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Posts published in November 2015

Thoughts While Shaving

Tomorrow (Tuesday), filing for political offices begins at 12 noon.  For more info, contact the local Election office in Elizabethtown.  It is located at 301 Cypress Street, behind…

Glitter is for girls

By: Jefferson Weaver As I have noted many times, I was bearded long before the Good Family Roberson’s duck calls and eccentricities made beards somewhat…

BE PREPARED WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC For many of us, preparing for winter involves pulling out heavy coats from the…

Thoughts While Shaving

Tomorrow (Tuesday), filing for political offices begins at 12 noon.  For more info, contact the local Election office in Elizabethtown.  It is located at 301 Cypress Street, behind…

November 30, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Monday, November 30 1. Parents and kids take note: Only 15 more school days until Christmas vacation. Last…

East Bladen Holiday Classic Pairings Set

The pairings have been set for the East Bladen Holiday Classic girls basketball games that will be played on December 21-22 at East Bladen High.…

November 29, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Sunday, November 29 1. The Elizabethtown Christmas Parade is set for 3 p.m. today in downtown Elizabethtown. Santa…

Thoughts While Shaving … November 28

   Remember when tobacco was king in Bladen County? Many, many families depended on tobacco for their livelihood. Some worked public jobs but supplemented their…

NCHSAA Third Round Football Playoffs Results

Four County Conference Class 2AA East Clinton 14, High Point Andrews 13 Class 1AA East Wallace-Rose Hill 59, East Carteret 7 Other Area Results Class…

This Day in History…….November 28

   1520 – Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean. 1785 – The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the Confederation Congress of the United States…

Elizabethtown Christmas Parade set for Sunday

  Santa is coming to Elizabethtown Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. He will be the grand marshal for the Elizabethtown Christmas Parade and will be arriving…

Flag Football Pirates

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Thoughts While Shaving …..November 27

  Black Friday, an exciting time of the year for many shoppers…the biggest day of the year for many merchants. Been feeling good about using…

November 27, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Friday, November 27 1. The Dublin Fire Department is holding a Turkey Shoot tonight and Saturday at 7…

Thoughts While Shaving

Happy Thanksgiving Day.  It is and always has been a very important day for the Hester family. I remember visiting may grandparents as a youngster. …

November 26, 2015: 3 things to know

Happy Thanksgiving! 3 things to know for Thursday, November 26 1. We all know about the pilgrims and the Indians celebrating the first Thanksgiving at…

Stores gearing up to offer Black Friday deals

Folks are getting their Christmas shopping lists written and checking them twice as stores are gearing up for a busy Black Friday. In Bladen County,…

Bladen Road Update: Kenneth Clark, NCDOT

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, road maintenance / construction activities will cease other than the US 701 / NC 87 project.  As a result, there…

Tobacco referendum passes by wide margin

North Carolina tobacco growers voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of N.C. State…

Thoughts While Shaving ……November 25

  The day before Thanksgiving and so much to do, but mostly fun things as we look forward to sharing time with family and friends.…

November 25, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Wednesday, November 25 1. A reminder about BladenOnline.com’s Community Thanksgiving meal Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Ruritan…

CHEC Biggs Park Mall location closing temporarily

  Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center located within Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton, will close temporarily beginning Thursday, Dec. 3, at 11:30 a.m. The…

EMPOWER YOURSELF, ELECT TO RETIRE ONLINE

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC As if the holidays weren’t exciting enough, it’s November and that means election month.…

Thought While Shaving

The Thanksgiving season is a great time to count our many blessings…should do it year round and some do…sort of… I am among men most…

November 24, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Tuesday, November 24 1. “A very special ‘Thank You’ to everyone who worked so hard to make (Saturday’s)…

Middle School Soccer: Elizabethtown 2, Tar Heel 1

Victor Garcia and Grayson Clark scored second half goals that lifted Elizabethtown to a 2-1 Bladen Five Middle School Conference Soccer victory Monday night over…

Rouzer introduces bill to honor fallen veterans

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — This month, in honor of Veterans Day, Congressman Rouzer introduced H.R. 3914 – the Half-Staff for Homeland Heroes Act – to require…

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