Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:21:43 EST 1800 BCC hires Gonzalez for position http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153020838/BCC-hires-Gonzalez-for-position DUBLIN — Bladen Community College recently hired Stephanie Gonzalez as the part-time community service director for the Continuing Education Department. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:36:12 EST Bladen Lakes announces honor students http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153020697/Bladen-Lakes-announces-honor-students Bladen Lakes Primary School recently released the names of its honor student for the third nine-week period.Fourth grade— Superintendent's List (all grades 96 or higher): Caleb Strickland Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:31:12 EST Rotary Club 8K deemed successful http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153017637/Rotary-Club-8K-deemed-successful ELIZABETHTOWN — A light rain didn't dampen the spirits of those who gathered at Brown's Creek Trail in Elizabethtown on Saturday morning for the second annual Elizabethtown Rotary Club 8K run/walk to benefit the Wounded Warriors... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:06:11 EST West Bladen names honor students http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153017122/West-Bladen-names-honor-students West Bladen High School recently released its honor rolls for the third quarter.Ninth grade Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:56:12 EST Harmony Hall to host its annual reunion Saturday http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/152939750/Harmony-Hall-to-host-its-annual-reunion-Saturday WHITE OAK — Whether a regular or a first-time visitor, those who come out to Harmony Hall Plantation Village on Saturday will be transported back in time faster than Marty McFly and “Doc” with their modified DeLorean — except... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:31:11 EST Police, DSS join forces for event http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152967990/Police-DSS-join-forces-for-event ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Police Department and the Bladen County Department of Social Services have teamed up this year to present Kids Appreciation Day on the lawn behind the Elizabethtown Municipal Building. The event will be held on... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:56:11 EST Second annual VGP Fashion Show set for Lu Mil Vineyard http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152962553/Second-annual-VGP-Fashion-Show-set-for-Lu-Mil-Vineyard ELIZABETHTOWN – Locally owned and operated Vanessa G. Photography will be hosting its second annual VGP Fashion Show fundraiser event at LuMil Vineyard on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:56:10 EST E’town Fire to hold movie night http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152966017/Etown-Fire-to-hold-movie-night ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Fire Department will be holding a movie night on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 4 p.m. at the fire station located on Swanzy Street. Admission is $2 for children under 14 years of age and $3 for anyone over... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:46:12 EST Sheriff warns of telephone scame http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153002655/Sheriff-warns-of-telephone-scame ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker is warning residents about a telephone scam currently taking place in the county. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:11:12 EST USDA reminds farmers to certify conservation compliance http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152981956/USDA-reminds-farmers-to-certify-conservation-compliance WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form with their local USDA service center by... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:11:11 EST Downtown E’town suffers power outage http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152982888/Downtown-Etown-suffers-power-outage ELIZABETHTOWN — A power outage struck the downtown area in Elizabethtown on Wednesday afternoon, plunging the business district into total darkness for about 16 minutes. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:26:13 EST Wrong number lands man in jail http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter/152987318/Wrong-number-lands-man-in-jail ELIZABETHTOWN — With the intention of sending a text message to a potential drug buyer, a Bladen County man instead put in the wrong number and his message arrived on the cell phone of an undercover narcotics officer with the Bladen County... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:01:11 EST Look for God’s smile http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152890976/Look-for-Gods-smile Over the last two years the world has combated the largest Ebola epidemic in history. And the current upsurge, beginning in West Africa in 2013, continues even though it has fallen off the front pages of our newspapers. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:36:11 EST SNAP Sign-Up Day set for region http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/152959059/SNAP-Sign-Up-Day-set-for-region ATLANTA, Ga. — On Wednesday, April 22, USDA's Food and Nutrition Service will join North Carolina State Agencies for Agriculture and MarketLinkTM to host a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Merchant Sign-up Day. American consumers... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:21:11 EST Got to Be NC Festival is May 15-17 at State Fairgrounds http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/152961074/Got-to-Be-NC-Festival-is-May-15-17-at-State-Fairgrounds RALEIGH – The Got to Be NC Festival returns to the N.C. State Fairgrounds with a full lineup of food, entertainment and family fun May 15-17. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:01:12 EST E’town Middle names its honor students http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/152942858/Etown-Middle-names-its-honor-students Elizabethtown Middle School recently released the names of its honor roll students for the third-quarter.Fifth grade Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:21:13 EST Kurary opens logistics center in Elizabethtown http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152937999/Kurary-opens-logistics-center-in-Elizabethtown ELIZABETHTOWN — Kuraray America, Inc. has expanded its footprint in Bladen County with the opening of a new logistics center at the Elizabethtown Airport Industrial Park. The expansion will initially employ six workers. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:01:12 EST Students receive school supply kits http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152922711/Students-receive-school-supply-kits TAR HEEL — Bladen County students and their teachers got a helping hand with school supplies this week thanks in part to the Goodwill Community Foundation. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:01:11 EST Greenhouses extend growing seasons for N.C. farmers http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/152912032/Greenhouses-extend-growing-seasons-for-N.C.-farmers RALEIGH – For many, summer is not complete without the taste of a field-ripened tomato, sliced and placed between two pieces of bread, with a dash of salt and pepper and a helping of mayonnaise. Thanks to greenhouse technology, consumers... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:11:11 EST Author details his journey with MS http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/152919468/Author-details-his-journey-with-MS ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Author Kenneth Brown will be on hand to sign copies of his first book, “Me, Myself and Multiple Sclerosis” at the Bladen County Senior Center in Elizabethtown on Monday, April 27, from 11 a.m. until 6... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:46:12 EST