Visiting the Longhorns

Visiting the Longhorns

Despite recently verbally committing to Ole Miss, defensive lineman Larrell Murchison was in Austin over the weekend on a recruiting visit to the Univ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Armed robbery suspects apprehended

Armed robbery suspects apprehended

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker said Monday that arrests had been made on a home invasion/armed robbery that took place over ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Stork’s first stop in Bladen County

Stork’s first stop in Bladen County

Cape Fear Valley-Bladen County Hospital celebrated their first baby of the year Jan. 7. At 7:53 a.m., Teddie and Joshua Hunt welcomed Maelyn Grace Hun...

January 9th, 2017 |  


FEMA extends registration deadline for Hurricane Matthew survivors

FEMA extends registration deadline for Hurricane Matthew survivors

Bladen County is among the 46 North Carolina counties that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted the state’s request for a 14-day ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


N.C. counties under state of emergency

All 100 counties are under a State of Emergency ahead of a forecast winter storm that is expected to hit North Carolina in the next 48 hours. Bladen C...

January 6th, 2017 |  


New Rebel

New Rebel

LOUISBURG — Larrell Murchison, a 2014 East Bladen High graduate and now a sophomore at Louisburg College, has committed to play football at the ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Lil’ Knights get postponed

Lil’ Knights get postponed

DUBLIN — The Lil’ Knights program at West Bladen High School has been postponed because of the potential for severe weather Friday night a...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding a missing man

Bladen County Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding a missing man

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.The family of Dean A...

January 4th, 2017 |  


New year, new start

New year, new start

TAR HEEL — The spirit of giving didn’t end at Christmas in Bladen County.On Dec. 27, folks in the Mother County learned of a Tar Heel fami...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Matthew blows in at No. 1

Matthew blows in at No. 1

Editor’s note: Throughout 2016, Bladen County was a blur of important news — both good and not-so-good — and the task of whittling 1...

January 1st, 2017 |