Bladen County Newswire

Bladen County Newswire

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  1. Clarkton, Tar Heel schools bring home hardware -Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Bladen Journal

    ... Basilio; second place Towers - Jose Cuc Reyes and Charlie Cruz Rodriquez. "We have something special here in Bladen County," Raynor added. "With so much emphasis now being placed on providing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) ...

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  2. Christian Womena s Job Corps of Bladen County opens in Elizabethtown,...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    ... Carter said. "The time is right now, and I just feel this is going to take off. There's a huge need for it in Bladen County." The need is so great, in fact, that, according to Carter, though a similar, albeit secular, program exists funded by the ...

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  3. VivoPower International PLC Announces Substantial Completion and...Read the original story

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    VivoPower International PLC , a global next generation solar power company, today announced the substantial completion and partial sale of its 43 MW dc solar project in Bladen County, North Carolina. VivoPower's indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, IS-31 Holdings, LLC has transferred a majority interest in the project to a subsidiary of New Energy Solar, a sustainable investment fund .

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  4. Camden team advances to NCDOT Bridge Building contestRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | The Daily Advance

    A middle school team from Bladen County and a high school team from Camden County will advance to the state finals in April after winning the regional 18th annual Model Bridge Building Competition on March 17. The N.C. Department of Transportation sponsors the event. Camden Early College High School of Camden County took top honors in the high school competition.

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  5. Enjoy fruits and vegetables for lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Bladen Journal

    ... es or until filling is bubbly and a toothpick inserted into the topping comes out clean. Sandra R. Cain is the Bladen County Extension director. She can be reached at [email protected] or 910-862-4591.

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  6. Bladen sheriff warns of possible scam -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker is warning residents to be on the alert for a group working the Bladen and Columbus counties areas looking to scam homeowners or possibly doing surveillance to return later and break into homes. "We have received phone calls from several concerned citizens in the last few days of two separate groups of people coming to homes and offering to do home repair, set up mobile homes and underpin them and also selling seafood," said McVicker.

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  7. Scam alert: Bladen Sheriff's Office issues warning to citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Bladen County Sheriff's Office wants citizens to be on the alert for people in the Bladen and Columbus county areas looking to scam homeowners or possibly doing surveillance to return later and break into homes. "We have received phone calls from several concerned citizens in the last few days of two separate groups of people coming to homes and offering to do home repair, set up mobile homes and underpin them and also selling seafood," Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker said in a statement Thursday afternoon.

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  8. Community Calendar -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Bladen Journal

    ... or to ask about making a donation, call Kent Porter at 910-876-4168 or Amy Cook at 910-991-6394. - The Bladen County Republican Party will hold its 2017 Convention in the Superior Courtroom of the Bladen County Courthouse in downtown Elizabethtown. ...

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  9. Probe continues of Feb. 25 fires -Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 23 | The Robesonian

    ... Since the beginning of 2017. there have been 87 fires in Robeson County that have burned 1,734 acres. In Bladen County there have been 57, with 156.83 acres burned, and 28 in Cumberland County that have burned 86 acres. Of the 15 blazes battled near ...

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  10. First Alert Forecast: cold tonight and Thursday but after that a quick return to spring weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    First Alert Forecast: cold tonight and Thursday but after that a - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for Bladen, Onslow and Pender counties from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Take precautions to protect outdoor animals and sensitive plants.

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  11. State of North Carolina v. John Owen JacobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | FindLaw

    ... arrested on 6 May 2013 based on allegations of sex abuse by his daughter and, on 8 July 2013, indicted by a Bladen County Grand Jury on charges of first-degree rape of a child and first-degree sex offense with a child. On 9 May 2013, between ...

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  12. First Alert Forecast: showers and storms replaced by cool and frosty airRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    First Alert Forecast: showers and storms replaced by cool and fr - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC Showers and storms will pass through the Carolinas tonight ahead of a strong cold front. Some isolated cells could produce strong winds or hail.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... the changes made to the GOP healthcare plan Monday night. Pittenger's 9th District runs from Charlotte way to Bladen County. "Able-bodies individuals were getting larger reimbursement than those who are elderly, or children or pregnant women or ...

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  14. Rabies clinic scheduled in Bladen County -Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Bladen Journal

    In Bladen County, the owners of dogs and cats which have not been vaccinated in accordance with the law are subject to a civil penalty of $200 There will be a free rabies clinic on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Bladen Animal Hospital located at 606 Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown. The rabies clinic is open to both residents and non-residents.

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  15. Clarkton School of Discover wins regional bridge-building event -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Bladen Journal

    A middle school team from Bladen County and a high school team from Camden County will advance to the state finals in April after winning the regional 18th annual Model Bridge Building Competition on Friday, March 17. The event, sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation, features teams of students designing and building a model bridge. The bridges are tested by NCDOT engineers.

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  16. Alert neighbor thwarts break-in -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker is crediting an alert neighbor for foiling a break-in attempt on Friday in a Dublin neighborhood that led to three arrests. "Our 911 Center received a call from a resident who said there were people going through the neighborhood knocking on doors and asking for someone by name," said McVicker.

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  17. NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... reserved. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for most of Bladen County until 11:45 p.m. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for most of Bladen County ...

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  18. Alert neighbor helps stop break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker said Friday that an alert neighbor who saw suspicious activity and reported it to 911 was instrumental in stopping a breaking and entering in progress at a home in the 8000 block of NC 87 west of Dublin. "Our 911 center received a call from a resident who said there were people going through the neighborhood knocking on doors and asking for someone by name," McVicker said.

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  19. FEMA Matthew aid continuing to rise -Read the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | Bladen Journal

    ... assistance," said FEMA representative Nathan Custer. "In the last week, the dollar total went up $3,000 (for Bladen County), but it doesn't change very much at this point." FEMA extended the deadline for its Temporary Sheltering Assistance program, ...

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  20. Bladen County to Host 2017 Annual Spring GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | BladenOnline

    Elizabethtown, NC- Special Olympics Bladen County will be hosting its annual spring game event on April 13, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and with a rain date of April 24, 2017. The event will be held at Elizabethtown Middle School.

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