Bladen County News
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Army dedicates headquarters building at Bragg
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 2:30pm.

The Army has dedicated a new building to serve as the combined headquarters of Forces Command and US Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: E'town shooting suspect surrenders
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 3:55pm.

In an update to a story you saw FIRST ON 3, the woman accused of a shooting at an Elizabethtown night club has turned herself in.

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NC storm victims say FEMA assistance spotty
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 9:19am.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved just 23 percent of the requests for assistance it has received in the three months since tornadoes tore across North Carolina killing 24 people.

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ONLY ON 3: Investigation continues into shooting at Bladen club
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 3:50pm.

video There are new details surrounding a weekend shooting outside of a club in Bladen County. The shooting happened early Saturday morning at Club World Wide in Elizabethtown, and sent one woman to the hospital.

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Woman shot outside club in Elizabethtown
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 07/17/2011 - 9:00pm.

The Elizabethtown Police Department has confirmed a shooting that happened outside of Club World Wide Friday night.

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Tar Heel will have blank ballot come November
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 9:43pm.

video The deadline to run for municipal elections has ended and one community will have a blank ballot come November. The small town of Tar Heel in Bladen County has no one running for mayor or any of the three council positions and the deadline for municipal filings has not been extended.

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Live Oak fire update
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 7:56pm.

NC Forest Service uses heavy equipment to fight wildfire in Bladen County.

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Bladen Co. school board members reportedly overspend on California trip
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 12:04pm.

video Two Bladen County School Board members reportedly over-spent more than $1,000 of tax payers' money during an out of state conference. In April, the two board members attended a national school board conference in California. According to spending records from the trip, the two spent much more than they were supposed to.

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Bladen County fire jumps barrier, threatens homes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 11:18am.

A wildfire in Bladen County has broken through containment lines, forcing the evacuation of 10 homes.

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Bladen Community College repays misspent money
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 2:27pm.

A state audit of Bladen Community College found several problems, including a lack of safeguards over cash and checks and access to information systems.

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