ELIZABETHTOWN — The sentencing hearing for former Bladen County Schools Superintendent Gregory Killingsworth was postponed until Tuesday, Oct. 7.The hearing was originally scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25.
ELIZABETHTOWN — In the 94 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment in August 1920, which gave women the right to vote and became known as women's suffrage, the United States has made leaps and bounds in the area of women's...
DUBLIN — Lt. Col. Vivian Taylor will be the keynote speaker at Bladen Community College's Fall Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. This marks the 47th year since Bladen Community College was officially established.
BLADENBORO — A shooting early Sunday morning on Twisted Hickey Road in Bladenboro sent one man to Bladen County Hospital and have deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office looking for the trigger men.
ELIZABETHTOWN — There's some excitement brewing at Bladen Office Supply these days in the form of a new digital printing press.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The list of pizza venues in Bladen County was shrunk by one recently, but it is expected to be a temporary disapearance.
RALEIGH — The Institute for Emerging Issues and the State Employees' Credit Union are partnering to offer innovative college and graduate students prizes up to $50,000.
Seven residents from Sampson and Bladen counties have filed lawsuits against Murphy-Brown LLC, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods in U.S. District Court last week.
BLADENBORO — Sweltering temperatures under a blazing sun did little to quell the enthusiasm or the turnout for Friday's ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Bladenboro Farmer's Market.
DUBLIN — The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College will offer a no-cost, six-week seminar series for those interested in starting a self-employed business.
When a mother giraffe gives birth, she will do so while standing up. So her calf's first act is to fall six feet to the ground, crash landing on his face. Then, as if such an arrival wasn't harsh enough, the youngling's mother will...
GREENSBORO — Because of the growth and economic impact being provided to the state from the wine and grape industry, the North Carolina Wine and Grape Council recently partnered with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office received good news recently when the Bureau of Justice Assistance notified Sheriff Prentis Benston that his department had been awarded a $5,109.82 grant for the purchase of...
WILMINGTON — Bladen County was well represented recently when a Purple Heart Dinner was held at the Wilmington Convention Center.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office had a busy week between Aug. 13 and Aug. 20, answering 60 calls from the public.
LUMBERTON — A Kidney Walk is planned for Saturday at Luther Britt Park in Lumberton from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. for firefighter Gene Martin, who is in Stage 5 kidney failure. The park is located at 671 Branch St., Lumberton.
RALEIGH – On Monday, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Task Force on Rural Health released the first comprehensive North Carolina Rural Health Action Plan that sets forth recommendations to reduce health disparities and increase economic...
ELIZABETHTOWN —A murder suspect who was arrested in Maryland in late July has now been extradited back to North Carolina.
RALEIGH – The N.C. Board of Agriculture recently approved fees for woodland management plans, following a directive from the state General Assembly.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners discussed the jail design process during its meeting on Monday.
DUBLIN — Registration for the fall semester at Bladen Community College is strong with more than 1,280 students already enrolled as of Thursday. With approximately 70 more high school students expected to enroll through the Career and College...