Rise and shine

Rise and shine

Wednesday dawned in bright and vivid colors, as the morning’s sunrise blanketed Bladen County with hues of orange, red and yellow. The middle da...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Schools on two-hour delay Tuesday

Schools on two-hour delay Tuesday

Due to potential hazardous weather, including a flash flood warning from Tropical Cyclone Ten all Bladen County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay...

August 28th, 2017 |  


BCC trustees

BCC trustees

DUBLIN — Three new trustees have been sworn in to serve four year terms for Bladen Community College by Bladen County Clerk of Court Niki Dennis...

August 28th, 2017 |  


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 |