Solutions can be found in our humility

Solutions can be found in our humility

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster started drawing cartoon heroes in the darkest days of the Great Depression. Inspired by the legends of the Old Testament ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Dead, dried-up Christmas tree to be replaced at Statehouse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A dead Christmas tree at the Statehouse is being replaced.Gov. Gina Raimondo said on Monday that a new tree is coming af...

December 21st, 2017 |  


‘Whatever’ tops the most annoying word list, literally

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The shoulder-shrugging reply “whatever” continues to annoy Americans more than other words or phrases, but...

December 21st, 2017 |  


All 1,694 residents of U.S. town becoming Scottish landowners

SCOTLAND, Conn. (AP) — Residents of the rural town of Scotland, Connecticut, are becoming lords and ladies in the United Kingdom country of the ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Young carolers

Young carolers

A youth group from Bladen County 4-H made the rounds of downtown Elizabethtown on Thursday, including the Bladen Journal office, to sing Christmas car...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Parasitic mistletoe depends on its host

Mistletoe is the common name for any of the several hundred species of parasitic or semi-parasitic plants belonging to the Loranthaceae and Viscaceae ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 24— Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church in Bladenboro will celebrate with a Church Christmas Service starting early at 8 a.m.Dec. 25— ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dec. 25— Christmas DayDec. 29— Will, Wes and Allen with the Johnson Law Firm invites the public to a retirement celebration for Jane Bell ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


State schools fare well in peer review

RALEIGH — North Carolina does generally well according to national education standards, peers say, but it needs to take better advantage of oppo...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Typical N.C. family gains nearly $600 from tax reform

RALEIGH — The tax reform legislation approved by Congress and signed by President Trump Wednesday makes sweeping reforms to the national tax lan...

December 21st, 2017 |