Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:20:11 EST 1800 Elf Angels bring joy to local families ELIZABETHTOWN — 'Tis the season to do good things for others and to pay it forward en masse. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:00:06 EST Lady Eagles hammer Clinton CLINTON — The lady Eagles made short work of rival Clinton on Thursday, knocking off the Lady Dark Horses 60-18 in Four County Conference action.The victory moves East Bladen to 10-0 on the season and 2-0 in the conference. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:58:07 EST Eagles nipped by Clinton CLINTON — Gimmes, dinkies, babies. Call them what you want, but East Bladen couldn't buy one Thursday night and dropped its second straight Four County Conference game, 62-58 to Clinton. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:09 EST Peace begins at home In December 2001, the Jews of Afghanistan celebrated their first Hanukah free of the Taliban in almost a decade. It was a small celebration, for there were only two Jews left in the entire country — only two — and each one celebrated the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:34:03 EST Let love manifest into peace Let there be peace on earth. It's such a simple but powerful phrase, one that's been used in a song and is often used in sermons during this Christmas season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:02:03 EST Lady Eagles to host Holiday Classic ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles will host the inaugural, four-team East Bladen Holiday Classic on Monday and Tuesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:12 EST Holding on to our humanity Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:42:09 EST New store offers variety of vapor, tobacco products ELIZABETHOWN — A new business has opened up recently in Elizabethtown offering vaporizers and tobacco products. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:30:03 EST Lu Mil lights up Christmas DUBLIN — The annual Festival of Lights is underway at Lu Mil Vineyard.You can read more about the show, visiting with Santa and enjoying a delicious country buffet in Erin Smith's story, Lu Mil lights dazzle visitors” Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:07:06 EST Festival of Lights dazzles visitors DUBLIN — While temperatures were mild, smiles abounded at Lu Mil Vineyard as folks began arriving Wednesday for the annual Festival of Lights. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:02:03 EST Wildlife Commission offering waterfowl hunting opportunity for youth COINJOCK — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has a limited number of permits remaining for a special youth-only waterfowl hunt on Jan. 31 on Currituck... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:28:04 EST USDA improves forest health WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that more than 200,000 tons of biomass were removed from federal lands through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:31:03 EST Three-judge panel for Sledge hearing announced RALEIGH — Joseph Sledge is seeing the wheels of justice slowly beginning to grind forward as he moves closer to possible freedom. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:46:03 EST BCC spring registration draws near Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:31:07 EST SBI charges former court official Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:31:05 EST Toy drive yields huge haul for Bladen children ELIZABETHTOWN — Some children in Bladen County will have a brighter Christmas thanks to the staff of Schultz-Ellis Chiropractic. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:26:05 EST Knights sweep Union DUBLIN — West Bladen got balanced scoring and got out to a quick start Tuesday, turning back Union in the opening game of the Four County Conference schedule, 65-27. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:12:03 EST Despite slow start, Lady Eagles rip Midway ELIZABETHTOWN — After a lackluster first half, the Lady Eagles came to life — scoring 41 points in the second half to take a 51-12 Four County Conference win over visiting Midway. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:09:02 EST Eagles upset bid falls short ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles had visiting Midway on the brink of their first loss of the season with about 5 minutes left on Tuesday, but the Raiders did what good teams will do … go on a big run and hit free throws down the... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:50:05 EST Hospital restricting children, visitors Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:11:05 EST