12 hrs ago
Merchants gear up for sidewalk sales
Picnics, sales, boating, or simply relaxing. Folks will have a variety of activities to choose from for Labor Day, whether they visit the annual Labor Day Sidewalk Sale in Elizabethtown or whether they choose to go for a swim at White Lake.
16 hrs ago
The Sampson Independent
Williams to ride for diabetes awareness
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentIn an effort to bring awareness to diabetes, Perry Williams is looking forward to a trip to Elizabethtown.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sentencing delayed for Killingsworth
A former Robeson County educator who pleaded guilty earlier this month to misusing the Bladen County school system's money will not be sentenced until September.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Women's Equality: Lagging overall, but improving
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 right.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Walmart associates volunteer at Purple Heart Dinner
In addition to a pair of Purple Heart recipients from Bladen County, George Moore and Marrell Freemen, attending the event, there were also a handful of volunteers from the Elizabethtown Walmart who attended to act as servers for the dinner.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Elderly, partially blind former service dog surrendered to county animal control
The non-profit organization, A Shelter Friend , in Elizabethtown, N.C., is scrambling to provide assistance to an elderly Rottweiler who was left at a county animal control facility by his former owner.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Murder suspect extradited to Bladen County
Chief Deputy Rodney Hester with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Garry Tyrell McCray Jr., 26, of Salisbury, Md., was returned to Bladen County just before midnight Monday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pait authors new children's book
Local author Jane Pait has been hard at work on her new children's book, "The Red-Headed Angel and the Empty Tomb," and is now in the editing stages.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Caregiver seminar to help deal with stress planned
There will be a workshop for caregivers on Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Powell-Melvin Building located on Smith Circle in Elizabethtown.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Third annual Battle of Elizabethtown success
The Patriots again sent the Loyalists scurrying for cover along the Cape Fear River as the sounds of cannon fire an musket volleys could be heard during the third annual Battle of Elizabethtown re-enactment held in Tory Hole Park.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Businesses warned of telephone scam
The police chief in Elizabethtown is sending out a warning to area business owners about a telephone scam that claims credit card terminals are due to be updated.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Perhaps the very best time to jump into a fight is before the two combatants ever put up their fists to duke it out.
Elizabethtown man arrested for stealing a vehicle, crashing into a ditch
According to Elizabethtown officials, the victim left his vehicle running while he went inside his friend's home to visit for a few minutes.
Car theft ends in wreck, arrest
A short joyride in a stolen vehicle earned an Elizabethtown man time in the Bladen County Jail saddled with several charges.
Battle re-enactment to unfold this weekend
For the better part of two days, a portion of the town of Elizabethtown will be transformed to an era some 233 years ago when the third annual Battle of Elizabethtown re-enactment unfolds in Tory Hole Park.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Going to Washington
Elizabethtown Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer Bryan Martin will be leaving his post with the town Friday for a new challenge in Washington, D.C. Martin has accepted a position with U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones' office and will start his new duties on Monday, Aug. 25. "I've taken an intern position in the hopes it will morph into a full-time ... (more)
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Battle of Elizabethtown re-enactment set
The sounds of muskets firing and cannons exploding will echo through the downtown this weekend as the Tories and Patriots face off once more at the Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown during the third annual Battle of Elizabethtown re-enactment.
Soggy day for Made in the Shade Open Car and Truck Show
A soggy day didn't dampen the spirits of those who turned out Saturday to support the annual Made in the Shade Open Car and Truck Show sponsored by the Classic Cruisers Car Club.
Summer Sounds Concert set for Thursday
If you enjoy beach music and the sounds of Motown, then head on out the Summer Sounds Concert on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Cape Fear Farmer's Market.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Ex-official with Robeson schools makes guilty plea
A former assistant superintendent for the Public Schools of Robeson County pleaded guilty in Bladen County Superior Court to the felony of obtaining property by false pretenses on Wednesday.