Bladen Journal- RSS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/ http://bladenjournal.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:46:43 EST 1800 Davis earns college scholarship http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/341803/Davis-earns-college-scholarship RALEIGH — Local Government Federal Credit Union recently announced that Mallory Davis, a 2014 graduate of West Bladen High, is the recipient of an LGFCU Scholarship Award. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Virus is attacking the state’s pigs http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/304395/Virus-is-attacking-the-states-pigs ELIZABEHTOWN — Sow farm owners in Bladen County have been impacted by a pig virus known as porcine epidemic diarrhea, as have their counterparts elsewhere in North Carolina and throughout the United States. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/300595/ Lady Eagles tennis tryouts***ELIZABETHTOWN — Tryouts for the East Bladen girls tennis team will begin Monday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m.Interested participants must have a current physical. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Welcome to the NEW Bladen Journal website http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-notice_box/329395/Welcome-to-the-NEW-Bladen-Journal-website The Bladen Journal is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.bladenjournal.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights ready for Clash of the Carolinas to open World Series http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/327622/Knights-ready-for-Clash-of-the-Carolinas-to-open-World-Series DUBLIN — The West Bladen Knights are just a day away from the Clash of the Carolinas. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thompson plays in East-West game http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/324886/Thompson-plays-in-East-West-game GREENSBORO — West Bladen graduate Courtney Thompson logged some minutes on the court for the East All-Stars on Monday at the Greensboro Coliseum in the annual East-West basketball showcase, a game won by the West squad, 82-68. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County honors employees for longevity http://bladenjournal.com/news/photo_gallery/324145/County-honors-employees-for-longevity ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County board of Commissioners honored several employees on Monday night for their years of service to the county. All totaled there was 45 years of knowledge and service that were celebrated. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elizabethtown students receives scholarship http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_education/323518/Elizabethtown-students-receives-scholarship RALEIGH —Local Government Federal Credit Union proudly congratulates Brooke Smith, who is the recipient of an LGFCU Scholarship Award. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Baxley on staff at White Lake clinic http://bladenjournal.com/news/health-news/323451/Baxley-on-staff-at-White-Lake-clinic WHITE LAKE — The Southeastern Medical Clinic at White Lake has a new family nurse practitioner. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s deputies discover meth lab http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/323332/Sheriffs-deputies-discover-meth-lab BLADENBORO — While deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office were attempting to locate a suspect who was wanted on outstanding warrants, they stumbled upon an even bigger take. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thanks for the memories http://bladenjournal.com/news/letters/323307/Thanks-for-the-memories As I sat by the third base dugout at Leinwand park a few weeks back, I was overwhelmed with emotion as I realized that I was watching the last few pitches of my youngest son's illustrious baseball career. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board hears from judge http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top/320898/Board-hears-from-judge ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners met in a closed session on Monday night for a matter of cleint attorney privilidge. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:45:00 EST Saquan slugs second home run http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/308493/Saquan-slugs-second-home-run SPOKANE. Wash. — Squan Johnson hit his second home run of the season on Sunday, capping a solid weekend that saw the East Bladen graduate go 4-for-12 and raise his batting average to .179 on the season. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Feeding the masses http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/5295040/Feeding-the-masses Beginning with the next Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A truly memorable weekend http://bladenjournal.com/news/opinion/5283753/A-truly-memorable-weekend A trip to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania this past weekend restored my belief that there are still good people out there, that God does have a plan that will amaze us and he always puts special people in our paths. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Love is the worthiest of journeys http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-religion/5209937/Love-is-the-worthiest-of-journeys Here we are, deep in the throes of the rituals of summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile, thousands, yea... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kidnapping brought to a succesful close http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top/5297159/Kidnapping-brought-to-a-succesful-close ELIZABETHTOWN — A 23-year-old man who was abducted in South Carolina and being held in Cumberland County is free, thanks to the efforts of several area law enforcement agencies and the FBI. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/5295246/Bladen-County-Sheriffs-Office ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Sheriff”s Office handled a total of 60 calls for assistance from the public between July 9 and July 16. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elizabethtown man charged with attempted murder http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/5296315/Elizabethtown-man-charged-with-attempted-murder ELIZABETHTOWN — While Elizabethtown police officers were investigating another crime scene on Sunday at about 1:38 a.m., gunshots rung out from someplace nearby. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Driver arrested after striking pedestrian. http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/5296162/Driver-arrested-after-striking-pedestrian. ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County man was hit by a vehicle as he walked along Quail Street in Elizabethtown, and the driver of the vehicle was arrested on drug and driving charges. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST