Ex-Bladenboro town administrator under investigation by SBI

According to WECT-TV out of Wilmington, former Bladenboro Town Administrator Delane Jackson is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, the agency confirmed Monday to the Wilmington TV station.

Mayor Rufus Duckworth has raised questions about Cygnus Inc., a company which Jackson owned, and the awarding of a $450,000 contract by the town to provide wastewater treatment services in 2005, the report said.

Jackson resigned as town administrator in 2013 .