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Posts published in December 2014

National School Board Appreciation Month -Valerie Newton

Elizabethtown, NC – Have you thanked a school board member lately? School board members exemplify local citizen control and decision making in education. They volunteer hundreds of hours and an…

Bladen County Weather

Bladen County Weather National Weather Service Today – Sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Tonight – Clear, with a…

This Day in History – January 6

This Day in History – January 6 1857—Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola. 1893—The Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress.  The charter is…

For Better Living

For Better Living Sandra Cain   Safe Handling of Wild Game After the big hunt, hunters are eager to prepare the meat for a meal.…

Commissioners to Welcome New Board Member

Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday, 6:30 p.m. in the courthouse.  Following the approval of minutes from recent meetings commissioner Mark Gillespie will officially leave the…

Where did Black Friday Come From?

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas…

Elizabethtown Town Council Agenda

Elizabethtown Town Commissioners meet Monday for their regular monthly meeting.. The board will receive the annual audit report from Bryon Scott, CPA. Commissioners are expected…

ECA Holds a Feast

On Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Elizabethtown Christian Academy held its Third Annual Thanksgiving Feast. Students from each class selected the role of an Indian or…

Be a Savvy Shopper This Holiday Season

Release date: 11/26/2014 AG Cooper encourages shoppers to avoid common problems Raleigh: With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, Attorney General…

Hospice Offers Free Health Directives Clinics

Hospice offers free health directives clinicsLower Cape Fear Hospice will host a free Begin the Conversation clinic from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at its…

Bladen County Headlines…35 Years Ago

The North Carolina Division of School Financing urges consolidation of schools in Bladen County. Their suggestion was to combine Clarkton, East Arcadia and Elizabethtown into…

Special Called Meeting in Bladenboro

A Special Meeting of the Bladenboro Board of Commissioners has been called for Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7  p.m. at Town Hall. Purpose of…

Riding for Mike

The family and friends of the late Mike Merritt excelled again this year in their drive to raise funds for the Mike W. Merritt Endowed…

Bear E-stamp new this year

“Bear stamp” causing some confusion among bruin hunters. By Jefferson Weaver Staff Writer North Carolina’s new bear stamp will never be sought after like its…

East Bladen First Nine Weeks Honor Roll

9th Grade Honor Roll The Superintendent’s List Jacob Barber, Lataiya Daniels, Dawson Jessup “A” Honor Roll Ayanna Avery, Nicholas Lee Dove, Tyler Ezzell, Andrew Gill,…

Gray Arrested on First-Degree Murder Charge

One of two men charged in the shooting death of Jerome Melvin was arrested Monday morning in Clarkton, according to the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office.…

White Lake Marine Top 100 Dealer

ORLANDO, FL (November 18th, 2014) Boating Industry announced the 10th annual list of Top 100 dealers at a black tie gala Wednesday in Orlando. White…

NCDA&CS Urges Shoppers to Keep Watch

NCDA&CS urges shoppers to keep watch to make sure you are getting the right price at the register RALEIGH – As retail stores gear up…

Bladen Financial Summary Report

Bladen County Commissioners receive a monthly financial report from every department. The latest report was for the first 4 months (one third) of this fiscal year.…

Pathologist questions handling of Lacy’s body

A pathologist hired by the North Carolina National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Friday questioned how the body of Bladenboro teenager Lennon…

Home From The Hunt campaign: Be Safe

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt campaign reminds everyone who is hunting during the holiday season to make safety the top priority.…

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