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Posts published in December 2015

Thoughts While Shaving

The ACC football championship was exciting to the end. Clemson is the winner, remains undefeated and should remain at the top of the national poll……

Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy honor roll

Here is the list of students who made honor roll at Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy Dean’s List Arc 4.0 Kamiyah Lacewell Honor Roll 3.5…

Lil Knights instructional basketball league planned

The Lil Knights instructional basketball league is conducting registration through Dec. 23 for its two leagues scheduled for play in January and February. Registration fee…

Elizabethtown to discuss audit

The Elizabethtown Town Council will meet Monday and receive the audit results from 2014-15. The board is also scheduled to recognize outgoing Councilman Darrell Page…

Charges filed in fatal NC 11 crash

By Erin Smith  Charges have been filed in a fatal crash that occurred earlier Friday on NC 11 near the Bladen-Columbus County line. The crash…

CSD to get visit  

There is excitement in the air at Clarkton School of Discovery as teachers and staff prepare for a visit from Visual Artist David Edgar. Visual…

Bladen County NCDOT Update Ken Clark

An update of road openings / closings is as follows: OPENINGS: SR 1710 Elkton Road SR 1710 is OPEN as of yesterday afternoon at 5pm.  This…

Thoughts While Shaving

This morning, while shaving, I thought about the changes in the delivery of medical services that have taken place over my life time. For years,…

This Day in History for December 4

1619 – 38 colonist from Berkeley Parrish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God.  Considered by many as the first Thanksgiving in…

Thoughts While Shaving

Our world is changing and we have a ringside seat in front of our TV.  As expected, some for the better, but some not good. Remember when…

D. J. Mason Double-Double Keys Campbell Win

West Bladen grad D. J. Mason recorded his second straight double-double Monday night with 16 points and 13 rebounds that led Campbell to a 66-65…

Bladenboro officer helps to save life

Police officers are always at the ready to assist whenever a citizen is in distress. That was the case on Friday, Nov. 27, when Bladenboro…

Thoughts While Shaving

A reminder, it’s time for residents/candidates to step-up, sign-up to run for a political office.  Filing is underway at the local Board of Elections, 301…

JV Girls Basketball: Purnell Swett 34, West Bladen 15

Purnell Swett defeated West Bladen 34-15 Tuesday night in non-conference jayvee girls basketball action at Pembroke. Sophmore Mikayla Winebarger and freshman Conner Brisson led the…

This Day in History for December 2

1812 – James Madison re-elected President of US, E. Gerry vice-pres. 1840 – William Henry Harrison elected the 9th President of the United States of…

Playwright seeks sponsors for projects

By Erin Smith One Bladen County playwright is seeking sponsorships to help with upcoming projects. LoWanda Davis said she is seeking sponsors to help with…

Upward Sports at Elizabethtown Baptist Church

Elizabethtown Baptist Church will host the final night of Upward Basketball  for ages K-5th grade from 6 until 8 p.m. in the church’s Christian Activity Center. Upward Sports works…

Illnesses fill emergency department and beds at SRMC

Emergency services staff at Southeastern Health’s Southeastern Regional Medical Center are urging the public to visit their family physicians or use local clinics for all…

Top Employers In Bladen County

With Bladen County unemployment running among the highest in North Carolina our local industries are providing much needed jobs for thousands of Bladen County citizens.…

Give to your favorite charity today

By: Erin Smith Today is #GivingTuesday. A day that is set aside for giving to ones favorite charity, helping a family in need, cleaning a…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 55, East Columbus 23

Seniors Lacey Suggs and Abby Ward led East Bladen’s Lady Eagles to a 55-23 non-conference girls basketball victory Monday night over visiting East Columbus. Suggs…

Boys Basketball: East Bladen 69, East Columbus 37

Dayvon Powell and Jermaine Robinson combined for 35 points Monday night as East Bladen’s Eagles rolled to a 69-37 non-conference boys basketball victory over visiting…

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