Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:23:38 EST 1800 What will 2015’s economy look like? Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:31:05 EST Struggling with rural health care In health care, rural America is the sickly, neglected stepchild: More hypertension, more diabetes, more suicides, more serious accidents that are more often fatal, more uninsured patients, more people on Medicare, and fewer physicians. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:53:02 EST Good things happening in Bladen schools ELIZABETHTOWN – In our first article of this series we introduced you to some of the good things happening at Bladen Lakes Primary, Bladenboro Middle, and Elizabethtown Primary. We also briefly talked about the importance of having good schools... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:28:08 EST Winning partnership Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:28:05 EST Remembrance Rescue Project visits E’town ELIZABETHTOWN — A traveling memorial to the firefighters who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in NYC is now proudly on display at the Elizabethtown Fire Department. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:26:03 EST Cadets tour famous battleship WILMINGTON — On Thursday, Dec. 11, the East Bladen High School “Eagle Battalion” made a trip to the USS North Carolina Battleship on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:23:08 EST Elf Angels bring joy to local families ELIZABETHTOWN — 'Tis the season to do good things for others and to pay it forward en masse. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:00:06 EST Lady Eagles hammer Clinton CLINTON — The lady Eagles made short work of rival Clinton on Thursday, knocking off the Lady Dark Horses 60-18 in Four County Conference action.The victory moves East Bladen to 10-0 on the season and 2-0 in the conference. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:58:07 EST Eagles nipped by Clinton CLINTON — Gimmes, dinkies, babies. Call them what you want, but East Bladen couldn't buy one Thursday night and dropped its second straight Four County Conference game, 62-58 to Clinton. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:09 EST Peace begins at home In December 2001, the Jews of Afghanistan celebrated their first Hanukah free of the Taliban in almost a decade. It was a small celebration, for there were only two Jews left in the entire country — only two — and each one celebrated the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:34:03 EST Let love manifest into peace Let there be peace on earth. It's such a simple but powerful phrase, one that's been used in a song and is often used in sermons during this Christmas season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:02:03 EST Lady Eagles to host Holiday Classic ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles will host the inaugural, four-team East Bladen Holiday Classic on Monday and Tuesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:12 EST Holding on to our humanity Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:42:09 EST New store offers variety of vapor, tobacco products ELIZABETHOWN — A new business has opened up recently in Elizabethtown offering vaporizers and tobacco products. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:30:03 EST Lu Mil lights up Christmas DUBLIN — The annual Festival of Lights is underway at Lu Mil Vineyard.You can read more about the show, visiting with Santa and enjoying a delicious country buffet in Erin Smith's story, Lu Mil lights dazzle visitors” Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:07:06 EST Festival of Lights dazzles visitors DUBLIN — While temperatures were mild, smiles abounded at Lu Mil Vineyard as folks began arriving Wednesday for the annual Festival of Lights. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:02:03 EST Wildlife Commission offering waterfowl hunting opportunity for youth COINJOCK — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has a limited number of permits remaining for a special youth-only waterfowl hunt on Jan. 31 on Currituck... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:28:04 EST USDA improves forest health WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that more than 200,000 tons of biomass were removed from federal lands through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:31:03 EST Three-judge panel for Sledge hearing announced RALEIGH — Joseph Sledge is seeing the wheels of justice slowly beginning to grind forward as he moves closer to possible freedom. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:46:03 EST BCC spring registration draws near Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:31:07 EST