Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:59:51 EST 1800 Travelers urged to slow down on the roads http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50412122/Travelers-urged-to-slow-down-on-the-roads RALEIGH – The State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Labor Day holiday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:53:07 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/50438494/Bladen-County-Sheriffs-Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office handled a total of 57 calls from the public between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:18:08 EST BCC welcomes two new trustees http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50432355/BCC-welcomes-two-new-trustees DUBLIN — At the recent meeting of the Bladen Community College Board of Trustees, two new members were welcomed to the group. They are Wayne Edge and Charlotte Smith. Both were appointed by the county commissioners. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:46:12 EST Killingsworth sentencing postponed to October http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50418015/Killingsworth-sentencing-postponed-to-October ELIZABETHTOWN — The sentencing hearing for former Bladen County Schools Superintendent Gregory Killingsworth was postponed until Tuesday, Oct. 7.The hearing was originally scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:11:14 EST Lady Eagles, Lady Knights battle to wins http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50430374/Lady-Eagles-Lady-Knights-battle-to-wins LAKE WACCAMAW — The Lady Eagles fought back from an early deficit to claim a hard-fought non-conference win over East Columbus on Tuesday by the scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-22 and 25-23. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:04:08 EST Women’s Equality: Lagging overall, but improving http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50396505/Womens-Equality:-Lagging-overall-but-improving ELIZABETHTOWN — In the 94 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment in August 1920, which gave women the right to vote and became known as women's suffrage, the United States has made leaps and bounds in the area of women's... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:28:04 EST (No heading) http://bladenjournal.com/news/letters/50421894/ We wanted to be sure and take the time to send out most sincere congratulations to the town of Elizabethtown for the wonderful weekend of events recently. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:45:07 EST Lady Knights sweep West Columbus http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50411929/Lady-Knights-sweep-West-Columbus CERRO GORDO — Morgan Sweeney fired in eight service winners, seven of which were aces, and the Lady Knights of West Bladen swept West Columbus in a non-conference volleyball match on Monday by the scores of 25-9, 25-16 and 25-10. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:16:07 EST Positive numbers http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/50379735/Positive-numbers While enrollment in area community colleges appears to be lagging, the same isn't true for Bladen Community College, where numbers are looking strong and could even surpass last fall's record-breaking figure. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:01:28 EST A non-lawyer on the Supreme Court? http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/50399514/A-non-lawyer-on-the-Supreme-Court President Obama plans to appoint National Public Radio's Nina Totenberg to the United States Supreme Court.Not really, of course. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:26:03 EST EYEBROW: BLADEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Lt. Col. Taylor to keynote Fall Convocation http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_education/50401788/EYEBROW:-BLADEN-COMMUNITY-COLLEGE-Lt.-Col.-Taylor-to-keynote-Fall-Convocation DUBLIN — Lt. Col. Vivian Taylor will be the keynote speaker at Bladen Community College's Fall Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. This marks the 47th year since Bladen Community College was officially established. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:23:09 EST Shooting sends one to hospital; suspects flee http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50396909/Shooting-sends-one-to-hospital;-suspects-flee BLADENBORO — A shooting early Sunday morning on Twisted Hickey Road in Bladenboro sent one man to Bladen County Hospital and have deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office looking for the trigger men. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:53:08 EST Thank you to Brian Campbell http://bladenjournal.com/news/letters/50396467/Thank-you-to-Brian-Campbell Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:56:11 EST Knights runs over South Rob, 42-8 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50396153/Knights-runs-over-South-Rob-42-8 ROWLAND — West Bladen traveled to South Robeson for their season-opener, and pasted the Mustangs 42-8 in a game that featured 382 yards rushing from the Knights, a swarming disruptive defense by West Bladen and a running clock that did little to... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:36:07 EST Hardee, Reynolds http://bladenjournal.com/news/weddings/50350843/Hardee-Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. James Daryl Hardee of White Lake announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Blair to Ryan Christopher Reynolds, son of Peter and Cindy Reynolds of Raleigh. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:01:11 EST New digital press creating a buzz http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50383145/New-digital-press-creating-a-buzz ELIZABETHTOWN — There's some excitement brewing at Bladen Office Supply these days in the form of a new digital printing press. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:58:09 EST God’s got you covered http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/50349078/Gods-got-you-covered Don't you just love it, love it, LOVE IT when God 'shows off' his ability to provide for your needs? I know I do. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:12:03 EST (No heading) http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_education/50348999/ Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:39:03 EST Pizza Hut to reopen this week http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50384234/Pizza-Hut-to-reopen-this-week ELIZABETHTOWN — The list of pizza venues in Bladen County was shrunk by one recently, but it is expected to be a temporary disapearance. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:07 EST Content with loss of freedom http://bladenjournal.com/news/letters/50362967/Content-with-loss-of-freedom Maybe it's just me, but it seems most Americans are fairly content with the progressive losing of their freedom. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:53:04 EST