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  1. Police, DSS join forces for eventRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Bladen Journal

    Bladen JournalThe Bladen County Sheriff's Office will conduct fingerprinting for children during Saturday's event behind Elizabethtown Town Hall. Bladen JournalThe Bladen County Sheriff's Office will conduct fingerprinting for children during Saturday's event behind Elizabethtown Town Hall.

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  2. Sheriff: Man faces drug charges after errant text messageRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Bladen County Sheriff's office said 23-year-old Brendon Ward of Elizabethtown thought he was sending a text to someone who wanted to buy drugs, according to The Fayetteville Observer . A news release said the message was sent last weekend to an undercover narcotics officer who replied pretending to be a buyer.

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  3. Second annual VGP Fashion Show set for Lu Mil VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    Locally owned and operated Vanessa G. Photography will be hosting its second annual VGP Fashion Show fundraiser event at LuMil Vineyard on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. Vanessa G. Photography's Class of 2016 Senior Models will be featured on the runway wearing a broad selection of current fashions from local boutiques. Among the trendy selections will be spring and summer lines from The Ladies Shop of Elizabethtown, Lee Lee's Boutique of Whiteville, Rebecca's of Clinton, and Leinwands of Elizabethtown.

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  4. E'town Fire to hold movie nightRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    The Elizabethtown Fire Department will be holding a movie night on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 4 p.m. at the fire station located on Swanzy Street. Admission is $2 for children under 14 years of age and $3 for anyone over the age of 15. Elizabethtown Fire Department Chief Nick West said Kayla Tatum and Allison Smith spoke with Bladen County Relay for Life organizers and, in the process of establishing a Relay for Life team, they came up with the idea for the movie night.

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  5. Man faces drug charges after errant text messageRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    The Bladen County Sheriff's office said 23-year-old Brendon Ward of Elizabethtown thought he was sending a text to someone who wanted to buy drugs, according to The Fayetteville Observer. A news release said the message was sent last weekend to an undercover narcotics officer who replied pretending to be a buyer.

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  6. Downtown E'town suffers power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bladen Journal

    A power outage struck the downtown area in Elizabethtown on Wednesday afternoon, plunging the business district into total darkness for about 16 minutes. Businesses located along West Broad Street and stretching down South Poplar Street to the vicinity of Bladen County Hospital were impacted by the outage.

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  7. Special DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bladen Journal

    On an overcast and muggy morning, student-athletes from across Bladen County converged on Elizabethtown Middle School's football field and track Friday for the annual Special Olympics Spring Games. Dozens of competitors participated in such events as softball throw, T-ball, 50-meter and 100-meter dash, long jump, wheelchair race, bocce and more - all competing for first-, second- and third-place medals.

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  8. Wrong number lands man in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bladen Journal

    ... be the buyer. The officer texted back and forth with Ward and was able to set up a meeting in a parking lot in Elizabethtown to make the drug deal. "The officer then arranged to have other officers present when he made the illegal purchase," ...

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  9. Oops! Wrong number lands alleged drug dealer in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the Sheriff's Office, Brendon Ward, 23, of Elizabethtown, sent a text message to someone he thought was wanting to buy drugs, but an undercover narcotics officer was the recipient of that text. The officer immediately knew what was happening and arranged a meeting with Ward at a parking lot in Elizabethtown Sunday night.

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  10. Cape Fear SORBA helps Bladen County with over 2000 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BladenOnline

    Rotarian Eddie Madden had Mr. Greg Brinson with the Cape Fear SORBA group speak to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club this past Wednesday about what exactly is SORBA, what have they been doing in Bladen and surrounding counties, and this weekend's 8K Trail Run and Walk at Brown's Creek Bike Trail in Elizabethtown. Brinson's day job is with Brinson and Sons Heating and Air Conditioning, his hobby with the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association Cape Fear chapter has kept him very busy in Bladen County over the past year or so.

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  11. Former Remington Arms engineers launch startup for firearms industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Business Journal

    Former engineers for North Carolina-based Remington Arms Co. Inc. have launched a firearms accessories startup, Atlas Development Group LLC, in Hardin County after Remington moved its research and development facility to Alabama from Elizabethtown.

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  12. A Look Back at April 16, 2011Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2011 | BladenOnline

    On April 16, 2011 several supercell thunderstorms spawned damaging and lethal tornadoes that swept across 20 counties in North Carolina. The cell that passed through Bladen devastated an area northeast of Bladenboro and left one deadbounced across the county and continue a path of destruction causing extensive damage in the Elizabethtown area including homes and Elizabethtown Baptist Church.

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  13. Kurary opens logistics center in ElizabethtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bladen Journal

    Kuraray America, Inc. has expanded its footprint in Bladen County with the opening of a new logistics center at the Elizabethtown Airport Industrial Park. The expansion will initially employ six workers.

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  14. Southeastern Community to offer financial workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Robesonian

    ... Bladen County on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center at 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. - Columbus County on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whiteville City Parks and Recreation at 255 Rec Center Drive, ...

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  15. Special Olympics set for Friday at E'town MiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bladen Journal

    The outdoor athletic areas of Elizabethtown Middle School will explode with life on Friday when the annual Bladen County Special Olympics holds its opening ceremonies and competitions. The day will begin at about 9:30 a.m. when the Parade of Athletes takes place along the north side of the track.

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  16. NCDOT announces annual Spring Litter Sweep datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bladen Journal

    ... is a great opportunity for families, churches, or other organizations to get involved in community service." Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dawn Maynard said, "It's important, especially when we think about the ...

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  17. Tips and Information on Cyber BullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | BladenOnline

    ... increasing concern in Bladen County. The Bladen County Baptist Association along with Lt. Mark McMichael, with Elizabethtown Police Department organized a Cyber Bullying Seminar to help educate community members about this rising issue. Leading the ...

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  18. Ft. Bragg commander to speak to Boy Scouts at fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bladen Journal

    The Bladen County Boy Scouts will hold their annual "Investment in Character" fundraiser on Wednesday, April 22, at 7:30 a.m. in the Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church activity center. Reservations are required for this event.

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  19. Kinlaw addresses Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Bladen Journal

    Elizabethtown Police Chief Bobby Kinlaw paid a visit to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Wednesday and discussed the department and issues facing law enforcement. Kinlaw told the group that the department is well staffed and well equipped thanks in part to the town council which he said he and his staff have a good working relationship with the board members.

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  20. Commissioners deal with light agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Bladen Journal

    ... dealt with two advisory board appointments - reappointing Billy Smith, Bizzel Davis and Woody Lancaster to the Elizabethtown Rural Fire District Committee; and requesting that Martin contact West Bladen High School for a recommendation for a student ...

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