Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:23:47 EST 1800 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 Hancock closes season in Myrtle Beach MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Cade Hancock, an Elizabethtown 13-year-old, finished up his 2014 golf schedule by playing in the 25th annual Charles Tilghman Invitational at the Surf Golf & Beach Club along the Grand Strand. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:21:07 EST McIntyre bids Congress farewell Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:02:04 EST Students being tested The West Bladen High School Public Safety classes have been involved in testing to gain certification under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Incident Management. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:56:08 EST First South Bank opens its doors in Elizabethtown ELIZABETHTOWN — Customers of the former Bank of America found a new name but the same friendly faces on Monday when they arrived to transact business. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:11:04 EST