02/19/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 10:53 am Governor Cooper Inducts North Carolina’s Ninth Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green
  • 10:45 am National Weather Service Radar to undergo maintenance
  • 7:49 am Thoughts While Shaving
  • 7:44 am Middle School Boys Basketball Whiteville Central 52, Clarkton School of Discovery 20
  • 7:43 am Middle School Boys Basketball Elizabethtown 44, Bladenboro 42
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WASHINGTON – The Atlantic hurricane season starts today, and there is no better time to get ready than now. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages residents and businesses across the nation to prepare by understanding their risk, planning together for the entire family, and downloading the FEMA App. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

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Bladen Community College has lots of summer camp opportunities to meet almost any child’s needs according to Stephanie Gonzalez, Coordinator for Community Service and Credentialing at the local college. Gonzalez said, “Use the summer to let your child brush up on their math skills, explore career areas of interest or discover their creative talents in a […]

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State Highway Patrol and the Wildlife Resources Commission Release Campaign Efforts  On the Road, on the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive Memorial Day Totals   RALEIGH — The State Highway Patrol along with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division released the totals for “On the Road On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” […]

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DUBLIN – The Bladen Community College Foundation is hosting a tribute to country music legend Johnny Cash, with the Johnny Folsom Four tribute band. The event is Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at LuMil Vineyard. Concert goers should bring a lawn chair.   Described by David Menconi with the Raleigh News & Observer as […]

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for June 2017. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for June is 1.125 percent, up from 1.000 percent in May. The interest rate for crop year commodity loans less than one year disbursed during June is 2.125 percent, up from 2.000 […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, hosted a roundtable discussion at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C., on developing an integrated military-civilian trauma system in Eastern North Carolina. During the roundtable, Senator Tillis announced that Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune will become the Naval […]

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The organizers of the Bladen County Education Foundation  annual Jail-A-Thon fundraiser, which was held back in April of this year, have tallied up the funds they received from their efforts. In a letter to supporters and Bladen County Education Foundation members, Attorney David Wall placed the total funds raised during this year’s event at $7,200. […]

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Mrs. Donna R Stone-Martin is proud to announce the graduation of her daughter, Kenyatta DiAsia Hill, from Lincoln University in Lincoln, Pennsylvania, with a Masters of Arts in Human Services Administration. She is the granddaughter of Ada J Stone of Elizabethtown, NC. She graduated with honors in the Alpha Lamda Graduate Chapter of Pi Gama Mu […]

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Nolan Keith Todd, son of Keith and Mary Todd of Bladenboro, will be graduating from West Bladen High School on June 17, 2017. Nolan has been active in FFA for 3 years. Nolan received various awards at the academic award ceremony and he is a CTE completer. Nolan loves to hunt and fish. Nolan is […]

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The Sunset Jams Alive After Five concert series will kick off tonight at 6 p.m. featuring the Holiday Band at Goldston’s Beach in White Lake. The event is sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Health. Admission to the concert is free and adult beverages will be available for purchase for $3 […]

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A reminder of the Sunset Jam Concert series beginning at 6 PM today at Goldston’s Beach, White Lake. The Holiday Band will be entertaining. It’s free, courtesy of the Elizabethtown-White Lake Chamber of Commerce and civic minded companies and individuals. Remember the Ammon Blueberry Festival is this Saturday, June 3. Yep, June is here. I […]

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The Bladenboro Pelicans have completed an undefeated regular season to win the Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball Minor League Championship. Members of the Pelicans are pictured (left-to-right): Front Row: Richard Severine, Jr., Luke Pait, Aiden Russ, Jonah Bryan, Emanuel Drew. Second Row: Conner Monroe, Hezikiah Adams, Cade Allen, Will Durden, Chason Harris. Top Row: Manager […]

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The Braves defeated the Athletics 10-0 Wednesday night in the Elizabethtown Dixie Youth Baseball Major League Tournament Championship game. The Braves were also the Major League regular-season champions. Members of the Braves are pictured:(Left-to-right) Bottom Row: Trent Hughes, Garrison Tatum, Evan Pait, Coleman Tatum. Second Row: Lee Barnes, Ryan Johnson, Jacob Barnes, Walker Ward, Weston […]

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