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Posts published in January 2016

This Day in History for February 1

1790 – Supreme Court convenes for 1st time (NYC). 1840 – Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated. 1856 – Auburn University is…

Plans get under way for Youth Rally

Plans got under way on Sunday night for a Youth Rally to be held on Sunday, March 6, at 5 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Middle…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 31

Another great week for BladenOnline, so far as numbers go. Anything over 100,000 ‘pages viewed’ is great and we topped that number again. Erin, Charlotte,…

Saturday’s RA/GA Basketball Results

Lennon’s Crossroads High School Boys 40, Open Door #2 35 LCR (40) – Seth Britt 3, Chandler Lennon 15, Hunter Prevatte 8, Jeremy Hunt 14,…

Rahu Purdie Scores 11 Points in Lander Win

West Bladen grad Rahu Purdie bombed in a trio of 3-pointers and scored 11 points Saturday as his Lander Bearcats defeated North Georgia 97-84 in…

This Day in History for January 31

1846 – After the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown unified as the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 1851 – Gail Borden announces invention of condensed…

Missing bird has been found

A Macaw that was reported missing Friday is back home and doing well. The bird’s owner reported Saturday morning it was fine and enjoying a…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 30

I want to elaborate on an article we have on our news page….’Missing Macaw Needs Your Help’…..One of the owners of a business in the…

Boys Basketball: Heide Trask 78, West Bladen 70

League-leader Heide Trask won their sixteenth straight game Friday night as they defeated the West Bladen Knights 78-70 in Four County Conference boys basketball action…

Boys Basketball: Pender 74, East Bladen 52

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong Playing with only two of their regular varsity players and five players called up from the jayvee team – East Bladen’s…

JV Boys Basketball: Pender 46, East Bladen 43

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong Pender defeated East Bladen 46-43 Friday night in Four County Conference jayvee boys basketball action at Pender. The Patriots jumped in…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 60, Pender 16

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong Senior Lacey Suggs posted a double-double of 17 points and 13 steals as East Bladen’s Lady Eagles rolled to a 60-16…

This Day in History for January 30

1781 – Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland. 1797 – US Congress refuses to accept 1st petition from African-Americans. 1800 – US population:…

Elizabethtown Council to meet Monday

The Elizabethtown Town Council will meet on Monday might to discuss several matters. The council will hear a concern from citizen Catherine Graves concerning deposit…

Bladen County Commissioners to meet on Monday

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday night and discuss several agenda items. Dr. Robert Heavenridge, of Bladen County Schools, is scheduled…

Elizabethtown Primary School releases honor roll

Elizabethtown Primary School has released the honor roll for the second nine weeks grading period.   Third Grade Superintendent’s List Xavier Hicks “A” Honor Roll…

Missing dog is located

A family pet that went missing on Monday on Guyton Road has been located. Princess, who is a Husky mix with blue eyes, was let…

Classic Cruisers Car Club donates to Hospice

Classic Cruisers Car Club recently donated $800 to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.  The club’s yearly car show raises funds to benefit local organizations. Lower Cape…

For Better Living: Go for Whole Grains

By Sandra Cain With so many choices, it can be hard to sift through the variety of grain products to find the healthiest options. Having…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 29

Prepare for another big change in the weather.  Windy and warmer is the forecast for today. Both high school basketball teams play tonight.  East Bladen…

County-Wide Youth Rally

A County-Wide Youth Rally is in the planning stages and help is needed. Mrs. Cheryl West has sent out an invitation try to reach anyone…

Elizabethtown Rotary welcomes new members

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club met on Wednesday afternoon at San Jose Restaurant in Elizabethtown and welcomed two new members to the club. Rotarians Jamie Davis…

Dog lost in vicinity of Guyton Road

The Heverly family needs your help to locate their missing puppy.  The puppy answers to the name of Princess and is about 12 weeks old. She…

Medical Lab Technology scholarships awarded at SCC

Sherida Coatney and Ian Ashley were recently announced as the recipients of Southeastern Community College’s Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to…

Dublin Primary School Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Third Grade: Superintendent’s List:  Gabriella Bray “A” Honor Roll:  Danity Ballard, Kara Gause, Emily Lewis, Ryder Faircloth, Emma Gryczynski, Angel Ramon-Reyes, Garrett Dunham, Chason Harris,…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 28

See a few political signs ‘popping up’ around the county.  The primary election is about 7 weeks away. Will be interesting to see if moving…

Child injured in Monday afternoon collision

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that occurred on Monday afternoon on NC 131. According to reports, a mother and her child…

Gala to benefit neonatal intensive care unit

The smallest patients at Southeastern Regional Medical Center will be in the spotlight and will benefit from the funds raised at the Southeastern Health Foundation’s…

February is Pet Dental month

Does your pet have bad breath? Unfortunately, most pets do and this is not normal. The foul odor you smell is caused by an infection…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 27

Interesting that many counties north and west of Bladen are still dealing with snow and ice.  Many school delays today, primarily north of the Raleigh-Durham…

Boys Basketball: Clinton 62, East Bladen 48

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong CLINTON – A dominating third quarter lifted Clinton to a 62-48 victory over East Bladen on Tuesday night in a Four…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 42, Clinton 38

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong CLINTON – The shots weren’t falling. Drives to the basket were contested. And the defense couldn’t keep Clinton from shooting free…

County to attempt homeless count

By: Erin Smith Bladen County Department of Social Services is preparing to attempt a count of Bladen County’s homeless population on Wednesday night. Miller said during…

Education Lottery provides funds to schools

According to the North Carolina Lottery, funds raised through playing the various games affiliated with the lottery support our state’s education system. So where does…

CHEC to host open house, ribbon cutting

Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, or C.H.E.C., will host an open house and ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce…

Vickie Clark voted off Biggest Loser

Bladenboro’s Vickie Clark was eliminated from the Biggest Loser show last night, but in an update from home she said she has got her grove back…

Thoughts While Shaving for January 26

Just a few days before the 2016 Presidential election begins…..only 10 months before the campaign is over and we can begin to condemn whoever is…

Center Road to re-open to traffic

Center Road is re-opened to traffic as of Monday afternoon, according to NC Department of Transportation Bladen County Engineer Kenneth Clark. He said that DOT…

Bladen County Headlines 35 years ago

The C.T. Regan Fieldhouse at East Bladen High School was vandalized. There was approximately $3,500 damage done to the facility. The Bladenboro Fire District vote…

Animal Control Board gets good yearly report

The Bladen County Animal Control Board got a great report at their recent meeting regarding the 2015 yearly report on its animal shelter. “Our shelter…

Spring registration is strong at BCC

Enrollment at Bladen Community College remains consistently strong as the college welcomes 1,341 students to classes for the spring semester.  “Our current 2016 spring enrollment…

Car crashes into creek on Mercer Mill Road

By: Erin Smith A Bladen County resident went for an unplanned swim on Monday morning on Mercer Mill Road about one mile from the Big…

Southeastern Health announces new VP/SRMC COO

Southeastern Health’s (SeHealth) President and CEO Joann Anderson announced the appointment of Jason Cox as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Southeastern Regional Medical…

Thoughts While Shaving on January 25

To our north and west, many folks are still waiting for electric power to be restored.  Very few outages in Bladen, if any.  I kept…

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