Bladen County Committee of 100 membership drive underway

In 1995, a group of progressive-minded residents, led by Leon Martin, formed the Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. to help enhance the county’...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Priest earns master’s degree

Priest earns master’s degree

DURHAM — Elizabeth Priest of Elizabethtown received a master’s of arts degree in library science from North Carolina Central University in...

May 24th, 2016 |  


EC department surveying parents

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Schools Exceptional Children department is surveying parents of EC students about the services offered by scho...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Sealed bids being accepted for buses, Genie lift

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Schools Transportation Department is accepting sealed bids on five activity buses and one Genie lift. The equi...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Blimp makes emergency landing at construction site, deflates

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A blimp has made an emergency landing and deflated at a construction site next to a Philadelphia highway.No injuries have be...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Man charged after stripper paid with fake $100 bill

KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is facing charges after a stripper was paid with a counterfeit $100 bill following a lap dance.S...

May 24th, 2016 |  


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...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


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...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


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...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


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...

May 23rd, 2016 |