Roger’s Wish starts with a bang

Roger’s Wish starts with a bang

ELIZABETHTOWN — The fifth annual Roger’s Wish project opened Monday at the Bladen Journal, and the initial response was encouraging.A tota...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Confederate grave vandalized in Council

Confederate grave vandalized in Council

COUNCIL — Vandals recently struck a Bladen County church, desecrating the grave of a Confederate soldier in the cemetery of Mr. Horeb Presbyteri...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Fifth annual Roger’s Wish set to kick off

Fifth annual Roger’s Wish set to kick off

ELIZABETHTOWN — The first question came back in June, when a caller asked, “when are y’all going to start collecting blankets?”...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Excellence in sportsmanship

Excellence in sportsmanship

FAYETTEVILLE — On Monday, East Bladen High School Athletics Director and NCHSAA Board Member Patty Evers, along with Assistant Principal Heather...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Bladen County 4-H’ers win honors at State 4-H Congress

Bladen County 4-H’ers win honors at State 4-H Congress

RALEIGH — This year year Bladen County 4-H celebrated a state presentation winner as well as District level club honors. 4-H Congress, held in R...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Devane, daughter of slave, Civil War soldier, dies at 111

Devane, daughter of slave, Civil War soldier, dies at 111

ST. PAULS — The youngest daughter of Civil War veteran Henry Johnson has died.Maggie Devane, who lived independently until just recently, was 11...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Water advisory rescinded

Water advisory rescinded

ELIZABETHTOWN — The boil water advisory for the Forest Hills area has been rescinded. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { m...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Peanut Festival finale?

Peanut Festival finale?

DUBLIN — Along with the usual excitement, there was a degree of sadness Saturday as the 25th annual Dublin Peanut Festival unfolded. The buzz al...

September 16th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Peanut queens

Peanut queens

DUBLIN — The 2017 Duiblin Peanut Festival queens were announced on Saturday.They are: Kennedi Brown, Ambassador; Kelbi Bowen, Tiny Miss and Kayl...

September 11th, 2017 |  


History-making time in Bladenboro

History-making time in Bladenboro

BLADENBORO — Bladenboro has some a-maize-ing shuckers.Saturday at the old Bladenboro High School building, the Bladenboro Historical Society hel...

September 10th, 2017 |