“Name adventure” lands group in Elizabethtown

“Name adventure” lands group in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — What’s in a name? Well, if you’re the Bergeron family from Louisiana, at least three towns.On Wednesday, a female qu...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Elizabethtown man arrested after shooting girlfriend

Elizabethtown man arrested after shooting girlfriend

ELIZABETHTOWN — Gunfire erupted on Bohica Drive in Elizabethtown on Thursday morning, and responding Bladen County sheriff’s deputies were...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Chamber holds 65th annual banquet

Chamber holds 65th annual banquet

DUBLIN – Tiina Mundy, outgoing president of the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, went off script during the 65th annual banque...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Bringing home the bacon: four generations of farmers thrive in Bladen County

Bringing home the bacon: four generations of farmers thrive in Bladen County

CLARKTON — In what might be considered the outskirts of civilization, near the intersection of Rosindale Road and Lisbon Road, where it might be...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools honor retirees

Bladen County Schools honor retirees

ELIZABETHTOWN - On June 13, Bladen County School system honored it’s recent retirees at a year-end luncheon. Of the 15 retirees present, they se...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Pait to continue softball career at SCC

Pait to continue softball career at SCC

DUBLIN — Laikyn Pait, a three-sports star for West Bladen High, has committed to play her first two years of collegiate softball for the Lady Ra...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools recognizes district firsts

Bladen County Schools recognizes district firsts

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Education spent roughly one-third of its 90-minute meeting Monday night spotlighting accomplishments ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


A change is brewing: North Carolina lawmakers consider bills that could impact local distilleries and breweries

A change is brewing: North Carolina lawmakers consider bills that could impact local distilleries and breweries

RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers considering two bills are balancing the growing alcohol industry in the state with the dreaded “T”...

June 12th, 2017 |  


Gunfire erupts in East Arcadia; two shot

Gunfire erupts in East Arcadia; two shot

EAST ARCADIA — A drive-by shooting Friday afternoon left two people injured and resulted in two men being arrested and warrants issued for two o...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Twin signings

Twin signings

ELIZABETHTOWN — They share a minutes-apart birth date, 12 years of school and numerous athletic endeavors. Now they will share their college exp...

June 9th, 2017 |