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The ghost at Oak Ridge - Bladen Journal
ST. PAULS — Ghost stories and tall tales are really not Tommy Budd’s thing. Budd considers himself to be “pretty much a straight arrow.” Yet the man who grew up at Odum’s Millpond behind Oak Ridge Cemetery, said he has one scary experience that ...
Fall Festival time at ECA - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Christian Academy held its annual Fall Festival on Friday to the delight of its students. The event consisted of games, food and fun as an alternative to Halloween. “It’s just a fun day for the students,” said ...
Schools receive October attendance banners - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — During the October Board of Education meeting, three schools received the monthly Student Attendance Banner. — Elementary School Division: With an average student attendance during the months of August and September at 97.92 percent ...
Wanted: Your stories of inspiration - Bladen Journal
Do you have a positive story of inspiration and good will you would love to share, one that will bring hope and encouragement to others? The (your division name here) will be publishing the first MyOwn Faith and Family Directory in December and we want to ...
Lasting legacy - Bladen Journal
We will have more to say about Mike McIntyre’s nine terms in Congress when he exits as the 7th District representative for North Carolina early next year, but now seems an appropriate time to give a nod to the Lumberton native about the way he tries to ...
Most of God’s work done outside the church - Bladen Journal
Lately, I’ve been thinking about my friend, Charles, and missing him. He was a husband, father, English teacher, social worker, canoeist, bluegrass player, therapist, connoisseur of green-apple moonshine, and a good friend. He spent the last decade of ...
White Oak Ruritan Club holds fundraiser Saturday - Bladen Journal
WHITE OAK — The White Oak Ruritan Club is having a fish fry from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Ruritan building Saturday. Beginning at 6 p.m. there will be a cake auction and at 7 p.m. There will be a turkey shoot with prizes. Proceeds will be used for ...
Christianity versus homosexuality - Bladen Journal
As Christians, we shouldn’t remain silent when the topic of homosexuality comes up in a discussion between two or more people. Consider this, as children of God, each of us was given the freedom to make our own decisions. He called it “free will” and ...
West Bladen’s Brown attends Governor’s School - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County is proud to announce that Carla Brown, a student from West Bladen High School, attended the Governor’s School 2014 summer program. The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a six-week summer residential program for ...
Several races could make history on Tuesday - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN —Tuesday looms as a big day for Democrats and Republicans across the county, state and natoin as the 2014 General Election takes place with numerous choices on the ballots. Some voters have been taking advantage of the early voting period ...
West Bladen team earns bronze at national competition - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Three students from West Bladen recently competed as a team in the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America national competition in Texas against more than 7,000 other students — and took third place in the Sports and Nutrition ...
Dove: ‘… this is our playoffs’ - Bladen Journal
DUBLIN — There is good news and bad news for the West Bladen Knights this week. The good news is that they will be getting the services of the three players who were ejected from the Heidi Trask game two weeks ago back on Friday night; the bad news is ...
Eagles look to bounce back - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — For the first time in quite a while, East Bladen head football coach Robby Priest is preparing for a game without his No. 1 quarterback. Ty McMillian, who has led the Eagles from under center since August 2013, was knocked out of last ...
Disease makes its way to USA - Bladen Journal
Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away. Ebola — the sound of the word spoken hints at something foreign and terrifying — was not considered by the average American to be an American problem. Ebola happened somewhere over there. To them.
Tory Hole Park future is bright - Bladen Journal
Great excitement awaits Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown. Your visits of the future is only limited by your imagination. It is a wonderful thing to see the town of Elizabethtown, Harmony Hall Plantation Village volunteers, Bladen County Historical Society ...