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  1. WRAL cameraman assaulted in BladenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    A crew from WRAL News out of Raleigh was filming a documentary on Joseph Sledge this afternoon in Bladen County when the cameraman was assaulted and suffered a head injury. Jay Jennings, a photographer and editor with WRAL, was filming the home site of Aileen and Josephine Davis, who were the two people Sledge was convicted of killing four decades ago.

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  2. Commissioners hear update on Tar Heel water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    The Bladen County Board of Commissioners heard an update regarding the status of the Tar Heel Water Corporation during its regular meeting Monday. "The Tar Heel Water Corporation Board voted this past week to turn the system over to the county," said Bladen County Manager Greg Martin on Tuesday morning.

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  3. WRAL cameraman attacked in E'townRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    A documentary crew from WRAL News out of Raleigh was filming a documentary on Joseph Sledge on Tuesday afternoon in Bladen County when the cameraman came under attack. Jay Jennings, a photographer and editor with the documentary unit at WRAL, was filming the home site of Aileene and Josephine Davis, who were the two victims killed nearly four decades ago.

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  4. WRAL cameraman assaulted in BladenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    A crew from WRAL News out of Raleigh was filming a documentary on Joseph Sledge this afternoon in Bladen County when the cameraman was assaulted and suffered a head injury. Jay Jennings, a photographer and editor with WRAL, was filming the home site of Aileen and Josephine Davis, who were the two people Sledge was convicted of killing four decades ago.

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  5. Sunday hunting: It's not about God and gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bladen Journal

    Here in Bladen County, they are both worshipped, but House Bill 640, titled the Outdoor Heritage Act, has them in opposite corners - and will test lawmakers who will upset a lot of voters no matter how they vote. Surprisingly, North Carolina is one of just 11 states in this country that do not allow hunting on Sundays - except with the aid of a falcon or by bow and arrow.

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  6. Relay weekend on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bladen Journal

    The Bladen County Relay for Life event is set to get under way Friday at the Elizabethtown Middle School athletic field, with set-up beginning at 11 a.m. The event will end at about 11 a.m. Saturday. Event Co-Chairman Jessica Inman said the opening ceremony will take place this year at about 6 p.m. followed by the survivor lap.

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  7. Bladen jobless rate dips for MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen County saw its unemployment numbers for the month of March inch downward again by 0.5 percent to 7.7 percent. Neighboring counties also reported dips in their unemployment figures as well.

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  8. Purdie, Suggs named to NCPreps first teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Bladen Journal

    Although the high-school basketball season is now a somewhat distance memory, two Bladen County student-athletes have received yet another accolade - this one from NCPreps.com. West Bladen senior Rahu Purdie and East Bladen junior Lacey Suggs were each named to the state's Class 2-A All-State team in boys and girls basketball, respectively.

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  9. Honor Society awards Gladys Pittman ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bladen Journal

    Contributed photoThe Bladen County Honor Society for Women Educators Delta Kappa Gamma met in April at First Baptist Church in Bladenboro. Pictured from left are Martha Walters, Peggy Allen, Cheryl Walters, Elizabeth cole, Missy Wells, Mcikie Davis and Glenda Ward.

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  10. Convicted felon gets 6 months in prison on gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... ctive sentence of 6 months, and 24 months of supervised probation. McKiver was previously convicted in 2009 in Bladen County of felony possession with intent to sell a controlled substance and was given a suspended sentence.

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  11. Christopher Allen McKiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... o the NC Department of Public Safety website, McKiver, 42, was convicted in 2009 for felony drug possession in Bladen County and sentenced to probation.

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  12. Strawberry crop looking goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Bladen Journal

    ... but "once we get into the warmer drier weather, that should clear up." He said the strawberry season here in Bladen County runs from about late April through early June. McLean added that if the weather is right and the strawberry crop is heavy ...

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  13. Board of Education, commissioners hold joint budget sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen JournalMembers of the Bladen County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the Bladen County Board of Education on Wednesday afternoon. Bladen JournalMembers of the Bladen County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the Bladen County Board of Education on Wednesday afternoon.

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  14. Commissioners, School Board to hold joint meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Bladen Journal

    The Bladen County Board of Commissioners and the Bladen County Board of Education will have a special joint meeting on Wednesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss budget and capital needs related to the Bladen County Schools.

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  15. Graham-Hoskins to speak at BCC commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Bladen Journal

    Medical director and physician for the Hospitalist Program at Bladen County Hospital, Dr. Pearly Berlette Graham-Hoskins, will be the keynote commencement speaker at Bladen Community College's curriculum graduation on May 19 at 7:30 p.m. With 37 years of medical practice, Graham-Hoskins has served patients in a variety of settings, including three opportunities in the West Indies. Between September of 1978 and June of 1982, Graham-Hoskins was the house officer in psychiatry at St. Ann's Hospital, Port-of-Spain, in Trinidad.

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  16. CrimewatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Sampson Independent

    ... $2,000; court date May 18. 4/27 - Ronald Edward McLellan, 42, 520 Chancey Road, Clinton, two counts fraud (Bladen County). Bond $1,000; court date May 26. 4/27 - DeDriana Ruby Bryant, 20, 7638 Victory Drive, Longwood, NC, driving while license ...

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  17. Bladen man seeking medical help accused of assaulting EMS personnel, hijacking ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Bladenboro man seeking medical help was arrested by deputies after allegedly assaulting EMS personnel and hijacking an ambulance Saturday night. According to Major Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, a male suspect contacted 911 seeking medical help with an undisclosed issue.

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  18. Graham-Hoskins to speak at BCC commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bladen Journal

    Medical director and physician for the Hospitalist Program at Bladen County Hospital, Dr. Pearly Berlette Graham-Hoskins, will be the keynote commencement speaker at Bladen Community College's curriculum graduation on May 19 at 7:30 p.m. With 37 years of medical practice, Graham-Hoskins has served patients in a variety of settings, including three opportunities in the West Indies. Between September of 1978 and June of 1982, Graham-Hoskins was the house officer in psychiatry at St. Ann's Hospital, Port-of-Spain, in Trinidad.

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  19. Bowman: The Honorable George Henry White, a defender of equal justiceRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Daily Advance

    ... - but that number was seven more than Fayetteville, Winston-Salem, and Plymouth normals had combined. Born in Bladen County in 1852, White was a successful educator and lawyer before turning 30. He won a seat in the North Carolina House in 1880, ...

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  20. Harmony Hall holds annual reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Bladen Journal

    ... our goal to keep history alive; to keep the story of this place alive," said Sunday Allen, president of the Bladen County Historical Society. "A lot of people don't know the history of this house and what took place here a long time ago." Allen was ...

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