pocked and our schools need new classrooms.Infrastrucutre upgrades are sorely needed in North Ca...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Summer Sounds Concert Series applauded

There is little doubt that the concerts being put on by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce are some of the best of the summer in th...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Vote perplexinguntil the geniusof it is revealed

At first blush, last week’s meeting of the Bladen County Historical Society made us scratch our collective heads. A little recap of the past few...

August 18th, 2015 |  


JROTC can be a good choice

JROTC can be a good choice

As I converse with young people at West Bladen High School where I work as an Army JROTC instructor, I am often amused when some tell me why they choo...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Review of debate falls short

Your review of the Republican debate aired on Fox was generally right on point. Clearly the debate was high in quality in its content and the manner i...

August 14th, 2015 |  


What if all illegals left the U.S.?

What if all illegals left the U.S.?

Iit doesn’t happen often, but I’ve decided to give up my space here — but only for this week.The reason is because a fellow journali...

August 14th, 2015 |