Triplet mom, military spouse to set Guinness world record in Fayetteville
Trump campaign stops in Elizabethtown
West Bladen varsity football game moved to Saturday
Rohr brings international expertise to Bladen Lakes State Forest
‘Roger’s Wish’ set to kick off its fourth year
- Elizabethtown driver license office moving to new location - 3:15 pm
- Rouzer announces deadline for U.S. Service Academy nominations - 2:57 pm
- Bladen County first-responders taking a swing at fundraising - 2:12 pm
- UNCP history professor to speak at Bladen Community College - 11:11 am
- N.C. Students Make Gains on SAT, AP Exams - 10:55 am
- New York mansion of ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’ fame sold - 5:55 am
- German girl bicycles to Poland to see her grandmother - 5:30 am
- Michigan quintuplets work first jobs together at McDonald’s - 7:25 pm
- Driver caught using mannequin to drive in carpool lane - 5:55 pm
- Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms - 5:27 pm
- Christmas parade accepting entries - 2:20 pm
- Free business seminars offered at Bladen Community College - 12:44 pm
- Bladen Democratic Party to host candidate rally Tuesday - 10:15 am
- Pair of fundraisers to benefit Southeast Carolina Crossroads - 7:15 am
- View Story - 2:22 pm
- Arrest made in child sexual abuse case - 1:55 pm
- Bladen County Training School/Bladen Central High School Alumni Association awards $6,500 in scholarships - 12:10 pm
- Benefit to help with teen’s sickle cell fight - 8:35 am
- Orange dinosaur at mini golf course saved - 5:55 am
- Burros roam onto Phoenix-area school - 5:30 am
- Rest assured, we have met the enemy - 3:33 am
- Officials discover ‘escape hatch’ at halfway house - 7:25 pm
- Transit agency to test urine-repelling paint - 5:55 pm updated: 5:55 pm.
- Emereau spreading its charter school wings - 1:55 pm
- CHURCH CALENDAR - 11:11 am
- Public forums scheduled for Coastal Crescent Trail - 10:50 am
- State of emergency declared in Charlotte - 9:57 am updated: 10:15 am.
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 9:13 am
- COMMUNITY CALENDAR - 9:10 am
- Gonzalez enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State - 3:12 pm
- NASA acceptingapplications for Community College Aerospace Scholars Program - 12:24 pm
- Public invited to comment on N.C.’s K-12 education plan for Every Student Succeeds Act - 11:53 am
- Week in review - 9:22 am updated: 9:29 am.
- Downeast 4-Hers explore and learn robotics - 8:50 am
- Four injured in Tuesday wreck - 8:47 am
- John Ollin Munn - 4:34 pm
- Elizabethtown youngster is king of Fayetteville State University pageant - 1:11 pm
- Benefit ride planned for baby J.T. Higgs - 11:59 am
- AG issues subpeonas for price gouging - 9:31 am
- Governor McCrory Activates State Emergency Operations Center in Response to Temporary Fuel Shortage - 9:16 am
- Bladen County steps up its paramedic pay - 7:27 am
- Woman hid pot in girl’s lunchbox during traffic stop - 5:55 am
- Binary bandit stealing of ones, zeros from homes - 5:30 am updated: 5:30 am.
- Making beer with Boston river water - 7:25 pm
- Museum invites viewers to use 18-karat gold toilet - 5:55 pm
- Man in Darth Vader garb slays galaxy garbage - 5:27 pm
- Colonial Pipeline begins delivery - 5:07 pm
- N.C. leaders get update on gas line issue - 1:18 pm
- Week in review - 11:11 am
- Bladen County Public Library, WBLA offering a Story Writing Contest for students - 10:01 am
Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A flower that got its nickname from its putrid smell is blooming at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011.Named M...
Christmas parade accepting entries
BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Christmas Parade is now accepting entries. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. To participate, or fo...
Free business seminars offered at Bladen Community College
DUBLIN — The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering several no-cost seminars during the month of October.Faith-based orga...
Bladen Democratic Party to host candidate rally Tuesday
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Democratic Party will be hosting a number of local and state Democratic candidates for a rally on Tuesday at D...
Pair of fundraisers to benefit Southeast Carolina Crossroads
A ministry only 18 months old — what some might consider still in the “learning to walk” stage — has taken off running.Southea...
LUMBERTON — A balance of sufficient rain and sunshine this summer have created conditions for what could be a bumper corn crop as well as good y...
Ethan Hines’ huge night, defense lifts Eagles over Midway
ELIZABETHTOWN — Ethan Hines turned in a huge night for East Bladen to knock off visiting Midway in the Four County Conference opener Friday, 42-...
West Bladen topples East Bladen in volleyball
DUBLIN –The Lady Eagles of East Bladen came to town and quickly set the Lady Knights of West Bladen on their heels in the opening game of Thursd...
Lizard adds to Formula One’s track menagerie
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One acquired an exotic addition to its list of wildlife hazards on Saturday after a large monitor lizard wandered onto t...
Banged-up Knights to face undefeated Union on Friday
DUBLIN — As if having an undefeated Union High team coming to The Castle on Friday to open the Four County Conference schedule isn’t enoug...
Tuesday roundup: Eagles win soccer shootout to knock off Pender; Lady Eagles ace West in tennis; Lady Knights fall in volleyball
BURGAW –East Bladen, facing almost certain loss in its Four County Conference soccer match at Pender County on Tuesday, scored a goal in the las...
McKoy celebrates 90 years
LUMBERTON — Leatrice McKoy of Elizabethtown celebrated her 90th birthday on Aug. 27, 2016, with family and friends at Fuller’s Old-Fashion...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Do your children or grandchildren come home after school hungry and ready to eat anything in sight? Rather than let them fill up on chips and cookies,...
Dementia workshop to be held in Pembroke
PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments will be hosting a Dementia Capable North Carolina Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 13.The workshop ...
Bladen County Health Department inspects 29 food sites in August
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 29 inspections of food-related sites during the month of August.Followi...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Picky eating is very common among children. It usually means that they want to make some choices on their own. There is nothing wrong with picky eater...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Sodium is a part of everyone’s diet, but how much is too much? Under ideal conditions, the minimum sodium requirement is about 1,500 milligrams ...
County getskudos for EMSpay increase
The Bladen County Board of Commissioners saved the best for last on Monday, returning from a closed session and unanimously voting to give its EMS par...
Revolutionary War ancestors are all around
In reading the Tuesday, Sept. 13, issue of the Bladen Journal, I was very impressed to read of Mr. Leslie Johnson tracing his lineage to an American R...
Clinton really only cares about herself
Hillary Rodham Clinton (HRC) was diagnosed with a contagious version of bacterial pneumonia.HRC’s diagnosis of contagious bacterial pneumonia pu...
Why, of all things, a snowflake?
I was sitting at a corner restaurant the other day looking out at the rush of traffic as the people went about their way. Some of them were coming, so...
Who wanted higher sales taxes?
North Carolina Democrats running for statewide offices this year are trying to convince voters that Republicans favor higher taxes on “working p...
Cowards aregiving clownsa bad name
Pranks aren’t relegated to just April Fool’s Day. They have been a part of the teenage (and beyond) culture around the world for decades &...
Brainstorming session in Elizabethtown gets changed
ELIZABETHTOWN — Because of a scheduling conflict at the venue, the brainstorming session originally scheduled for Cape Fear Vineyard & Winer...
The Fayetteville Observer sold to GateHouse
FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville Publishing Co. has sold The Fayetteville Observer and other businesses to GateHouse Media LLC, the newspaper announc...
McDuffie now president of North Carolina Pest Management Association
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Hundreds of pest management professionals from across the Southeast convened in Wrightsville Beach recently for the 2016 Ca...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Danaher Company on West Broad Street in Elizabethtown recently officially had its sign changed to show the company’s n...
Hester earns his enrolled agent license
BLADENBORO — James Ronald Hester recently successfully completed the special enrollment exam governed by the Internal Revenue Service and passed...