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Posts published in February 2017

This Day in History for February 20

1792 – US postal service created, postage 6 cents – 12 cents depending on distance. 1809 – US Supreme Court rules federal government power greater…

Bladen County Headlines … 35 Years Ago

Kathy Memory of Bladen County was named “Miss Spivey’s Corner”. Peggy Thompson was elected “Miss BTC Sweetheart”. John Q. Shaw was appointed President of the…

Thoughts While Shaving

If you waited all day long yesterday (Saturday) for the NCHSAA basketball playoff pairings, and they never came, so did I.  Postponed until today (Sunday). From…

NCHSAA basketball seeding postponed until Sunday

Computer problems Saturday forced the N.C. High School Athletic Association to delay releasing state playoff basketball brackets. The organization announced pairings will be released Sunday.…

Thoughts While Shaving

For some high school basketball coaches and players, they will learn today, who their first opponent will be in the upcoming statewide basketball tournament.  For some,…

This Day in History for February 18

1688 – Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa. 1850 – California Legislature creates nine Bay area counties. 1865 – Union troops…

Clippers Are Regular Season 9-12 Year-Old Champs

The Clippers finished the regular season with a perfect 6-0 record to win the Bladen Recreation Department’s 9-12 Boys League Regular Season Championship. Team members…

Boys Basketball: Clinton 84, East Bladen 50

Photo by Kenneth Armstrong BURGAW – Clinton’s Dark Horses raced to an early 11-2 lead and eventual 84-50 victory over East Bladen in the Boys…

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