make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Bladen County News

No charges yet in Elizabethtown murder

READ MORE:
nvestigators are still looking into a murder between two families in Elizabethtown. Police said 22-year-old Caleb Stoker shot and killed 41-year-old Ricky Carroll next to the boat ramp at Tory Hole Park nearly two weeks ago. Full story...
»

Fight leaves man dead in Elizabethtown

READ MORE:
videoIt sounds like something from a Shakespeare tragedy. One man is dead, and another seriously injured after a late-night fight in Elizabethtown; a daughter is left in the middle. Full story...
»

Banding together to gather instruments in Bladen County

READ MORE:
videoBladen County band directors are asking for the public's help. They need old instruments for children who can't afford to be in band. Full story...
»

Federal grant helps local students learn to read

READ MORE:
Bladen and Columbus County school kids may learn to read at an even earlier age, thanks to a federal grant. The school systems in the two counties have received a joint Early Reading First grant worth $4.3 million. Full story...
»

Bladen County to welcome farmer's market

READ MORE:
Elizabethtown residents are looking forward to a new place to buy locally-grown produce. An open-air farmer's market is coming to Bladen County to help revitalize downtown Elizabethtown. Full story...
»

Memorial tribute honors Bladen County man

READ MORE:
There was a memorial tribute Sunday near Myrtle Beach honored the three crew members, including a Bladen County man who died when a medical helicopter crashed on the South Carolina coast last month. Full story...
»

Local counties see fall in unemployment

READ MORE:
There is encouraging news on the job front. There was a downtick in unemployment for our local counties in August. Full story...
»

Bladen County commissioners okay selling of euthanized cats

READ MORE:
Bladen County commissioners gave the okay Tuesday night to selling dead cats. County commissioners approved selling euthanized cats for educational purposes. Full story...
»

Bladen County excited about Dupont and new jobs

READ MORE:
videoThere is some positive economic news from Bladen County. The Dupont facility on the Bladen/Cumberland County line is expanding. The company's 55 million dollar investment will produce new jobs. Full story...
»

Bladenboro hopes for field of dreams

READ MORE:
videoFolks in Bladenboro would like to have a new sports complex. WWAY's John Rendleman said the town is trying to work out a deal that would turn a 15-acre corn field into a field of dreams. Full story...
»

Escaped inmate back behind bars

READ MORE:
An inmate who escaped from the Bladen Correctional Center in Elizabethtown Tuesday morning is back behind bars. Thirty-two-year-old Hieu Bui walked away from his dorm and scaled a fence around 11:30 a.m. Full story...
»

Area driver license office to close for update

READ MORE:
Driver license offices around Southeastern North Carolina will each close for half a day this week as the DMV moves to a central issuance system for licenses and IDs. That means you'll get a temporary... Full story...
»

Volunteers rebuild home destroyed by tornado

READ MORE:
videoIt's amazing what a few nails, wood and some concrete can do. For one Bladen County family, it can change a case of bad luck into good fortune. Full story...
»

Warehouse fire out; Peanut roasting resumes

READ MORE:
A Clarkton peanut factory is fully operational once again, after a fire destroyed its warehouses last week. Full story...
»

Three local teams alive in state baseball championship

READ MORE:
videoSixteen teams are competing for the Dixie Ten and Under Baseball State Championship in Bladen County this week, including three squads from our viewing area. WWAY's John Rendleman has more from Clarkton. Full story...
»