Why the NFLis hypocriticalover kneeling

This week, the NFL ownership group and the NFL Players Association have come together to discuss a solution to the controversy sparked by former playe...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Ask questions about opioid prescriptions

I am thankful that The Bladen Journal has implemented a series of articles drawing attention to the growing opioid crisis in our county, state, and na...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Choice and regulation form spectrum

Choice and regulation form spectrum

Parental choice in education is popular. About a fifth of North Carolina students are educated outside of district-run public schools, and this share ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


It’s what we do that counts

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, “Home on the Range.” You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouragi...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Trump correct, insurance subsidies were illegal

Here we go again with support for the illegal acts of President Obama and his administration!Section 1402 of the Affordable Care Act authorized the pa...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Let boys beboys, andgirls be girls

Last week’s decision and announcement that the Boy Scouts of America would begin allowing memberships to girls sent shockwaves throughout the co...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Boost facility funding from lottery

Boost facility funding from lottery

State Sen. Rick Horner can quip with the best of them. During a recent debate about school construction needs in North Carolina, the Wilson County law...

October 16th, 2017 |  


What a legacy of love and caring

“I wish everyone could have a blanket to keep warm.”I appreciate The Bladen Journal taking on this mission. What a legacy they are continu...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Should we worry about monopolies?

Should we worry about monopolies?

One of my favorite games as a child was Monopoly. On a Saturday morning my mother would announce, “tonight is Monopoly night.” That evenin...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Jones, Cowboyshave exactlythe right idea

It’s good to see, through all of the murkiness of disrespect being performed by NFL players under the guise of “protest,” there is e...

October 13th, 2017 |