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  1. Library invites Cupids of all agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bladen Journal

    ... and had Valentine's Day parties here at the main branch in the past." She added that the two branches, one in Clarkton and another in Bladenboro, used to have children's Valentine's Day programs, but it's been a while since they've been done there. ...


  2. CORRECTIONRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bladen Journal

    In Tuesday's edition of the Bladen Journal, a story about the upcoming primary elections in Bladen County needs some correction and clarification. - In the race for the county-wide Board of Commissioner's seat, where three seats are available, there will be no primary for the two Republican candidates - Ray Britt of Clarkton and David Gooden of Elizabethtown; there will be a Democratic primary for three spots between incumbents Jimmie Smith of Elizabethtown and Michael Cogdell of Elizabethtown, along with challengers Avery Rising of White Oak and Pamela Benton of Bladenboro.


  3. Bladen voters have numerous decisions to makeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Bladen Journal

    ... of Elizabethtown in the Democratic primary for the N.C. House District 22 seat. - Incumbent Billy Ray Pait of Clarkton will face challenger David Gooden of Elizabethtown for the county-wide Bladen County Board of Commissioners seat in the Republican ...


  4. Libraries offering Valentinea s funRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Bladen Journal

    With the day of love looming, the Bladen County Public Library will be offering a set of three children's Valentine's programs, one at each branch - In Bladenboro: Children ages 2 to 12 years old are invited Monday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Bridger Memorial Library in Bladenboro. - In Clarkton: Children ages 2 to 12 years old are invited Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Clarkton Public Library.


  5. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    The church is located at 89 N. Grove St. in Clarkton. For more information call 910-840-4325.


  6. Deputies said this man broke into a home near ElizabethtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man who broke into a home this morning. Deputies said it was reported around 10:30 a.m. at a home in the 5000 block of Mercer Mill Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton.


  7. Publica s help neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is seeking help identifying this man. He broke into a private residence in the 5000 block of Mercer Mill Road near Elkton Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton at approximately 10:30 a.m. Friday.


  8. Authorities search for home invasion suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... broke into a private residence in the 5000 block of Mercer Mill Road near Elkton Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton around 10:30 a.m. Anyone with any information on this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Bladen County ...


  9. Bladenboro parade brings Christmas to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    ... "The kids all love coming to the parade each year because it's better than Halloween," said Eileen O'Hara of Clarkton, who was at the parade with several of her grandchildren. "There will be some serious trading of candy when we get home." After a ...


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

    Nov 16, 2015 | 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."


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

    Nov 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Nov 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Nov 12, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Nov 11, 2015 | 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 ...


  15. School Consolidation LetterRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | 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.


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

    Nov 8, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Nov 7, 2015 | 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.


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

    Nov 5, 2015 | 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."


  19. Most incumbents winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | 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 ...


  20. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | 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 ...


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