Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:51:33 EST 1800 Teacher honor society meets http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/150663664/Teacher-honor-society-meets ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Honor Society for Women Educators, Delta Kappa Gamma met Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:43:07 EST East JROTC holds first ‘Iron Company’ competition http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150648115/East-JROTC-holds-first-Iron-Company-competition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:02:06 EST USDA Disaster Assistance to help http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/150663267/USDA-Disaster-Assistance-to-help WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program for losses suffered... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:05 EST Donations top $2,500 so far http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/150664407/Donations-top-$2500-so-far ELIZABETHTOWN — After a slow start, the Bladen Journal's annual Empty Stocking Fund got a big boost on Tuesday when more than $2,500 was delivered. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:34:08 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/150670766/Bladen-County-Sheriffs-Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County SHeriff's Office answered a total of 31 calls from the public between Nov. 18 and Nov. 25. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:03 EST Happy birthday! http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150663743/Happy-birthday Today is East Bladen coach Ken Cross' birthday … wish him a good one! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:02:05 EST East Bladen announces its honor roll students http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_education/150663201/East-Bladen-announces-its-honor-roll-students Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:46:05 EST Scout Hut on the verge of resurrection http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150575945/Scout-Hut-on-the-verge-of-resurrection Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:57:05 EST Street light takes a hit, culprit sought http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150651186/Street-light-takes-a-hit-culprit-sought ELIZABETHTOWN — Officials with the town of Elizabethtown are asking for the public's help in identifying the individual who struck a downtown street light post on Friday morning, damaging the light, and then left the... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:46:03 EST NCDA&CS urges shoppers to keep watch to make sure you are getting the right price at the register http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/150644518/NCDACS-urges-shoppers-to-keep-watch-to-make-sure-you-are-getting-the-right-price-at-the-register RALEIGH – As retail stores gear up for the busy holiday season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges shoppers to pay attention at the register to make sure sale items are ringing up at the right price. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:12:03 EST Feeding the hungry http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/150649340/Feeding-the-hungry ELIZABETHTOWN — Kathy Page, director of the Bladen Crisis Food Pantry, is often looking for food to restock the pantry or homeless folks who are in need of food and other items. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:28:13 EST West’s FFA claims state championship http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150579344/Wests-FFA-claims-state-championship DUBLIN — The FFA senior land-judging team from West Bladen High School captured the state championship earlier this month while competing in the 61st annual North Carolina FFA Association Land Judging Career Development Competition. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:58:02 EST Murder suspect arrested; one remains free http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/150650473/Murder-suspect-arrested;-one-remains-free CLARKTON — One of two men charged with first-degree murder after a shooting on Oct. 28 was arrested Monday by deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:40:03 EST Weekend to kick off Christmas season http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150583160/Weekend-to-kick-off-Christmas-season ELIZABETHTOWN — As the last of the turkey and dressing has been consumed and folks are beginning to focus on transforming their homes into the red and greens of Christmas, there are a few local activities that might help enhance the Christmas... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:28:03 EST Free public Thanksgiving meal planned http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150566118/Free-public-Thanksgiving-meal-planned ELIZABETHTOWN — For those who might be looking for a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings, there will be a free “From Our Family to Yours” Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday from noon until 3 p.m. at the Sword of the Lord... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:23:03 EST White Lake Marine recognized as Top 100 dealer second straight year http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-home_top-news/150654782/White-Lake-Marine-recognized-as-Top-100-dealer-second-straight-year WHITE LAKE — For the second straight year, White Lake Marine has been named to the Nautique Top 100 Dealers. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:39:05 EST Black Friday looming http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150623414/Black-Friday-looming ELIZABETHTOWN — Shoppers throughout the area are checking out the fliers and their Christmas lists in antiticpation of all the Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday bargains retailers are offering up. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:11:05 EST Autumn brings the fall of tree seed http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/150609398/Autumn-brings-the-fall-of-tree-seed RALEIGH – This autumn, tons of seed from many different tree species have hit the ground in record amounts. And squirrels weren't the only ones looking for it. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:26:05 EST Bladenboro PD kicks off Christmas for Kids campaign http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/150627645/Bladenboro-PD-kicks-off-Christmas-for-Kids-campaign BLADENBORO — Officers with the Bladenboro Police Department are getting organized for their annual Christmas for Kids event. The department is accepting monetary donations now through Dec. 9 so that officers may use the money to take a child... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:12:07 EST East Arcadia honor roll released http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_education/150623394/East-Arcadia-honor-roll-released East Arcadia School recently announced its honor roll students.Third Grade— A Honor Roll: Shyheen Everette, Rodney LacewellFourth Grade Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:28:06 EST