Bladenboro’s museum perfecting the craft of storytelling

Bladenboro’s museum perfecting the craft of storytelling

BLADENBORO — It’s been well said, “God gave us two ears and one mouth, so He must intend for us to do more listening than talking.&#...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Bladen County leaders meet to discuss how to address opioid epidemic

Bladen County leaders meet to discuss how to address opioid epidemic

ELIZABETHTOWN — In Bladen County, leaders of various organizations have been combating the growing opioid epidemic with the resources within the...

July 25th, 2017 |  


New battleship has Bladen County connection

New battleship has Bladen County connection

NORFOLK, Va. — The largest aircraft carrier in the world, the USS Gerald R. Ford, was commissioned for duty on July 22 — and the $12.9 bil...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Hancock finishes 5th, 1st in tournaments; charity effort going well

Hancock finishes 5th, 1st in tournaments; charity effort going well

ELIZABETHTOWN — Though the headlines from the PGA were all about Jordan Spieth’s wire-to-wire win at the British Open last weekend, the lo...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Mini Elizabethtown established at Childcare Network

Mini Elizabethtown established at Childcare Network

ELIZABETHTOWN — Some Bladen County students haven’t stopped learning despite the summer break, and, in true Dickens fashion, they’re...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Nine candidates file in last hours for Nov. 7 election in Bladen County

Nine candidates file in last hours for Nov. 7 election in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — The final two days of filing for the Nov. 7 municipal elections was a flurry of activity for the Bladen County Board of Election...

July 21st, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


Motown coming to Summer Sounds Concert Series

Motown coming to Summer Sounds Concert Series

ELIZABETHTOWN — Change is good, right?The second installment in the annual Summer Sounds Concert Series at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market i...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Gift to Bladen Community College

Gift to Bladen Community College

DUBLIN — Campbell Oil Company President Mac Campbell (center), presented a donation to Bladen Community College president William Findt (left) a...

July 19th, 2017 |  


200-plus turn out for sixth annual Desmond Bryant Football Camp at East Bladen

200-plus turn out for sixth annual Desmond Bryant Football Camp at East Bladen

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lenon Fisher Stadium at East Bladen High was buzzing Saturday with more than 200 youth ranging in age from 6 to 18 for the sixth...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Christmas in July event draws a large crowd

Christmas in July event draws a large crowd

ELIZABETHTOWN — A summertime tradition by an organization that dates back more than 100 years unfolded Friday at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural ...

July 14th, 2017 |