AMMON — Windsor United Methodist Church will be the site of a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 8 a.m. to assist Steven Amberson in obtaining a service dog.
ELIZABETHTOWN —For 50 years, Dennis Hawes' scissors have clacked around the heads of countless patrons at Bridgers Barber Shop in downtown Elizabethtown.
WHITEVILLE — Nearly four decades in state prison has come to an end for Joseph Sledge.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Report cards are scheduled to go home with all students on Monday, Jan. 26, however there will be a delay in high school report cards. This is due to a delay in scoring from the NC DPI. The NC DPI must finalize all grades before...
BLADENBORO — The Bladen County Sheriff's Office teamed up with North Carolina Probation on a search at a residence on Holly Britt Court in Bladenboro after receiving numerous complaints about drug activity.
ELIZABETHTOWN – As we come to the last two feature articles in our five-part series and prepare for the rollout of state assessment results, our hope is that we've stimulated discussions about the good things happening in our schools. In...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Mike Davis, a member of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club, gave an update at the club's weekly meeting on the Ebola outbreak and Rotary's involvement. To date there have been 8,500 deaths due to Ebola.
There is a single word that has overtaken contemporary US society, one concept that defines life in 21st century America: Security. Before you complete your online purchase, please establish a “secure” connection. Buy this alarm system or...
RALEIGH – The 2015 N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference will be held in New Bern, Feb. 25-28.
The Bladen Community College Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, January 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Learning Enhancement Center (Building 8).
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners learned about several serious issues plaguing the Bladen County Department of Social Services on Tuesday.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Animal Shelter saw 393 cats and 849 dogs adopted to new homes in 2013, according to the most recent Public Animal Shelter Report.
DUBLIN — Bladen Community College will kick off its 2015 spring semester Writers Series programs on Tuesday, Jan. 26, with a program featuring author and history Professor David La Vere. He will present a program centering on the Tuscarora War...
RALEIGH – The potential for North Carolina's two largest industries – agriculture and the military – to work together will be highlighted at the 10th annual Ag Development Forum on Feb. 5 at the State Fairgrounds.
RALEIGH. – College financial aid officers and specialists will be available across North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 28, to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms online.
DAVIDSON – Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states — including the Bladen Journal, The Robesonian in Lumberton, and The Sampson Independent in Clinton — announced Tuesday the appointment of Ralph...
RALEIGH — Joseph Sledge could learn whether or not he will be set free on Friday as a three-judge panel will meet in Columbus County to hear Sledge's claims of innocence.
DUBLIN — Armed with saws, axes, pruning shears and an iron will to improve their school, a small group of West Bladen High JROTC cadets spent their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday clearing vegetation to create a fitness trail around their...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The sidewalks of downtown Elizabethtown were a sea of humanity Monday morning as the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade filed down West Broad and South Poplar streets.
KURE BEACH — Amid guns reporting, cannons booming and the occasional famous Rebel yell, re-enactors brought the Civil War battle at Fort Fisher to life on Saturday and Sunday, 150 years after one of the last confrontations between the Federals...
ELIZABETHTOWN — If the N.C. Department of Transportation gets its way, folks can soon renew a driver's license online via the Internet.
DUBLIN — Oysters, scholarships and peanuts will take center stage next month — all coming together for the benefit of higher education and local service efforts.
DUBLIN — About 50 people ranging from scouts, parents, businessmen, supporters and elected officials turned out at the iconic Dublin Scout Hut at the end of Fifth Street on Friday to help re-dedicate the refurbished facility.
Continued state funding of Medicaid and restoration of the original 40-percent share of lottery proceeds designated for school construction were voted on as the top two priorities for counties for 2015-16.