Tropical storm headed for Carolinas

Tropical storm headed for Carolinas

According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Potential Tropical Cyclone Number 10 is located off the Georgiacoast, and is expected to move...

August 28th, 2017 |  


White Lake business owner receives top Carolinas recognition

White Lake business owner receives top Carolinas recognition

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A White Lake, N.C., business owner was recently recognized as having the top business of its kind in the Carolinas.Earlier ...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Blackwater Rhythm & Blues closes out concert series

Blackwater Rhythm & Blues closes out concert series

ELIZABETHTOWN — The finale of the Summer Sounds Concert Series in downtown Elizabethtown escaped the heat of the mid- to upper-90s of the first ...

August 25th, 2017 |  


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 |