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Bladen County News

Elizabethtown breaks ground on farmers market

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video Even the 110 degree heat index didn't stop a crowd from seeing the big day firsthand. The Cape Fear Farmer's Market will be located on the old Red and White grocery store property. Full story...
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East Bladen names new athletic director

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Even though it's summertime, there's been a shake-up in East Bladen High School's athletic department. Full story...
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Bladen County Animal Shelter reopens

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After a massive clean-up, the shelter started to accept dogs and cats again this afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Photo of 'gator' missing at White Lake

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Although we had a most impressive sketch of a fake alligator missing in White Lake yesterday, a viewer sent us an actual picture of Wally so we can put a face to his name. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man framed for murder talks

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video A man wrongfully charged with murder was finally released from jail last week after investigators figured out he was innocent. ONLY ON 3, we talk with the man who paid the price for law enforcement's mistake. Full story...
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Alligator on the loose, but no reason to fear

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video Wally has been missing from his swamp at Goldston's Putt-Putt since Saturday morning, but there's no need to fear. That's because Wally is not a real reptile. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff's deputy says "Bladen County is a criminal's paradise"

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videoDeputies say at a meeting last week Storms told them "not to conduct vehicle stops or call the K9 unit." They say Storms also ordered all radar equipment removed from the cars. Full story...
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Changes possible after dozens of animals died after shelter distemper outbreak in Bladen County

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video In total 50 animals, both cats and dogs, have died from the viral outbreak that closed the shelter to incoming unwanted pets. Full story...
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Bladen Animal Control puts down animals after distemper in shelter

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The disease has killed more than 50 animals in the shelter. Others had to be put down because of it. Full story...
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Bladen Commissioner fills in a few blanks about sheriff controversy

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video After nominating Sheriff Earl Storms for the position we tried to catch up with Commissioner Delilah Blanks to ask her about her decision. Full story...
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Bladen Sheriff snubs commission; does not attend special meeting

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video The newly appointed Bladen County Sheriff was nowhere to be found at a meeting called to determine his future with the department. Some county commissioners and the standing room only crowd are still searching for answers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Bladen deputy talks about dismissal

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video One of the deputies interim Bladen County Sheriff Earl Storms chose not to swear in is finally speaking out about what happened. In a story you'll see ONLY ON 3, former Sheriff's Sgt. Scott Pait says he was surprised to learn he was out of a job Tuesday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Storms promotes Benston to Chief Deputy

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Interim Bladen County Sheriff Earl Storms told us today that Prentis Benston is now his chief deputy. That could be a problem for the Democratic nominee for Sheriff this fall. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Shakeup at Bladen Co. Sheriff's Dept. had nothing to do with murder charge dismissal says DA

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video A local TV station is reporting that the firing of five deputies at the Bladen County Sheriff's Office by Interim Sheriff Earl Storms this week led to a murder charge dismissal. Not true says District Attorney Rex Gore. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: After meeting to "cover my ass," Sheriff still can't get story straight

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video There's still controversy and confusion in Bladen County on what's really going on in the Sheriff's Office. WWAY sat down once again with interim Sheriff Earl Storms hoping to clear things up, but we found out it wasn't that easy. Full story...
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