Keeping you informed

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Sadie Perry and I met with Dr. Robert Taylor at the Board of Education in Elizabethtown …

October 1st, 2015 |  

Ad hoc minutes are not missing

In response to a concern expressed by one of your readers regarding minutes from an Ad Hoc committee meeting of …

September 30th, 2015 |  

Adhoc committee’s minutes went missing

Someone told me that they were looking for the Board of Education’s Adhoc Committee minutes from Sept. 1, but they …

September 28th, 2015 |  

Is this really the best plan?

Understanding that our county is identified as a high poverty, economically depressed county and with known budget restraints, we do …

September 24th, 2015 |  

Church gives thanks for contribution

St. Christopher Episcopal Church in Elizabethtowntown would like to send a grateful and loving thank-you to Hannah Cole, Collin Cole …

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |  

Park staff thanks those who have visited

We here at Jones Lake State Park want to take this opportunity to thank all of our park visitors and …

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  

Roger’s Wish a fine tribute to a good man

I first saw Roger Grunder reading a book on a park bench one sunny afternoon in 2011. For the last …

September 11th, 2015 |  

West Bladen’s fortunes vs. Whiteville corrected

Even though I am a Whiteville fan, I enjoy the coverage you give your local schools in Bladen county. You …

September 8th, 2015 updated: September 8th, 2015. |  

A call for a new perspective

I’m a white man who worked well all my life with a highly diverse group of people in law enforcement. …

August 27th, 2015 |  

School district reponds to dating site account

It has been brought to our attention that an account using Bladen County Schools’ email domain has been created on …

August 25th, 2015 |  

252nd Artillery reunion planned

Officers of the 252nd Coast Artillery/Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group Association, NCNG, in Wilmington will hold their 36th annual reunion on Friday, …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Review of debate falls short

Your review of the Republican debate aired on Fox was generally right on point. Clearly the debate was high in …

August 14th, 2015 |  

Coach extends thanks for community support

It’s been about a week since the West Bladen High School baseball team returned from Guntersville, Alabama, after playing four …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Thoughts about the man, Bruce Jenner

I will always remember Bruce Jenner as Bruce Jenner. When I was a younger guy, I watched him on television …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Editorial changed my opinion

This letter is in response to the editorial in “Our view” that was titled “South Carolina, it’s high time to …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Proud of my southern heritage

I am hearing and reading about protest to South Carolina’s removal of the replica of the battle flag of the …

July 13th, 2015 |  

We are being tested every day

On certain issues, politically and socially, we may be called upon to make a distinct and clear moral and biblical …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Disappointed in President Obama

Millions of God Loving American citizens were stunned and disappointed to see their cherished White House used to promote what …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

Funding needed to help prevent suicides

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, and most suicides are a result of untreated mental …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Poplar Heights’ staff was oustanding

This is a letter of gratitude and thanks. Too often there are letters complaining about one thing or another and …

June 25th, 2015 |  

Voting more important than firearms

The massacre in Charleston has brought out the firearm control advocates, again. What is more astounding at the same time …

June 24th, 2015 |  

Suicide prevention should be a priority

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, and most suicides are a result of untreated mental …

June 18th, 2015 |  


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