• 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 8:07 am Lewis and Clark Circus at Lu Mil Vineyard this week
  • 8:02 am Cape Fear River Shad Festival
  • 7:58 am Thoughts While Shaving
  • 12:22 am Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament: Cape Fear 6, West Bladen 5
  • 11:21 pm Touchstone Energy Diamond Beach Softball Invitational: Richmond County 18, East Bladen 0

Miss Bladenboro Scholarship 1The Miss North Carolina Scholarship pageant and the Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen pageant have been completed and the winners crowned. Though they did not leave with the crown,  Miss Bladenboro Haven Cashwell and Miss Bladenboro Princess Anna Grace Allen represented the town of Bladenboro well.

Miss Mecklenberg County McKenzie Faggart walked away with the title of Miss North Carolina 2016 and Miss Clayton Outstanding Teen Catherine White was crowned as the 2016 Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen.

Now, Miss North Carolina McKenzie Faggart will prepare to compete for the title of Miss America 2016 on Sept. 11 in Atlantic City, NJ.

The top five contestants including the winner for Miss North Carolina were:

*First runner up Miss Statesville Mallory Outen;

*Second runner up Miss Winston Salem Kacy Lee;

*Third runner up Miss Wilmington Victoria Huggins; and

*Fourth runner up Miss Belmont DeAndra Easter.

For Miss Outstanding Teen, the top five contestants including the winner were:

*First runner up Miss Eastern Carolina’s Outstanding Teen Aliza Matthews;

*Second runner up Miss Cumberland County’s Outstanding Teen Meri-Morgan Lochner;

*Third runner up Miss Moore county Outstanding Teen Megan Huff; and

*Fourth Runner up Miss Goldsboro Outstanding Teen Isabella Gaines.

Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen Catherine White will compete for the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in September.