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Clinton crushes Eagles, 49-19 - Bladen Journal
CLINTON — It just wasn’t East Bladen’s night. The Eagles went into Clinton carrying a 5-0 mark with the hopes of putting the Dark Horses in their rear-view mirror. And they knew, to do it, they had to stop running back sensation Ryheem Skinner.
Real challenges to representative democracy - Bladen Journal
People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes not from abroad, but from within. For starters, it’s hard ...
Shake Off the World’ premiere screenings at Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater - Bladen Journal
LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater will host a special weekend at the theater with the premiere of the film “Shake Off The World,” In November. Eight screenings have been scheduled throughout the weekend, with a Red Carpet ...
Flood Warning issued for Cape Fear River - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The National Weather Service has issued a river flood warning for the Cape Fear River at Elizabethtown from late Sunday into Thursday morning. According to the warning, people with interests along the river are asked to take precautions.
Commissioners meet Tuesday - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN— The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bladen County Courthouse. The meeting was moved from it s normal Monday time slot to give commissioners the opportunity to attend the Four County ...
SAT at East Bladen changed - Bladen Journal
The SAT test scheduled for Saturday, October 3 at East Bladen High School has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 17 at East Bladen High School. Students must check-in no later than 7:45 am to begin testing.
East Bladen at Clinton postponed to Saturday - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The East Bladen varsity football team will get one more day to get ready for a Four County Conference clash in Clinton against the Dark Horses. With the fringe effects of Hurricane Joaquin still sending sheets of rain into the Carolinas ...
USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Hurricane Joaquin - Bladen Journal
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted due to Hurricane Joaquin. On Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service announced ...
Fair to unveil new deep-fried treats - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH—Every year the N.C. State Fair introduces new fried foods. S2 Concessions, which brought us deep-fried Girl Scout cookies and red velvet mini donuts in previous years, will this year offer two new deep-fried treats: peanut butter pickles and ...
Hurricane Joaquin a rainmaker for Bladen County - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Emergency Management officials are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Joaquin, according to Bladen County Emergency Management Director Bradley Kinlaw. “We’re monitoring the storm,” said Kinlaw. He said as of ...
For Better Living: How Much Are You Really Eating? - Bladen Journal
The next time you’re having a meal, especially in a restaurant, take a look at the portion sizes. Can your meat fit in the palm of your hand or is it hanging off the plate. And speaking of the plate, can you see any of it? If you’re like most Americans ...
N.C. Emergency Operations Center activates to monitor Hurricane Joaquin - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH – The N.C. Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activated this morning with N.C. Emergency Management staff and key State Emergency Response Team partners monitoring Hurricane Joaquin and the ongoing heavy rainfall with the objective of supporting ...
North Carolina’s Dr. Maureen Murphy Named National Family Physician of the Year - Bladen Journal
DENVER, CO —The American Academy of Family Physicians has given its highest honor to a family physician in North Carol ina whose profound impact on patients, medical students and future physicians continues to pay big dividends for the state. Dr. Maureen E.
Thursday roundup … - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles played perhaps their best match in two seasons Thursday and send visiting Clinton back home with its first Four County Conference loss of the season in four games. The win improved East Bladen to 8-7 overall and 5-4 in the ...
Bladenboro voters entertain idea of one polling location for all elections - Bladen Journal
Erin Smith|Bladen Journal The members of the Bladen County Board of Elections met on Thursday at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building to receive input for the voters in Bladenboro 1 and Bladenboro 2 regarding combining the two polling locations into one.