Bladen County Schools
Schools get boost in New Hanover, Pender, not in Bladen
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:39pm.

Voters in New Hanover and Pender counties have given a big boost to local schools by approving bond referenda, but Bladen County residents gave a resounding no to raising taxes for schools.

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State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson tours schools, speaks about lottery and taxes
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:56pm.

videoState Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson visited Bladen County schools Tuesday. Bladen County is one of three counties in the area asking voters to help pay for school improvements in the upcoming election.

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Former Bladen superintendent avoids penalty at sentencing
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:24am.

videoA former Bladen County Schools superintendent has avoided prison time and any penalty after pleading guilty to a crime.

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Former Bladen Co. Schools superintendent pleads guilty
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:06pm.

videoFormer Bladen County Schools Superintendent Greg Killingsworth has pleaded guilty to a felony count of obtaining property by false pretense.

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ONLY ON 3: Father says autistic son taken home from school in deputy's car, possibly in handcuffs
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 5:05pm.

videoA Bladen County dad is upset after he says his autistic son was taken out of class and put into a sheriff deputy's car.

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School districts begin tough task of dealing with missed days
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 7:25pm.

video Students around the area missed nearly a week of school thanks to the threat and eventual arrival of snow and ice last week, but state laws about the school calendar make rescheduling that missed time a challenge for administrators.

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Brief lockdown this morning at two Bladen Co. schools
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:47am.

Two Bladen County schools were under a lockdown briefly this morning after a suspicious person at one of the schools.

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Rain forces Bladen Co. graduations inside
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:56am.

Bad weather has forced all graduation ceremonies for Bladen County high schools have from athletic fields to inside the schools.

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Parents say East Arcadia schools needs replacing, not fixing
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 4:20pm.

videoParents and teachers in East Arcadia are concerned about the condition of their children's school. They say they need a new building; not just repairs. East Arcadia is getting about $1 million in lottery money for renovations, but parents say that is not enough to solve all the problems the Bladen County school has.

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Gov. McCory's budget cuts have teacher assistants fighting for their jobs
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 4:27pm.

video Teacher assistants around the state are fighting to keep their jobs after Governor Pat McCrory announced cutting jobs in his budget plan.

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