Solar spectacle puts Americans in awe

Solar spectacle puts Americans in awe

SUMTER, S.C. — From coast to coast, it was pure awe.On Monday, all of the continental U.S. experienced, to some degree, a solar eclipse, a galac...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Smithfield Foods invests another $100 million, will add 250 new jobs at Tar Heel facility

Smithfield Foods invests another $100 million, will add 250 new jobs at Tar Heel facility

SMITHFIELD, Va. — Smithfield Foods, Inc., on top of the $45 million and 30-plus jobs it invested back in May, announced Tuesday it will build a ...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


County gives its support to North Carolina Work Ready Communities Initiative

County gives its support to North Carolina Work Ready Communities Initiative

ELIZABETHTOWN — With a unanimous vote Monday, Bladen County commissioners approved a resolution that will make Bladen County the 29th county in ...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring

CAMROSE, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it pro...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Bladenboro Historical Society given $2,500 grant

Bladenboro Historical Society given $2,500 grant

BLADENBORO – The Bladenboro Historical Society recently received a $2,500 gift from the Monsanto Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities.T...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Elizabethtown leaders inspect West Broad Street home for compliance

Elizabethtown leaders inspect West Broad Street home for compliance

ELIZABETHTOWN — Don’t let the stately magnolia trees, clusters of grape vines, Spanish moss draping by the side window, or the 1800s white...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


‘Made in the Shade’ car and truck show names Clarkton car Best in Show

‘Made in the Shade’ car and truck show names Clarkton car Best in Show

ELIZABETHTOWN — Despite some brief showers Saturday, organizers of the annual “Made in the Shade” classic car and truck show are ple...

August 14th, 2017 |  


‘Made in the Shade’ car and truck show

‘Made in the Shade’ car and truck show

ELIZABETHTOWN — The 19th annual “Made in the Shade” classic car and truck show on Saturday dodged some sprinkles and, at one point m...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Wizards of E’town: Band of Oz brings magic to Summer Sounds concert

Wizards of E’town: Band of Oz brings magic to Summer Sounds concert

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Band of Oz, like the land it’s named after, brought the magic to Elizabethtown on Thursday night.The eight-member, all...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools asking for vote from county commissioners

Bladen County Schools asking for vote from county commissioners

ELIZABETHTOWN — The tug-of-war between the Bladen County Board of Education and the county commissioners continues.At Saturday’s BOE retre...

August 9th, 2017 |