Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS http://bladenjournal.com/section/NEWS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:53:11 EST 1800 New fees for poultry farmers http://bladenjournal.com/news/news_agricultural/50640784/New-fees-for-poultry-farmers RALEIGH – North Carolina poultry growers who want to join the National Poultry Improvement Plan and receive a registration number will have to pay a $50 registration fee plus 10 cents per bird tested beginning Oct. 1. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:10:09 EST Commissioners make advisory board appointments http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50654157/Commissioners-make-advisory-board-appointments ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners took up a light agenda on Monday, one that included a flurry of advisory board appointments. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:08 EST Local students take part in state’s Troopers Program http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50638209/Local-students-take-part-in-states-Troopers-Program ELIZABETHTOWN — Two Bladen County students recently attended a program sponsored by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troopers. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:45:06 EST For Better Living: 12 Tasty Salad Toppers http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle/50616649/For-Better-Living:-12-Tasty-Salad-Toppers Sometimes people think green salad = lettuce = blah. Not so. The only limits to exciting salads are limits of the imagination. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:01:19 EST Dublin set to host the Peanut Festival http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50617141/Dublin-set-to-host-the-Peanut-Festival DUBLIN —Peanuts will take center stage when the 22nd annual Dublin Peanut Festival is held Saturday at Dublin Elementary School. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:42:08 EST Bell ringing set for Wednesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50619549/Bell-ringing-set-for-Wednesday ELIZABETHTOWN — At precisely 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, towns and counties across the United States will ring bells in honor of Constitution Week. Folks in the county will also hear the peeling of the bell from the Bladen County Courthouse... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:28:10 EST Domestic violence a common occurrence http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50603985/Domestic-violence-a-common-occurrence Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice may be the latest celebrity face of domestic violence following the public release of video footage showing him hitting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator, knocking her unconscious. But a vast... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:58:09 EST Clarkton toasts newest business http://bladenjournal.com/news/business-news/50586792/Clarkton-toasts-newest-business CLARKTON — A new business has opened in Clarkton on Elm Street, and a grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:40:06 EST Bladenboro man charged with felony child abuse http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50619908/Bladenboro-man-charged-with-felony-child-abuse BLADENBORO — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Bladenboro man and charged him with crimes against a child. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:31:06 EST Annual ‘Roger’s Wish’ kicks off today http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50555646/Annual-Rogers-Wish-kicks-off-today ELIZABETHTOWN — With the approaching fall and winter months expected to be colder than the 2013-14 season, the second annual “Roger's Wish” collection of blankets and sleeping bags couldn't come at a better... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:28:04 EST ‘Love is the final word’ http://bladenjournal.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50487363/Love-is-the-final-word This is the first year of the official Sept. 11 Museum and Memorial. Located underground, on the foundation stones of the World Trade Center Towers, it contains more than 10,000 artifacts of the day, 23,000 pictures, and an archive of more than 500... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:34:08 EST Student’s death being investigated by SBI http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50608234/Students-death-being-investigated-by-SBI BLADENBORO — The death of a 17-year-old West Bladen High student on Aug. 29 is being investigated jointly by the Bladenboro Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:22:12 EST Cry Out America event draws a crowd on Thursday http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50606358/Cry-Out-America-event-draws-a-crowd-on-Thursday ELIZABETHTOWN — Despite warm temperatures, a cool breeze punctuated the afternoon Thursday during the annual Cry Out America event held on the front lawn of the Bladen County Courthouse. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:21:16 EST Scouts experience Philmont Ranch http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50588247/Scouts-experience-Philmont-Ranch ELIZABETHTOWN — Three Bladen County Boy Scouts and two former Elizabethtown residents, who are also Boy Scouts, got the experience of a lifetime when they traveled to Pilmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M., this summer. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:02:02 EST Bladen County’s 2014 graduation rates dip slightly http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50601078/Bladen-Countys-2014-graduation-rates-dip-slightly ELIZABETHTOWN — Graduation rates for Bladen County's two high schools dropped slightly for the 2013-14 academic year, but district officials aren't concerned — though they still strive for better. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:30:10 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/50587195/Bladen-County-Sheriffs-Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office answered a total of 76 calls from the public between Sept. 3 and Sept. 10. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:23:10 EST Board mulls nutrition training manager position http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50571285/Board-mulls-nutrition-training-manager-position ELIZABETHTOWN — The Board of Education heard from Amy Stanley regarding the development of a Child Nutrition Training Manager position at its regular meeting this week. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:45:14 EST BCC to offer free seminar series http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-news_education/50572588/BCC-to-offer-free-seminar-series DUBLIN — The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College will offer a no-cost “Non-Profit Business Seminar Series.” Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:12:05 EST Bladenboro board discusses fire station project http://bladenjournal.com/news/news/50569206/Bladenboro-board-discusses-fire-station-project BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Town Council had a discuusion about its new fire station project during its regular meeting this week.Mayor Rufus Duckworth on Monday said the board chose to authorize... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:31:04 EST Four arrested on drug charges http://bladenjournal.com/news/blotter-news/50560190/Four-arrested-on-drug-charges ELIZABETHTOWN — A search of a residence in Elizabethtown by deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's's Office and officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and North Carolina... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:51:10 EST