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Bladenboro police search for missing 15-year-old girl

The Bladenboro Police Department needs your help finding a missing 15-year-old girl. 

McCrae Dowless sentenced for social security fraud

A key figure in the investigation into ballot fraud in a North Carolina congressional race has been sentenced in a federal case involving Social Security benefits. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Raleigh sentenced Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. of Bladenboro to six months in prison, and one year of supervised release.  He must also pay $8,595.10 in restitution.

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.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.