Dublin man in custody after standoff

Dublin man in custody after standoff

DUBLIN — A 20-year-old man who barricaded himself in his Dublin home and fired shots at law enforcement officers who were called to the scene ha...

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


Shooter reported barricaded in Dublin

Shooter reported barricaded in Dublin

DUBLIN — Bladen County sheriff’s deputies are working an active shooting reportedly along N.C. 410 in Dublin just north of Bladen Communit...

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


Farm City breakfast guests learn peanut farmers had a bumper year

Farm City breakfast guests learn peanut farmers had a bumper year

ELIZABETHTOWN — Local peanut growers have had one of their best years ever, according to a Bladen County farmer.“Please eat peanuts, and g...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Empty Stocking Fund needs your help

Empty Stocking Fund needs your help

On the heels of last week’s kickoff to the annual Empty Stocking Fund with the Classic Cruisers Car Club’s donation of $400, things have g...

November 21st, 2017 |  


North Carolina Aviation Art Contest underway

RALEIGH – The power of art comes from its ability to move people. The same is true about aviation.To bring the two together, and engage young pe...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Howard resigns as health director

Howard resigns as health director

ELIZABETHTOWN — For the second time in less than two years, Bladen County is without a full-time director of the Health and Human Services Depar...

November 21st, 2017 |  


State, residents square off over GenX issue

State, residents square off over GenX issue

ELIZABETHTOWN — Chemours and the GenX water crisis were the main focus of attention for Bladen County commissioners on Monday, as they heard fro...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Man smeared in deer blood struggles with police, arrested

CUSTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 62-year-old man has been arrested after police received a report of someone smeared in blood outside a western M...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Trump’s cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines

Trump’s cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines

TOKYO (AP) — Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate with Japan’s prime...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Drive-thru-window becomes squeeze-thru for McDonald’s thief

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A McDonald’s drive-thru window became a squeeze-thru window for a woman who apparently needed a fast food fix.A surve...

November 20th, 2017 |