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Posts published in September 2015

Jackson Hardee Honored With Nomination

Hoggard High School senior, Jackson Hardee, has been selected to represent New Hanover County Schools as the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholar nominee. Each school district…

Thoughts While Shaving

Autumn has arrived….The autumnal equinox arrived precisely at 4:21 a.m. this morning (Wednesday, September 23). Today’s high temp should be in the 80 degree range.…

Volleyball, East Bladen 3, Union 0

East Bladen’s Lady Eagles swept Union 3-0 Tuesday night in a Four County Conference volleyball match at Union by game scores of 25-22, 25-21 and…

Volleyball, Midway 3, West Bladen 0

Midway defeated West Bladen 3-0 Tuesday night in Four County Conference volleyball action at West by game scores of 25-12, 25-11 and 25-13. Junior Logan…

JV Volleyball, East Bladen 2, Union 0

East Bladen swept both games at Union Tuesday in Four County Conference jayvee volleyball action by game scores of 25-11 and 25-21. Sophomore Kaley Smith…

JV Volleyball, Midway 2, West Bladen 0

Midway defeated West Bladen 2-0 Tuesday in Four County Conference jayvee volleyball action at West by game scores of 25-8 and 25-6. Sophomore Mikayla Winebarger…

Boys soccer: West Bladen 6, West Columbus 1

CERRO GORDO — Six different players scored goals as West Bladen snapped a five-game losing streak Tuesday with a 6-1 win against the West Columbus…

This Day in History——September 23

1642—Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement. 1780—British Major John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold’s plot to betray West Point. 1806—Lewis & Clark return to St.…

September 23, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Wednesday, September 23 1. Welcome to fall! You most likely slept through the event. The autumnal equinox officially…

Another view on the proposed Bladen County School Closings

We have published a new interview video about the proposed school closings today on our YouTube Channel. [vsw id=”eFk8U1zysn0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”yes”] Christian Ryckeley,…

See You At The Pole is tomorrow

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 23rd is the annual “See You At The Pole” event for all our area schools according to the Bladen Bladen Association. If…

Elizabethtown Police Department Vehicle Stop

A fourth Elizabethtown man was arrested Monday on several drug related charges that capped an investigation that began with a traffic stop in late June.…

Republican Party Gears up for Fall Fling

The Bladen County Republican Party held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night to discuss their upcoming Fall Fling. Chairman Landon Bordeaux called the meeting…

Thoughts While Shaving

Hope you enjoy this last day of summer….Weather should be more autumn like…Slight chance of rain in the A.M…..Mostly cloudy…..wind from the north at about…

Bladen County Headlines…35 Years Ago

Misty Clark, Little Miss Bladen County, was runner-up in the Little Miss North Carolina Pageant. The U.S. Justice Department was investigating Clarkton’s withdrawal from the…

Women’s Tennis, West Bladen 7, Freedom Christian 2

West Bladen defeated Freedom Christian Academy 7-2 Monday in a non-conference women’s tennis match played at Arnette Park in Fayetteville. Singles: Alanna Ludlum (WB) def.…

Volleyball, Heide Trask 3, West Bladen 2

Heide Trask edged West Bladen 15-11 in the final set to claim a 3-2 Four County Conference victory Monday night by game scores of 13-25,…

JV Volleyball, Heide Trask 2, West Bladen 1

Heide Trask rallied in the final set to pull out a 2-1 victory at West Bladen Monday in Four County Conference jayvee volleyball action by…

September 22, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Tuesday, September 22 1. It was 70 years ago today that the Cape Fear River crested at Huske…

This Day in History…….September 22

1789—US Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department. 1817—John Quincy Adams becomes US Secretary of State. 1851—The city of Des Moines, Iowa…

Groundbreaking in Tar Heel

There was a groundbreaking last week in Tar Heel for a new Dollar General. The land perviously owned by the owners of Allen’s Tire, is…

Remodeling Dublin Dollar General

The Dollar General store in Dublin is closed due to remodeling efforts. The store closed on Sunday, September 20th at 5:00 pm. Crew members can…

D’Vine Foods is progressing to processing

The new D’Vine Foods Processing facility, located on Hwy 701/S in Elizabethtown, is moving towards completion. The new building will house 2 large automated kitchens,…

Dublin Peanut Festival Car Show Results

The Classic Cruisers Car Show was a huge hit with the crowd at the 23rd Annual Dublin Peanut Festival. What a beautiful day for a…

Dublin Peanut Festival Pedal Tractor Pull

2015 Dublin Peanut Festival Tractor Pedal Pull Sponsored by Southeast Farm Equipment Company Alot of pedalling was going on at the Dublin Festival Tractor Pull…

2015 Peanut Festival Cooking Contest Winners

Youth Division Candy – 1st – Madilyn Brisson – Almond Bark Candy 2nd – Deautise Mitchell – Peanut Butter Chews 3rd – Jacie Kinlaw –…

Thoughts While Shaving

Congratulations to the organizers of the Dublin Peanut Festival Committee…. Huge crowd, good parade, good entertainment, good food, a good time for all… Good things…

A. J. McKoy Has 5 Tackles for WCU At Tennessee

East Bladen grad A. J. McKoy made 5 tackles Saturday night, but his Western Carolina Catamounts were defeated 55-10 at Tennessee in a nationally televised…

September 21, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Monday, September 21 1. Obviously, summer had one final temperature blast last weekend with highs in the 90s.…

This Day in History——September 21

1784—1st daily newspaper in America (Pennsylvania Packet & General Advertiser) 1827—According to Joseph Smith, Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates,…

Week in Review: September 13-19

Tons of fun in Dublin, a school consolidation plan, and nine people from Bladen County sentenced to prison for their involvement in an international cocaine…

Bladen Online By the Numbers: September 13-19

A fifth consecutive week of more than 100,000 page views highlights Bladen Online’s weekly report. It’s a remarkable accomplishment made possible by you, our loyal…

Thoughts While Shaving

Another beautiful day today….Enjoy… Good health at any age is a blessing….Look around at those less fortunate….and give thanks…. Check our list of activities listed…

September 20, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Sunday, September 20 1. Just learned the third Sunday in September is Wife Appreciation Day. It’s a day…

This Day in History—–September 20

1797—US frigate Constitution (Old Ironside) launched in Boston. 1814—“Star Spangled Banner” published as a song, lyrics by Francis Scott Key, tune by John Stafford Smith.…

Friday’s Area High School Football Results

Friday’s Area High School Football Results Four County Conference East Bladen 34, Wilmington Laney 27 Wilmington Hoggard 24, Clinton 21 Union 33, Princeton 0 Trinity…

Looking At National Stocks With A Footprint In Bladen County

Many national firms have a footprint in Bladen County. Here is a look at how their stocks did during the past 52 weeks: Stock                High                       …

Thoughts While Shaving

The 23rd Annual Dublin Peanut Festival will be held today beginning at 10 a.m. with a parade down NC 87….For the entire line-up of events…

This Day in History—–September 19

1676—Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown, Va. on fire. 1778—The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States. 1796—George Washington’s farewell address as…

Football, East Bladen 34, Wilmington Laney 27

East Bladen’s Eagles dominated all but 34 seconds of the first half, but then had to survive a furious Wilmington Laney second-half rally to escape…

Founder’s take on proposed school closings

This week we have taken the time to interview some people about their opinions on the proposed school closings. Our first interview was with a…

Davis Reunion

The descendants of Otis Davis & Sally Edwards Davis, and their children, Robert, Tracy and Alda Davis Dowless of Bladen county, will hold their family…

Commissioners Meet Monday

Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. for a regular bi-monthly meeting The agenda includes a request from the Bladen County Board of Education…

ROUZER STATEMENT ON PLANNED PARENTHOOD VOTE

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on two bills to strengthen and protect pro-life…

Big Catch at White Lake, NC

This week we have had perfect weather for fishing. Thursday afternoon around 6 pm S. Ryan Godwin caught a large mouth bass at White Lake,…

The music will not last forever…

Sometimes listening to music is good, and then other times, all we want is silence. BladenOnline.com is now offering YouTube video spaces for our advertisers…

Women’s Tennis, Clinton 7, West Bladen 2

Clinton defeated visiting West Bladen 7-2  Thursday in Four County Conference girls tennis action. Singles: Alanna Ludlum (WB) def. N. Spell (C)       …

Boys soccer: Whiteville 1, West Bladen 0

Will Hinson scored on a penalty kick with three minutes remaining Thursday, giving the Whiteville Wolfpack a 1-0 victory against the West Bladen Knights in…

Volleyball, Wallace-Rose Hill 3, East Bladen 0

Wallace-Rose Hill defeated East Bladen 3-0 Thursday night in Four County Conference volleyball action at East by game scores of 25-20, 25-17 and 25-21. Junior…

JV Volleyball, Wallace-Rose Hill 2, East Bladen 0

Wallace-Rose Hill claimed a 2-0 Four County Conference jayvee volleyball victory at East Bladen Thursday by game scores of 25-18 and 25-21. Shardajah Brown hammered…

Volleyball, Clinton 3, West Bladen 0

Clinton defeated visiting West Bladen 3-0 Thursday night in Four County Conference volleyball action by game scores of 25-20, 25-20 and 25-11. Junior Kathryn Schultz…

JV Volleyball, Clinton 2 West Bladen 0

Clinton defeated visiting West Bladen 2-0 Thursday in Four County Conference jayvee volleyball action by game scores of 25-16 and 25-10. Freshman Raegan Davis led…

Thoughts While Shaving

TGIF…..Friday means high school this time of the year….Laney (Wilmington) (1-3) will be in Elizabethtown today for a 7:30 p.m. game with the EB Eagles…

September 18, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Friday, September 18 1. It’s Football Friday and Bladen Online will cover the one game involving a Bladen…

This Day in History—–September 18

1679—New Hampshire becomes a county in Massachusetts Bay Colony. 1873—Government bond agent Jay Cooke & Co. collapses, causing panic on Wall Street, the start of…

Dublin is the place to be this weekend

The weather man is promising almost perfect weather for the Dublin Peanut Festival and the races at Dublin Motor Speedway this weekend. It will be…

McDuffie Pest Control Celebrates, Networks and Learns

Elizabethtown, NC – PestOne, a networking organization for the Pest Control industry recognized it’s 15th anniversary and McDuffie Pest Control’s team was there to celebrate,…

BCC Offers Community Service Learning Opportunities

DUBLIN – Bladen Community College is offering community service courses for personal interest and growth beginning in September. Crafts, Thursdays, September 24 – October 22,…

Governor McCrory Celebrates Arts in Education Week

Raleigh, N.C.- Governor Pat McCrory said learning about art is critical to developing the critical thinking skills that will help students compete in the marketplace…

Thoughts While Shaving

The 23rd Annual Dublin Peanut Festival is fast approaching….Saturday, September 19, the parade kicks-off at 10 a.m. and festivities continue all day long….Google Dublin Peanut…

Boys soccer: Wallace-Rose Hill 9, West Bladen 0

TEACHEY – Maynor Espinosa scored four goals as two-time defending state champion Wallace-Rose Hill shut out West Bladen 9-0 on Wednesday in a Four County…

September 17, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Thursday, September 17 1. Today is Constitution Day. It was on this date in 1787 that delegates to…

This Day in History—–September 17

1789—John Harris of Boston, Mass., builds 1st spinet piano. 1789—1st loan is made to pay salaries of the president and Congress. 1793—US President George Washington…

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