Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:26:51 EST 1800 Region to see better, warmer days ahead http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152044120/Region-to-see-better-warmer-days-ahead Thursday may have been the torturous cherry on top for Mother Nature's wrath of winter weather, as the entire region was under a Winter Storm Watch from 6 p.m. Wednesday through noon Thursday. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:11:12 EST Lady Eagles, Lady Knights to play on Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/152082994/Lady-Eagles-Lady-Knights-to-play-on-Saturday The East Bladen Lady Eagles basketball team will host Eastern Randolph on Saturday at 5 p.m.The West Bladen Lady Knights basketball team will play at Currituck County on Saturday at 5 p.m. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:11:11 EST State ranked top 10 for dealing with bullying http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152027276/State-ranked-top-10-for-dealing-with-bullying According to the most recent information available, over the next 7 minutes, a child in the U.S. will be the victim of bullying. It may be the child of someone you know. Worse, it may be your own. Meanwhile, only four out of 100 adults will step in to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:06:11 EST Bladen County Schools on two hour delay for Thursday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152061645/Bladen-County-Schools-on-two-hour-delay-for-Thursday ELIZABETHTOWN — All Bladen County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, February 26, for students and staff. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:36:11 EST Another round of winter weather on its way http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152045434/Another-round-of-winter-weather-on-its-way ELIZABETHTOWN — Folks in Bladen County are bracing for another winter storm forecasted to hit the area overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:26:12 EST BCC to host FAFSA Day on Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/152043991/BCC-to-host-FAFSA-Day-on-Saturday DUBLIN — The annual FAFSA Day is scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Learning Enhancement Center (Building 8) at Bladen Community College. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:16:11 EST Closings and Delays for Wednesday, Feb 25 http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/152032375/Closings-and-Delays-for-Wednesday-Feb-25 The following are the latest delays we have received into the Bladen Journal news room for Wednesday, Feb.25. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:41:12 EST Bladen County placed under Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday night http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/152032984/Bladen-County-placed-under-Winter-Storm-Watch-for-Wednesday-night ELIZABETHTOWN — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bladen County which is effective beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday and continuing through 10 a.m. Thursday. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:12 EST E’town town hall to open later on Wednesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152032182/Etown-town-hall-to-open-later-on-Wednesday ELIZABETHTOWN — Due to the inclement weather, the Elizabethtown Municipal Building will open to he public at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:31:24 EST Road crews out in area http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152030274/Road-crews-out-in-area RALEIGH – N.C. Department of Transportation crews were out in full force in Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett and Robeson counties today. They started out early, spreading salt and sand on bridges and pushing snow as it... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:56:13 EST Saturday fundraiser to benefit Kyle Cashwell http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152002937/Saturday-fundraiser-to-benefit-Kyle-Cashwell GARLAND — Hickory Grove Fire Department will host a benefit coon hunt and chicken/rice plate sale on Saturday at 5 p.m. to raise money for Kyle Cashwell, who was injured in a farming-related accident. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:01:12 EST Rouzer tabbed for caucus co-chair http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152026201/Rouzer-tabbed-for-caucus-co-chair WASHINGTON — Congressman David Rouzer (N.C.-District 7) has been named co-chairman of the Coastal Communities Caucus. This bipartisan caucus will focus on issues that our coastal communities face. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:56:13 EST Photojournalist/author tells BCC about N.C. waterways http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/152023943/Photojournalist/author-tells-BCC-about-N.C.-waterways DUBLIN — Award-winning photojournalist and author Ben Casey was the featured speaker in a program presented by the Bladen Community College Writers Series on Monday. His program focused on what he calls “his passion,” North... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:11:12 EST Snow days come to Bladen http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152023512/Snow-days-come-to-Bladen The winter weather advisory put into effect by the National Weather Service for Bladen County for Tuesday has been extended to 6 p.m. The orignal advisory was set to expire at 5 p.m. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:56:11 EST Closings and delays for Tuesday, Feb 24 http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152014180/Closings-and-delays-for-Tuesday-Feb-24 The following closings and delays have been reported for Tuesday, Feb. 24, to the Bladen Journal newsroom.— Bladen County Schools are closed for students. It will be an optional work day for teachers and staff. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:46:12 EST SChools closed Tuesday, Feb 24 http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152011975/SChools-closed-Tuesday-Feb-24 ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Schools will be closed to students on Tuesday, Feb. 24.It will be an optional work day for staff. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:21:11 EST Irving to headline annual Book ‘Em N.C. http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/151964505/Irving-to-headline-annual-Book-Em-N.C. LUMBERTON — When longtime television producer Terry Irving began work on his first novel, “Courier,” he drew inspiration from his first job out of college, rushing footage to a Washington D.C. news channel on his motorcycle during... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:56:13 EST Cold snap grips area http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/151964712/Cold-snap-grips-area Mother Nature continued to reach her icy fingers into the region on the heels of a hit-and-run by Winter Storm Octavia last week, and left behind a record-breaking low temperature. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:01:12 EST ‘Play to Win’: The Jackie Robinson musical http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-news/151946715/Play-to-Win:-The-Jackie-Robinson-musical LUMBERTON — Come celebrate the story of an iconic figure who displayed the power of determination and perseverance in the face of injustice. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 19:56:11 EST Bladen schools to make up snow day on April 3 http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/151968158/Bladen-schools-to-make-up-snow-day-on-April-3 ELIZABETHTOWN — While many students enjoyed a snow day last Tuesday, they are now going have to make up that day on Friday, April 3. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:01:11 EST