E’town man caught, charged with murder

E’town man caught, charged with murder

ELIZABETHTOWN — A domestic dispute turned deadly Monday morning at a residence along West Broad Street in Elizabethtown.Elizabethtown police off...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Smithfield Plant evacuated for safety

Smithfield Plant evacuated for safety

TAR HEEL — The Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel was evacuated at about 10 a.m. Monday due to an issue with the ceiling at the plant.“Smi...

October 19th, 2015 updated: October 19th, 2015. |  


Hester honored by Lumber River COG

Hester honored by Lumber River COG

BLADENBORO —When Melanie Hester was officially relieved of her duties as Bladenboro’s town administrator on Monday, a position she took on...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Bladenboro man charged with first-degree murder

Bladenboro man charged with first-degree murder

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County sheriff’s investigators solved a murder less than 24 hours after it occured, and have charged a Bladenboro m...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Board of Elections approves precinct merger

Board of Elections approves precinct merger

ELIZABETTHOWN — The Bladen County Board of Elections voted 2-1 Tuesday morning to proceed with combining Elizabethtown 1 and Elizabethtown 2, as...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Board of Elections approves merging precincts in Elizabethtown and Bladenboro, now waits for state approval

Board of Elections approves merging precincts in Elizabethtown and Bladenboro, now waits for state approval

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Elections met on Tuesday morning and voted 2-1 to proceed with combining Elizabethtown 1 and Elizabet...

October 13th, 2015 |  


East Bladen recognized by NCHSAA

East Bladen recognized by NCHSAA

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced that 139 member schools in the North Carolina High Sschool Athle...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Smithfield evacuated

Smithfield evacuated

TAR HEEL — The Smithfield Packing Co. in Tar Heel was evacuated early Monday morning because of an amonia leak.The closing of the plant has sent...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Health department inspects 30 locations

Health department inspects 30 locations

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 30 inspections of area eateries, school cafeterias and nutrition center...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Civil War set to song at RCC

Civil War set to song at RCC

LUMBERTON — Purple Door Productions will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the nation’s deadliest war with a musical drama at Robeson C...

October 11th, 2015 |