A Look Back at July 2013
The National Weather Service continues Flood
Warnings on Cape Fear River
(Tommy) Thompson of Dublin is the first candidate
for the upcoming Municipal Elections.
Elizabethtown Police Officers charge Sarah Celeste
Monroe, 36, of Bladenboro and Erika Michelle
Covington, 40, of Elizabethtown with larceny from
The NC Wildlife
Resources Commission has redesigned its NC Birding
Trail Web. The site has information about each
of 327 sites that comprise the trail, including 5 in
Cape Owen Manor subdivision
residents hold Fourth of July Parade through the
Elizabethtown Merchants hold
Annual July 4th Sidewalk Sale.
Health officials urge residents to take precaution
against ticks and mosquitoes.
their crops while rain continues...
citizens to withhold judgement on Joseph Sledge
Ms. Arrelia High celebrates 110th
Bladen County 4-Hers attend State
4-H Congress. Luke Hill of Elizabethtown
completes year as 4-H Reporter.
Baxley awarded The Carolina's Credit Union
Foundation (CCUF) scholarship from the Mel Hughes
Scholarship Fund. Baxley attends NC State
Jamie Tyquan Powell, 22, and
Erica Remy Rachel, 25, both of Elizabethtown charged
with three counts of aiding and abetting an armed
Aaron Russ of Bladen County is one
of 18 State Highway patrol cadets that graduated
from 131st Basic Patrol School.
County Board of Elections sworn in. They
include Billy Ray Britt, Bobby Ludlum and Marie
Varmello Robinson. Their appointment is for 2
Danny Hefner, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC
says he will challenge NC State Senator Bill Rabon
in next election.
Hayley Hall, West Bladen
student, selected as one of four finalist nationwide
to participate in National Anthem scholarship
Dr. Robert Taylor reflects on his
two years as Superintendent of Bladen County
Judge Douglas Sasser delays action
on Joseph Sledge Hearing.
Bladen County Fire
Departments receive grants.
Town of E-town
receives $14,800 Clean Water grant.
County student Jelaina Shipment one of 47 college
students in the Public Service Internship Program.
Charlee Lynne King of Dublin is winner of
Dublin Peanut Festival Scholarship at West Bladen
High School Academic Awards Banquet
are announced for Prestage AnEnergy of NC. The
company will convert poultry litter into energy and
produce steam for Smithfield in Tar Heel
Clarkton Fire Department is being investigated for
allegations of financial improprieties. State
and local law enforcement investigating.
Bladen Correctional facility to close effective
October 2, 2013.
Bladen County Board of Ed
holds special meeting to discuss lease agreement
with Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy.
cyclist ride in 50 mile loop and a Century ride
throughout Bladen County.
Board of Elections extends filing for Tar Heel Town
Dublin Peanut Festival
Committee preparing for 2013 event.
Department Board appointed in Clarkton.
old Elizabethtown Manufacturing building is
Tag and Tag Together program is
launched in North Carolina.