West Bladen put on lockdown

West Bladen put on lockdown

DUBLIN — West Bladen High School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon as a precaution.According to Valerie Newton, public relations and informa...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Women educators meeting is held

Women educators meeting is held

BLADENBORO — The Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society for women educators in Bladen County held its April meeting at the First Baptist Church in Blad...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Clark honored for work as muncipal clerk

WHITE LAKE — Brenda Clark, administrative services director for the town of White Lake, was recently awarded for the second time the prestigious...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


State’s ‘Click It or Ticket Campaign’ now in effect

RALEIGH – As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding motorists t...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Jury rules UK man was hiring killer, not writing thriller

LONDON (AP) — A retired British television producer was convicted Thursday of trying to hire hit men to kill his partner, after a jury rejected ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Are you kidding me?’ says woman who hit alligator on I-75

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A driver escaped serious injury when her SUV hit a 9-foot alligator crossing Interstate 75 in Florida.The Florida Highway ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


105-year-old woman receives honorary high school diploma

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who said her only regret in life was not finishing high school has received an honorary diploma —...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Unsuspecting Walmart customer takes down startled deer

Unsuspecting Walmart customer takes down startled deer

WADENA, Minn. (AP) — A confused white-tailed deer that wandered into a Walmart store in Minnesota ran into a startled customer who tackled the a...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Thailand’s chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Thailand’s chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a st...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Elizabethtown VFW presents trio of awards

Elizabethtown VFW presents trio of awards

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Raymond W. Biglow Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 8062 held their regular monthly meeting on Saturday, May 20th, and afte...

May 22nd, 2017 |