Summer Sounds Concert Series closes out on high note
Bladen County students: ready or not?
West Bladen grad McDowell to play collegiate football at St. Andrews University
Ketterer experiences intense leadership training at Camp Don Lee
Tomato sandwiches draw a crowd at Lu Mil Vineyard
- Police hunt men who dumped crocodiles in Australian school - 7:52 pm
- Florida man returns lost wallet with $3,400 inside - 7:25 pm
- Couple offers $500 reward for missing potbellied therapy pig - 5:27 pm
- Bladen Community College offering personal interest classes - 3:16 pm
- Masonic Lodge No. 646 donates to Masonic Home for Children - 2:22 pm
- Chamber to hold special called meeting - 1:11 pm
- Wineries celebrate N.C. Wine Month in September - 1:01 pm
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 12:12 pm
- CHURCH CALENDAR - 11:52 am
- Rotary Club gets a lesson on law enforcement training - 7:47 am
- North Carolina one of worst 10 states to have a baby - 7:34 am
- From around the region - 10:01 am
- Troxler announces availability of agricultural grants - 9:15 am
- BCC Small Business Center offering no-cost classes - 12:22 pm
- AG Cooper offers tips to help families, teachers stock up for a new school year - 11:37 am
- Adoptive homes sought as foster care surges - 8:55 am
- Aggravated pedestrian hits BMW with bologna - 7:25 am
- Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal - 5:30 am updated: 5:30 am.
- Angry man throws pizza and punches at police station - 7:52 pm
- Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by young admirer - 7:25 pm
- Grocer is 1st in Pennsylvania to sell wine since Prohibition - 5:27 pm
- Health Department hosting diabetes seminar - 3:44 pm
- Basic Law Enforcement Training begins Sept. 22 at BCC - 11:45 am
- Woman settles lawsuit, now OK to use ‘8THEIST’ license plate - 7:25 am
- Burglars caught passed out in their car at crime scene - 5:30 am
- When the blind lead the blind … take the bus - 3:33 am
- Rescuers free squirrel with head stuck in cup - 7:52 pm
- New York farm creates 8-acre ‘Super Mario Bros.’ corn maze - 7:25 pm
- Thousands of Bolivian Catholics break rocks to change fortunes - 5:27 pm
- Courts Launch Speakers Bureau to Support Civics Education - 4:09 pm
- Master Plan: Elizabethtown Industrial Park making $32m impact - 3:50 pm
- Fall nnrollment at Bladen Community College remains strong - 1:55 pm
- BCS nutrition staff participate in culinary institute - 1:22 pm
- Votes are in from brainstorming session - 1:15 pm
- AG: Flooded cars likely to end up in NC - 1:11 pm
- Dublin receives $15,000 wastewater grant - 12:52 pm
- Two bridges in Bladen County to be replaced - 12:33 pm
- Rotarians learn about prayer from local pastor - 12:28 pm
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 11:16 am
- CHURCH CALENDAR - 10:14 am
- Hammond appointed a board trustee at Bladen Community College - 2:09 pm
- BCC offering free business seminars - 11:24 am
- ‘Made in the Shade’ car, truck show winners announced - 10:01 am
- Bladen Community College recognizes employees for longevity - 9:01 am
- West Bladen High student recognized for superior academic achievement - 8:40 am
- Kiwanis Club plans its next community outreach projects - 8:05 am
- North Carolina requests U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate voter ID - 1:00 pm updated: 1:01 pm.
- VFW offering two contests for local students - 12:50 pm
- Twitter, starting a small business offered by BCC in August - 11:31 am
- Bladen County Schools to hold Uniform Trunk Show and Sale - 11:01 am
Rotary Club gets a lesson on law enforcement training
ELIZABETHTOWN — Training plays a vital and important role for any law enforcement officer and, on Wednesday, the members of the Elizabethtown Ro...
North Carolina one of worst 10 states to have a baby
What should you expect when you’re expecting? Besides the obvious — a bundle of joy, sleepless nights, and non-stop laundry — expect...
Troxler announces availability of agricultural grants
RALEIGH – The N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative is seeking grant proposals focused on research and development of agricultural and forestry-bas...
BCC Small Business Center offering no-cost classes
DUBLIN — The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering business seminars in September at no cost to the participants.“...
AG Cooper offers tips to help families, teachers stock up for a new school year
RALEIGH — Shop wisely for back-to-school needs, Attorney General Roy Cooper encouraged North Carolina families and teachers as they get ready fo...
Eagles hope to rebound against Whiteville
ELIZABETHTOWN — Only three times since 2004 have both East Bladen and Whiteville lost their season openers before facing each other in their ann...
Knights preparing for West Columbus
DUBLIN — The Knights will show off coach Todd Pait’s new offense and defense to West Bladen fans when they host West Columbus in their hom...
McGill, Caballero lift Eagles on the pitch
LAKE WACCAMAW — East Bladen got a hat trick from Brooks McGill and four assist from Grey Caballero en route to a 7-2 non-conference win over Eas...
Busch throws his team under the bus … again
I have been writing a NASCAR column in some form or another since 2002. That year, Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman were rookies, Tony Stewart won his f...
Lady Knights ace West Columbus in tennis
CERRO GORDO — West Bladen’s girls tennis team traveled to Cerro Gordo on Monday and handed West Columbus a 9-0 non-conference loss.The Lad...
Pidgeon, Moore, defense lead Knights past South Rob
ROWLAND — James Moore rushed for 124 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Weston Pidgeon tossed a pair of touchdown passes to lead West Bladen ...
Mitchell, McKoy to wed in September
LAKE WACCAMAW — Dena Mitchell, of Lake Waccamaw, and Cetrus McKoy, of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement. The couple is set to wed Septemb...
Bladen County Health Department issues tips on water safety
Subsequent to reports to Bladen County Health Department this summer of skin rashes from individuals recreating in White Lake, we are issuing this mes...
FOR BETTER LIVING
A daily walk is a wonderful way to maintain a healthy weight. A 30-45 minute walk can help to lower your stress level, improve your mood, boost your i...
Dr. Lanier tabbed medical director of Bladen Healthcare’s Emergency Department
ELIZABETHTOWN – Vicki Lanier, M.D., has been appointed Emergency Department medical director at Bladen Healthcare.Lanier originally joined Blade...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Can high‑fiber diets really do all they claim to do? Studies have examined the relationship between high‑fiber diets and many diseases, in...
Bladen County Health Department inspects 22 food facilities
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 22 inspections of food-related facilities in July.Following are the res...
Blackwater willbe a fantasticfinish to event
If you’ve somehow missed the first three versions of the 2016 Summer Sounds Concert Series, there is one last chance to come out and join in on ...
Give some thought to Trump’s immigration policy
Democrats are saying Donald Trump has flip-flopped on immigration policy. Republicans are saying he has reversed his policy. Is there a difference?Tac...
Which economic plan will boost the economy?
I’ve been avidly following presidential elections since 1960. Then, as a 10-year-old, I watched the Kennedy-Nixon race go down to the wire with ...
A young boy, his grandfather and a wheelbarrow
A few years ago — 52 to be exact — a young boy spent the summer with his grandparents at their home in Upstate New York. It was a summer t...
Key piecesmiss out onbrainstorming
Bladen County Economic Development, with Executive Director Chuck Huestess guiding the process, held an important gathering on Monday, one aimed at br...
The Fayetteville Observer sold to GateHouse
FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville Publishing Co. has sold The Fayetteville Observer and other businesses to GateHouse Media LLC, the newspaper announc...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Danaher Company on West Broad Street in Elizabethtown recently officially had its sign changed to show the company’s n...
Hester earns his enrolled agent license
BLADENBORO — James Ronald Hester recently successfully completed the special enrollment exam governed by the Internal Revenue Service and passed...
Nagowski to speak at Bladen County Committee of 100’s annual meeting
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. will hold its annual meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, in the Grand Ba...
BCC offering free business seminars
DUBLIN – The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering free business seminars in June.They are:— The Top Ten Managemen...