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  1. Dorothy 'Dottie' Best, loving homemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

    Dottie was born Aug. 4, 1927, in Bladenboro, N.C. to the late Albe M. and Ethel J. Spenser Milliken. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Horace H. Best Sr. in 2011; and two sisters, Ilene and Estelle.

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  2. NAACP hopes reward will yield info in NC teen's hangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRAL.com

    A 911 caller reported spotting Lennon Lacy's body on Aug. 29, 2014, in the small town of Bladenboro, about 100 miles south of Raleigh. Lacy's feet were suspended 2 inches off the ground.

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  3. NAACP hopes reward will yield info in N.C. teen's hangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    The state chapter of the NAACP hopes offering a reward for tips will help yield information on the hanging death of a Bladen County teenager. A 911 caller reported spotting Lennon Lacy's body on Aug. 29, 2014, in the small town of Bladenboro, about 100 miles south of Raleigh.

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  4. Lennon Lacy's mom pleads for tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina NAACP held a community meeting on Wednesday and discussed updates in the FBI investigation of a Bladenboro teen's death. Lennon Lacy , 17, was found hanging from a wooden swing set in the middle of a trailer park in Bladenboro in late August 2014.

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  5. Family still searching for answers in Lennon Lacy death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP joined the family of a Bladenboro teen found hanging from a swing set last year, to release what they called "new details" in the case. The new information is scant though, as the FBI continues to search for someone who may know what happened to Lennon Lacy the night of August 29, 2014.

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  6. NAACP, family to discuss investigation into teen's hangingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... The NAACP and the family of Lennon Lacy are gathering for a meeting on Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Bladenboro. The FBI launched an investigation after Lacy's relatives and the NAACP raised doubts about the official findings, which the ...

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  7. NAACP to hold community meeting tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bladen Journal

    The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP will hold a community meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro. The focus of the meeting will center around the as yet unresolved death of Lennon Lacy, 17, who was found hanging from a wooden swing set in a local trailer park on Aug. 29, 2014.

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  8. Tar Heels claims county titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bladen Journal

    ... Jason Atkinson. The final standings show Tar Heel at the top with 125 points, followed by Elizabethtown with 123, Bladenboro with 121, Clarkton with 120 and East Arcadia with 32. Tar Heel Middle School will now advance to the regional competition, ...

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  9. Deaths keep nation hanging by a threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Snapper

    ... the origin of his placement and death towards motivations of lynching. Byrd's death also follows a hanging in Bladenboro, North Carolina. In Aug. of 2014, 17-year-old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set as a result of alleged lynching. ...

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  10. Meeting set to update Lennon Lacy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina NAACP will hold a community meeting on Wednesday to discuss updates in the FBI investigation of a Bladenboro teen's death. Lennon Lacy , 17, was found hanging from a wooden swing set in the middle of a trailer park in Bladenboro in late August 2014.

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  11. NC NAACP and Family of Lennon Lacy to Hold Community Mass Meeting to...Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | BladenOnline

    BLADENBORO, NC: The NC NAACP and family of Lennon Lacy will hold a community mass meeting on Wednesday to discuss updates in the FBI investigation of the teen's death and what the public can do to assist the investigation. Lacy, a 17-year-old high school student and football player, was found hanging from a wooden swing set in the middle of a trailer park in Bladenboro in late August 2014.

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  12. Deputy shoots armed manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bladen Journal

    ... 41 near Dublin. According to McVicker, deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and an officer from the Bladenboro Police Department were responding to call of a man with a gun lying in a ditch at about 7 p.m. According to Teresa West of the ...

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  13. Junior Beta's recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bladen Journal

    At the March meeting of the Bladen County Board of Education, board members recognized the Bladenboro Middle Schools' Junior Beta Club. The school had 53 delegates participate in the North Carolina Junior Beta Convention in February.

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  14. Authorities identify suspect killed by Bladen officersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... a statement said that 24-year-old Declan Owen of Elizabethtown died when he was shot by a sheriff's deputy and a Bladenboro police officer Tuesday in some woods near Dublin. The officers said they fired after Owen pulled a gun on them. Chief Deputy ...

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  15. Officers identified in Bladen Co. officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Road. Sheriff McVicker said Cpl. Cley Carroll of the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and Donnie Williamson of the Bladenboro Police Department were the officers who shot Owen. Both men are on paid administrative leave, which is typical in ...

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  16. Man who was shot, killed by Bladen officers is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Robesonian

    ... 41 near Dublin. According to McVicker, deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and an officer from the Bladenboro Police Department were responding to call of a man with a gun lying in a ditch at about 7 p.m. "When (law enforcement) arrived ...

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  17. Suspect identified in deadly officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... asked him to show his hands, he pointed his gun at them. According to the Sheriff's Office, that is when both a Bladenboro police officer and Bladen County sheriff deputy used deadly force. The suspect was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m. by the ...

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  18. Bladen deputy shoots kills armed manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Bladen Journal

    ... 41 near Dublin. According to McVicker, deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and an officer from the Bladenboro Police Department were responding to call of a man with a gun lying in a ditch at about 7 p.m. "When they arrived in the area ...

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  19. Man shot dead in confrontation with Bladen Co. lawmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Robesonian

    ... According to McVicker's statement, deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and an officer from the Bladenboro Police Department were responding to call that a man had been seen with a gun lying in a ditch near the highway at about 7 p.m. ...

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  20. One dead after officer-involved shooting in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officers from the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and the Bladenboro Police Department responded to a call of a man with a gun lying in a ditch Tuesday night around 7 p.m. According to the Sheriff's Office, when officers arrived they were told the man was being transported out of the area and were given a vehicle description. Officers encountered the vehicle and when they stopped it, the suspect ran into the woods.

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