Enrollment goes down more than expected in Bladen County Schools

Enrollment goes down more than expected in Bladen County Schools

School of choice is a buzz phrase right now, and, in Bladen County, more and more families are taking advantage of it.At October’s Bladen County...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Late October brings local Halloween events

Late October brings local Halloween events

DUBLIN — So, you like ghost stories? Then you should plan to have a front-row seat at Bladen Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. i...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Municipalities lining up to approve early Sunday brunch

RALEIGH — Add tiny Misenheimer to the list of the 124 North Carolina municipalities and 19 counties to allow restaurants and stores to serve alc...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Beast Fest prowling into town

BLADENBORO — The folks in Bladenboro are positively beastly — well, at least for a weekend, anyway.The last weekend in October marks Boost...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park

Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn’t get far, due in part to their curiosity.The Ra...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Time really isn’t on your side

Time really isn’t on your side

You have 500 days left to live. That’s a year and a half; 17 months; only 71 weeks; 12,000 precious, evaporating hours. Maybe you have a little ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Two suspected in bank heist while dressed as nuns

Two suspected in bank heist while dressed as nuns

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Two women charged with robbing a pair of New Jersey banks are also suspected of trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Newspaper lands easy scoop when Corvette crashes into its office

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey newspaper has scored an easy scoop.A Corvette crashed into the newsroom of the Press of Atlantic City ne...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Workers remove “fatberg” of grease from sewer pipe

BALTIMORE (AP) — A “fatberg” that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.News outlets report ...

October 19th, 2017 |