Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:37:16 EST 1800 Lasting legacy We will have more to say about Mike McIntyre's nine terms in Congress when he exits as the 7th District representative for North Carolina early next year, but now seems an appropriate time to give a nod to the Lumberton native about the way he... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:01:14 EST West Bladen’s Brown attends Governor’s School Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:26:05 EST Several races could make history on Tuesday ELIZABETHTOWN —Tuesday looms as a big day for Democrats and Republicans across the county, state and natoin as the 2014 General Election takes place with numerous choices on the ballots. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:28:05 EST White Oak Ruritan Club holds fundraiser Saturday WHITE OAK — The White Oak Ruritan Club is having a fish fry from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Ruritan building Saturday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:26:03 EST West Bladen team earns bronze at national competition ELIZABETHTOWN — Three students from West Bladen recently competed as a team in the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America national competition in Texas against more than 7,000 other students — and took third place in... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:11:12 EST Christianity versus homosexuality Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:38:15 EST Eagles look to bounce back ELIZABETHTOWN — For the first time in quite a while, East Bladen head football coach Robby Priest is preparing for a game without his No. 1 quarterback. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:35:08 EST Midway is next DUBLIN — There is good news and bad news for the West Bladen Knights this week. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:02:04 EST Eagles oust Northeastern, 3-2, advance to second round Saturday ELIZABETH CITY — East Bladen earned some degree of revenge on Thursday in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A soccer playoffs when they went to the home field of Northeastern and nipped the Eagles, 3-2. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:15:09 EST The Ebola threat Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:58:10 EST Tory Hole Park future is bright Great excitement awaits Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:01:13 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office assisted the community on a total of 69 calls between Oct. 22 and Oct. 29. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:58:02 EST 'Roger's Wish' deadline has arrived ELIZABETHTOWN — Friday is the deadline for the second annual “Roger's Wish” blanket and sleeping bag project for the homeless and needy in Bladen County, but if anyone needs until Monday to deliver their collection, they... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:56:03 EST Miss Bladenboro pageant winners start charity effort BLADENBORO — The Miss Bladenboro Scholarship Pageant has established a community service project in conunction with Sheriff Prentis Benston to benefit the Bladen County Sheriff's Office. The project is called “Compassionate Crowns &... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:40:05 EST Eagles to face Eagles in soccer playoffs ELIZABETHTOWN — For the second straight season, it's Eagles versus Eagles in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A soccer playoffs. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:58:04 EST Jail project leaves many questions Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:04 EST Brisson receives ECU grant GREENVILLE — Brittany Nicole Brisson has been selected to receive the East Carolina University North Carolina Space Consortium Grant. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:02 EST Shooting leaves one dead in Elizabethtown ELIZABETHTOWN — A shooting in the early morning hours of Tuesday on Sammy Lane in Elizabethtown has left one person dead and investigators looking for clues that will lead to the trigger man. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:41:05 EST Multi-use pathway for White Lake met with curiosity, questions WHITE LAKE — The first of two public information sessions regarding a proposed multi-use path at White Lake was met with both curiosity and questions on Tuesday at White Lake Town Hall. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:50:05 EST (No heading) Contributed photo Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:08 EST