Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:56:24 EST 1800 The Ebola threat Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:58:10 EST Eagles oust Northeastern, 3-2 ELIZABETH CITY — East Bladen earned some degree of revenge on Thursday in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A soccer playoffs when they went to the home field of Northeastern and nipped the Eagles, 3-2. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:47:04 EST Tory Hole Park future is bright Great excitement awaits Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:01:13 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office assisted the community on a total of 69 calls between Oct. 22 and Oct. 29. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:58:02 EST 'Roger's Wish' deadline has arrived ELIZABETHTOWN — Friday is the deadline for the second annual “Roger's Wish” blanket and sleeping bag project for the homeless and needy in Bladen County, but if anyone needs until Monday to deliver their collection, they... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:56:03 EST Miss Bladenboro pageant winners start charity effort BLADENBORO — The Miss Bladenboro Scholarship Pageant has established a community service project in conunction with Sheriff Prentis Benston to benefit the Bladen County Sheriff's Office. The project is called “Compassionate Crowns &... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:40:05 EST Eagles to face Eagles in soccer playoffs ELIZABETHTOWN — For the second straight season, it's Eagles versus Eagles in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A soccer playoffs. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:58:04 EST Jail project leaves many questions Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:04 EST Brisson receives ECU grant GREENVILLE — Brittany Nicole Brisson has been selected to receive the East Carolina University North Carolina Space Consortium Grant. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:02 EST Shooting leaves one dead in Elizabethtown ELIZABETHTOWN — A shooting in the early morning hours of Tuesday on Sammy Lane in Elizabethtown has left one person dead and investigators looking for clues that will lead to the trigger man. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:41:05 EST Multi-use pathway for White Lake met with curiosity, questions WHITE LAKE — The first of two public information sessions regarding a proposed multi-use path at White Lake was met with both curiosity and questions on Tuesday at White Lake Town Hall. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:50:05 EST (No heading) Contributed photo Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:08 EST BCC President takes on ice bucket challenge for a good cause DUBLIN — Bladen Community College President William Findt went beyond the call of duty on Monday, fulfilling a commitment he made in September to the college's United Way Campaign.As a result, the... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:15:13 EST Water project in Bladen gets grant monies RALEIGH — North Carolina's waterways, wildlife habitat and water quality will get a boost thanks to $1.9 million in environmental grants, Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:11:06 EST Sheriff offers tips for safe Halloween Today the streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween, and Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston urges those who are out to take precautions. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:58:08 EST Postal problems Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:01:18 EST Fifteen tips for voting Nov. 4 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:05:09 EST Thompson has solid weekend WILMINGTON — West Bladen grad Kayla Thompson carded her career low score of 69 in the second round of the annual Tradition Tournament at the Country Club of Landfall near Wrightsville Beach over the weekend, and finished with a three-day total... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:16:02 EST Collins, Partain Cinnamon Collins from Durham, married Tina Partain from Elizabethtown, on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. in Elizabethtown.The reception was held at the home of the parents of Tina Partain the following Sunday. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:02:04 EST For Better Living: An Apple A Day Apples have been around a long time—at least 5,000 years. With literally thousands of varieties to choose from, it's certainly not hard to keep the doctor away, as the saying goes.Selecting Apples Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:02:03 EST