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Posts published in August 2017

Elijah James Melvin

James and Judy Dufault would like to announce the birth of their grandson, Elijah James Melvin. He was born on Monday, August 21, 2017, at…

This Day in History for August 31

1842 – US Naval Observatory authorized by an act or Congress. 1886 – 1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston, SC, 100 die.…

Thoughts While Shaving

  The stories coming out of Texas are heart-wrenching.  So much pain for so many, but so much good by so many.  People helping people. …

This Day in History for August 30

1776 – Continental Army evacuates Long Island and falls back to Manhattan, NYC. 1791 – Thomas Jefferson responds to Benjamin Banneker’s letter on the issue…

JV Volleyball: East Columbus 2, West Bladen 0

DUBLIN – East Columbus defeated West Bladen 2-0 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball action by game scores of 25-7 and 25-7. Freshman Khadijah…

Volleyball: Red Springs 3, East Bladen 1

RED SPRINGS – Red Springs defeated East Bladen 3-1 Tuesday night in Three Rivers Conference volleyball action by game scores of 25-22, 25-22. 18-25 and…

Women’s Tennis: Red Springs 7, East Bladen 2

RED SPRINGS – Red Springs defeated East Bladen 7-2 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis action. The Lady Eagles will host West Columbus Wednesday…

Thoughts While Shaving

  Rain, rain go away, come again another day.  But, better us than Texas! Can’t imagine the pain by all in Houston and surrounding areas.…

This Day in History for August 29

1758 – New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation. 1831 – Michael Faraday demonstrates 1st electric transformer. 1854 – Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay). 1898…

Xavier Wooten Recognized by Fayetteville Observer

East Bladen senior running back Xavier Wooten was named by the Fayetteville Observer Sunday in their ‘Game Balls: Week 2’ section that recognizes the standout…

East Bladen Ranked No. 10 in 2A Poll

East Bladen cracked NC Preps Class 2A Top 10 Rankings this week following the Eagles impressive 35-16 victory Friday night over traditional Class 2A power…

Volleyball: Union 3, East Bladen 2

ROSE HILL – Union rallied from a 2-1 deficit to edge East Bladen 3-2 in non-conference volleyball action Monday by game scores of 18-25, 25-22,…

This Day in History for August 28

1565 – Oldest city in the US established – St. Augustine, Florida. 1609 – English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay. 1837 –…

Thoughts While Shaving

Public school doors swing wide-open Monday morning as another school year begins.  The big yellow school buses will be on the road early, as will…

School Bus Safety

Governor Roy Cooper signed into law Senate Bill 55 in July to help protect students from unsafe drivers and give parents and teachers added peace of…

Thoughts While Shaving

Both Bladen County high school football teams posted victories last night.  Check our Sports Page for details. Remember 6 man football?  Tar Heel, Clarkton, Bladenboro,…

Football: West Bladen 39, South Brunswick 36

SOUTHPORT – Senior B. J. Drake rushed for 238 yards and scored 3 touchdowns to lead West Bladen to a 39-36 non-conference football victory over…

Peters Creek Hosts SSAA Worlds This Weekend

ROSEBORO – The Peters Creek Softball Complex will host the Southern Softball Association of America’s Grand Slam World Tournament this weekend. Teams from Maryland, Virginia,…

Friday’s High School Football Results

Three Rivers Conference East Bladen 35, Clinton 16 West Bladen 39, South Brunswick 36 Whiteville 29, West Brunswick 28 Red Springs 27, Southern Vance 14…

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