Senior citizens cut a rug in E’town
Battle of Elizabethtown is history … for now
Suggs tabbed all-region second team in soccer
Chamber hears about economic success; honors four with awards
West trio competing
- Highway Patrol increasing presence over July 4th weekend - 2:34 pm
- Three Bladen County schools get new phone numbers - 12:44 pm
- Bladen-Columbus Chapter of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni has awarded five scholarships - 12:40 pm
- Edwards joins the Bladen Journal - 9:39 am
- Bladen Community College students earn Golden LEAF scholarships - 7:40 am
- N.C. State Highway Patrol to increase presence during the Fourth of July Weekend - 2:38 pm
- Elizabethtown police investigating murder of unidentified man - 11:29 am
- New provisions in state’s DMV laws effective Friday - 11:00 am
- BCC welding students receive national honors - 10:47 am
- Bus-driver training class to be held - 4:13 pm
- Five arrested on drug charges - 4:04 pm
- View Story - 3:52 pm
- Dublin Scout Hut continues to evolve - 3:33 pm
- McCrory cracks down on drunk boating - 3:28 pm
- July 4 holiday closings announced - 3:05 pm
- Personal Interest Classes at Bladen Community College - 2:57 pm
- Statewide recognition - 11:55 am
- Sidewalk Sale a paradise for bargain-hunters - 9:55 am
- Ronald McDonald shot at Lumberton Sonic - 7:05 am
- Bryan given Golden Leaf scholarship - 2:04 pm
- NCDOT: Have a blast this Fourth of July, but be smart - 12:05 pm
- Area bursting with Fourth of July activities - 2:02 pm
- Little Hands holds annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Judes - 12:57 pm
- Coming up sixes - 8:11 am
- Mystery brews in Atlanta: Someone stole a whole lot of beer - 5:30 am
- It’s God who does the seeking and searching - 3:33 am
- Man steals frozen chicken, takes off on bicycle - 7:52 pm
- Zoo closes as staff try to wrangle escaped 12-pound monkey - 7:25 pm
- Plane diverts after man tries to kiss teen - 5:27 pm
- Ceremony for Highway Patrol promotoins is Monday - 1:18 pm
- View Story - 12:34 pm
- Federal Aviation Administration Announces New Drone Rules - 9:35 am
- Governor McCrory Signs Legislation to Support Disabled Veterans - 9:14 am
- Horse owners urged to vaccinate equine aftertwo S.C. horses confirmed to have EEE - 9:11 am
- Earl Robinson - 8:50 am
- Miss N.C. Outstanding Teen 2016 Wednesday night preliminary winners - 8:11 am
- Man accused of driving under influence on lawnmower - 7:25 am
- Ambassadors Club - 7:07 am
- E’town water, sewer rates getting tweaked - 6:35 am
- Alice Williams - 4:50 pm
- Student-athletes participate in summer leadership - 3:01 pm
- School leasing bill for poor districts prompts warnings from N.C. treasurer - 1:52 pm
- IN JULY … - 12:55 pm
- Charles Leroy (Pete) Gunter - 12:10 pm
- West Bladen cadets shine at JROTC Leadership Challenge - 10:04 am
- BCS offering free summer meals - 9:04 am
- BCC Offers Free Business Seminars - 1:31 pm
- Governor McCrory Releases State Broadband Plan - 1:27 pm
- Governor McCrory Signs Life-Saving Overdose Prevention Legislation - 1:23 pm
- County hears several important presentations - 8:37 am
Bus-driver training class to be held
ELIZABETHTOWN — A a bus-driver training session has been scheduled for all non-certified staff which began employment as of July 1, 2005, and ha...
Five arrested on drug charges
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladebn County Sheriff’s Office and Elizabethtown Police Department recently concluded a six-month joint operation tha...
Today is National HIV Testing Day.HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (acquired immunodef...
Dublin Scout Hut continues to evolve
DUBLIN — Members of Dublin Scout Troop 622 can rest easy now, knowing that they’re protected from above. From directly above, that is. The...
McCrory cracks down on drunk boating
CONCORD — Governor Pat McCrory was joined by students, teachers, elected officials and Sheyenne Marshall’s family today at Cox Mill High S...
July 4 holiday closings announced
Bladen County businesses and government offices have announced closings for the Fourth of July holiday on Monday.Those include:— All federal cou...
The girls are back in town
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH —- Girls will take center stage during the Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic, the popular surf event scheduled for Aug. 19-21...
RACING***Dublin Motor SpeedwaySaturday’s results***Ultimate Super Late Model Series1) #22F Chris Ferguson2) #22 GR Smith3) #1 Willie Milliken4) ...
West Bladen nips St. Pauls in slugfest, 16-15
DUBLIN — With their head coach attending the wake for Freedom Christian Academy softball coach Eddie Dees, who passed away recently after a batt...
Seven wildlife officers graduate from training
RALEIGH — Seven cadets, including one assigned to Bladen County, were sworn in as wildlife officers by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission a ...
Region 4 finishes fourth at State Games
RALEIGH —After a quick start to the Powerade State Games softball competition, the Region 4 team that included West Bladen’s Alanna Ludlum...
Knights edge Whiteville, 5-4, in Dixie Youth Pre-Majors
DUBLIN –Trent West pitched six stellar innings for West Bladen, but it took his seventh-inning RBI single to give the Knights a 5-4 win over vis...
FOR BETTER LIVING
Gardens will soon be overflowing with shiny, red tomatoes, bright green peppers and string beans. Farmers’ markets will be piled high with fresh...
LCFH plans grief workshop
ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will begin the first in a series of free, 90-minute grief workshops, Understanding grief and loss. It wi...
Lewis’ 85th gets surprise birthday party
The Lewis Building played host to a special surprise birthday celebration on Sunday, May 29.Kathryn Lewis was given an 85th birthday party by her fami...
Health department inspects 37 locations
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 37 inspections of food-service locations during the month of May.Follow...
LCFH receives grant from Operation Round Up
Lower Cape Fear Hospice recently received a $3,500 grant from Four County Electric Membership Corporation’s Operation Round Up TRUST Fund.The gr...
FOR BETTER LIVING
My favorite vegetable is definitely yellow summer squash. Squashes are members of the gourd family, which also includes watermelons, cucumbers, muskme...
Parents putting children in danger’s path is the new norm
People questioned how could a family let a child slip into a zoo enclosure with a gorilla. Then the same was said for a child playing near signs that ...
Mission trip rewarding again
Exactly what I did to deserve being called a heifer three times (once was a double-heifer!) and forced to mop an entire church fellowship hall —...
It’s time to letLennon Lacyrest in peace
It is our sincere hope that Lennon Lacy may now rest in peace and that his family and friends can allow the grieving process to lead to the healing th...
For those eligible, voting should be easy
The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. Republican Donald Trump labeled the GOP primar...
We were never in Kansas
As the general election campaign begins in North Carolina, you can expect to hear a lot about Kansas.Yes, I can read a map. Kansas and North Carolina ...
School reform is good economics
Although the debate about education policy is robust, complicated, and sometimes vitriolic, there is actually broad agreement about the bottom line: i...
BCC offering free business seminars
DUBLIN – The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering free business seminars in June.They are:— The Top Ten Managemen...
Lu Mil Vineyard hosts Greater Tomato Sandwich Day
DUBLIN — Lu Mil Vineyard put its patented grapes aside for a few hours Saturday and allowed the tomato to take center stage for the first-ever G...
Four County EMC officials honored
BURGAW — Two members of the Board of Directors from Four County Electric Membership Corporation have been recognized for their years of service ...
Council man among those honored by UPS
CHARLOTTE — United Postal Service recently announced that 67 elite drivers from North Carolina are among 1,613 newly inducted worldwide into the...
Directors earn gold credentials
BURGAW — The first co-op board in the state, Four County EMC’s entire Board of Directors recently attained their Director Gold credential ...