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Vaccination rates low, COVID-19 cases climbing in Bladen County

Bladen County has returned to the red zone. In the latest update of the county alert map, Bladen is now the only county with a critical amount of community spread of COVID-19.

West Bladen names Stanley Williams as new head football coach

West Bladen High School announced on Monday night that Stanley Williams will be taking over as the new football coach for the Knights. Former head coach Jon Sherman is stepping down to take the same position at Gray's Creek High School. 

Bladen County highway will be resurfaced; expect delays starting May 10

Drivers will encounter lane closures this summer while crews mill and repave about 9 miles of N.C. 242 in Bladen County.

Bladenboro gets 900K federal grant to revitalize downtown business district

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $900,000 grant to support the economic revitalization of the downtown Bladenboro business district.

Bladen County brothers arrested during months-long federal investigation

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation made an arrest Thursday morning in a months-long drug investigation into the distribution of meth and weapons in the Bladenboro area, according to a release.

Man accused of breaking into Bladen County home

A man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home near Dublin Monday afternoon. 

Trio arrested in Bladen County tractor theft

Three men have been arrested for stealing a tractor in Bladen County, according to deputies.

Documentary about Bladen teen’s death nominated for PBS award

As we continue to shed light on racial violence and injustice, you can vote for the film.

Bladen County graduate asks deputy to be ‘honorary dad’ for graduation

A deputy put down his badge and picked up an "honorary dad" title for a young woman's high school graduation in Bladen County.

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Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington announces new principal

The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington has announced that Kate Tayloe will serve as the school's new principal.

Wilmington Police investigating stabbing

Wilmington Police are investigating after one person was stabbed on Alabama Avenue this afternoon.

To mask or not to mask? Parents weigh in on kids wearing masks in the classroom

Students are headed back to school soon and parents continue to ask a lot of questions about masks in the classroom.

20-28 year prison sentence for 2017 armed robbery spree

The second-degree kidnapping convictions stemmed from the robbers leaving the victims either in back rooms or zip-tied after the robberies.