Jacket presentation

Jacket presentation

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen head football coach Robby Priest was presented wit his green jacket by repreentatives of the annual Shrine Bowl and ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


SPT honors former employees

SPT honors former employees

ELIZABETHTOWN — Employees at one area business may have retired, but they took time off recently to get together and look back.Around midday Fri...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Community leaders meet to discuss opioid abuse, addiction

Community leaders meet to discuss opioid abuse, addiction

DUBLIN — Bladen County’s community leaders aren’t slowing their efforts to get a handle on the growing opioid abuse epidemic that is...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Priest to be honored Friday

Priest to be honored Friday

ELIZABETHTOWN — Eagles fans are urged to come out early for Friday’s Homecoming and Three Rivers Conference game between East Bladen and v...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Matthew’s mark: one year later, Bladen County remembers

Matthew’s mark: one year later, Bladen County remembers

One year later, Bladen County residents are assessing the wounds left by a Category 1 hurricane. Dubbed “Matthew” by the National Hurrican...

October 5th, 2017 |  


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 |