‘A forever place’

‘A forever place’

ST. PAULS — In her wildest dreams, Alana Miller never thought she’d have 95 children to take care of. But she does, and every one of them ...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Bladen teachers earn Bright Ideas grants

Bladen teachers earn Bright Ideas grants

BURGAW – Two Bladen County teachers won $2,955 in Bright Ideas grants from Four County EMC at the 13th annual Bright Ideas Awards Luncheon.The B...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Major heroin bust in Bladen nets two arrests

Major heroin bust in Bladen nets two arrests

ELIZABETHTOWN — The largest heroin seizure on Bladen County history went down on Wednesday on N.C. 211 between Bladenboro and Clarkton.According...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Mother church in need

Mother church in need

ELIZABETHTOWN — At one end of downtown Elizabethtown, on the south side of West Broad Street, sits Trinity United Methodist Church. At the other...

November 13th, 2015 updated: November 13th, 2015. |  


Holiday effort off to a fast start

Holiday effort off to a fast start

ELIZABETHTOWN — The 2015 version of the annual Empty Stocking Fund by the Bladen Journal, in partnership with the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area ...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Veterans saluted at ceremony

Veterans saluted at ceremony

ELIZABETHTOWN — When the call went out at the National Guard Armory on Tuesday for the oldest veteran in the audience to come forward, 86-year-o...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Driver’s education

Driver’s education

Carter Valenta, who won’t be a year old until Nov. 24, was in the West Bladen High parking lot recently waiting for school to let out behind the...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Tar Heel man killed in Dublin shooting

Tar Heel man killed in Dublin shooting

DUBLIN — A shooting on Sunday resulted in the death of a Tar Heel man and neither of the suspects have been apprehended.According to Bladen Coun...

November 9th, 2015 updated: November 10th, 2015. |  


Trinityto hostdinner

Trinityto hostdinner

ELIZABETHTOWN — Old Trinity Methodist Church in downtown Elizabethtown has seen plenty of history since it first opened its doors.Thirteen years...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Football playoff brackets set

The first round of the state’s Class 2-A football playoffs are set, and the opponents for East Bladen and West Bladen are not what the predomina...

November 7th, 2015 |