Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:10:42 EST 1800 Board of Agriculture OKs fees for woodland plans Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:23:12 EST BOE honors Junior Beta national winners Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:12:08 EST Eagles hosting Jaquars in second round ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen coach Robby Priest, now on the heels of getting his first 10-win season, is well aware that getting No. 11 will be one of the season's biggest challenges. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:02:12 EST Lighting up the night DUBLIN — Nothing attracts folks from throughout the region to Bladen County during the Christmas season like the Festival of Lights at Lu Mil Vineyard. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:02:11 EST Leutze wants his state back Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:42:06 EST Lady Knights have huge shoes to fill DUBLIN — Either way it's looked at — reloading or rebuilding — West Bladen girls basketball coach Pam Stephens knows she has her work cut out for her this season after losing two key starters from last season's 12-9... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:25:06 EST Rotary Club hears about Watch D.O.G.S. ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Rotary Club was treated to special program by Patrick Litzinger regarding the Watch D.O.G.S. — Dads of Great Students. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:15:04 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — For the first time in many months, the Bladen County Sheriff's Office had more arrests than calls from the public for assistance. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:58:02 EST 4K4 Food on tap for Saturday ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual 4K4 for Food Walk-Run-Stroll fundraiser for Bladen Crisis Assistance is set to take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Elizabethtown Industrial Park. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:00:07 EST NAACP wants federal investigation BLADENBORO — Several media outlets are reporting this week that the state chapter of the NAACP has hired its own pathologist and requested a federal investigation into the death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacey, who was found hanging from a swing set... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:12:03 EST Lady Eagles reload for long run ELIZABETHTOWN — It doesn't take much strain on the memory to recall the Lady Eagles' three straight appearances in the Class 2-A state championship games back when the likes of Courtney Melvin and Jasmine Kemp were leading East... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:53:03 EST First in series on fruit, nut growing workshops scheduled ELIZABETHTOWN — There will be a tree, fruit and nut production workshop with Mike Parker on Monday, Dec. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:29:06 EST Scholarship applications being accepted ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for their scholarships. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:46:04 EST Commissioners approve grant subscription service ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners approved a subscription and service agreement with eCivis at a cost of $6,500 on Monday. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:26:05 EST Kornegay, Atwell Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Kornegay of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Blake Kornegay, to Robert Atwell IV, son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Atwell III of Columbus, Ga. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:04:10 EST Iron Man donates to Shriners Hospitals WHITE LAKE — A new golf course, a new golf tournament, a big check to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:41:03 EST Commissioners OK applications to Golden Leaf ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners met in a special-called meeting Monday to hear pitches from three organizations regarding Golden Leaf grant applications. The board voted in the regular session later to approve all three... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:12:06 EST The season should cultivate love What better time than the Thanksgiving season to tell you that I appreciate the opportunity this paper provides people like me to express our thoughts and opinions on the things going on around us. Unfortunately, there are lots of people who manage to... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:53:09 EST Festival of Trees celebrates ‘Here comes Christmas’ Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:58:06 EST First buck Contributed photoRyan Taylor, 13, of Tar Heel bagged his first buck on Saturday while hunting on a family farm in Dublin. The five-point buck weighed 150. Taylor was hunting with family friend Adam Brown. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:21:04 EST