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County part of first rural health action plan - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH – On Monday, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Task Force on Rural Health released the first comprehensive North Carolina Rural Health Action Plan that sets forth recommendations to reduce health disparities and increase economic stability ...
Thanks for weekend success - Bladen Journal
A patriotic and strong thank-you to all who participated in the Battle of Elizabethtown weekend. From the Friday night dance and music concert by High Tower Band to the height of the battle to the last load of equipment and trash that was hauled out of ...
West Bladen opens season with trio of wins - Bladen Journal
DUBLIN — The West Bladen girls tennis team opened the season on Monday with a 6-3 non-conference win over visiting West Columbus. Though the Lady Vikings took victories at the higher seeds, the Lady Knights put the match away with wins at the lower seeds.
Murder suspect extradited to Bladen County - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN —A murder suspect who was arrested in Maryland in late July has now been extradited back to North Carolina. Chief Deputy Rodney Hester with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Garry Tyrell McCray Jr., 26, of Salisbury, Md.
Commissioners discuss the jail design process - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners discussed the jail design process during its meeting on Monday. According to Bladen County Manager Greg Martin, the board received a jail feasibility study earlier this year that evaluated the ...
State agency approves fees for woodland plans - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH – The N.C. Board of Agriculture recently approved fees for woodland management plans, following a directive from the state General Assembly. The state budget approved by the General Assembly directed the N.C. Forest Service to start charging for ...
Worthwhile discussion - Bladen Journal
Life brings with it a roller-coaster ride of emotions. It is expected there are times when we will be happy or sad, angry or giddy, worried or carefree. There will even be times we feel down. Imagine being unable to shake that feeling of despair and ...
Fall registration on target at BCC - Bladen Journal
DUBLIN — Registration for the fall semester at Bladen Community College is strong with more than 1,280 students already enrolled as of Thursday. With approximately 70 more high school students expected to enroll through the Career and College Promise ...
‘Warrior’ mentality under fire - Bladen Journal
Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers. Many look like they were snapped in an Afghanistan war zone, with local ...
Remembering the Negro Leagues - Bladen Journal
“He is number 42,” I said. On a baseball outing with my daughter’s family the other night, I was trying to find the name of a player on the Durham Bulls baseball team while the Bulls were playing a doubleheader against the Buffalo Bison. The player ...