Bladen County Newswire (Page 4)

Bladen County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bladen County, NC. (Page 4)

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  1. North Carolina bill proposes complete makeover of social services -Read the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    ... rise, and we also have mental health issues that cause neglect - those are some of our biggest issues," said Bladen County Child Protective Services Supervisor Jill Sampson at last month's Child Abuse Awareness Walk. The Family/Child Protection ...

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  2. Clarkton man wanted for murder turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Thursday. Officers had been actively searching for him since then. McVicker stated Swindell went to the Bladen County Jail around 10:00 a.m. Saturday and told a deputy he heard he was wanted and wished to turn himself in. Swindell was processed and ...

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  3. 2017 White Lake Water FestivalRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | BladenOnline

    ... Car Show allowing the public the opportunity to peruse the many various classic cars that are owned by Bladen County residents. The Car Show attracted the crowd after the parade was complete and the cars were judged for Best of Show, Best of Class, ...

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  4. Migrant workers robbed, one killed in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... 33, was shot twice after struggling with a man with a rifle. He was pronounced dead in the emergency room at Bladen County Hospital. McVicker said around 9:30 p.m. the workers were outside of their home and we approached by a group of men asking if ...

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  5. Clarkton murder suspect turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Harold Eugene Swindell, 47, of South Page Road in Clarkton, was wanted for the Wednesday night murder of 38-year-old Lonnie Level Smith, also of Clarkton . In a news release, Bladen Sheriff James A. McVicker said that Swindell went to the Bladen County Jail around 10 a.m. Saturday, told a deputy he heard he was wanted and wished to turn himself in.

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  6. Leonardo Zongua was shot and killed Friday night during a home invasion.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A migrant worker who traveled to southeastern NC this week to pick blueberries was killed after a home invasion in Bladen County on Friday night. Leonardo Zongua, 33, was shot twice when he got into a struggle with men who were trying to rob Zongua and five other people renting a mobile home at 53 Oakview Trail in Elizabethtown.

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  7. #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip: White LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... From swimming to boating to fishing, or just taking a snooze under a tree, it's slice of paradise located in Bladen County. "It's really special because there not many small businesses around that have been in the family for that long, from ...

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  8. Investigators obtain murder warrant in Clarkton killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, authorities are searching for Harold Eugene Swindell, 47, of South Page Road in Clarkton, for the murder of 38-year-old Lonnie Level Smith, also of Clarkton, Wednesday evening . "My investigators have been working this case since yesterday afternoon and today were able to obtain enough probable cause to obtain a warrant for First Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon on Swindell," said Bladen County Sheriff James McVicker.

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  9. Battle of Elizabethtown DAR Chapter installs new officers -Read the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    ... of Revolutionary War Patriot Nathaniel Richardson who was killed during the war; the wreath also honored other Bladen County residents who have served in the military and given the ultimate sacrifice. It was placed by outgoing Regent Linda Smith who ...

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

    May 18, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    ... and dessert. Cost is $7.75 per plate for adults, $5 for children. Call 910-874-1285 for information. - Bladen County Schools will be offering a Bus Driver's Licensing Class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The class will be held on the campus of ...

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  11. Clarkton shooting under investigation; one dead -Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker said his office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place shortly after 6 p.m. in the parking lot at Oakdale Homes in Clarkton. "Based on our preliminary investigation we understand a group of people got into a physical altercation and during that altercation a weapon was discharged striking one subject," said McVicker.

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  12. Fight leads to fatal shooting in ClarktonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Bladen County authorities, Lonnie Level Smith, 38, was shot multiple times at Oakdale Homes in Clarkton shortly after 6 p.m. Smith was taken to Bladen County Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Eyewitnesses and Bladen County police at the scene said a large fight involving several people preceded the shooting.

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  13. Person shot in Clarkton, two suspects in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A person was shot in Bladen County on Wednesday afternoon and two people are in custody while Bladen County Police search for other suspects. According to Bladen County authorities, the shooting took place at Oakdale Homes in Clarkton and the victim was taken to the hospital.

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  14. Victim in Clarkton shooting diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Bladen County authorities, the shooting took place at Oakdale Homes in Clarkton and the victim was taken to the hospital. The name and age of the victim have not been released.

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  15. Victim in Clarkton shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Bladen County authorities, Lonnie Level Smith, 38, was shot multiple times at Oakdale Homes in Clarkton shortly after 6 p.m. Smith was taken to Bladen County Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Eyewitnesses and Bladen County police at the scene said a large fight involving several people preceded the shooting.

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  16. Vega joins Bladen Journal newsroom -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    ... reate her own blog someday, will be given the chance to write about and photograph a wide variety of events in Bladen County during the next several weeks.

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  17. Memorial Day ceremony set for Bladenboro Historical Building -Read the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen County's Disabled American Veterans Chapter will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29, at 2 p.m. at the Bladenboro Historical Building. Veterans, soldiers, airmen, marines and sailors - as well as the general public - are welcome.

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  18. Consider potential size whenever planting -Read the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Bladen Journal

    ... what is going wrong in your lawn, garden or landscape contact your local Cooperative Extension office. In Bladen County, call 910-862-4591, bring samples to our office at 450 Smith Circle Drive in Elizabethtown or visit online anytime at ...

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  19. #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip: Compass PointeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... from the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce about the growth in the area. Next week WWAY will be heading to Bladen County for the 39th White Lake Water Festival for the 2017 #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip. Since Oct. 30, 1964, WWAY has served ...

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  20. Bladen Co. teacher accused of sexual activity with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Bladen County school teacher has been suspended without pay after she was arrested for alleged sexual activity with students. Shanna May Harrelson, 38, of Clarkton, was charged with one count each of disseminating obscene material to a minor, crimes against nature, and sex act with a student.

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