Sheriff offers fireworks safety tips

With the July 4th weekend approaching, Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday hap...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Sheriff offers tips for a safe Fourth weekend

With the approach of the July 4th weekend, Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday...

July 1st, 2016 |  


BOE wraps up current budget

BOE wraps up current budget

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Schools has wrapped up the budget for the 2015-16 fiscal school year, and recently, the Board of Education met to ...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Man driving motorcycle in dark hits black cow and dies

RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktop...

July 1st, 2016 |  


We should all thank God for this country

We should all thank God for this country

It’s that time of year once again. Hang the red, white, and blue streamers. Fire up the barbecue grill. Take to the roads, the beaches, the boat...

July 1st, 2016 |  


DUI suspect drove a mile with body lodged in car

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Oceanside police say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man, then drove for a mile with his body lodged in th...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Man finds $166,000 in old cupboard, hands it back

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German town of Minden say a 25-year-old man who arrived last year as a refugee is their “hero of the day”...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Judge orders farmer to stop using crushed eggshells as fertilizer

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ordered an upstate New York farmer to stop using eggshells as fertilizer after neighboring businesses complained...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Closing health insurance coverage gap for adults could save babies’ lives

RALEIGH — More babies born in Bladen County could survive their first year and live healthier lives if their mothers got health care before preg...

June 30th, 2016 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

July 1— Shipman Memorial Scholarship is seeking applicants for the scholarship in memory of William “Dewey” Shipman, Sr. and Zenah M...

June 30th, 2016 |