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

    Yesterday | 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.


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

    Yesterday | 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 ...


  3. Habitual felon to serve 2 decades for bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Otis McGill, 39, of Clarkton was sentenced to 2 decades in prison for 2 counts of Common Law Robbery and having obtained the status of a habitual felon. According to District Attorney Ben David, on August 21, 2013, McGill went into the Western Union in downtown Wilmington and demanded money after discussing the cost of sending and receiving money with an employee.


  4. McCrory, Troxler visit with area farmers at Lu MilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bladen Journal

    ... who may be experiencing problems from the rain. The first to speak was Dan Ward, who has several crops at his Clarkton farm, who said he is primarily concerned with his peanut crop. "We're seeing a lot of problems, with about three-fourths of the ...


  5. McCrory visiting ENC farms after rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WITN

    ... effects on agriculture with Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. Then, the governor and Troxler will go down to Clarkton to visit a cotton grower. North Carolina farmers suffering from wind or flood damage or power outages can call a toll-free ...


  6. Cycle NC riders to pass through county FridayRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 27 | Bladen Journal

    ... rest stops in Bladen County - one at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin and a second at White's Creek Baptist Church in Clarkton. The final stop before reaching Whiteville will be Western Prong Baptist Church. Hofler said that riders are encouraged, however, ...


  7. Big opportunity for Bladen County economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | BladenOnline

    ... then move down Airport Road turning on Gibson Dairy Road, and stopping for lunch at White's Creek Baptist Church in Clarkton. Karla Ward with Lu Mil Vineyard said, "We stay in he loop with them (Cycle N.C.) because we do it every year, but this year ...


  8. Is this really the best plan?Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | Bladen Journal

    ... laid out at the Board of Education. I think it is ludicrous to even think that we should close all the schools in Clarkton. Combining the highest performing middle school (Clarkton School of Discovery) in the county with Booker T. Washington and ...


  9. Area churches hosting annual servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Sampson Independent

    ... of Greater Mt. Calvery Church, will be the guest speaker for Pastor Bellamay Anniversary at F.B.H Church, Clarkton. On Sunday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m., regular morning service will be held at Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton. Minister ...


  10. City woman sentenced for cocaineRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | The Robesonian

    ... cocaine and sentenced to one year and 10 months in prison and two years supervised release. - Felicia Smith, 39, of Clarkton, was guilty of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years supervised release. ...


  11. Residents address commissoners regarding school consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Bladen Journal

    ... - once at the beginning of the meeting and once again at the end of the meeting. He told the board the residents of Clarkton have a lot of pride in Booker T. Washington and Clarkton School of Discovery. Keiper asked the board to reconsider the ...


  12. Want somegood news?We have itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Bladen Journal

    ... Hammonds; Ambassador Kimberly Cashwell; Miss Courtney Locklear; and Teen Miss Avery Pickett. - Nathan Howell of Clarkton carded his first- ever hole-in-one on Friday, Sept. 11, at Land O Lakes Golf Club in Whiteville. He aced hole No. 2, a 153-yard ...


  13. School board makes no definitive decision on shutting down schools in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... the schools. This is still preliminary and no schools are being closed yet. The recommendation calls for closing Clarkton School of Discovery, Booker T. Washington Primary School, and Plain View Primary School. It also calls for reconfiguring the ...


  14. A nutty Saturday loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Bladen Journal

    ... Band of Oz, who packed in a crowd to kick off the Summer Sounds Concert Series in downtown Elizabethtown. The Clarkton-based Black Water Rhythm & Blues Band, who also attracted a huge crowd at the Summer Sounds event, will take the stage from 1:45 ...


  15. Superintendent to recommend closing three Bladen County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Bladen County School Superintendent Robert Taylor is expected to recommend the closure of three county schools at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year, according to Valerie Newton, spokesperson for the county school system. The recommendation calls for closing Clarkton School of Discovery, Booker T. Washington Primary School, and Plane View Primary School.


  16. Work continues on 86-year-old bridges in BladenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    The N.C. Department of Transportation continues to progress on a rehabilitation project for two bridges along N.C. 211 outside of Clarkton. The work, which began in late July, involves rehabilitating the bridge deck and painting girders.


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

    Aug 27, 2015 | 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.


  18. 35 residents re-located after state closes adult care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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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