Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:07:38 EST 1800 East at West games moved http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/4484146/East-at-West-games-moved DUBLIN — Because of the inclement weather, all athletic events scheduled for today between West Bladen and East Bladen have been moved to Wednesday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber award-winners announced http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-news/4483514/Chamber-award-winners-announced ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual Elizabethtown-White lake Area Chamber of Commerce award winners have been announced.There are …— Outstanding Small Business Award: First Source Staffing (Timbo Blount) Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Investigatoin continuing in shooting death http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4482100/Investigatoin-continuing-in-shooting-death BLADENBORO — The investigation is continuing into the recent shooting death of a woman in Bladenboro.According to Bladenboro Police Chief Chris Hunt, the woman has been identified as Patricia Cooper. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen students attend YLA conference http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/4481292/Bladen-students-attend-YLA-conference RALEIGH — Thirteen high school students from Bladen County recently participated in the N.C. Youth Legislative Assembly conference in Raleigh. More than 200 students from 36 counties were in attendance during the three-day legislative... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Saying ‘thanks” isn’t enough http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/4471757/Saying-thanks-isnt-enough We say, “Thanks for your service,” when we met veterans of the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq veterans. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New owners reopen 41 Grill http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-news/4473318/New-owners-reopen-41-Grill DUBLIN — After sitting vacant for several months, 41 Grocery & Grill recently reopened its doors with separate proprietors for each half of the facility. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Just plane fun http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4473088/Just-plane-fun Photo courtesy of Dove RoyReynold Hester of Hester Tire Pros, takes off in his airplane during the Bladenboro Fly-In on Saturday. More than a dozen planes participated, and some offered rides to those in attendance. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports briefs http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/3627846/Sports-briefs B'boro Rotary Club golf tourney***BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Rotary Club will hold its 16th annual golf tournament on Friday, May 9, at Land O Lakes Golf Course in Whiteville. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Springtime greening: Boaters tips for Earth Day http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4471697/Springtime-greening:-Boaters-tips-for-Earth-Day ANNAPOLIS, Md. – About 70 percent of the Earth is covered by water – and that's where you'll find recreational boaters spending their time. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Observing Telecommunications Week http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4471177/Observing-Telecommunications-Week Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fatal shooting in Bladenboro http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4470839/Fatal-shooting-in-Bladenboro BLADENBORO — Police here are investigating a fatal shooting that reportedly took place on Sunday.According to preliminary information, a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Strike one! http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4470705/Strike-one Kenny Armstrong|Bladen JournalCody Clark, 6, throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Elizabethtown Dixie Youth Baseball opening-day ceremonies on Saturday. Cody has been battling a brain tumor for the past few months. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Church to host Easter Sunrise Service http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-local_features/4169764/Church-to-host-Easter-Sunrise-Service TAR HEEL — Tar Heel Baptist Church will host an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday beginning at 7 a.m.Following the service will be a breakfast. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Youngster progressing through cancer treatments http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4158303/Youngster-progressing-through-cancer-treatments ELIZABETHTOWN — The most dreaded word anyone can hear is cancer, especially when it is aimed at their young child. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST FCC should let markets work http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/4169531/FCC-should-let-markets-work In February, Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler declared that the North Carolina General Assembly had no authority to determine telecommunications policy in North Carolina. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Smith, Edwards http://bladenjournal.com/news/engagements/4131297/Smith-Edwards Mark and Kim smith of Whiteville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leigh Etta Smith of Whiteville, to Christopher Scott Edwards of Clarkton. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trading Post to open on Saturday in B’boro http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4157485/Trading-Post-to-open-on-Saturday-in-Bboro BLADENBORO — A new business is about to open its doors in Bladenboro.The Trading Post, owned and operated by Brenda Freeman, will officially open to the public on Saturday, April 19. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Egg hunts and more for Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/4156664/Egg-hunts-and-more-for-Saturday The Easter Bunny is busy making his rounds delivering chocolate goodies to all the boys and girls of the county. While those little ones eagerly await his coming, you might be wondering what you can do to pass the time until Easter... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carr, Williams http://bladenjournal.com/news/engagements/4156005/Carr-Williams Ronald Carr of Lumberton and Melissa Edwards of Bladenboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Carr, to Ricky Dean Williams. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST For Better Living: Tips for Eating Out http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle/4155936/For-Better-Living:-Tips-for-Eating-Out Research shows that on any given day, almost half of all adults in the United States will eat at least one restaurant meal. Contrary to what you may think, it is possible to eat out and still eat healthy. Many restaurants offer delicious meals that... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST