Friday Mar 7
Corbett named as state's teacher assistant runner-up
Booker T. Washington Primary School has something to celebrate as first-grade Instructional Assistant Charles Corbett was named the 2014 North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistants Teacher Assistant of the Year state runner up.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
There was a chance that residents of northwestern Bladen County would have a third, and far closer, choice when it came to deciding on a destination to shop at Walmart.
Accused robber didn't let frostbite stop him from striking again
BLADEN COUNTY, NC An accused robber didn't let a little frostbite stop him from breaking into a convenient store again.
Remembering separate schools
Some parents in Southeastern North Carolina are discussing the idea of charter schools- schools that operate slightly outside the general public school system.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Almost nobody knows better than Trish Terrell, an award-winning author from Lumberton who uses the pen name p.m. terrell, just how much illiteracy affects this region of North Carolina.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Church redicates campus
The Elizabethtown Baptist Church held a rededication service on Sunday for the sanctuary and education buildings that were damaged in the April 16, 20... The Elizabethtown Baptist Church held a rededication service on Sunday for the sanctuary and education buildings that were damaged in the April 16, 20... The Elizabethtown Baptist Church held a ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Elizabethtown Baptist Church finishes restoration of damaged buildings
Nearly three years ago, a string of deadly tornadoes tore through Bladen County leaving the Elizabethtown Baptist Church in shambles.
New election laws now in effect
Officials with the Bladen County Board of Elections are urging registered voters, as well as those who plan to register for the 2014 elections, to become aware of several new laws enacted by the state.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Weather or not?
If the weather for the past few weeks hasn't been crazy enough, or if you still want more snow, don't get your hopes up just yet.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Homes, businesses damaged in Robeson County storm
The National Weather Service reports one building lost a roof and debris was blocking a road after severe weather struck Robeson County.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Board approves recycling grant application
The Bladen County Board of Commissioners approved an application for a grant for a co-mingled school recycling collection and compaction pilot project that will help increase the recycling program at East Bladen and West Bladen high schools.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance set for Mar...
On Saturday, March 8, the auditorium at the Bladen County Extension Office will be transformed into a special spot for fathers and daughters to enjoy the third annual Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Cakes for Cody making a difference
The winner of the Cakes for Cody giveaway on Friday was Tina Clark, mother of 6-year-old Cody Clark, who was diagnosed with brain cancer just before the Christmas holiday.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Recovery from Winter Storm Pax continues
Scenes like this were the norm on Thursday as broken tree limbs fell on homes, cars and power lines after Mother Nature unleashed her wrath on Bladen ... Trees and tree limbs were dropping from the load of snow and ice on Thursday, causing blocked roadways and power outages.
Electricity lost but friendships gained inside shelters
About 1500 residents are without power in Bladen County. Most of them are from Bladenboro and are spending their time at a shelter in Elizabethtown.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
For the second time in two weeks, Mother Nature saw fit to take aim at Bladen County - along with many other areas in the southeast - with her wintery and icy fingers.
Clean-up underway as thousands remain without power
Thousands of people remain without power in our area as crews continue to clean up from the latest blast of winter weather.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Multiple emergency shelters to open throughout the area Wed. night
In Bladen County, the Elizabethtown Middle School shelter will open at 5 p.m. Citizens planning to go should bring blankets, food, water and medications.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Snow, ice accumulate around region
Snow and ice are accumulating around the region, as the latest winter storm hits southeastern North Carolina.