• 12:28 am DYB District 9 Majors Tournament: West Robeson American 11, Elizabethtown 4
  • 12:24 am DYB District 2 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Columbus County 9, Bladen County 1
  • 12:21 am DYB District 2 AAA (Minors) Supplemental Tournament: Elizabethtown 7, South Columbus 5
  • 12:17 am DYB District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Elizabethtown 4, Lumberton Maroon 1
  • 12:01 am This Day in History for June 23

For the next few weeks we will be featuring some of the historical places in Bladen County and giving you information concerning them. This week we feature Walnut Grove near Tar Heel.

Walnut Grove, also known as Robeson Plantation, is a historic plantation house complex and national historic district located near Tar Heel, Bladen County, North Carolina. The house was built about 1855, and is a two-story, frame house, five bays wide and four bays deep, in the Greek Revival style. The front and rear facades feature three bay double porches. Also on the property are the contributing dining dependency, kitchen, dairy, smokehouse, barn, well, cold frame, and scalding vat. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.