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  1. Joint agency effort results in drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    ... two counts manufacture cocaine, and maintain a dwelling. His bond was $76,000. -Paul Troy, 29, of 318 Lucy's Dr., Clarkton, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, and manufacture cocaine. ...

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  2. Joint agency effort results in drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    ... two counts manufacture cocaine, and maintain a dwelling. His bond was $76,000. -Paul Troy, 29, of 318 Lucy's Dr., Clarkton, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sell cocaine, deliver cocaine, and manufacture cocaine. ...

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  3. Columbus County woman busted for selling oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... or distributing oxycodone throughout the communities of Welches Creek, Farmer's Union, Whiteville, and areas around Clarkton in Bladen County.

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  4. Tip leads to second arrest in 2014 murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bladen Journal

    Investigators with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office and Elizabethtown Police Department have made a second arrest in the case of an October murder in Bladen County. According to Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker, Twasjay Roddreek Brown, 21, of Clarkton was arrested Monday and charged with the first-degree murder of Malcolm Melvin.

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  5. Second murder suspect arrested from October 2014 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | BladenOnline

    Twasjay Roddreek Brown was arrested Monday and charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Jerome Melvin in October 2014, Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker said Wednesday. Brown, 21, was found near Jasmine Lane outside of Clarkton on Monday after investigators received a tip about his whereabouts from the N.C. Probation and Parole Office in Elizabethtown, McVicker said.

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  6. Second suspect in 2014 Elizabethtown murder in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... from the North Carolina Probation Parole Office in Elizabethtown. Police responded to Jasmine Lane outside of Clarkton and took Brown into custody without incident. Ernest Raysean Gray, 24, was arrested in October , shortly after the murder ...

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  7. Bus driver cited in Bladen County school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A bus driver was cited for exceeding a safe speed in an accident involving a Bladen County school bus last Friday. Bladen County emergency crews responded to the accident around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6. According to Bradley Kinlaw, emergency services director for Bladen County, the bus rolled over onto its side on Mercer Mill Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton.

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  8. GPS data shows Bladen County bus driver wasn't speeding at time of accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A school bus driver who was cited for exceeding a safe speed after an accident Friday afternoon in Clarkton was traveling under the posted speed limit, according to Bladen County School officials. Bladen County emergency crews responded to a school bus accident around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6. According to Bradley Kinlaw, emergency services director for Bladen County, the bus rolled over onto its side on Mercer Mill Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton.

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  9. School bus driver cited after accident in ClarktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A school bus driver was cited for exceeding a safe speed after an accident Friday afternoon in Clarkton, according to Sgt. J.M. Lewis with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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  10. New Details: Emergency crews respond to bus accident in ClarktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Bradley Kinlaw, emergency services director for Bladen County, the bus rolled over onto its side on Mercer Mill Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton around 3:30 p.m. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. Kinlaw says 39 students, ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade, were on board and 18 were transported to the hospital with mostly minor injuries.

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  11. New Details: Driver cited in school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    It happened on Lisbon Road at Mercer Mill Brown Marsh Road near Clarkton at around 3:30 p.m. At the scene we were told the bus hit a curb and flipped over. Bladen County Schools spokeswoman Valerie Newton says 39 students were on board; all of those students, including the driver, were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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  12. West Bladen buddies reunite at Campbell UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... Bladen High School. Mason is currently a starter for the Campbell Camels men's basketball team. He is a native of Clarkton and graduated from West Bladen High School in 2012. Mason averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds a game as a senior for the ...

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  13. 3 Bladen County towns awarded water project fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | BladenOnline

    Three Bladen County towns were awarded almost $2 million in loans and grants by the State Water Infrastructure Authority to help pay for drinking water and wastewater projects, the N.C. Department of Energy and Natural Resources announced Thursday. The Town of Clarkton will receive $1.097 million to help fund three projects.

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  14. Middle School BasketballRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | BladenOnline

    The Clarkton School of Discovery boys had to fight hard to pull out a 32-30 win against the Elizabethtown Middle School Cougars in Bladen Five Conference play Thursday afternoon. It looked like it would be an easy win for the Blue Devils after they led by 11 points, but the Cougars wouldn't give up and tied the game at 30-all at the end of regulation play.

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  15. Middle School Basketball Elizabethtown Girls 30, Clarkton School of Discovery 22Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | BladenOnline

    Jaytra Moore Peterson chunked in 27 points Thursday afternoon to propel the Elizabethtown Middle School ladies to a 30-22 win over the Clarkton School of Discovery. Natalie Gainey was the only other Lady Cougar to score; she had three points.

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  16. Clarkton School of Discovery Middle School BasketballRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | BladenOnline

    Adonis Avery was on fire Tuesday afternoon when he scored 29 points to lead the Clarkton School of Discovery Blue Devils to a 48-33 win over Bladenboro Middle School. It was the first game of the season in Bladen Five Middle School Conference play.

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  17. Thoughts While ShavingRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... the spring and fall season. Do you remember when you could travel by rail in Bladen County? Catch the train in Clarkton or Bladenboro and travel east or west I barely remember Thought about that recently while in the Clarkton area and saw all the ...

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  18. Clarkton School of Discovery Girls Middle School BasketballRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | BladenOnline

    Erica McKoy led her Clarkton School of Discovery Lady Blue Devils to a 26-10 win over Bladenboro Middle School Tuesday afternoon in the conference opener. McKoy had 16 of CSD's 26 points.

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  19. Railroad crossings to close for maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... revealed a broken rail as the most likely cause of the accident. - On Monday, Jan. 19, railroad crossings in Clarkton at North Elm Street, George W. Kelly Road at the Booker T. Washington Road intersection, and McKee Road near the N.C. 211 ...

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  20. Bladen government, individuals honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... to the local/state economy and improved workforce employment and training opportunities. - Peggy Hunt Davis of Clarkton received the Youth Council Member of the Year award. She was chosen for this prestigious award by her peers not only for the ...

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