Bladen County Newswire

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  1. Woman arrested after leading officers on high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... driving, failure to stop for blue light and passing on a double yellow. Privette was placed behind bars in the Bladen county jail under a $16,000 bond. According to the Bladen County Jail website, Privette has bonded out.

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  2. Bladenboro gearing up for Fun Day on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bladen Journal

    ... as principal of Bladenboro Middle School, Bladenboro Police Chief Chris Hunt, and Peterson, who serves as Bladen County commissioner. She said the gift shop has moved to a larger room and now has heating and air conditioning, and the floor in the ...

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  3. Bladen Peanut Festival Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Sampson Independent

    It's salty, plain, roasted, green and boiled. It's always the star of the show, better known as Bladen County's finest peanuts.

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  4. Bladen unemployment rate inched upward in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Bladen Journal

    The jobless rate for Bladen County inched up slightly to 9.9 percent in July. That comes after the rate held steady in June at 9.4 percent.

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  5. Merchants gear up for sidewalk salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Bladen Journal

    ... that the Labor Day Sidewalk Sale is not only good for the merchants but it also is good of the citizens of Bladen County and the surrounding counties who come out and enjoy a day of shopping in town. He said his store will offer all furniture from ...

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  6. Sentencing delayed for KillingsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Robesonian

    A former Robeson County educator who pleaded guilty earlier this month to misusing the Bladen County school system's money will not be sentenced until September.

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  7. Bladen County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Bladen Journal

    Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office handled a total of 57 calls from the public between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27. Among those calls were 11 for larceny, 10 for breaking and/or entering, seven for verbal and/or physical assault, three for drugs, two for alarms and one for suspicious activity.

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  8. Authorities searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... of the whereabouts of Brandon, is asked to contact the Bladenboro Police Department at 910-874-2422 or Bladen County communications at 910-862-8142 or 910-862-8142. Copyright 2014 WECT . All rights reserved. 322 Shipyard Boulevard Wilmington, NC ...

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  9. BCC welcomes two new trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Bladen Journal

    ... in to office in a ceremony preceding the board meeting. Edge, who is well-known throughout the county, is a Bladen County commissioner. He replaces Mark Gillespie, who will leave the Board of County Commissioners on Dec. 1. Smith replaces board ...

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  10. Women's Equality: Lagging overall, but improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Bladen Journal

    ... analysis of the and compile the year's best and worst states for women's equality. First, however, a couple of Bladen County women who have achieved success and attained higher career positions weighed in on women's equality and how it has affected ...

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  11. Killingsworth sentencing postponed to Sept. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Bladen Journal

    Killingsworth pleaded guilty to a felony count of obtaining property by false pretense earlier this month in Bladen County Superior Court Criminal Division.

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  12. Shooting sends one to hospital; suspects fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Bladen Journal

    A shooting early Sunday morning on Twisted Hickey Road in Bladenboro sent one man to Bladen County Hospital and have deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office looking for the trigger men.

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  13. Drive-by shooting in Bladenboro lands one in the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... the 16000 block of Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro that sent one person to the hospital. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, witnesses told officers that a vehicle with several suspects pulled in the back yard of the residence just ...

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  14. Deputies investigating after several shots fired during drive-by in BladenboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... fired shots during a drive-by shooting at a Bladenboro party early Sunday, sending one person to the hospital. Bladen County Sheriff's deputies say it happened on Twisted Hickory Road just before 4 a.m. That's where witnesses told them a vehicle ...

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  15. Pizza Hut to reopen this weekRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Bladen Journal

    The list of pizza venues in Bladen County was shrunk by one recently, but it is expected to be a temporary disapearance.

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  16. Lawsuits are filed against Murphy-BrownRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Bladen Journal

    ... from the hog farms have caused them to be unable to enjoy their properties. Two of the plaintiffs are from Bladen County. According to The Fayetteville Observer, Daphne McKoy said her school-aged children were impacted by the odor and flies while ...

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  17. Utility-Scale Solar Farm Will Supply 40MW to GridRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | PRWeb

    Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has received approval and has a 40MW Solar Farm project that is construction ready in Bladen County, North Carolina.

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  18. Walmart associates volunteer at Purple Heart DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Bladen Journal

    In addition to a pair of Purple Heart recipients from Bladen County, George Moore and Marrell Freemen, attending the event, there were also a handful of volunteers from the Elizabethtown Walmart who attended to act as servers for the dinner.

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  19. Bladen County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Bladen Journal

    Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office had a busy week between Aug. 13 and Aug. 20, answering 60 calls from the public.

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  20. Commissioners discuss the jail design processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Bladen Journal

    According to Bladen County Manager Greg Martin, the board received a jail feasibility study earlier this year that evaluated the county jail's needs, as well as looking at the construction of a new facility.

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