- Memorial Day closings announced
- Driving change at NC DMV: Increased service and online renewals
- Bladen County Committee of 100 membership drive underway
- Priest earns master’s degree
- EC department surveying parents
- Sealed bids being accepted for buses, Genie lift
- Blimp makes emergency landing at construction site, deflates
- Man charged after stripper paid with fake $100 bill
- No joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck
- 12-year-old student ready to start university
- Seven-year-old saves dad from fire
- Murchison named to Dean’s List
- Highway Patrol encouraging motorists to slow down during the Memorial Day Weekend
- Shagging in the dog days
- Rain doesn’t dampen White Lake Water Festival
- Keeping children safe
- Rotary donation
- Joint effort leads to several arrests
- Bladen Community College announces honor students
- Primary school peps up pupils
- Luther Terry
- Water Festival still on tap
- BCC celebrates Basic Skills graduation
- Peanut Festival committee donates to Bladen We Care
- Registration open for West Bladen’s Knights Mini Cheer Camp
- Saturday’s trail ride postponed
- Copperhead snake bites customer at home improvement store
- Trooper has lunch with panhandler who held sign seeking help
- Like Thomas, embrace the gift of doubt
- Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson
- Man grateful to have his father’s ashes back
- Families reveal political hopes in obits
- Two thirds of Americans lack emergency funds
- House OKs budget
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR
- CHURCH CALENDAR
- Crowd pleaser
- Local DAR chapter meets
- Frances Weller speaks at BCC Curriculum Graduation
- Beer, wine available at lake for first summer
- VFW-JROTC Award
- Pedestrian bridge approved for Lake Waccamaw
- Aetna offering free dental cards to N.C. residents
- Bladen Opportunities getting fit
- BCC graduates 20 nursing students
- Rouzer introduces bill to protect combat-injured veterans
- Law enforcement recognized by B’boro church
- PRB honors Bladen law enforcement, fire department
- In honor of their service
No joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three mayors walk into an elevator — but what happened next was no joke, though the officials managed to amuse themselve...
12-year-old student ready to start university
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two Universi...
Seven-year-old saves dad from fire
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn’t hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up h...
Murchison named to Dean’s List
LOUISBURG — Larrell Murchison of Elizabethtown completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semeste...
Highway Patrol encouraging motorists to slow down during the Memorial Day Weekend
RALEIGH – The State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday officially kicks off...
Shagging in the dog days
ELIZABETHTOWN – Sometimes something is so much fun that you just have to do it again … and again … and again. The folks at Bladen Co...
West Bladen, Lumberton split twin bill
LUMBERTON — On the heels of an opening-season loss to Lumberton on Monday, West Bladen got a huge shot in the arm from the arm of southpaw Ian S...
N.C. State coaches make local appearance
LUMBERTON — The Wolfpack Club Coaches Caravan made its annual stop in Robeson County at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Cent...
Eagles to stay on diamond for summer
ELIZABETHTOWN — Coming off a stellar spring season, the Eagles baseball team will try to keep the momentum going with a team in the Dixie Youth ...
Accolades still rolling in for Walters
PEMBROKE — West Bladen grad and current UNC-Pembroke junior Abbey Walters has been named All-Southeast Region for her exploits on the softball f...
West Bladen set to tackle more competitive summer baseball season
DUBLIN — On the heels of an injury-riddled season that saw the Knights finish the spring baseball season 8-14 overall and 7-7 in the Four County...
FOR BETTER LIVING
The American Heart Association Dietary Guidelines not only stress healthy eating, but also include the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Balancing th...
Bladenboro native earns RCC nursing award
LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health Chief Nursing Officer Renae Taylor was presented with Robeson Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Nursi...
Johnson, Dixon to wed in July
Lorenzo and Priscilla McKoy of Kelly would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Farrah Lonore Johnson, to Javon Gustave Dixon.The groom&...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Cabbage was originally found growing wild on the seashore of Southern Europe, England, and Denmark. Some varieties of cabbage were known as far back a...
Kinlaw awarded SeHealth’s highest nursing honor
LUMBERTON — Cynthia Kinlaw, RN, was named Southeastern Health’s (SeHealth) 2016 Baker Nurse of Excellence during a ceremony hosted by the ...
LCFH to raffle Italy, Portugal trips
A trip to Italy and a trip to Portugal are up for grabs in two raffles to support the nonprofit Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Tickets are on sale now.The r...
The issue behind teacher pay raises
As the revised General Fund budget moves from the House to the Senate, let’s ponder the issue-behind-the-issue of pay raises for North Carolina ...
Collaborationsorely neededto revive event
Tory Hole Park will be silent Sept. 26-27.That may not sound out of the ordinary to most, but it was supposed to be the date for the fifth annual Batt...
Blinking contestis a no-winaffair for state
From The Robesonian …North Carolina’s Republican leadership is in a blinking contest with the U.S. Justice Department and there is plenty ...
Respectful etiquette for placing American flags at gravesites
Recently there has been a well-deserved increase in the recognition of those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces. Well-meaning individuals an...
How to pay teachers more
State lawmakers in Raleigh are about to release their budget plans for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Although they may not recommend the 5 percent average ...
Some summertime reminders about your pets
Your pet can get in trouble in minutes in hot weather. In just a few minutes on a summer day the inside of a car can get to 140 degrees. A pet should ...
Council man among those honored by UPS
CHARLOTTE — United Postal Service recently announced that 67 elite drivers from North Carolina are among 1,613 newly inducted worldwide into the...
Directors earn gold credentials
BURGAW — The first co-op board in the state, Four County EMC’s entire Board of Directors recently attained their Director Gold credential ...
DreamWorks Therapeutic Learning Center opens in Elizabethtown
ELIZABETHTOWN — “Putting the FUN into FUNctional.” Such reads the goal of a new Elizabethtown business whose purpose is to help chil...
Eastpointe Human Services appoints new CEO
BEULAVILLE – Eastpointe Human Services, a regional behavioral health managed care organization serving 12 North Carolina counties, announced rec...
Caring and Sharing receives $1,000 gift from Food Lion
ELIZABETHTOWN — Caring and Sharing, Inc., has received $1,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help teed local res...
BCC SMALL BUSINESS CENTER OFFERS FREE WORKSHOPS
DUBLIN - Beginning in January, the Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering several no-cost seminars to help grow or start ...