THE LOSS OF A SON

THE LOSS OF A SON

WHITE OAK — “… when they answered and said, ‘Horry County Coronor’s Office,’ I knew it was the phone call I always...

October 12th, 2017 |  


O is for opioids

O is for opioids

Are opioids in Bladen County schools? The answer depends on who you ask.“We know we have kids that are in high school and, to some degree in mid...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A sea turtle that swallowed more than 4 feet (1 meter) of fishing line has been released in the Atlantic Ocean off South...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Hurricane relief help

Hurricane relief help

Andra M. Newkirk and husband Otis delivered supplies for the many who are still dislocated from Hurricane Matthew. The supplies were donated by The Co...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Board of Education moves forward with consolidation

Board of Education moves forward with consolidation

ELIZABEGTHTOWN — Bladen County Schools is taking the next step toward consolidation.At Monday’s regular Board of Education meeting, board ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Roger’s Wish project up to 26 items

Roger’s Wish project up to 26 items

ELIZABETHTOWN —Several more blankets found their way to the Bladen Journal office in the past week, building the newspaper’s fifth annual ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Safer stops

Safer stops

DUBLIN — As an added safety factor, employees with the N.C. Department of Transportation have installed blinking lights on the four stops signs ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Bladen third-graders enjoy annual Ag’em Up Days

Bladen third-graders enjoy annual Ag’em Up Days

ELIZABETHTOWN — Ag’em Up Days, a two-day Agricultural Field Day Adventure for Bladen County third-graders, was held on Oct. 4-5 at the Bla...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Cooper vetoes bill that may signal push for judicial-selection change

RALEIGH — Senate Republicans sent strong signals with Thursday’s passage of the Electoral Freedom Act of 2017 that they may still seek to ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Church voices disagreement with town charges

Church voices disagreement with town charges

BLADENBORO — A representative of Bladenboro First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive made it clear to the town board on Monday they were...

October 10th, 2017 updated: October 10th, 2017. |