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East Bladen picks up the sweep over Whiteville on opening night

It was a clean sweep for the East Bladen boys and girls basketball teams on Tuesday night. The Eagles began their season with two wins over conference foe Whiteville. 

Bladen County Schools rescinds previous decision, votes to allow basketball

Bladen County Schools announced on December 10th they would be opting out of the 2020-2021 high school basketball season, but that decision was short lived. 

Bladen County students returning to classrooms October 19

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- The Bladen County School Board has approved a plan to return students to classrooms beginning October 19. Assuming continued positive...

Body recovered in Cape Fear River, foul play suspected

The unidentified body was recovered by Bladen County and Columbus County authorities around 9:30 A.M. on Saturday morning

North Carolina rural counties grapple with volunteer firefighter shortage

ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WWAY) -- Bladen County is one of a dozen North Carolina counties facing a critical shortage of volunteer firefighters. "We want to bring...

Tennessee Titans draft former East Bladen standout Larrell Murchison

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY)--Former East Bladen High standout Larrell Murchison has found a home in the National Football League. The NC-State product was drafted with the    174th overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL draft by the Tennessee Titans.

Brooks Brothers to convert clothing factories into mask, gown factories during pandemic

The oldest American clothing brand is halting the production of ties, shirts and suits at some of its clothing factories in order to make masks and gowns.

Search underway for gunman after 3 shot at Clarkton home

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is searching for the person responsible for shooting three people at an apartment complex in Clarkton late Sunday night.

‘I’m scared to go home’: Family reacts to Bladen County shooting

Three people are dead in Bladen County after a shooting early Sunday morning and deputies are searching for the suspect.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.