Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:36:06 EST 1800 Relay for Life Survivor Gala a success http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4499617/Relay-for-Life-Survivor-Gala-a-success Contributed photos Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/4496578/Bladen-County-Sheriffs-Office ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Sheriff's Office received a total of 45 calls from victims of alleged crimes between April 9 and April 16. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dublin First Baptist Church prepares to open second campus at White Lake Sunday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4496028/Dublin-First-Baptist-Church-prepares-to-open-second-campus-at-White-Lake-Sunday WHITE LAKE — There is an air of anticipation at White Lake for this weekend as a new church campus is about to open its doors and welcome folks into a worshipful experience on the shores of the crystal lake Sunday at 8:32 a.m. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen County Retired School Personnel hears from charter school http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4496465/Bladen-County-Retired-School-Personnel-hears-from-charter-school ELIZABETHTOWN — The regular meeting of the Bladen County Retired School Personnel was held on March 31 at the Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy's Commandant of Cadets Carl Lloyd was the... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST No arrest yet in fatal shooting http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4496032/No-arrest-yet-in-fatal-shooting BLADENBORO —A fatal shooting outside the Ash Street apartments in Bladenboro early Monday morning remains under investigation by the Bladenboro Police Department. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jail-A-Thon deemed a success http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4495247/Jail-A-Thon-deemed-a-success ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Education Foundation is declaring the annual Jail-A-Thon a huge success.“This was one of our biggest ever,” said David Wall, one of the organizers of the event. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen sees dip in unemployment http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4494707/Bladen-sees-dip-in-unemployment RALEIGH — The state has released its unemployment figures for the month of February and Bladen County's rate dipped by 0.5 percent to 10 percent, ranking it 93rd in overall unemployment data. That is down from one year ago when the county... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST B’boro board requests speed limit change http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4494532/Bboro-board-requests-speed-limit-change BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Town Board approved a resolution this week asking that the N.C. Department of Transportation to change the speed limit on N.C. Hwy. 242 within the town's limits from 45 mph to 35 mph. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Generous gift http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4494292/Generous-gift Photo courtesy of Seth Lewis Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East at West games moved http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/4484146/East-at-West-games-moved DUBLIN — Because of the inclement weather, all athletic events scheduled for today between West Bladen and East Bladen have been moved to Wednesday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber award-winners announced http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-news/4483514/Chamber-award-winners-announced ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual Elizabethtown-White lake Area Chamber of Commerce award winners have been announced.There are …— Outstanding Small Business Award: First Source Staffing (Timbo Blount) Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Investigatoin continuing in shooting death http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4482100/Investigatoin-continuing-in-shooting-death BLADENBORO — The investigation is continuing into the recent shooting death of a woman in Bladenboro.According to Bladenboro Police Chief Chris Hunt, the woman has been identified as Patricia Cooper. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen students attend YLA conference http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/4481292/Bladen-students-attend-YLA-conference RALEIGH — Thirteen high school students from Bladen County recently participated in the N.C. Youth Legislative Assembly conference in Raleigh. More than 200 students from 36 counties were in attendance during the three-day legislative... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New owners reopen 41 Grill http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-news/4473318/New-owners-reopen-41-Grill DUBLIN — After sitting vacant for several months, 41 Grocery & Grill recently reopened its doors with separate proprietors for each half of the facility. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Just plane fun http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4473088/Just-plane-fun Photo courtesy of Dove RoyReynold Hester of Hester Tire Pros, takes off in his airplane during the Bladenboro Fly-In on Saturday. More than a dozen planes participated, and some offered rides to those in attendance. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Observing Telecommunications Week http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4471177/Observing-Telecommunications-Week Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fatal shooting in Bladenboro http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4470839/Fatal-shooting-in-Bladenboro BLADENBORO — Police here are investigating a fatal shooting that reportedly took place on Sunday.According to preliminary information, a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Church to host Easter Sunrise Service http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-local_features/4169764/Church-to-host-Easter-Sunrise-Service TAR HEEL — Tar Heel Baptist Church will host an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday beginning at 7 a.m.Following the service will be a breakfast. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Youngster progressing through cancer treatments http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4158303/Youngster-progressing-through-cancer-treatments ELIZABETHTOWN — The most dreaded word anyone can hear is cancer, especially when it is aimed at their young child. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trading Post to open on Saturday in B’boro http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4157485/Trading-Post-to-open-on-Saturday-in-Bboro BLADENBORO — A new business is about to open its doors in Bladenboro.The Trading Post, owned and operated by Brenda Freeman, will officially open to the public on Saturday, April 19. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST