Peanut Festival finale?

Peanut Festival finale?

DUBLIN — Along with the usual excitement, there was a degree of sadness Saturday as the 25th annual Dublin Peanut Festival unfolded. The buzz al...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Tourism up 1.7 percent in Bladen County

Tourism up 1.7 percent in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — Visitors to and within Bladen County spent nearly $39 million in 2016, according to a recent report.Last month, Visit North Caro...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Can-oe park it? Community weighs in on Black River state park in Bladen County

Can-oe park it? Community weighs in on Black River state park in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — It was no picnic for state park representatives in Bladen County on Thursday.The Bladen County Public Library was host Thursday ...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Two stranded manatees helped after Irma sucks water from bay

Two stranded manatees helped after Irma sucks water from bay

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two manatees were stranded after Hurricane Irma sucked water out of Sarasota Bay, in Florida’s Manatee County.Several p...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Sides agree to stop monkeying around in primate selfie suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle.Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise in a case where t...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Alaska teens petition for statewide climate change policy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group of Alaska teenagers has sent a petition to the state’s environmental agency in hopes of tightening climat...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Hacked road sign flashes ‘Crooked Hilary,’ ‘Vote Trump’

LAKE RIDGE, Va. (AP) — A spelling-challenged hacker changed an electronic road sign in Virginia to urge people to “VOTE TRUMP” and s...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Springsteen again breaks record for longest U.S. show

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band just don’t want to leave the stage.Wednesday night’s concert at Citizens...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make ...

June 2nd, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

RIO DE JANEIRO — Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.L...

May 31st, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |