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Ford joins UNCP football coaching staff

PEMBROKE – The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football coach Shane Richardson announced an addition to his coaching staff as 11-year college coaching veteran Joe Ford was hired to coach the defensive backs and serve as co-defensive coordinator. Ford comes to Pembroke after serving two seasons as the outside linebackers coach at the

PEMBROKE – The 14th-ranked UNC Pembroke mens basketball team rallied back from a 15-point halftime deficit to take the lead on a pair of free throws by Brandon Watts with six seconds left, and then forced a turnover on the other end of the court to preserve a 65-64 win over upset-minded Flagler on Saturday afternoon in the English E. Jones Ce

No. 14 UNCP rallies to stun Flagler

PEMBROKE – The 14th-ranked UNC Pembroke mens basketball team rallied back from a 15-point halftime deficit to take the lead on a pair of free throws by Brandon Watts with six seconds left, and then forced a turnover on the other end of the court to preserve a 65-64 win over upset-minded Flagler on Saturday afternoon in the English E. Jones Ce

LUMBERTON — As the Lumberton wrestling team prepared for the start of the 2013-2014 season, coach Jamie Bell started thinking about what he wanted not only by the end of last season, but a year down the road.
“I set a goal that we would come into this conference and be at least second place,” Bell said. “I wanted to push us

Pirates headed for playoffs

LUMBERTON — As the Lumberton wrestling team prepared for the start of the 2013-2014 season, coach Jamie Bell started thinking about what he wanted not only by the end of last season, but a year down the road. “I set a goal that we would come into this conference and be at least second place,” Bell said. “I wanted to push us

Lady Knights nipped

DUBLIN — Heidi Trask avenged a one-point conference loss in overtime in the first meeting with West Bladen by knocking off the Lady Knights on Friday, 38-37. The loss drops West Bladen to 11-9 overall and 7-3 in the conference. The Lady Knights, who hit a trio of buzzer-beaters against Wallace-Rose Hill the previous Saturday, did it again i

Knights hold off Heidi Trask

DUBLIN — The Knights of West Bladen, after an 0-3 conference start, completed a climb into first place on Friday with a 64-58 win over Heidi Trask, The Knights' seventh straight conference victory. The win improved West Bladen to 16-4 overall and 7-3 overall. But the win, which appeared to be without question in the first half, turned out t

Lady Eagles crush Pender County

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen's Lady Eagles quickly set the tone Friday night with a stifling defense and potent scoring attack to hand visiting Pender County a 69-23 Four County Conference loss. The win gave the Lady Eagles their 29th straight win of the season and improved their record to 20-0 overall, 10-0 in the conference. East Bladen, r

SEC All-Conference wrestling selections

Note: First person listed in each weight class finished conference tournament 5-0, second person finished 4-1, except where noted below. 106 — Mathew Garner, Pinecrest; Tommy Shelton, Richmond 113 — Alex Contreras, Pinecrest; Jose Gomez, Richmond 120 — Bailey Cooper, Hoke; Zitemus Hunderson, Scotland 126 — Josiah William

Pender's late run sinks Eagles

ELIZABETHTOWN — Boxing out and rebounding, a challenge for East Bladen all season, bit the Eagles again Friday in a 51-48 Four County Conference loss to visiting Pender County. East Bladen falls to 9-10 overall and 4-6 in the conference, while the Patriots improve to 8-9, 4-5. Pender County used the first quarter to manufacture a 14-10 edge

May is a beautiful dog with a two tone coat that reminds us of chinchilla — and it is so soft. May is a happy, friendly girl who lives for belly rubs and kisses.
Dog adoption fee is $125 and includes spay/neuter, initial vaccines, including rabies, microchipping, flea/heartworm treatment and a dewormer. For information visit the Scotland Cou

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May is a beautiful dog with a two tone coat that reminds us of chinchilla — and it is so soft. May is a happy, friendly girl who lives for belly rubs and kisses. Dog adoption fee is $125 and includes spay/neuter, initial vaccines, including rabies, microchipping, flea/heartworm treatment and a dewormer. For information visit the Scotland Cou

Fourth person dies of flu in Robeson

LUMBERTON — Four people in Robeson County have died from influenza during this flu season, with the latest coming early last week, according to a Robeson County health official. All four were females over the age of 65, according to Tracy Jones, supervisor of Epidemiology and Immunization Nursing for the Robeson County Health Department. Ac

WHITE LAKE — A proposed multi-use public pathway in White Lake took a step closer to reality on Thursday.
The White Lake Board of Commissioners met and approved an easement for the proposed multi-use path between Tom Keith and Triple K Investments, LLC and the town.
Brenda Clark, town clerk, said that the board also authorized Mayor Goldsto

Board approves easement agreement for multi-use path

WHITE LAKE — A proposed multi-use public pathway in White Lake took a step closer to reality on Thursday. The White Lake Board of Commissioners met and approved an easement for the proposed multi-use path between Tom Keith and Triple K Investments, LLC and the town. Brenda Clark, town clerk, said that the board also authorized Mayor Goldsto

LUMBERTON — The first time the Lumberton and Pinecrest boys basketball teams met this season, things went downhill quickly when an abundance of fouls turned a close game into a 17-point loss.
Lumberton avoided a repeat on Friday, holding the Patriots to 10 points in the first half of a 61-49 win over the Southeastern Conference leader.
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Pirates bring the pressure

LUMBERTON — The first time the Lumberton and Pinecrest boys basketball teams met this season, things went downhill quickly when an abundance of fouls turned a close game into a 17-point loss. Lumberton avoided a repeat on Friday, holding the Patriots to 10 points in the first half of a 61-49 win over the Southeastern Conference leader. R

Bear suspected in woman's death

COLUMBIA (AP) — Officials in Tyrrell County say a woman known for feeding bears may have been killed by one of the animals. Sheriff Darryl Liverman told local media outlets that 67-year-old Kay Grayson may have been dead more than two weeks when her body was found Monday in some woods. “Based on what we saw, it appeared a bear dragged

No olive branch offered a legislators get to work

The conventional wisdom in Raleigh before state lawmakers came back to town this week was that this General Assembly session would be less contentious than the last two, that leaders of the Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate wanted to see how their “reforms” passed in the last four years were working before embarking on

Peach Belt Conference reprimands UNCP's Miller AUGUSTA, GA — The Peach Belt Conference and commissioner David R. Brunk have issued an official reprimand to UNC Pembroke head men's basketball coach Ben Miller. The reprimand comes in response to unsportsmanlike conduct surrounding the Braves' 57-55 loss to Georgia Regents University on Wednesd

ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County man was recently arrested and charged with with a number of sex crimes.
Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker said an investigation has been ongoing into reports of sexual activity with minors and, on Thursday, Jan. 29, investigators arrested Ryan Jacobs Hester, 25, of Elizabethtown.
Hester was charged with one

Elizabethtown man charged with sex crimes with minors

ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County man was recently arrested and charged with with a number of sex crimes. Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker said an investigation has been ongoing into reports of sexual activity with minors and, on Thursday, Jan. 29, investigators arrested Ryan Jacobs Hester, 25, of Elizabethtown. Hester was charged with one

Kohl's accepting nominations for Outstanding Young Volunteers

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Kohl's Department Stores' Kohl's Cares® Scholarship Program recently announced it will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted January 30 – March 13 at kohlskids.co





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