Bladenboro gets grant for storm cleanup

Bladenboro gets grant for storm cleanup

BLADENBORO — The town of Bladenboro was the recipient Wednesday of a crucial $126,720 grant from the N.C. Department of Commerce that will assis...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy makes history, named top drill team in the nation

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy makes history, named top drill team in the nation

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County is home to the nation’s top drill team, and for the first time in history, the title is claimed by a high sc...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Kinlaw donates book to BCC library

Kinlaw donates book to BCC library

DUBLIN — Bladen Community College Library recently received a book contribution from local author Cathy Kinlaw. “White Lake – a Hist...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Congressman speaks to Southeast Economic Development Commission in Elizabethtown

Congressman speaks to Southeast Economic Development Commission in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — U.S. Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) made his second stop in Bladen County in four days on Monday, speaking to a group of ec...

June 6th, 2017 |  


22nd annual Ammon Blueberry Festival a success

22nd annual Ammon Blueberry Festival a success

AMMON — Fats Domino might have found his thrill on Blueberry Hill, but plenty of people found their thrill on Saturday at the 22nd annual Bluebe...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Storm-cloud Jam at White Lake

Storm-cloud Jam at White Lake

WHITE LAKE — It was billed as the first Sunset Jams concert of the summer at White Lake, but Mother Nature had other ideas.Under a threatening b...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Bladen County gets $800,000 from Golden LEAF Foundation for storm clean-up

Bladen County gets $800,000 from Golden LEAF Foundation for storm clean-up

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County’s ongoing efforts to clean up after Hurricane Matthew on October 2016 got a big shot in the arm on Thursday ...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Tatum is conference’s Player of the Year

Tatum is conference’s Player of the Year

The end-of-season accolades for the Four County Conference tabbed a number of Bladen County student-athletes from East Bladen and West Bladen high sch...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Bladen County Schools Superintendent Robert Taylor to receive prestigious Friday Medal

Bladen County Schools Superintendent Robert Taylor to receive prestigious Friday Medal

RALEIGH — A statewide organization has reached into Bladen County to honor Bladen County Schools Superintendent Robert Taylor.The Friday Institu...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Round and round

Round and round

DUBLIN — Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation and local school officials are on opposite sides of the street when it comes to th...

May 30th, 2017 |