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Posts published in December 2015

Bladen County Commissioners to meet Monday

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the Bladen County Courthouse. On the…

Top 15 Most Viewed Stories of 2015

As we prepare to say farewell to 2015, we decided to take a look back at our most viewed stories of the year. These stories…

Thoughts While Shaving for December 31

December 31, 2015 has arrived.  All those things you thought you would/should accomplish this year have hopefully been fulfilled.  If not, just a few hours…

D.J. Mason Scores 11 Points at UNC-Wilmington

Although plagued by foul trouble Monday night, West Bladen grad D. J. Mason tossed in 11 points, but his Campbell Camels were outscored by hot-shooting…

Rahu Purdie Scores 11 for Lander

West Bladen grad Rahu Purdie fired in 11 points Wednesday night, but his Lander University Bearcats lost a non-conference basketball game to Paine College 98-88.…

Thunderstorm warnings allowed to expire

The severe thunderstorm warnings that were issued earlier for Bladen County have been allowed to expire. A line of severe thunderstorms moved through the county…

Elizabethtown Rotary treated to history lesson

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club was treated to a lesson on the club’s history by Rotarian Walter McDuffie. “The Clinton Rotary Club came over and helped…

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3:30 PM EST FOR NORTHWESTERN BLADEN AND EAST CENTRAL ROBESON COUNTIES… AT 233 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED…

Thoughts While Shaving

Water, water everywhere….and I saw that yesterday.  Visited, well drove down the road to US Lock and Dam #1 near Riegelwood and was surprised at…

Thoughts While Shaving for December 29

Warmer weather has advantages for families struggling to “make ends meet.”  Up to this time this year, little has been spent on heat, however, to…

Thoughts While Shaving

Checking headlines over the weekend: Panthers lose their first game of the NFL season.  They have won 14 games, Meadowlark Lemon, Wilmington native and longtime…

This Day in History for December 28

1732 – 1st known ad for “Poor Richard’s Almanack” (Pennsylvania Gazette) 1832 – John C. Calhoun becomes  1st VP to resign (differences with President Jackson)…

Thoughts While Shaving

Santa (Christmas) is tough competition…expect our BladenOnline numbers to be down for the past week….but still the best around. Looking back and ahead. Would have…

Bladen Online By the Numbers: December 20-26

It was Christmas week. It was a time for family and friends instead of spending time for surfing the Internet. So, Bladen Online’s numbers were…

SOCIAL SECURITY EVOLVES TO SERVE CUSTOMERS

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC Social Security is at the forefront of adapting and meeting the ever-changing needs of…

Thoughts while shaving

Hope your Christmas was one of the best ever. For many, Christmas continues throughout the weekend. Can’t think of a better way to spend the…

This Day in History for December 26

1799 – George Washington is eulogized by Col. Henry Lee as “1st in war, 1st in peace & 1st in hearts of his countrymen” 1805…

Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While Shaving Can you believe? Christmas 2015 is just hours away. Maybe a good time to reflect on New Year’s Resolutions. How did you…

This Day in History for December 24

1818 – Christmas carol “Silent Night” composed by Franz Xaver Gruber is first sung at St. Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, Austria. 1851 – Fire…

Trending in the news

This week’s trending include some interesting facts about how some states taxpayers pay not once but twice for schools. This week we have learned that…

This Day in History for December 23

1776 – Continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France. 1776 – Thomas Paine writes “These are the times that try men’s souls.…

Thoughts While Shaving

A BladenOnline Salute to the Kemp sisters, JaToya and Jazmine Kemp.  Two former East Bladen players had their number 20 uniforms retired in a brief…

Smokey the Bear visits Plainview School

The students at Plainview Primary School got a very special visit on Friday from Smokey the Bear. Smokey wanted to talk to the students about…

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