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Posts published in May 2017

Thoughts While Shaving

With all the conversation and confusion associated with the health care debate in DC, I have a suggestion. For hard working Americans who live by…

Softball: West Bladen 11, East Bladen 0

  DUBLIN – West Bladen’s Lady Knights clinched sole possession of the Four County Conference softball championship on their Senior Night Thursday with an 11-0…

Record Blueberry Crop Loss in Bladen County

By: Tonya Bockover This year’s mid-March freeze did serious damage to the local blueberry crop here in Bladen County. According to Bill Cline, Extension Specialist…

This Day in History for May 4

1780 – American Academy of Arts & Science founded in Boston, James Bowdoin, John and Samuel Adams founding members. 1805- Henry C. Overing buys 80…

East Bladen Cheer Camp

The East Bladen Varsity and JV Cheerleaders are holding a East Bladen Mini Eagles Cheer Camp coming in June. Mini Cheerleaders will perform during the half time…

Softball: West Bladen 7, Midway 6

DUBLIN – Senior Kassidy Anderson’s 2-out, walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a 3-run rally that gave West Bladen a 7-6…

Baseball: West Bladen 6, Midway 5

DUBLIN – Junior Scott Bowen blasted a 2-run, walk-off double that lifted West Bladen to a 6-5 Four County Conference baseball victory over Midway Tuesday…

This Day in History for May 3

1654 – Bridge at Rowley, Mass. begins charging tolls for animals. 1662 – Royal charter granted to Connecticut. 1765 – 1st US medical college opens…

Let’s Eat Out, But Where?

By Cheryl Thurston April was a very nice month in Bladen County, with Spring in the air and lots of celebrations. The good folks over…

Hunt named grant facilitator

Nancy Catherine “Cathy” Hunt has been named facilitator for Southeastern Health’s Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas grant. Hunt earned bachelor’s degrees in recreation management administration and…

Softball: Pender 17, East Bladen 5

ELIZABETHTOWN – A 9-run sixth-inning rally broke open an 8-4 game and propelled Pender to a 17-5 Four County Conference softball victory over East Bladen…

Softball: West Bladen 16, Clinton 3

CLINTON – West Bladen rolled to an early 15-0 lead en route to a 16-3 Four County Conference softball victory over Clinton Monday night. The…

SAMPSON COUNTY DRUG TRAFFICKER SENTENCED FOR COCAINE, METHAMPHETAMINE, AND MARIJUANA CONSPIRACY AND MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACY; TEXAS MAN SENTENCED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACY

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that in federal court on April 26, 2017, United States…

Dublin Motor Speedway Weekend Racing Results

Earl Pearson, Jr of Jacksonville, FL won the Ultimate Super Late Model Series Rattlesnake Rumble feature at Dublin Motor Speedway Saturday night. Pearson drove the…

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