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Bladen County News

Snow, ice blanket Elizabethtown, make travel hard

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video Downtown streets in Elizabethtown were covered with ice and snow early this mornin, but some people did not seem to mind. Full story...
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Man shot twice during burglary

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A Bladen County man is recovering after being shot twice as his home was robbed, investigators say. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office got a call around 9 p.m. Friday that someone had been shot at a home in the 700 block of Mitchell Ford Rd. Full story...
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Bladen County man charged with weekend stabbing

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videoA Bladen County man is in jail charged with a Saturday night stabbing. Investigators say it happened around 10 p.m. at a home in the 200 block of Columbus County Rd. in Council. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Tiffany Gooden

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videoWWAY honors a teacher who would do anything for her students, even if that means reaching out to someone all the way in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Judge helps catch suspected shoplifters

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videoLocal Judge helps nab suspected shoplifters. Lawrence Albert Davis and Tracey Nicole Tart were charged after shoplifting from the Dollar General in Dublin Sunday afternoon around 4:45 PM. Full story...
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Bladenboro Town Administrator resigns after being asked to step down

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videoBladenboro's Town Administrator resigns one week after he was served a warrant for simple assault and a criminal summons for communicating threats. Delane Jackson resigned Monday at noon after Bladenboro Mayor Livingston Lewis said commissioners asked Jackson to step down. Full story...
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Soldier's homecoming an early Christmas surprise for daughter

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videoAn ordinary school day turned into one a little girl will never forget, when her father returned home early from Afghanistan. Caroline McKernan thought she was performing on stage for her class, but she was in for a big surprise. Full story...
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Bladenboro town administrator charged

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videoFor the second time this year, Bladenboro's town administrator has been charged with a crime. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says Delane Jackson was served with a warrant for arrest for simple assault and a criminal summons for communicating threats. Full story...
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Bladen Community College closing early due to utility problem

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A facilities utility problem is forcing administrators at Bladen Community College in Dublin shut down the campus early today. Full story...
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Bladen County leaders won't talk about issues inside jail

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videoEver since Linda Edwards, 44, hanged herself in the Bladen County Jail last week, we've heard several reports of poor conditions inside the jail. So today WWAY went back to bladen county looking for answers. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman hangs herself in Bladen Co. Jail; inmates complain of conditions

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videoThe Bladen County Sheriff says a woman is dead after she hanged herself in jail just hours after a judge denied her request for a lower bond. Linda Hester Edwards, 44, attempted suicide at the Bladen County Jail Monday. She was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where she died this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leak contained at DuPont plant in Bladen County

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After a leak at the DuPont Fayetteville Works Plant on Highway 87 in Bladen County, the company says no one in the community needs to take action. Full story...
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Pedestrian killed while walking with family

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video A Bladen County man was killed last night while walking with his family along Airport Road. Now his family is left with a void in their heart. Full story...
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Elizabethtown woman accused of selling cocaine

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Elizabethtown Police arrested Glynis Denise Powell, 49, at 402 Quail Street on Oct. 9. Full story...
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Elizabethtown man accused of car break in

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An Elizabethtown man faces several charges for breaking into a car in May. Full story...
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