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Posts published in December 2015

Winter Solstice set to take place Tuesday  

The Winter Solstice, which begins on Tuesday, Dec. 22, marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. According to Wikipedia,  this day actually…

Thoughts While Shaving

Today is the final day to file for political offices, for the March 15 primary.  Locally, Board of Education and Board of Commissioner seats for the…

Bladen County Commissioners to meet Monday

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday, Dec. 21, at 6:30 p.m. Consent items include approval of the minutes from the Monday,…

Benton files for election

Filing for the 2016 Primary election set for March 2016 has been slow to take off but another candidate has made his intentions to seek…

West Bladen High School SGA holds food drive

The West Bladen High School Student Government Association held their annual canned food drive during the month of December. The goal was to collect 2,000…

Thoughts While Shaving

A reminder, filing for the March 15th primary election, ends at noontime Monday.  The local Board of Elections has been very quiet since the first…

JV Boys Basketball: Clinton 51, East Bladen 46

Clinton outscored East Bladen 15-11 in the final period to claim a 51-46 Four County Conference jayvee boys basketball victory Thursday night. Sadique Ingram and…

First Draft for NCHSAA Realignment Released

By: John Clark The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) released its initial draft of the 2017-2021 Realignment proposal today. Hopefully for the Bladen…

Husband and wife team up for better mobility

Every Monday morning during bowling season, Richard and Pamela Skinner, of Dublin, can be seen at the Lumberton Bowling Center participating in the senior bowling…

Desmond Bryant Has 5 Tackles in Browns Win

East Bladen grad Desmond Bryant recorded 5 tackles and 1.5 sacks Sunday as his Cleveland Browns defeated the San Francisco 49ers 24-10 in Cleveland. With…

Thoughts While Shaving

Christmas Eve is just a week away. Our weather has been so nice recently, there is a possibility of thunderstorms later today.  Plan accordingly.  One weather source…

Bladen November Lottery Winners

French Floyd……………$1,000 Floyd Merritt…………..$4,000 Montel Campbell……$1,000 Frederick Chancy…….$1,000 Teron McAllister……..$10,000 Barbara Robinson……$2,500 Share:

Flash mob spreads Christmas cheer

Some folks who attend the White Oak Family Worship Center spread some Christmas cheer in Elizabethtown on Tuesday evening as they decided to surprise some…

Election Withdrawl deadline

For candidates who, after careful consideration, have decided they do not wish to seek election, the deadline to withdraw one’s candidacy is fast approaching. Tuesday,…

Howell files for NC House seat

As of Wednesday one more candidate has made his intentions known by filing for 2016 election. Thomas Howell Jr. of Bladenboro has filed as a…

Thoughts While Shaving

Lots happening as Christmas time approaches, the weather has been great, but un-December like. Still no takers for candidates for local political offices.  No one seems…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 64, Midway 36

Senior Lacey Suggs racked up a double-double of 27 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday night to lead East Bladen’s Lady Eagles to a 64-36 victory…

Girls Basketball: West Bladen 41, Union 33

Seven different West Bladen players scored in the fourth quarter as the Lady Knights rode a 14-7 closing run to a 41-33 victory at Union…

JV Boys Basketball: Union 40, West Bladen 37

Union edged visiting West Bladen 40-37 Tuesday night in the Four County Conference jayvee boys basketball opener for both teams. Gerardo Reyes pumped in 11…

JV Boys Basketball: Midway 66, East Bladen 36

Midway defeated East Bladen 66-36 Tuesday night in Four County Conference jayvee boys basketball action at Spivey’s Corner. Anthony Wooten, Sadique Ingram and Shawn Marshall…

JV Girls Basketball: Midway 24, East Bladen 19

A 7-2 third quarter spurt rallied Midway to a 24-19 Four County Conference jayvee girls basketball victory over visiting East Bladen Tuesday at Spivey’s Corner.…

Four County Fall All Conference Teams

East Bladen senior Lacey Suggs and West Bladen junior Alanna Ludlum were selected as Four County Conference Players of the Year for 2015 in their…

2016 Primary election draws near

The North Carolina Primary Election is still about 3 months away, on March 15, however some states will hold a vote or caucus earlier.  The…

Board of Education meets for December Session

by Bethany Stephens The Board of Education met this Monday for their monthly session where a new Board Chair and Assistant Chair were elected. Wilbur…

Thoughts While Shaving for December 15

The filing deadline for 2016 elections is Monday, December 21 at 12 noon.  35,000 residents, over 20,000 voters and barely enough candidates to fill the…

December Weather Extremes for Bladen County in

Highest Temperature        82 degrees              1998 Lowest Temperature          -3 degrees              1989 Greatest One-Day Precipitation                      3.41 inches               2006 Greatest One-Day Snowfall                            13.0 inches               1917 Share:

Thoughts While Shaving

Technology is a wonderful thing, ’til it begins acting strange.  Where are grandchildren when we need them? Had printer problems yesterday, this morning when I…

This Day in History for December 14

1782 – Charleston, SC evacuated by British. 1793 – 1st state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati. 1798 – David Wilkerson of Rhode Island patents…

Bladen Online’s Week in Review: Dec. 6-12

A search for a missing teen and missing woman, a new police chief named in Elizabethtown, court cases involving child sexual abuse and shooting at…

Bladen Online By the Numbers: December 6-12

Bladen Online received an early Christmas present from its readers, and it was exactly what we wanted: a record-setting week for page views and visits.…

Thoughts While Shaving …..December 13

  The past week has been absolutely unreal. Our pages viewed are the best ever, nearly 160,000. December 2007, the plans were being laid for…

NCHSAA Football Championship Results

At BB&T Field, Winston-Salem Class 1AA Wallace-Rose Hill 48, Mitchell 28 Class 1A Plymouth 28, Robbinsville 20 Class 4A Charlotte Catholic 27, Greenville Rose 20…

Harmony Hall celebrates Christmas Open House

Photos by Jeff Owen Visitors to Harmony Hall in White Oak were able to spend a weekend learning about life during the Revolutionary period on…

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