Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:29:16 EST 1800 The fewer words, the better http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152002174/The-fewer-words-the-better A desperate executive sought the counsel of an old guru who lived in a mountain cave. The executive was living a harried and hurried life. He was frustrated, his prayers were powerless, and his soul was tired. The holy man listened to his guest for a... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:36:12 EST Spotlight shone on accepting our differences http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/152043884/Spotlight-shone-on-accepting-our-differences Oscar acceptance speeches tend, with rare exceptions, to be bland/dull/excruciatingly boring thank-you lists of names of people who few in the television audience recognize. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:01:12 EST Region to see better, warmer days ahead http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152044120/Region-to-see-better-warmer-days-ahead Thursday may have been the torturous cherry on top for Mother Nature's wrath of winter weather, as the entire region was under a Winter Storm Watch from 6 p.m. Wednesday through noon Thursday. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:11:12 EST Lady Eagles, Lady Knights to play on Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/152082994/Lady-Eagles-Lady-Knights-to-play-on-Saturday The East Bladen Lady Eagles basketball team will host Eastern Randolph on Saturday at 5 p.m.The West Bladen Lady Knights basketball team will play at Currituck County on Saturday at 5 p.m. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:11:11 EST State ranked top 10 for dealing with bullying http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152027276/State-ranked-top-10-for-dealing-with-bullying According to the most recent information available, over the next 7 minutes, a child in the U.S. will be the victim of bullying. It may be the child of someone you know. Worse, it may be your own. Meanwhile, only four out of 100 adults will step in to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:06:11 EST Devotion of a loving wife http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/151947078/Devotion-of-a-loving-wife Tonya Shaw and I met in September 2006 and married April 25, 2008. During these last eight-plus years, our relationship has been put to the test in ways that most would never even consider making through. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:06:11 EST Lady Eagles to play Friday … maybe http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/152066483/Lady-Eagles-to-play-Friday--maybe ELIZABETHTOWN — The Class 2-A state sectional playoff opener between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been rescheduled for Friday at 5 p.m. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:31:11 EST Lady Knights to play Friday http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/152065735/Lady-Knights-to-play-Friday DUBLIN — The first-round sectional playoff game between the Lady Knights of West Bladen and Currituck County wlil be played Friday at 6 p.m. at Currituck County High School. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:01:13 EST Knights knock out Eagles http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152050372/Knights-knock-out-Eagles DUBLIN — West Bladen's Knights withstood a late three-point barrage by visiting East Bladen and avoided a first-round upset with a 58-53 win Wednesday in the state's Class 2-A sectional playoffs. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:46:12 EST Bladen County Schools on two hour delay for Thursday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152061645/Bladen-County-Schools-on-two-hour-delay-for-Thursday ELIZABETHTOWN — All Bladen County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, February 26, for students and staff. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:36:11 EST Another round of winter weather on its way http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152045434/Another-round-of-winter-weather-on-its-way ELIZABETHTOWN — Folks in Bladen County are bracing for another winter storm forecasted to hit the area overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:26:12 EST Girls playoff games moved to Thursday; boys still on for tonight http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/152045714/Girls-playoff-games-moved-to-Thursday;-boys-still-on-for-tonight State playoff basketball games for Bladen County girls teams have been postponed for a second time because of the weather. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:21:11 EST Lady Eagles to open playoffs Thursday http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/152045279/Lady-Eagles-to-open-playoffs-Thursday ELIZABETHTOWN — Today's Class 2-A state basketball playoff game between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been postponed.The game will now be played at 5 p.m. on Thursday at East Bladen. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:01:15 EST BCC to host FAFSA Day on Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/152043991/BCC-to-host-FAFSA-Day-on-Saturday DUBLIN — The annual FAFSA Day is scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Learning Enhancement Center (Building 8) at Bladen Community College. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:16:11 EST Closings and Delays for Wednesday, Feb 25 http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/152032375/Closings-and-Delays-for-Wednesday-Feb-25 The following are the latest delays we have received into the Bladen Journal news room for Wednesday, Feb.25. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:41:12 EST Bladen County placed under Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday night http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/152032984/Bladen-County-placed-under-Winter-Storm-Watch-for-Wednesday-night ELIZABETHTOWN — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bladen County which is effective beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday and continuing through 10 a.m. Thursday. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:12 EST E’town town hall to open later on Wednesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152032182/Etown-town-hall-to-open-later-on-Wednesday ELIZABETHTOWN — Due to the inclement weather, the Elizabethtown Municipal Building will open to he public at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:31:24 EST Road crews out in area http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152030274/Road-crews-out-in-area RALEIGH – N.C. Department of Transportation crews were out in full force in Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett and Robeson counties today. They started out early, spreading salt and sand on bridges and pushing snow as it... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:56:13 EST Saturday fundraiser to benefit Kyle Cashwell http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152002937/Saturday-fundraiser-to-benefit-Kyle-Cashwell GARLAND — Hickory Grove Fire Department will host a benefit coon hunt and chicken/rice plate sale on Saturday at 5 p.m. to raise money for Kyle Cashwell, who was injured in a farming-related accident. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:01:12 EST Rouzer tabbed for caucus co-chair http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152026201/Rouzer-tabbed-for-caucus-co-chair WASHINGTON — Congressman David Rouzer (N.C.-District 7) has been named co-chairman of the Coastal Communities Caucus. This bipartisan caucus will focus on issues that our coastal communities face. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:56:13 EST