East Bladen cheerleaders earn honor

ELIZABETHTOWN — Three East Bladen cheerleaders will now have the chance to participate in the halftime show at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., in January after being named All-American Cheerleaders recently.

Blair Potter, Janae Wright and Hannah Wheeless earned the honor during the Edge Cheer & Dance Camp held at East Bladen High. The instructors for the event were from N.C. State University and they also served as judges..


ECA schedules golf tourney Sept. 23

WHITE LAKE — Elizabethtown Christian Academy will hold its inaugural Legacy Golf Tournament at Vineyard Golf at White Lake on Saturday, Sept. 23, with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

The tournament cost is $40 per player or $160 per team, and it will include, greens fee, cart, food and awards after play.

Sponsorships are also available: Navy at $500 (includes a four-person team); Orange at $250 (includes tee box recognition); and White at $100 (includes program recognition).

To register go to


Rec soccer registration is now open

ELIZABETHTOWN — Recreation soccer registration will continue through Sept. 1 at the Bladen County Parks & Recreation Department.

Registration fees are: Tot Soccer (ages 3 to 4) $25 per participant; soccer (ages 5 to 7 coed, 8to 10 girls and boys, 11 to 14 boys and girls $30 per participant. Age is determined as of Aug. 1.

For information, call 910-862-6770.


Children can hunt for free

TAR HEEL — If you are looking for a safe place for your children or grandchildren to learn and hunt — all at no cost — David Monroe has what you need.

Monroe is offering a safe place for children to hunt on his land located at 601 Main St. in Tar Heel.

For information, call Monroe at 910-585-1739.

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