Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

One of the lesser read stories of Advent is about Simeon, an old prophet who encountered the days-old Jesus and his parents in the Jewish temple. R...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews.Astronauts at the International Space Station posted...

December 7th, 2017 |  


DUI suspect dances on car, flees on kid’s scooter

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police say a Nevada woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after she drove down a highway the wrong way, danced at...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Skydiving Santa crashes on Florida beach with Elf on a Shelf

GULFPORT, Fla. (AP) — A skydiving Santa looking to make a grand entrance while taking an Elf on the Shelf to a 9-year-old girl crashed into a tr...

December 7th, 2017 |  


At Lu Mil Vineyard on Sunday

At Lu Mil Vineyard on Sunday

Joe Hamilton will be at Lu Mil Vineyard on Doc’s Deck on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. for a storytelling and book signing.Hamilton, the founder of th...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Bladen Journal seeking seasonal sensations

Bladen Journal seeking seasonal sensations

In the 2003 movie Elf, Buddy proclaims, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.” That may suit the sto...

December 7th, 2017 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dec. 14— The main branch of the Bladen County Public Library will host a “Kid’s Christmas Program” with crafts, storytime and ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 9— Tar Heel Baptist Church will present the play “Christmas in Tar Heel” at 5:40 p.m. The play features special guests from Cla...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Three arrested for Clarkton murder

Three arrested for Clarkton murder

CLARKTON — The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has jailed three individuals it believes are responsible for a murder on Wednesday in Clarkt...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


Three gifts are delivered

Three gifts are delivered

ELIZABETHTOWN — Three gifts totaling $400 came in early in the week and raised the Empty Stocking Fund coffers to $2,215.The Bladen Journal̵...

December 7th, 2017 |