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US 701 reopens after crash

By Erin Smith Traffic is moving once more following a crash involving a transfer truck and an SUV on US Hwy. 701 in vicinity of…

Two suspects surrender in Clarkton homicide

By: Erin Smith Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker said on Thursday afternoon that two suspects have surrendered to authorities in connection to a homicide that…

Head-on crash closes Dickson Road briefly

By: Erin Smith A head-on collision on Dickson Road in East Arcadia closed the road for a brief period on Monday afternoon. According to North…

Probation searches lead to four arrests

Sheriff James A. McVicker said his office assisted in a search of several persons on probation at the request of North Carolina Probation and Parole.…

Butters Quick Stop robber sentenced

A Riegelwood man who was charged with armed robbery of the Butters Quick Shop last year was sentenced Tuesday in Bladen County Superior Court under…

Elizabethtown man sentenced on drug charges

Patrick Tremaine Rhodie was sentenced Wednesday to 15 to 27 months in custody on drug charges under a plea agreement entered in Bladen County Superior…

Dispute over woman leads to one arrest

A dispute over a woman has lead to one man being arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. According…

Three vehicle crash closes NC 41 West

A three vehicle crash involving two transfer trucks and a pick-up truck at the intersection of NC 41 West and NC 131 closed the roadway…

Thoughts While Shaving for March 18

As I advance in age, I have a difficult time passing by someone begging (thumbing) for a ride, but I know times have changed and…

Former club operator accepts plea agreement

The former operator of The Honey Hole nightclub in Bladenboro that was shut down in July accepted a plea agreement Monday in Bladen County Superior…

Bladen man sent to prison on drug charges

Anthony L. Parker was sentenced up to 17 months in prison Tuesday on drug charges related to selling oxycodone to an undercover officer. Under a…

US Marshals warn of jury duty scam

The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a nationwide telephone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers or law enforcement…

Three County Theft Ring Arrested

Sheriff James A. McVicker announced the arrest of several individuals involved in a larceny ring that included three counties. “This investigation has been ongoing for…

Fire at Memory’s Corner nets fine

By: Erin Smith A fire on Thursday morning resulted in one man being issued a citation for illegal burning, according to Columbus County Fire Marshall…

Arrest Made In Kidnapping Case

Sheriff James A. McVicker announced the arrest of Cary Efton Graham, 34, of 3396 Sandy Hills Drive, Leland. Graham was arrested for the February 14…

Bladenboro man has probation revoked

On Tuesday, a judge in Vance County revoked the probation of a Bladenboro man. Gregory Lynn Hester was charged with two counts of probation violation…

Crash results in DWI arrest

A crash on NC 242 near Baldwin Branch Church resulted in one man being charged with DWI on Thursday, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Freeman. According to Freeman,…

Man arrested for passing counterfeit currency

The Elizabethtown Police Department made an arrest in a case involving counterfeit currency.  John Sylvester Clax, who initially identified himself to officers as John Sylvester…

E’town Police need help identifying suspect

The Elizabethtown Police Department is asking the public’s help to identify the man in the above pictures who is wanted for questioning in a larceny…

Officer files law suit against Fayetteville PD

The Fayetteville Police Department is being sued by an Elizabethtown Police officer after a 2014 incident in which he claims two Fayetteville Police Officers were guilty…

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