Bladen Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:29:31 EST 1800 Retired school personnel meet ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Retired School Personnel met on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Bladen County Board of Education board room. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:28:07 EST Bladen County Schools to hold Lunch and Learn Workshop ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Schools will have a Lunch and Learn Workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for parents and community members at the Bladen County Board of Education building. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:50:02 EST Rutland attends Congress for Future Medical Leaders WHITE OAK — Adam Rutland, a senior at West Bladen High, recently attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14-16. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:44:09 EST Downtown trees get trimmed, shaped ELIZABETHTOWN — The trees lining downtown Elizabethtown's West Broad Street underwent a nip and tuck of sorts on Friday. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:11:04 EST Clarkton man sent to prison for beating ELIZABETHTOWN — A plea agreement that remained on the table for several months was accepted at the 11th hour in Bladen County Superior Court this week, sending a Clarkton man to prison for at least six years for assault. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:30:03 EST Thanksgiving closings announced Bladen County businesses and government offices have announced closings for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.Those include: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:53:06 EST Thanksgiving: A time to count blessings Johnson Oatman Jr. was a failed singer. Try as he might, he could not reach the success of his baritone-voiced father who was in high demand by churches all over New England. Largely, he was a failed minister, as well. An ordained Methodist, he hoped... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:34:03 EST Board of Agriculture OKs fees for woodland plans Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:23:12 EST BOE honors Junior Beta national winners Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:12:08 EST Lighting up the night DUBLIN — Nothing attracts folks from throughout the region to Bladen County during the Christmas season like the Festival of Lights at Lu Mil Vineyard. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:02:11 EST Rotary Club hears about Watch D.O.G.S. ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Rotary Club was treated to special program by Patrick Litzinger regarding the Watch D.O.G.S. — Dads of Great Students. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:15:04 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — For the first time in many months, the Bladen County Sheriff's Office had more arrests than calls from the public for assistance. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:58:02 EST 4K4 Food on tap for Saturday ELIZABETHTOWN — The annual 4K4 for Food Walk-Run-Stroll fundraiser for Bladen Crisis Assistance is set to take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Elizabethtown Industrial Park. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:00:07 EST NAACP wants federal investigation BLADENBORO — Several media outlets are reporting this week that the state chapter of the NAACP has hired its own pathologist and requested a federal investigation into the death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacey, who was found hanging from a swing set... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:12:03 EST First in series on fruit, nut growing workshops scheduled ELIZABETHTOWN — There will be a tree, fruit and nut production workshop with Mike Parker on Monday, Dec. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:29:06 EST Scholarship applications being accepted ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for their scholarships. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:46:04 EST Commissioners approve grant subscription service ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Board of Commissioners approved a subscription and service agreement with eCivis at a cost of $6,500 on Monday. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:26:05 EST Festival of Trees celebrates ‘Here comes Christmas’ Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:58:06 EST White Lake business earns award FAYETTEVILLE — A White Lake business owner won the Alumni Business Person of the Year from Methodist University's Center for Entrepreneurship during the 41st annual Economic Outlook and Stock Market Symposium held on Thursday, Nov. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:02:08 EST White Lake Bike Path meeting set for Nov. 20 WHITE LAKE — There will be an informational meeting from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the White Lake Town Hall regarding plans to construct a multi-use path at White Lake.The loop will... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:05:02 EST