State’s DEQ action far too late

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s action on Dan River (Tuesday) is three years too late. For years, DEQ has …

February 9th, 2016 |  

In support of Ben Carson

This is a call to those who believe it is time for a renewal of moral values in this country. …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Please support the Connect NC Bond

As a long-time Elizabethtown resident and community advocate, I am excited for our county to have the opportunity to vote …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Richard Burr’s level of arrogance

As one of Richard Burr’s opponents in the March 15 Republican U.S. Senate primary, I consider his refusal to debate …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Shouldn’t we do our part first?

N.C. Rep. Richard Hudson began his Jan. 26 column in the Laurinburg Exchange with well deserved praise for the thousands …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Pastor endorses Clinton for president

First, let it be known that I am not politically savvy in regards to politics. However, I find in Matthew …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Movie industry finds home in Clinton

My name is Mitchell Maxwell. I have worked on Broadway and in the movie business for most of my adult …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Who actually pulled the trigger?

I truly appreciate the profound Raleigh News & Observer article, “King’s unfinished business,” but I question the assertion that Dr. …

January 25th, 2016 |  

The truth about background checks

After returning from an extended trip I was catching up on my dated Bladen Journals and just read the Jan. …

January 25th, 2016 |  

Read God’s plan for His people

God’s plan for His people is in the Bible. Read it for yourself in 1 Corinthians 2:1-16. There are three …

January 24th, 2016 |  

Movie attendance will honor great heroes

“13 Hours” is a movie based on the book of the same title by Mitchell Zuckoff and the Annex Security …

January 19th, 2016 |  

Holiday blues

Now that the 2015 Christmas holiday season is history, I’d like to express my feelings and beliefs on what is …

January 15th, 2016 |  

Common Core is communist indoctrination

The teaching of Common Core is just another reason to remove your children from the public school system and demand …

January 13th, 2016 updated: January 13th, 2016. |  

Town tables pay for police officers

BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Board of Commissioners decided to table a discussion on adjusting the salary for police officers at …

January 12th, 2016 |  

Book aimed at stopping abuse

My wife Claudia and I have been married for 31 years. Before she met me she was married for 12 …

December 25th, 2015 |  

Former editor recalls Empty Stocking’s start

My wife, who works in an office for one of the state agencies, noticed your editorial last week on the …

December 22nd, 2015 |  

Heartfelt thanks for Empty Stocking Fund assistance

Thank you SO MUCH for calling recently about the Empty Stocking Fund gift certificates to Leinwand’s! I called Ms. Esters, …

December 21st, 2015 |  

Pastor to miss his Santa Claus

Christmas in Southeastern North Carolina will be a bit different this year, not because of the unseasonably warm temperatures, but …

December 21st, 2015 |  

More gun control isn’t needed

Your “Our View” in the Dec. 8 edition calls once again for some type of unspecified gun control to stop …

December 11th, 2015 |  

Gun control: Here we go again

Somewhere along the line these knee-jerk calls for gun control have got to stop. What we really need is enforcement …

December 7th, 2015 |  

Thanks to Elizabethtown Police Department

In the last several months, the Elizabethtown Police Department has done an excellent job in working with our office on …

December 3rd, 2015 updated: December 3rd, 2015. |  

McVicker’s first year shows solid leadership

Tuesday, Dec. 1, marks one year of leadership for Sheriff Jim McVicker in Bladen County. As an interested member of …

December 2nd, 2015 |  


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