At the March meeting of the Bladen County Board of Education, board members recognized the Bladenboro Middle Schools' Junior Beta Club. The school had 53 delegates participate in the North Carolina Junior Beta Convention in February. The group...
SALISBURY — The Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy's drill team — the John L. Foye Rifles — competed at the East Rowan High School Drill-Meet on Saturday, March 14, and earned a first place.
DUBLIN — One person is dead after being shot by a deputy near Dublin on Tuesday evening.
Because of a glitch involving the Bladen Journal's long-standing telephone number — a problem that has no foreseeable solution — the newspaper has created a new, but hopefully temporary number for the public to use.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners officiall unveiled the new county seal, complete with the new lettering “In God We Trust,” during its meeting on Monday evening.
CLARKTON — A new heating and cooling business opened its doors with a familiar face to Bladen County folks on March 2.
RALEIGH —An Elizabethtown couple has been arrested by investigators with the N.C. Depqartment of Insurance and now fa ce charges of insurance fraud, among others.Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Folks who come to Elizabethtown Baptist Church will be in for a special treat on Saturday when the Elizabethtown Christian Academy Drama Club performs a dinner/variety show from 6 to 8 p.m.
Janice Lesane of Elizabethtown was recently congratulated as the winner of a 2015 Ford Fusion by Larry McPhail, owner/operator of Ford of Clinton, and Lorraine Aiken and Garianna Strickland of Carolina Ford Dealer's advertising association.
W.M. Jordan/Bordeaux, the contractors recently awarded the bid for the proposed new Bladen County Detention Center complex, will host three information sessions for the public, contractors and any trades interested in attending.
The winners of the Bladen County Soil and Water Poster Contest from Elizabethtown Christian Academy were: Rylee Brice, third grade, first place (teacher is Tammy Hatchell); Layne Ross, fifth grade, first place (teacher is Vickie McLaughlin); Chase...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Education recently recognized the Elizabethtown Middle Schools' Junior Beta Club.
ELIZABETTHOWN — Elizabethtown Baptist Church recently brought in the Rev. Warren Hill has been named to serve as interim pastor, and Hill is excited about the opportunity to serve.
LAKE WACCAMAW — The air will be filled with the sounds of chugs and the roar of antique tractors as they plug away during the seventh annual Southern Farm Days event this weekend.
RALEIGH — Hunter Walters, of Bladenboro, participated recently in a week long 2015 NC State Tobacco Short Course in Raleigh. Walters has been growing tobacco with his family for nine years.
From all reports, Juergen Peters was a bright, sweet young man. He was born in Kassel, Germany shortly after Word War 2, the fabled city where the Brothers Grimm had lived and collected their many tales. Kassel was no magic kingdom post-war, however,...
ATLANTA — A West Bladen High student has been selected as a member of the esteemed National Honor Society of High School Scholars.
NEWPORT — Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help.
ELIZABETHTOWN — “It felt great to keep the residents company. They were happy to have someone to converse with and it was so nice to see them smile,” said second-year Cadet Jasmin Ransom.
EAST ARCADIA — The search for a missing East Arcadia man is continuing as of Thursday, according to Bladen County Emergency Management Director Bradley Kinlaw.Edward Huntington Lewis, 27, has been...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The North Carolina Senate recently passed a measure which allows magistrates to recuse themselves from same-sex civil ceremonies and marriage duties.
ELIZABETHTOWN - Tickets are on sale now for the annual Bladen We Care Gala to be held this year at The Venue at White Lake on Friday, April 17, from 7 to 11 p.m. The theme is “The Wear White Party” and is sponsored by Smithfield-Farmland...
RALEIGH – Lauren Trivette, a student at Harrells Christian Academy, recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives.
March Terrific Kid Gift Certificate Winner
The North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors poster, essay, public speaking and computer generated slide show contests at District, Area and State levels. These contests provide students in third through eighth...