Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:19:44 EST 1800 Hope can be a dangerous thing “Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.” So said Red Redding to Andy Dufresne in that masterpiece, “The Shawshank Redemption.” If you have never seen the film, that is your... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:34:03 EST No need to panic Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:09 EST Energy assistance applications to be sought ELIZABETHTOWN — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the state's Low Income Energy Assistance Program will be accepting applications beginning Monday, Dec. 1. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:34:07 EST Eagles put together solid season ELIZABETHTOWN — The wind coming out of East Bladen's playoff sails was palpable immediately after the horn sounded Friday night, signalling the end of a 40-35 loss to Farm Central High and the Eagles Class 2-A playoff run in the second... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:02:09 EST Left and Roy … and their critics Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:20:07 EST Library to host special pajama party ELIZABETHTOWN — Children are in for a real Christmas treat when the folks at the Bladen County Public Library in Elizabethtown hold a Christmas Pajama Party on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:26:06 EST ECA releases its honor roll lists Elizabethtown Christian Academy recently released its honor roll from the first nine weeks of school.Headmaster's List Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:41:04 EST Teacher honor society meets ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Honor Society for Women Educators, Delta Kappa Gamma met Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:43:07 EST Caregivers and Coffee sessions to be held at Hospice ELIZABETHTOWN — For those caring for a loved one with chronic or terminal illnesses, the journey can sometimes feel overwhelming. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:58:11 EST East JROTC holds first ‘Iron Company’ competition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:02:06 EST Game land draft plans released RALEIGH — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted draft plans for seven game lands — including one that... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:17:13 EST Tuesday roundup: Eagles’ spurt knocks off St. Pauls ST. PAULS — Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:59:09 EST USDA Disaster Assistance to help WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program for losses suffered... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:05 EST Donations top $2,500 so far$2500-so-far ELIZABETHTOWN — After a slow start, the Bladen Journal's annual Empty Stocking Fund got a big boost on Tuesday when more than $2,500 was delivered. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:34:08 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County SHeriff's Office answered a total of 31 calls from the public between Nov. 18 and Nov. 25. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:03 EST Happy birthday! Today is East Bladen coach Ken Cross' birthday … wish him a good one! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:02:05 EST East Bladen announces its honor roll students Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:46:05 EST Up to yellow A troi of students at Bladenboro Carolina Karate recently advanced to yellow belt, Under the direction of instructor Daniel Miller, those students were: Christopher Callihan, Connor Sykes and Brody Rhodes. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:09:06 EST Lady Eagles open with win JACKSONVILLE — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen kicked off their 2014-15 season on Monday with a trip to Southwest Onslow High, and returned home with a convincing 62-38 non-conference win. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:05 EST Scout Hut on the verge of resurrection Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:57:05 EST