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Daughters of the Gray set to hold meeting - Bladen Journal
CLARKTON — The United Daughters of the Confederacy has a new chapter located in Clarkton — the Daughters of the Gray — and the group is planning to hold a special charter meeting on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2:30 p.m. at Clarkton Presbyterian Church.
United Way teams with Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The United Way of Bladen County and the Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines have partnered together to reach out through the Girl Scout Community Outreach Program. “The United Way partnership with Girl Scouts and public schools of ...
Blue Monday Shad Fry gets recognition - Bladen Journal
EAST ARCADIA — For more than 60 years, the community of East Arcadia in southeast Bladen County has been hosting one of the county’s longest-running festivities. Earlier this month, the events received perhaps its second-biggest recognition. The Blue ...
Knights pull away from Pender - Bladen Journal
BURGAW — West Bladen built a 27-7 lead over Pender County, fought off a comeback by the Patriots and went on to take a 54-27 Four County Conference win on Friday. “We got up early and let down,” West Bladen coach Russell Dove said. “We played ...
Eagles rip Trask on homecoming - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles of East Bladen won their fifth straight game on the gridiron Friday, this one a 42-0 thrashing of Heidi Trask in a Four County Conference matchup at Lenon Fisher Stadium. The win improves East Bladen to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in ...
Viewing political corruption more broadly - Bladen Journal
Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in ...
Basic firearms safety a must for hunting - Bladen Journal
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign encourages hunters to take the proper precautions with firearms to be safe during time spent outdoors. Firearms safety is an element of instruction taught by the ...
Early registration looms at BCC - Bladen Journal
DUBLIN — Early registration for the Spring 2015 semester at Bladen Community College will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and continue through Friday, Nov. 7. The first day of the regular registration period, Jan. 4, will be for currently enrolled students.
Teen’s family hires private investigator - Bladen Journal
BLADENBORO — An attorney representing the family of a Bladen County teenager says they have hired an independent investigator to look into his death after an autopsy report said he died because of hanging. Attorney Allen Rogers said Thursday the family ...
Park improvements get public input - Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN —The public was given an opportunity on Thursday to see the ambitious plans for improvements at Tory Hole Park when the Elizabethtown Town Council held an information session at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market to collect citizen comments ...
Cancer awareness - Bladen Journal
The Bladen Journal did not published in pink, as others may have recently, but there has plenty of pink elsewhere during this month, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we didn’t want it to slip away without an important reminder — one that is ...
Rich has sights on U.S. Senate seat - Bladen Journal
GARLAND — By the time the general election arrives on Nov. 4, Arthur Rich says he will have driven in excess of 35,000 this year and walked at least another 1,000 miles. Rich, 37, a native of Bladen County whose family farm straddles the Sampson-Bladen ...
NCBA calling for eyeglasses - Bladen Journal
The North Carolina Bankers Association has partnered with Lions Club International’s recycle for sight initiative for its fall outreach program. As one of the major undertakings of the Lions Club, recycle for sight aims to prevent avoidable blindness on ...
Following Jesus leads to laying down burdens - Bladen Journal
There is a story about two monks walking along the road when they come to a shallow, muddy river. A beautiful woman in a long white dress is standing there. She can’t figure out how to continue her journey without ruining her outfit. So one of the monks ...
Benches gifted - Bladen Journal
Ray Allen, president of Farm Bureau Federation in Bladen County, presented members of Boost The Boro Farmer’s Market with two outdoor benches made by the FFA student members of West Bladen High School on behalf of Bladen County Farm Bureau. Pictured are ...