A Bladen County man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty in court Monday for a 2016 home invasion and drug charges.
Two guns were stolen, one turned up less than a mile down the road in a students book bag. He has since been arrested.
On Thursday, the House Select Committee on North Carolina River Quality met at the General Assembly to hear directly from researchers and state officials dealing with the issue.
The gun found in a West Bladen High School teenager's car had been reported stolen the day before, according to a release from the Bladen County Sheriff's Office.
Residents in and around Bladenboro are not able to make 911 calls Thursday morning.
A Bladen County Schools spokeswoman said it happened this morning after the school was alerted a car on campus with a possible weapon inside of it.
Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging small businesses affected by Hurricane Matthew to apply now for $15 million in financing.
NCGOP announced Wednesday that North Carolina Representative Bill Brisson switched his registration from Democrat to Republican.