Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 08:06:44 EST 1800 Church to begin offering free lunchs to those in need http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153723399/Church-to-begin-offering-free-lunchs-to-those-in-need ELIZABETHTOWN — One local church has begun to notice a void where some folks are in need of meals, and they want to fill that void.. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:06:13 EST N.C. Wildlife Federation accepting Conservation Award nominations http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/153727742/N.C.-Wildlife-Federation-accepting-Conservation-Award-nominations RALEIGH – The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is currently accepting nominations for its 52nd Annual Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards. The awards honor individuals, businesses, organizations and groups who have exhibited an... Tue, 26 May 2015 19:56:11 EST SPORTS BRIEFS … http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153726804/SPORTS-BRIEFS Hancock finishes 24th at golf tourney*** Tue, 26 May 2015 17:31:12 EST Dublin, county mourns loss of Summerlin http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153721052/Dublin-county-mourns-loss-of-Summerlin DUBLIN — Folks in Bladen County observed the passing of an icon this week after Dr. Robert Summerlin Jr. passed away on Friday, May 22. Tue, 26 May 2015 15:01:11 EST Bladenboro Middle launches Science Olympiad http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/153720872/Bladenboro-Middle-launches-Science-Olympiad On May 2, Bladenboro Middle School hosted a Science Olympiad for 24 fifth- and sixth-grade students. This was a first-time event for the school. Students and teachers spent a month preparing for nine different competitions. They built bottle rockets,... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:01:13 EST Buddy Poppies distributed http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153720435/Buddy-Poppies-distributed On Saturday, Elizabethtown VFW Post 8062 members Willard Storms, Oliver Gause and Toji King distributed poppies at Walmart, while Robert Hester, Wallace McQueen and James Lane manned a table at the Tractor Supply store. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:46:11 EST Council man charged with drug, weapon crimes http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter/153719425/Council-man-charged-with-drug-weapon-crimes CLARKTON — A Council man was arrested and charged with a number of drug crimes by North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers after a recent traffic stop. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:31:11 EST 4-Hers compete in Regional Chicken Show http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153718833/4-Hers-compete-in-Regional-Chicken-Show ELIZABETHTOWN — On May 14, the soccer field at Bladen County Parks and Recreation on U.S. 701 in Elizabethtown was converted to a show field for the evening — a show for chickens. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:16:13 EST East Bladen honors its student-athletes http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153716722/East-Bladen-honors-its-student-athletes ELIZABETHTOWN — On Thursday, May 21, the East Bladen High athletics department held a banquest to recognize the student-athletes who participated in sports throughout the school year, as well as recognize those who were deemed leaders in their... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:26:12 EST Child drowns in pond http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153714897/Child-drowns-in-pond CLARKTON — The death of a 4-year-old boy near Clarkton on Friday is still under investigation, according to Bladen County Sheriff's Office Chief Investigator Larry Guyton. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:46:22 EST Rouzer in Elizabethtown for breakfast gathering http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top/153714038/Rouzer-in-Elizabethtown-for-breakfast-gathering ELIZABETHTOWN — Freshman Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) spent about 20 minutes Tuesday morning enjoying a breakfast of eggs, grits, sausage and fruit at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church — and then jumped into an informal discussion about... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:41:12 EST BCC Trustees to meet Tuesday, May 26, at East Arcadia campus http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153715643/BCC-Trustees-to-meet-Tuesday-May-26-at-East-Arcadia-campus EAST ARCADIA — The Bladen Community College Board of Trustees will meet tonight, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 6 PM at the East Arcadia Center at 1472 East Arcadia Road in Riegelwood. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:21:11 EST Surplus should be used for teacher pay http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/153630959/Surplus-should-be-used-for-teacher-pay The news out of Raleigh earlier this month was good, even if it wasn't roundly applauded. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:01:11 EST Firefighters presented fire dog birdhouse http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153666883/Firefighters-presented-fire-dog-birdhouse ELIZABETHTOWN — In a way, the Elizabethtown Fire Department will be going to the birds. Mon, 25 May 2015 12:01:13 EST East, West set to open Dixie Pre-Majors season http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153655273/East-West-set-to-open-Dixie-Pre-Majors-season The spring baseball season for both East Bladen and West Bladen high schools may have come to a close earlier this month, but both the Eagles and Knights never put the bats, balls and bases away. Mon, 25 May 2015 07:26:12 EST TAKE TWO http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153655173/TAKE-TWO ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Relay for Life event is set to get underway Saturday, May 30, at the Elizabethtown Middle School athletic field, with set-up beginning at 8 a.m. The event will now be a one-day event and will end at about 11... Sun, 24 May 2015 15:01:11 EST Second annual trail ride for St. Jude on tap http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153665069/Second-annual-trail-ride-for-St.-Jude-on-tap WHITE LAKE — The second annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride & Lunch will take place Saturday in the Bladen Lakes State Forest at Singletary Loop Trail just off N.C. 53 East near White Lake from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:26:11 EST Are there timeless rules for investing? http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/153656607/Are-there-timeless-rules-for-investing There's rarely a meeting at which I'm speaking where someone doesn't ask me about investing. Often it's about the stock market, but sometimes there's a question about gold, foreign currencies or even... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:41:11 EST White-tailed deer management forums are set http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153654972/White-tailed-deer-management-forums-are-set RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state — including one in Bladen County — in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. Fri, 22 May 2015 19:26:12 EST E’town firefighters respond to house fire http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/153666385/Etown-firefighters-respond-to-house-fire ELIZABETHTOWN _- The Elizabethtown Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 234 Sand Pit Road on Thursday. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:11 EST