Zackery Blaze Priest (Photo courtesy: Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home )
Clarkton child, 4, drowns in pond near home
The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning of a 4-year-old boy. Deputies say the child's parents were sleeping in the home when he was able to get out and walk to a pond nearby. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:29pm
Clarkton man sentenced for assault that cost landlord sight in one eye
A Clarkton man will spend at least six years behind bars for assaulting his landlord more than two years ago. Shawn Nathan Faulk pleaded guilty to felony malicious maiming. Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:59pm
ONLY ON 3: Clarkton residents say something’s wrong with exorbitant water bills
Some residents in Clarkton say there's something wrong with their water bills. They say say it's a problem that should have been fixed months ago. Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:00pm
Soldier’s homecoming an early Christmas surprise for daughter
An 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. Fri, 12/06/2013 - 9:08pm
17-year-old charged with statutory rape
Raquan Alfonzo Kea, 17, of 15 Autumn Dr. Currie, NC was charged with (1) count of First Degree Statutory Rape and (2) counts of First Degree Sex Offense of a Child under the Age of 13. Mon, 10/07/2013 - 6:23pm
Clarkton fire chief and asst. fire chief charged with fraud
Robinson, who was the Clarkton Fire Chief, has been charged with two counts of Insurance Fraud, five counts of Embezzlement, and two counts of Corporate Malfeasance. The case was presented to a Bladen County Grand Jury Monday. Wed, 08/07/2013 - 7:45pm
Return to sender: USPS decides to hold off on cutting hours at several area post offices
After announcing Thursday that it would scale back hours at several post offices in southeastern North Carolina, the Postal Service reversed course Thursday night. Fri, 05/10/2013 - 12:29pm
Man charged with shooting in Clarkton
Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston told WWAY News a call came in to 911 at 6:22 Monday night. Deputies went to a house in Clarkton where they found a 51 year old black male suffering a gunshot wound to the head. Tue, 08/14/2012 - 3:26pm
Clarkton man arrested for attempted murder
A Clarkton man is facing an attempted murder charge after a shooting in Elizabethtown. Tue, 04/24/2012 - 7:49pm
JUST ADD HOPE: Church surprises Thanksgiving shoppers with free groceries
A small Clarkton church is adding hope by surprising Thanksgiving shoppers with a holiday treat and footing the bill for their turkey and all the fixin's. Sun, 11/20/2011 - 3:56am