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Posts published in April 2016

Hypocrisy at its worst

Last month, Governor McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly passed H.B. 2, a bill to address Charlotte’s misguided bathroom ordinance. Charlotte’s bathroom ordinance would…

Butters Quick Stop robber sentenced

A Riegelwood man who was charged with armed robbery of the Butters Quick Shop last year was sentenced Tuesday in Bladen County Superior Court under…

JV Baseball: Midway 18, West Bladen 4

Midway defeated West Bladen 18-4 Tuesday in Four County Conference jayvee baseball action at West. The game was stopped after 3 innings due to a…

JV Baseball: East Bladen 16, Union 0

Freshman Pierce Melvin pitched a 2-hitter and struck out 9 batters to lead East Bladen to a 16-0 Four County Conference jayvee baseball victory at…

Girls Soccer: Midway 6, West Bladen 0

Midway scored 4 first half goals en route to a 6-0 Four County Conference girls soccer victory at West Bladen Tuesday night. The Lady Knights…

Girls Soccer: East Bladen 3, Union 0

Senior Lacey Suggs posted another ‘hat trick’ Tuesday night scoring all 3 of East Bladen’s goals as the Lady Eagles defeated visiting Union 3-0 Tuesday…

Softball: East Bladen 17, Union 0

East Bladen’s Lady Eagles blanked Union 17-0 Tuesday night in a Four County Conference softball game that was stopped after one inning by mutual agreement…

This Day in History – April 6

1663 – King Charles II signs Carolina Charter. 1722 – Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ends tax on men with beards. 1789 – 1st…

No Longer Just a Bill

When I was a kid, there was a series of cartoon shorts called Schoolhouse Rock. They used catchy little songs to help children learn about…

Special Weather Statement

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, NC has issued a Special Weather Statement for Bladen and surrounding counties. Increased Fire Danger Conditions Expected Monday Afternoon…

April announcements for First Missionary Baptist Church

April announcements for First Missionary Baptist Church located at 501 Martin Street, Elizabethtown.  April 03 –  Pastor ministering at Hyde Park Church in Lumberton at 6:30 p.m. April…

Mother County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Mother County Genealogical Society meeting will be held on Saturday, April 9, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building located at…

Thoughts While Shaving for April 1

April Fool’s Day….FYI. Ever talk to the steering wheel while driving.  I highly recommend it.  Doesn’t talk back, no apologies needed and after you have…

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