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  1. Summer Sounds finale another successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bladen Journal

    Under a sky filled with thick clouds that kept the hot rays of sunshine at bay, the finale of the Summer Sounds Concert Series brought Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band to the stage at the Cape Fear Farmer's Market in downtown Elizabethtown on Thursday. As the cooler breezes started to waft through and the crowd began to build, the well-known sounds of the band from Clarkton filled the air.

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  2. 35 residents re-located after state closes adult care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Thirty-five people who lived in a Bladen County adult care home were re-located after the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services suspended the facility's license last week. According to a letter sent Thursday, Highland Gardens Assisted Living of Clarkton was forced to close no later than 5 p.m. on Friday.

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  3. Lightning puts 5,000 customers in the darkRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Bladen Journal

    ... ergy, about 3,000 customers in Elizabethtown, about 1,200 customers in Bladenboro and close to 800 customers in the Clarkton area were without electricity for a period of time.

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  4. Power restored after outages in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Crews have restored power to thousands of residents in Bladen County, after a reported lightning strike left them in the dark Wednesday night. At one point during the evening, the Duke Energy outage map showed around 3,000 customers in Elizabethtown, around 1,800 in Bladenboro and around 800 in Clarkton were left without power.

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  5. Man pleads guilty to beating girlfriend to death with caneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... County hospital after killing her, then drove off. He was later found hiding underneath bed linens at his house in Clarkton and arrested.

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  6. Man pleads guilty to beating girlfriend to death with caneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... County hospital after killing her, then drove off. He was later found hiding underneath bed linens at his house in Clarkton and arrested.

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  7. Kelvin Donta McKeithanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Kelvin Donta McKeithan pleaded guilty in Bladen County Superior Court to second-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping in connection with the death of Mary Council last year. Prosecutors say McKeithan beat Council to death with a wooden can at his Clarkton home on May 3, 2014.

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  8. Gov. McCorya s budget cuts have teacher assistants fighting for their jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2013 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Johnston says TA's play a big part of a child's education. Johnston, a TA at Booker T. Washington Primary School in Clarkton, says they are there for the kids, and if their jobs are cut, the greatest impact will be on the children. He says with the ...

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  9. Bladenboro Town Council MeetingRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... second discussion point concerned the possible combining of the Joint Housing Boards for Elizabethtown, Bladenboro, Clarkton, and Dublin. The move would keep the subsidies unchanged; however, it would require all grant monies to be combined and ...

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  10. Two more candidates file for seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... seat, which is an unexpired term. So far, Gene Norton is the lone candidate to file seeking election. - In Clarkton, incumbent Mayor Arthur Whedbee has filed seeking re-election to his seat. There is also one town commissioner's seat available. - In ...

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  11. http://www.bladenonline.com/?p=15467Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | BladenOnline

    47 year old Michael Campbell of Hallsboro Road North, in Clarkton died Sunday night when a car pulled into the path his motorcycle. Campbell was traveling on Hallsboro Road when the car being operated by Francis Baldwin of Whiteville, NC entered the roadway.

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  12. Clarkton man charged in fatal motorcycle accident in Columbus Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Michael Evins Campbell, 47, of Clarkton died after a vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle, Coroner Linwood Cartrette said. According to Sgt.

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  13. Brunswick, N.C. teen arrested in connection with armed robbery and drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... with the incident. Smith was arrested about 7 p.m. Thursday following a traffic stop just off of Highway 211 in Clarkton, N.C., Flax said. Smith was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Facility without incident and is currently being held there ...

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  14. Bladen Co. boy drowns in a pond near his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officials with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office say a 4-year-old Clarkton boy drowned in a pond near his home last Thursday morning. According to a news release, emergency officials responded to reports of a young boy who had been found floating face up in a pond.

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  15. Zackery Blaze PriestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... home when he was able to get out and walk to a pond nearby. Deputies said the incident happened Thursday, May 21 in Clarkton near the 2200 block of Mitchell Ford Road. They say Zackery Blaze Priest, 4, was found floating face up in a pond by a ...

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  16. Council man charged with drug, weapon crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    A Council man was arrested and charged with a number of drug crimes by North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers after a recent traffic stop. According to Sheriff Jim McVicker, deputies arrested Ramkon Jarvar Currie, 25, after a traffic stop near the intersection of U.S. 701 and N.C. 211 in Clarkton.

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  17. Child drowns in pondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    The death of a 4-year-old boy near Clarkton on Friday is still under investigation, according to Bladen County Sheriff's Office Chief Investigator Larry Guyton. According to reports, the body of Zackery Priest was pulled from a pond after he allegedly wandered away from his home.

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  18. Columbus County man facing stolen gun, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A Council man faces several drug and gun charges after a search turns up a large quantity of drugs and stolen guns inside a vehicle during a traffic stop. The Columbus County Sheriff says troopers arrested Ramon Jarvar Currie, 25, after stopping him near the intersection of US 701 and NC 211 in Clarkton.

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  19. Routine traffic stop leads to drug and weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A traffic stop in Clarkton lead to the arrest of a man in connection to several drug and weapon charges. According to Sheriff James a.

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  20. Walls earns scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    Tavoy Walls of Clarkton was recently awarded the North Carolina National Guard Association Scholarship for $1,000 by the organization's Educational Foundation. Walls has excelled academically and participated in numerous community and school activities.

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