Multiple fundraisers are planned to offset staggering costs of care for leukemia victim JT Higgs

Multiple fundraisers are planned to offset staggering costs of care for leukemia victim JT Higgs

A Bladen County family is facing $12 million or more in medical bills.Last September, Kelsey Cox and Jake Higgs found out their son, J.T., 9 months ol...

March 21st, 2017 |  


CSD wins regional bridge-building event

CSD wins regional bridge-building event

KINSTON — A middle school team from Bladen County and a high school team from Camden County will advance to the state finals in April after winn...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Netherlands exchange student finds family in Bladen County

Netherlands exchange student finds family in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — Imagine signing up to host a foreign exchange student, and, when she arrives from another continent, finding out you may be dist...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Bladen Community College Signs Agreement with Institute in Panama

Bladen Community College Signs Agreement with Institute in Panama

DUBLIN — Bladen Community College recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Instituto Politécnico Bilingüe Gosén....

March 14th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Board of Education schedules community forums to discuss consolidation

Bladen County Board of Education schedules community forums to discuss consolidation

ELIZABETHTOWN — Residents of Bladen County will have their opportunity to voice their concerns about consolidation.At Monday night’s Board...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Bladen Rotary Clubs to honor World War II veterans

Bladen Rotary Clubs to honor World War II veterans

Bladen County’s local Rotary Clubs — in Elizabethtown and Bladenbor0 — are planning a lunch to honor military veterans who served du...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Bladen Journal earns three NCPA awards

Bladen Journal earns three NCPA awards

RALEIGH — The Bladen Journal took home three awards, two for first place, during the North Carolina Press Association’s annual editorial a...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Scholar-athlete award

Scholar-athlete award

DUBLIN — Alanna Ludlum, a senior at West Bladen High, was awarded her Mountaire Farms/Civitas Media Scholar-Athlete Award for October on Wednesd...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Byrd brings tales of scouting to leadership luncheon

Byrd brings tales of scouting to leadership luncheon

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Cape Fear Council of Boy Scouts of America celebrated its 2017 Investment in Character Campaign on Tuesday with a leadership...

March 7th, 2017 |  


99 years and counting

99 years and counting

ELIZABETHTOWN — Tuesday was a special day for Lillie Melvin of White Oak. During a ceremony at the Bladen County Senior Center, the Bladen Count...

March 7th, 2017 |