Up in smoke

Up in smoke

The new year always brings with it promises to kick old habits, and at the top of many smokers’ list is the resolution to finally quit. With the...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Bettin’ on Bladen

ELIZABETHTOWN —Economic development is about to get a lot more fun in Bladen County.On Saturday, the first-ever Casino Night is going to be held...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Elizabethtown man charged with White Oak break-in

Elizabethtown man charged with White Oak break-in

ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown man was able to enjoy his ill-gotten goods for only about three weeks before law enforcement caught up with him...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Peterson softens stance on audit report

Peterson softens stance on audit report

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Chairman Charles Ray Peterson isn’t happy with the way things were handled during the 2015-16 audit report a...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Growing for the local market workshops

Bladen County Cooperative Extension is hosting a series of workshops for homeowners andfarmers (alike) on growing produce for the local market. Whethe...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Jones crowned Little Miss Bladen County Youth Focus Project

Jones crowned Little Miss Bladen County Youth Focus Project

ELIZABETHTOWN — Kaliya Ida Jones was crowned Little Miss Bladen County Youth Focus Project at its 10th annual pageant recently.She is the 9-year...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Harmony Hall group maps out challenges

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Harmony Hall Plantation Village group came together Thursday for its first meeting of the new year, and the overriding messa...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Think it’s hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool.Firefighters in Oklahoma Cit...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Dismembered deer carcasses remain a mystery in Ohio

NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio have no leads in solving a Friday the 13th mystery involving the dumping of several dismember...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Bare-breasted FEMEN activist grabs Trump statue by crotch

MADRID (Reuters) - A topless activist from the feminist group FEMEN attacked a life-size wax statue of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump during an unv...

January 19th, 2017 |