Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:55:15 EST 1800 Small Business Center seminars to highlight business opportunities http://bladenjournal.com/news/business/152582479/Small-Business-Center-seminars-to-highlight-business-opportunities DUBLIN — The Small Business Center at Bladen Community College is offering the following no-cost seminars on the Main Campus in Building 2, Room 207 … Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:06:12 EST Skeen tabbed manager at local CresCom Bank http://bladenjournal.com/news/business/152582711/Skeen-tabbed-manager-at-local-CresCom-Bank ELIZABETHTOWN – CresCom Bank recently named Kathryn Skeen as branch manager for its Elizabethtown branch. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:51:13 EST Norris presented Scholar-Athlete Award http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/152578906/Norris-presented-Scholar-Athlete-Award ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen Athletics Director and coach Patty Evers has an ambassador to bridge the gap between incoming freshmen and girls athletics, something she had no idea about until recently. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:16:12 EST New librarian takes the reins http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152555336/New-librarian-takes-the-reins ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Public Library system has a new librarian at the helm. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:01:11 EST Egg hunts, other events on tap http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152529986/Egg-hunts-other-events-on-tap While the Easter Bunny is busy preparing chocolate eggs and all manner of yummy treats to deliver on Easter Sunday, young folks in Bladen County are preparing their baskets, putting on their Easter best and getting ready to spring into action at the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:36:15 EST East sports postponed by rains http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/152575913/East-sports-postponed-by-rains ELIZABETHTOWN — Mother Nature strikes again! Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:16:11 EST Welcome back, Kurt Busch http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152552195/Welcome-back-Kurt-Busch If I had to list the drivers people have asked me about over the years, Kurt Busch wouldn't be in the top 10.But over the course of the past several weeks, he has been number one. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:01:14 EST Knights crush Heidi Trask http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152574494/Knights-crush-Heidi-Trask DUBLIN — West Bladen put any doubts aside Wednesday night when they exploded for seven runs in the first inning and went on to thrash visiting Heidi Trask, 17-6, in a Four County Conference game. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:01:12 EST Lady Knights fall in 8 innings http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152574393/Lady-Knights-fall-in-8-innings DUBLIN — In an early showdown of Four County Conference teams with unblemished conference records on Wednesday, visiting Heidi Trask got the better of West Bladen in eight innings and took an 6-4 win. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:31:13 EST Lady Eagles sweep West Columbus http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152574377/Lady-Eagles-sweep-West-Columbus CERRO GORDO — The Lady Eagles traveled to face West Columbus in a non-conference doubleheader Wednesday, and came home with a sweep, 10-0 and 10-2. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:16:12 EST Spring is ideal time for homeowners to submit soil samples http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_agricultural/152552707/Spring-is-ideal-time-for-homeowners-to-submit-soil-samples RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service urges home gardeners and landscapers to prepare now to submit soil samples over the next few months to optimize growing conditions. Beginning in April and until the last of... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:46:11 EST White Lake man charged with sex crimes http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152562142/White-Lake-man-charged-with-sex-crimes WHITE LAKE — A joint effort between the White Lake Police Department and Bladen County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of a Bladen County man, who was charged with sex crimes against a child. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:16:12 EST Breaking and entering ring busted http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter/152561608/Breaking-and-entering-ring-busted ELIZABETHTOWN — Sheriff James A. McVicker announced that his office had arrested a group of young men who were committing break-ins of residences and outbuildings in the county. These break-ins had happened in the last couple of months. McVicker... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:11:11 EST Rouzer chairs first subcommittee hearing http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/152555857/Rouzer-chairs-first-subcommittee-hearing WASHINGTON – Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, on Wednesday held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:26:11 EST NAACP to hold community meeting tonight http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152553089/NAACP-to-hold-community-meeting-tonight BLADENBORO — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP will hold a community meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:16:12 EST County’s overall health ranking improves http://bladenjournal.com/news/health-home_top/152552376/Countys-overall-health-ranking-improves ELIZABETHTOWN — Cris Harrelson, Bladen County's director of health and human services, is guardedly enthusiastic with the report released this week by the Robert Wood Foundation that points to marked improvements in the county's... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:06:13 EST Eagles fall 1-0 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152552019/Eagles-fall-1-0 BURGAW — A sixth-inning rally by East Bladen fell short Tuesday on the road against Pender County, and the Eagles suffered a tough 1-0 Four County Conference loss to the Patriots. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:56:11 EST Lady Eagles thump Pender County, 15-3 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152551944/Lady-Eagles-thump-Pender-County-15-3 BURGAW — Miller Heustess and Lacey Suggs combined on a five-hitter and the Lady Eagles pounded 16 hits on Tuesday to wallop Pender County 15-3 for a Four County Conference win. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:46:11 EST Hands on Africa to perform Living Last Supper http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152534454/Hands-on-Africa-to-perform-Living-Last-Supper Hands On Africa and Standing Stones Church of Illinois have teamed together to bring to life Leonardo DiVinci's Living Last Supper. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:36:11 EST West softball, baseball postponed to Wednesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152527832/West-softball-baseball-postponed-to-Wednesday The West Bladen softball and baseball games at Heidi Trask, originally scheduled for today, have been postponed because of wet fields. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:31:11 EST