Experts: Misguided policies could worsen opioid problem

Experts: Misguided policies could worsen opioid problem

RALEIGH — Opioid addiction can be fatal, but misguided government policies could make a bad situation worse, many experts say.Rising rates of op...

December 5th, 2017 |  


New county leaders in Bladen

New county leaders in Bladen

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissoiners on Monday elected Ray Britt as the new county chairman in a 5-4 vote over Charles Ray P...

December 5th, 2017 |  


A Christmas first: two girls experience first parade in Bladenboro Saturday

A Christmas first: two girls experience first parade in Bladenboro Saturday

BLADENBORO — Even though the rain that started early Saturday morning may have been the cause for what could have been a record low attendance a...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Two giftsround outthe week

Two giftsround outthe week

ELIZABETHTOWN — Two gifts were received late in the week for the Bladen Journal’s annual Empty Stocking Fund. Those gifts, totaling $125, ...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Narcan delivered to Bladen County

Narcan delivered to Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — On Thursday, Bladen County EMS Director David Howell received 35 boxes of Narcan from Cheryle Harris with Eastpointe Managed Car...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Dilello wins local National Georgraphy Bee at ECA

Dilello wins local National Georgraphy Bee at ECA

ELIZABETHTOWN — Max Dilello, a seventh-grade student at Elizabethtown Christian Academy, won the school competition of the National Geographic B...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Empty Stocking Fund tops $1,600

Empty Stocking Fund tops $1,600

ELIZABETHTOWN — A flurry of generous giving too place over the first three days of the week, as folks contributed to the Bladen Journal’s ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Lu Mil Vineyard’s Christmas Light Show has a big kickoff

Lu Mil Vineyard’s Christmas Light Show has a big kickoff

DUBLIN — Things are off to a sparkling start for the annual Christmas Light Show at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin.The light show kicked off last wee...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Ag Center Director Sandra Cain to retire this week

Ag Center Director Sandra Cain to retire this week

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County arm of the N.C. Cooperative Extension will soon be looking for a new director.Earlier this month, Extension Di...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Christmas kickoff

Christmas kickoff

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Christmas season officially kicked off Sunday under perfectly blue and unseasonably warm skies with the seventh annual Eliza...

November 26th, 2017 |