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Friday Apr 11 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

From ash pond, to river, to your bloodstream

When you have finished drinking this bottle of water, fill it with our tap water for liquid refreshment that tastes as good and is just as pure as what was in the bottle.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bladen Journal

Jail-A-Thon success

Bladen Journal***The Bladen County Education Foundation held its 5th annual Jail-A-Thon on Wednesday afternnon and declared it a success.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, NC

Bladen Journal

Fixing our schools: Plain View Primary, Blad...

Bladen County School's future depends on the sustained progress of its public school system.

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Related Topix: Plain View, NC, Bladenboro, NC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bladen Journal

From ash pond, to river, to your bloodstream

"When you have finished drinking this bottle of water, fill it with our tap water for liquid refreshment that tastes as good and is just as pure as what was in the bottle."

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Opinion

WECT-TV Wilmington

Family safely escapes home, loses everything in fire

According to Deputy Fire Marshal Kenneth Clark, the family and their dog safely made it out of the house, but lost everything in the fire.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bladen Journal

Mission Incredible

Deanna Worley may have been better at holding back the tears than Ashley Dowless was as they spoke recently about a planned mission trip to Nicaragua, but the overwhelming emotions that were evident could easily be traced to one common thread: a mother's instinct.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Chadbourn, NC

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Police stop suspect, find several drugs in pickup

BLADEN COUNTY, NC Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection to several drug-related charges and first degree burglary after an incident on Henry J Lane, near Clarkton, around 2 a.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Clarkton, NC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Bladen Journal

Fixing our schools: Booker T. Washington, E'town Middle

Approval by the voters of the May 6 Sales and Use Tax Referendum to pay for renovations and repairs to Bladen County Schools is about ensuring a high quality learning environment for students.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, NC

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

PAC formed in support of Bladen beer and wine referendum

A political action committee was formed last week in support of the passage of Bladen County's beer and wine referendum.

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Related Topix: Tar Heel, NC, Elizabethtown, NC, Bladenboro, NC, East Arcadia, NC

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Tornado watch until 1 AM for Bladen and Columbus counties

WILMINGTON, NC The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Bladen and Columbus counties until 1 AM.

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Related Topix: Columbus County, NC, Wilmington, NC, Weather, Bladenboro, NC

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Bladen Journal

Fixing our schools: Tar Heel and East Arcadi...

In our first article, we introduced you to Bladenboro Primary School and Bladen Lakes Primary School and briefly explained the Sales and Use Tax referendum on the May 6 ballot.

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Related Topix: Tar Heel, NC, Bladenboro, NC, East Arcadia, NC

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Columbus remains unhealthiest county in NC

Once again, Columbus County falls at the bottom of the list, weighing in as the least-healthy county in the state.

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Related Topix: Columbus, NC, Columbus County, NC, Wake County, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Pender County, NC

The Robesonian

Officer nabs 2 would-be burglars

An Elizabethtown police officer enjoying a day off found himself suddenly back on the job Friday afternoon when he came home to discover it was being burglarized.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Robeson County, NC

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Bladen Journal

time capsule

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ottis Graham and will concentrate on English at the school.

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Related Topix: Riegelwood, NC, Lumberton, NC, Dublin, NC, Robeson County, NC, Elizabethtown, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

All signs point to controversy in beer and wine sale debate

BLADEN COUNTY, NC In the debate over the county-wide sale of beer and wine, a sign in Elizabethtown is causing controversy.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

CHARGED: Man arrested for attempted murder

BLADEN COUNTY, NC Officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department arrested a man Friday morning who was wanted in connection to attempted murder.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Bladen Journal

Fixing our schools: Part I

The May 6 primary is just around the corner and one of the initiatives on the ballot will be a one-quarter-percent sales and use tax referendum.

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Related Topix: Bladenboro, NC

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Bladen Journal

Bladen County Sheriffa s Office

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office handled a total of 52 calls from victims of potential crime between March 12 and March 18. Among those reports were six for larceny, five for residential or business alarms, five for breaking and/or entering, three for suspicious activity, three for physical and/or verbal assault, two for financial identity fraud, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, White Oak, NC, Tar Heel, NC, Bladenboro, NC

Bladen Journal

Boom over Bladen remains a mystery

The mystery of the missing Malaysian airliner took a back seat in Bladen County on Tuesday when an explosion some described as a sonic boom was heard and immediately began creating a myriad of theories - none of which have explained the incident.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Elizabethtown, NC, White Lake, NC, Council, NC

Tue Mar 18, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Residents report - explosion' officials investigate

BLADEN COUNTY, NC Residents from across Bladen County reported what sounded like an explosion to emergency officials on Tuesday afternoon.

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