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Posts published in November 2015

Thoughts While Shaving

As the holiday season approaches, my mind wonders back to yesteryear in rural Bladen County…. Among the changes…never hear of ‘drawing names’ at church or school anymore. …

November 23, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Monday, November 23 1. Yes, we know you’re hoping to stuff yourself with turkey later this week, but…

This Day in History …..November 23

 1765—People of Fredrick County, Maryland refuse to pay England’s Stamp tax. 1783—Annapolis Maryland, becomes US capital (until June 1784) 1863—Patent granted for a process of…

Thoughts While Shaving …November 22

 Saturday was a beautiful day….High temp 63 degrees, a great day to be outside……give thanks. We had 2.7 inches of rain over the past 7…

Rahu Purdie’s 19 points help Lander to OT win

 White Oak native Rahu Purdie poured in a career-high 19 points and corralled 8 rebounds Saturday night as his Lander University Bearcats claimed a 79-72…

NCHSAA Second Round Playoff Results

NCHSAA Second Round Play-off Results Four County Conference Class 2A East Southwest Edgecombe 41, East Bladen 21 Class 2AA East Clinton 43, Wilson Beddingfield 27…

This Day in History …….November 22

 1842—Mount St. Helens in Washington erupts. 1864—American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties. 1906—International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts “SOS” as new…

Cape Fear Lock and Dam No. 1 Centennial

Saturday the sun was shining for the Cape Fear Lock and Dam No. 1 Centennial Celebration. The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Cape…

MLK Parade set for Jan. 18

ELIZABETHTOWN – The 28th annual parade honoring the birthday of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held in Elizabethtown on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at…

Thoughts While Shaving

 The 2015 high school football season for Bladen County teams is officially over.  Last week it was West and this week East Bladen.  As we pull…

This Day in History for November 21

1620—Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass. 1654—Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia. 1789—North Carolina ratifies constitution, becomes 12th US state.…

NO broadcast of tonight’s East Bladen Football game

There will be no local broadcast for tonight’s East Bladen/Southwest Edgecombe second round playoff game. Despite the best of efforts by members of the Bladen Sports Network,…

Girls Basketball East Bladen 52, Southwest Onslow 11

East Bladen’s Lady Eagles blitzed Southwest Onslow with a 32-point first quarter and rolled to a 52-11 season-opening non-conference victory Thursday night. Coach Patty Evers’ Lady Eagles…

Thoughts While Shaving

Please, please check our Events page.  So many worthy activities going on, all important, including the fund raiser tomorrow (Saturday) for Southeastern Carolina Crossroads at Bladenboro Historical…

North Carolina Republican Presidential Primary

National Polling Services indicate North Carolina Republicans, are split when it comes to who would be the best Republican candidate for the next president of…

Thoughts While Shaving

And the rain came down.  If my current info is correct, the rain should end early afternoon today (Friday). The Hazardous Weather Outlook for Bladen…

STEEL MAGNOLIAS AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED JANUARY 8, 2016

Auditions for the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater’s production of the crowd-pleasing favorite, Steel Magnolias, will be held 6pmFriday, January 8th, 2016. Auditions will take place…

BCC Offers Community Service Learning Opportunities

DUBLIN – Bladen Community College is offering community service courses for personal interest and growth. Cake Decorating will be offered on Tuesdays from November 24…

Local Church is selling Golden Harvest Fruit

November 18th through December 1st the Elizabethtown Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinder Group is now taking orders for Golden Harvest, Fruit from Florida. Prices are: Naval Oranges…

ARE YOU COMMENTING ON NATIONAL BLOG POSTING MONTH?

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC November is National Blog Posting Month, which means there’s never been a better time…

East Arcadia 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

A Honor Roll A/B Honor Roll (3rd Grade) (3rd Grade) Daisha Graham Jalen Graham Amaya Walker (4th Grade) Shyheen Everette (4th Grade) Jalen Henry Dashawn…

Booker T. Washington Honor Roll

1st Quarter Honor Roll A Honor Roll Grade 3 A/B Honor Roll Trinity Kemp Santana Dove Tristan Walters Kaniyah Hairston Katie Salgado-Baza Jeremy Landreth Naihema…

Batting Camp set for Saturday, Dec. 19

By: Erin Smith The Bladen County Recreation Department in conjunction with the Grand Slam Batting Cage will sponsor a Hitting Camp on Saturday, Dec. 19. The…

Thoughts While Shaving

Southeastern Carolina Crossroads is an effort to help area residents who are dealing with drug and alcohol addiction.  Saturday, a BBQ plate fund raiser will be…

Middle School Soccer Games Moved to Wednesday

The Bladen Five Conference Middle School Soccer games that were scheduled for Thursday at County Park have been moved up to Wednesday night due to…

Healthy Bladen hears updates

By: Erin Smith The Healthy Bladen Collaborative met on Tuesday at the Bladen County Health Department and held a round table discussion and update of what different…

Bladen Recreation Football Results

In Monday’s Bladen County Recreation Tackle Football action, the Badgers defeated the Bears 18-6 in the 7-9 Youth League. It was the final game of…

Thoughts While Shaving

Well, well, another birthday has come and gone…..another coming shortly.  That is what happens as you age.  Thanks to all for messages. Keep driving by…

This Day in History for November 17

1827—The Delta Phi fraternity, America’s oldest continuous social fraternity, was founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York. 1900—5th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 53-5…

Heather Lennon Hall Wins Karate Mania Tournament

Brown Belt Heather Lennon Hall from Bladenboro’s Carolina Karate competed at the KARATE MANIA fun tournament Saturday at Whiteville High School.  Heather took first place…

Regular Meeting November 18, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Call to Order Approve Consent Items Minutes from November 10, 2015. Board to discuss One-Stop Implantation Plan for 2016. Individuals/Delegation wishing to address Board. Closed…

Commissioners to meet Monday night

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet Monday, Nov. 16, to discuss several items. Bladen County Tax Administrator Renee Davis is scheduled to receive…

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