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Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:20pm.READ MORE:
Police here are investigating a fatal shooting that reportedly took place on Sunday. According to preliminary information, a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:04am.READ MORE:
Voters will decide the issue May 6 during the primary election. Bladen County commissioners agreed to put the issue on the ballot last year. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:13pm.READ MORE:
One minute it was there, and the next it was gone. Members of the Haw Bluff Baptist Church in Bladen County say someone stole a trailer full of materials being used to build a handicap accessible bathroom for a double amputee. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:49am.READ MORE:
Elizabethtown Police arrested a man who was wanted for first-degree attempted murder since a shooting that landed one person in the hospital back in January. Covington is in the Bladen County Jail under a $1,010,000 bond. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:15pm.READ MORE:
A trip to jail is not a visit to a luxury hotel, but there is a basic expectation of safety and health conditions. For months, though, we've heard complaints about problems inside the Bladen County Jail, and they're not just from inmates. They're also coming from state regulators. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 8:24pm.READ MORE:
Nearly three years ago, a string of deadly tornadoes tore through Bladen County leaving the Elizabethtown Baptist Church in shambles. Since then, the church has worked hard to rebuild, and now renovations are complete. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:25pm.READ MORE:
For months we've tried speaking with Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston several times since first looking into problems at the county jail. In November, he referred us to County Attorney Leslie Johnson. So we sent Johnson a long list of questions and concerns about the jail in November, December, January and now February. Today we got some answers. Sort of. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:08pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:05pm.READ MORE:
This storm is creating a second winter wonderland in less than two weeks, and the people of Bladen County actually seem to be coming around to it. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:44pm.READ MORE: