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  1. Clarkton man arrested for theft of firearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Bladen Journal

    An investigation by Elizabethtown police investigators of a break-in and theft of firearms resulted in the arrest of a Clarkton man on Nov. 13. According to Elizabethtown Police Chief Kip Hester, officers originally received the report of a break-in and theft of firearms on June 2. "Upon arrival at the residence, officers learned from the homeowner that the suspect may have entered the residence through an unlocked window," Hester said. "Once inside the suspect stole two firearms from the residence, an AR-15 and a 12 gauge shotgun."


  2. Largest Heroin Seizure in Bladen Co. history. Source: Bladen Co. Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The Bladen County Sheriff announced the biggest heroin seizure in the county's history after finding almost 1,500 bags of heroin during a traffic stop. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, the seizure happened on NC 211 between Bladensboro and Clarkton.


  3. Major heroin bust in Bladen nets two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Bladen Journal

    The largest heroin seizure on Bladen County history went down on Wednesday on N.C. 211 between Bladenboro and Clarkton. According to Sheriff Jim McVicker, narcotics investigators with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office seized 1,450 bindles of heroin during a traffic stop.


  4. Cost of early voting to exceed $200 per ballot cast in ClarktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... sums for each ballot cast during early voting. Other towns opted not to participate in early voting. The Town of Clarkton will pay the Bladen County Board of Elections at least $217.08 per absentee vote, including ballots cast in person at the ...


  5. Fall revivals begin at area churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Angelic White, and mass choir of Brown's Chapel Church are invited to attend First New Light women's conference in Clarkton. On Saturday, Nov. 14, at from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton, will have a plate sale at ...


  6. School Consolidation LetterRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | BladenOnline

    A group of concerned citizens have retained the law firm of Anderson, Johnson, Lawrence and Butler of Fayetteville to represent their interests in the matter of the proposed closure of the Clarkton School of Discovery and Booker T. Washington Primary School. A letter was sent to the Bladen County Board of Commissioners and Bladen County Board of Education on Friday by Attorney Steven C. Lawrence advising the two boards that an initial evaluation of the information provided thus far "indicates that the initial proposal and recommendation to the Board by the superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor, was submitted without the appropriate evaluation required by NC General Statute 115C-72" reads the letter.


  7. November 9, 2015: 3 things to knowRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 8 | BladenOnline

    ... canvass the votes from the Nov. 3 municipal elections. Unofficial results showed a tie for a commissioner's seat in Clarkton, two write-in candidates will be named to the Tar Heel board, and a two-vote margin between a pair of incumbents for the ...


  8. Craft beer finding its niche in ClarktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Bladen Journal

    Courtesy photo Ashley Kinlaw discusses a display of craft beer in her shop Kinlaw's Beer and Wine in Clarkton. The shop is quiet and offers a variety of Pilsners, stouts, ales and lagers to choose from as a variety of wines and ciders.


  9. Coin flip could decide tied town commissioner raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Depending on the validity of a provisional ballot, the outcome of a tied race for Clarkton town commissioner could be decided by flipping a coin or drawing straws, according to the head of Bladen County elections. According to state law, if candidates are tied during a nonpartisan election conducted using the plurality method, "the board of elections shall determine the winner by lot."


  10. Most incumbents winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Bladen Journal

    ... six contested races among the council and commission boards. As of Wednesday, two remained in a state of flux. In Clarkton, the one available seat on the Board of Commissioners was being sought by incumbent Lawrence McDougald and challenger Jimmy ...


  11. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | Bladen Journal

    ... until 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Campbell's main office located at 412 B Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown. - The Clarkton Lions Club is sponsoring a "5K Fun Walk" for Diabetes Awareness from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking Lot next to First Baptist ...


  12. Crime reportRead the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | The Robesonian

    ... Road in Lumberton, causing $700 in damage, according to a police report. Cheryl Ollivierre, of McCullom Road, Clarkton, reported Wednesday that her $200 cell phone was stolen at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, according to a police report. ...


  13. Man gets prison time for attempted armed robbery of a Family DollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Clarkton man is headed to prison for the attempted armed robbery of a Family Dollar in Whiteville in 2013. According to the District Attorney's Office, Jonathan Baldwin, 21, pleaded guilty in Columbus County Superior Court this week to attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.


  14. Towns announced trick-or-treating schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... accompanied by an adult. A curfew will be in effect for all youth between the ages of 13 and 18 after 11 p.m. - In Clarkton , children 12 and under may trick-or-treat on Saturday between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m., according to reports. Other ...


  15. October 24, 2015: 3 things to knowRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... lost to Clinton 42-6. 2. Coloring isn't just for kids, you know. Bladen County public libraries in Bladenboro, Clarkton and Elizabethtown are having adult coloring contests next week. Contests are scheduled at Bladenboro on Monday, at Clarkton on ...


  16. October 20, 2015: 3 things to knowRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... midnight and Oct. 30-31 from 8 p.m. until midnight at the Water Rescue building on N.C. 53. Cost is $5 per person. Clarkton Dixie Youth Baseball's Haunted House is open every Friday and Saturday through Halloween as well as Oct. 29 from 7 p.m. until ...


  17. Commissioners hear EMs proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... are several challenges being faced by EMS. Howell told the board that surrounding counties pay higher salaries; Clarkton EMS is out of service and the county is currently providing coverage; there have been Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement cuts ...


  18. Early voting underway soon for municpal electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... Cris Harrelson and Don White have filed seeking election to the unexpired Bladenboro town commissioner seat. - In Clarkton, the mayor's seat and one town commissioner seat is available. Incumbent Town Commissioner Lawrence McDouglad filed for ...


  19. McCrory visits Brunswick, Bladen counties to survey floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Farmer Dan Ward, right, shows North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory one of his peanuts fields that have been damaged from excessive rain near Clarkton, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. This is the peak harvest season for peanut farmers.


  20. More than 5,000 lose power in Bladen CountyRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... line also has knocked out power to about 1,800 customers in the Bladenboro area and about 800 customers in the Clarkton and Abbotsburg area. Duke Energy is estimating that power will be restored by 11:45 p.m. in Clarkton and Abbotsburg, while power ...


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