Bladen County News
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Man accused of threatening deputy with golf club
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 3:01pm.

A Bladen County man is in jail accused of threatening a sheriff's deputy with a golf club. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says it arrested Joseph Lewis Branch, 57, of 73 Graham Blanks Rd. in Riegelwood Wednesday afternoon.

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Elizabethtown added to Small Town Main Street program
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 1:41pm.

Elizabethtown is one of five new communities chosen to participate in the state's Office of Urban Development's 2012 Small Town Main Street program.

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Suspected burglar arrested after dropping cell phone in house
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/20/2012 - 1:24pm.

A Robeson County man is in jail after investigators say he dropped his cell phone in a Bladen County home he broke into Wednesday morning.

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Domestic disturbance leads to knife injuries
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 4:17pm.

A domestic disturbance led police to a home in Elizabethtown Wednesday evening. James Hunt and Erika Pearson both had minor knife injuries.

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Bladen detectives look for owner of pot plants found in field
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 3:13pm.

An anonymous tip led detectives from the Bladen County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit to nearly 200 marijuana plants growing in a field.

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ONLY ON 3: NFL player and East Bladen grad Desmond Bryant aims to inspire kids at football camp
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/14/2012 - 5:49pm.

It’s no doubt that kids look up to professional athletes, but that admiration only increases when the star has been in their shoes. NFL player and Bladen County native Desmond Bryant held a free football camp on his old stomping grounds Saturday.

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Bladen deputies search for suspects in car break-ins
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 9:46am.

Bladen County Sheriff's deputies are looking for help solving a rash of vehicle break-ins. They happened between midnight and 6 a.m. Tuesday in Clarkton.

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Bladen County man charged with cutting neighbor with machete
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 12:43pm.

A Bladen County man is in jail charged with cutting his neighbor with a machete.

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Two local NFL players will hold free football camps in July
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 10:29pm.

Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Jay Ross will hold a free football camp in Wilmington on July 14. Oakland Raider defensive lineman Desmond Bryant will hold a free football camp on July 14 in Elizabethtown.

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Highway Patrol completes investigation of crash that killed Bladen deputy
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 2:37pm.

Highway Patrol says Dep. Dewayne Hester was driving approximately 90 mph June 8 when he ran off the road and overcorrected to the left. He hit a tree and died.

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