Religious terrorism?

I am continually hearing and reading about an Islamic state and Islamic terrorism. Unfortunately, too many American citizens have fallen …

November 23rd, 2015 |  

Pipeline or storyline?

I am reading and hearing much criticism of the decision not to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. At 4:45 p.m. …

November 20th, 2015 |  

‘Roger’s Wish’ a true community miracle

As most everyone knows by now, this year’s third annual “Roger’s Wish” project was a great success. I would like …

November 11th, 2015 |  

Thanks from Jones Lake State Park

The Friends of the Bay Lakes, along with the staff from Jones Lake State Park and Singletary Lake State Park, …

November 5th, 2015 |  

What happened to reasonable priorities?

In response to their effectiveness, so many times I have written: “A picture may paint a thousand words, but a …

October 23rd, 2015 |  

Congressional bill supports medics’ transition

Military veterans receive some of the best medical training and experience available when serving our country. Their sacrifices, commitment to …

October 19th, 2015 |  

What is wrong with people?

What is wrong with people?

I’ve been sitting back watching and reading some of the stupid things that come out of the mouths of people. …

October 15th, 2015 |  

School closings need reconsideration

School closings need reconsideration

On behalf of the A+ Schools Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, I would like to submit this letter …

October 14th, 2015 |  

Party affiliation called into question

Based on my understanding of Scripture, I am a born-again Christian. I was registered for approximately 20 years as a …

October 13th, 2015 |  

Sheriff’s honor guard needs your pledge

When I was elected sheriff I was blessed to start my tenure with many fine officers in my command. I …

October 9th, 2015 |  

Take a walk on Oct. 17, fight Alzheimer’s disease

A lzheimer’s disease is a growing epidemic and the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. In the United States, more than …

October 8th, 2015 |  

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 |  


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