Animal shelter to implement new hours

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Animal Shelter will expand its operating hours beginning on Monday, Aug. 3.The new shelter hours were adopted ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Greene earns Dean’s List at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Members of The Citadel South Carolina Corps of Cadets, including a student from Bladen County, earned top honors in the sprin...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


High school laptop payment portal now open

ELIZABETHTOWN — The online payment portal for high school laptops is now open.Open through midnight on Aug. 16, the Early Bird fee is $40. That&...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Crooks on camera

Crooks on camera

This security camera photo shows the two men who stole a recycling bin from behind the Bladen Journal office in downtown Elizabethtown last week. Anyo...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Commissioners lend support to training exercise

Commissioners lend support to training exercise

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Monday of support for the 97th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne)...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Looney recognized by school district

Looney recognized by school district

NEWPORT — A former Bladen County resident has been recognized by the Craven County Board of Education and Tucker Creek Middle School.Stacey Walk...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Dinkins elected chairman of National Beta Club directors

Dinkins elected chairman of National Beta Club directors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Bladen County, N.C., Schools Superintendent Kenneth Dinkins has been elected chairman of the National Beta Club Board ...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Park improvements get under way in Elizabethtown

Park improvements get under way in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — On a steamy Monday afternoon folks gathered behind the Elizabethtown Municipal Building to break ground on phase 1 of a set of i...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Library to host public poetry contest

Library to host public poetry contest

ELIZABETHTOWN — After some public urging, the Elizabethtown Public Library will host a poetry contest on Thursday, July 28.“I was approach...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


Golden Leaf scholarships

Golden Leaf scholarships

Four Bladen Community College summer continuing education students have received Golden LEAF scholarships. From left to right are: Sondra Guyton, vice...

July 20th, 2015 |