Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Sun, 24 May 2015 05:16:47 EST 1800 Second annual trail ride for St. Jude on tap http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153665069/Second-annual-trail-ride-for-St.-Jude-on-tap WHITE LAKE — The second annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride & Lunch will take place Saturday in the Bladen Lakes State Forest at Singletary Loop Trail just off N.C. 53 East near White Lake from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:26:11 EST Are there timeless rules for investing? http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/153656607/Are-there-timeless-rules-for-investing There's rarely a meeting at which I'm speaking where someone doesn't ask me about investing. Often it's about the stock market, but sometimes there's a question about gold, foreign currencies or even... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:41:11 EST White-tailed deer management forums are set http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153654972/White-tailed-deer-management-forums-are-set RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state — including one in Bladen County — in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. Fri, 22 May 2015 19:26:12 EST E’town firefighters respond to house fire http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153666385/Etown-firefighters-respond-to-house-fire ELIZABETHTOWN _- The Elizabethtown Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 234 Sand Pit Road on Thursday. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:11 EST Bryan, Lennon http://bladenjournal.com/news/engagements/153583111/Bryan-Lennon Ric and Brenda Davis of Clinton and Bill and Diane Poole of Roseboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Bryan of Evergreen to Lee Lennon also of Evergreen. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:06:11 EST Carolina Crossroads now taking applicants http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153661703/Carolina-Crossroads-now-taking-applicants ELIZABETHTOWN — The former Camp E-Tik-Etu has sprung back to life in the form of Southeastern Carolina Crossroads. The former site of an Eckerd-style youth camp is now home to a 42-day program for men who struggle with drug and alcohol abuse... Fri, 22 May 2015 15:01:11 EST For Better Living: Ways to Promote Better Health http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle/153661484/For-Better-Living:-Ways-to-Promote-Better-Health The link between diet and health is important. Food alone cannot make you healthy. But good eating habits, based on variety and moderation, can help keep you healthy and even improve your health. Good eating habits include knowing how to prepare and... Fri, 22 May 2015 13:11:12 EST Unconditional love not unconditional surrender http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153562026/Unconditional-love-not-unconditional-surrender Even if one makes only a cursory reading of the Old Testament, that reading is sure to uncover the fact that ancient peoples were fond of building memorials. In the oldest of times, these places were called “gilgals.” A... Fri, 22 May 2015 03:36:13 EST Water Fest at a crossroads http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/153579129/Water-Fest-at-a-crossroads The 2015 version of the annual White Lake Water Festival has been in the books now for nearly a week, and its organizers — and here I am referring primarily to the face of the event, which is Dawn Maynard — should be pretty proud of what... Fri, 22 May 2015 03:01:12 EST A time to honor fallen soldiers and their family http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/153559098/A-time-to-honor-fallen-soldiers-and-their-family Each May, we take time as a country to celebrate our veterans, lifting them up for all the sacrifices they have made for the freedoms we have. And doing so is the good and right thing. We wouldn't be the country we are without them. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:01:12 EST LCFH nurse practitioner earns doctorate http://bladenjournal.com/news/health/153663412/LCFH-nurse-practitioner-earns-doctorate Mēki Jacobs Graham, DNP, MSN/Ed, NP-C — a nurse practitioner who works for Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Bladen and Columbus counties —recently received her doctor of nursing practice degree with a focus on management and leadership from... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:21:13 EST Evers extends thanks for support of athletics http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153656437/Evers-extends-thanks-for-support-of-athletics As athletic director at East Bladen High School, I would like to thank our Booster Club and all of our sponsors for making this such a successful sports season. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:41:11 EST Thunderstorms briefly hammer Bladen County http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153654387/Thunderstorms-briefly-hammer-Bladen-County A line of severe thunderstorms that crossed through the region on Thursday afternoon brought with it at least one tornado that touched down in Columbus County. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:16:13 EST Three Knights sign to play college baseball http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/153639656/Three-Knights-sign-to-play-college-baseball DUBLIN — A trio of senior teammates sat together at a table covered with a tablecloth in West Bladen blue and signed their letters of intent to play college baseball in the fall. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:21:17 EST East Arcadia students visit biology lab at BCC http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153635874/East-Arcadia-students-visit-biology-lab-at-BCC DUBLIN – Eighth-grade students from East Arcadia School participated in a biology lab field trip to Bladen Community College on Monday, May 18. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:36:11 EST The Phantom Menace of the race track http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153613375/The-Phantom-Menace-of-the-race-track It occurred to me after I watched the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 16 that I have spent precious little time this season talking about the “all-stars” of our sport. Instead, I have stayed true to form and gone off on a series of odd... Thu, 21 May 2015 12:26:11 EST BCC remembers Williams at tree dedication http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153635708/BCC-remembers-Williams-at-tree-dedication DUBLIN – Bladen Community College remembered Essic McCauley Williams Jr. on Thursday, May 14, with the planting and dedication of a dogwood tree near the Essic Williams Administrative Building. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:11:11 EST Rouzer proposes dismantling the Education Dept. http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153609243/Rouzer-proposes-dismantling-the-Education-Dept. WASHINGTON, D.C. — If U.S. Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) has his way, the federal Department of Educatyion will soon be a thing of the past. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:11:11 EST Commissioners, School Board to hold joint meeting http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153632483/Commissioners-School-Board-to-hold-joint-meeting ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners and the Bladen County Board of Education will have a special joint meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 1 p.m. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:56:11 EST Memorial Day closings announced http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153579389/Memorial-Day-closings-announced Bladen County businesses and government offices have announced closings for the Memorial Day holiday.Those include: Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:12 EST