UNCP chancellor ‘optimistic’ about bill that would cut tuition

PEMBROKE — After meeting this week with legislators, the chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is optimistic about a bill t...

May 30th, 2016 |  


AMMON — With the coming of the 21st annual Ammon Blueberry Festival, the town is ready to turn a shiny hue of blue.On Saturday, folks far and wi...

May 29th, 2016 |  


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...

May 28th, 2016 |  


GREAT GOBBLER

GREAT GOBBLER

DUBLIN — The woods of Bladen County hold some great hidden treasures. Just ask Amber Carter, who will always hold the date of April 18, 2015, as...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — An animal rescue farm in Massachusetts says it’s experiencing a goat overload — and it’s not kidding.The...

May 27th, 2016 |  


‘Dancing grannies’ set world dance record

BEIJING (AP) — China’s dancing grannies have taken their moves to the record books.Guinness World Records says more than 31,000 Chinese pa...

May 27th, 2016 |  


One size does not fit all

One size does not fit all

In ancient Greece, religious pilgrims made a twelve-mile journey from the city of Athens to worship at the holy shrines in Eleusis. The road — a...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Honduran woman accused of punching a border agent’s horse

GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) — A Honduran woman arrested in a drug smuggling bust in southern Arizona also is facing an animal cruelty charge for alleg...

May 26th, 2016 |  


County jail kept inmate 17 months too long

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a county jail in Pennsylvania say they mistakenly kept an inmate locked up 17 months too long.The Lancaster C...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs bite into success

Bulldogs bite into success

BLADENBORO — A button-down shirt with a bow tie, a dress or skirt neatly pressed, and shined shoes — not the kind of fare that one usually...

May 26th, 2016 |