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Bladen Schools signs partnership with BCC, N.C. iRIS for N.C. New Schools program - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Schools became one of three spokes Thursday on a wheel that will make an Early College type of program available to students. The school district joins Bladen Community College and N.C. New Schools Investing in Rural ...
Series to mark anniversaries of hurricanes - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — This year marks a number of notable weather-related anniversaries for the coastal areas of North Carolina, and the Bladen Journal is looking for your memories from some of those events. Hurricane Hazel swept through 60 years ago in 1954 ...
Eagles look to rebound against Gators - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Friday’s non-conference game between East Bladen and East Columbus pits more than simply the Eagles against the Gators. It’s also pitting boyhood friends against each other. “I used to play with and hang out with Rocky (East ...
Consensus requires solid date - Bladen Journal
North Carolina’s public schools recently released end-of-grade and end-of-course test scores for the 2013-14 school year. You may have heard something about them, particularly from districts eager to claim a large increase in the share of students who ...
Eagles shut out Heidi Trask - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles got three second-half goals to earn a 3-0 Four County Conference win over visiting Heidi Trask on Wednesday. The win improved the Eagles to 4-2-4 overall and 2-1 in the conference. After a scoreless first half, the East Bladen ...
State seeking public input on local laws - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources are seeking input from the public about any local ordinances that might interfere with the state agencies’ own regulations.
Lady Knights handed first tennis defeat - Bladen Journal
CLINTON — The Lady Knights of West Bladen were battered from the ranks of the unbeaten on Tuesday by a tough Clinton team, which took an 8-1 verdict in the Four County Conference showdown. The loss dropped West Bladen to 8-1 overall and 2-1 in the ...
School District to host parents meeting - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Parents, do you want to know more about the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in children and how early intervention can help? Did you know that your high school student can enroll in college courses from ECU, UNC-G ...
Harmony Hall to host big events - Bladen Journal
WHITE OAK — Big plans are on the horizon at Harmony Hall Plantation Village in White Oak. On Sunday, the Revolutoinary War-era site will host a full schedule of activities between 2 and 4 p.m. — including a Revolutionary period doll-making disploay by ...
New fees for poultry farmers - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH – North Carolina poultry growers who want to join the National Poultry Improvement Plan and receive a registration number will have to pay a $50 registration fee plus 10 cents per bird tested beginning Oct. 1. Growers with an existing ...
Contingency plans should be at the ready - Bladen Journal
I’ve never taken the opportunity to say that I really like the new Bladen Journal. If we’re not getting more news, it certainly appears so if for no other reason than its smaller size. Having said that, I now feel compelled to respond to Mr. Robert C.
Local students take part in state’s Troopers Program - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Two Bladen County students recently attended a program sponsored by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troopers. Elizabethtown American Legion Post 404 sponsored the students — Geomae Peterson and Brittany Lewis. The program is ...
A plea goes out to Bladen County - Bladen Journal
You may not remember or ever noticed Roger. He was a homeless person who died last year two days after he was baptized and received Christ in his life. You could often see him sitting on a bench uptown or volunteering at the Bladen Crisis Assistance Thrift ...
Researcher, author to present program at BCC - Bladen Journal
DUBLIN — Bladen Community College’s Humanities Department will present another in its 2014 Writers Series programs on Monday, Sept. 29, at 11 a.m. in the BCC Library. The guest presenter is award-winning author, researcher and producer of documentary ...
Bladen test scores seeing improvements - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County students are making gains in most areas of the classroom, but math scores continue to be a thorny issue with district officials. Bladen County Schools Superintendent Robert Taylor said the school district as a whole has seen ...