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Posts published in September 2017

Crafters at the market

The Cape Fear Farmer’s Market has crafters out today. Handmade fall decorations, plants, blankets and more are all on site this sunny Saturday.   Share:

Men’s Soccer: West Bladen 2, South Columbus 1

DUBLIN- Junior Victor Lopez fired in 2 second-half goals as West Bladen rallied for a 2-1 Three Rivers Conference victory over South Columbus Thursday night.…

Football: East Bladen 47, West Columbus 0

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen exploded for 28 first quarter points and rolled to a 47-0 Three Rivers Conference football victory over West Columbus Friday night.…

Police Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Reception for Employees, Retirees, Former Officers and Personnel Gov. Roy Cooper Proclaims Sept. 29 – Oct. 6, as “State Capitol Police Officers’ Week” in North Carolina

September 29, 2017 RALEIGH — The State Capitol Police today commemorated its 50th anniversary by bringing together retirees, former officers and administrative personnel for a…

Autumn Weather Arrives This Weekend

A dry high pressure system this weekend will bring seasonally cooler  temperatures to Bladen County Saturday and Sunday. High temperatures for Saturday will be in…

Thoughts While Shaving

Thursday night NFL action, Green Bay Packers 35 – Chicago Bears 14.  Before the game, players on both teams locked arms as a symbol of unity,…

This Day in History for September 29

1789 – US War Department established a regular army. 1875 – US-Spanish relations decline in wake of Cuban rebellion. 1907 – Construction begins on Washington…

Women’s Tennis: Red Springs 8, East Bladen 1

ELIZABETHTOWN – Red Springs defeated East Bladen 8-1 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis match. Singles Hermelinda Mendoza (RS) defeated Jayme LeeAnn Frady…

JV Volleyball: East Columbus 2, West Bladen 0

LAKE WACCAMAW – East Columbus defeated West Bladen 2-0 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball action by set scores of 25-18 and 25-23.…

JV Football: East Bladen 41, West Columbus 0

CERRO GORDO – Sophmores Jordan Robinson and Lawson Hester combined for five touchdowns Thursday night to lead East Bladen to a 41-0 Three Rivers Conference…

Volleyball: West Bladen 3, East Columbus 2

LAKE WACCAMAW – West Bladen outlasted East Columbus 3-2 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference volleyball action by set scores of 18-25, 28-26, 25-15, 12-25…

Women’s Tennis: West Bladen 6, East Columbus 3

LAKE WACCAMAW- West Bladen’s Lady Knights defeated East Columbus 6-3 Thursday to raise their record to 12-0 in Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis action. West…

Margaret Evelyn Smith

​Margaret Evelyn Smith, born May 29, 1950, in Maryville, TN, left this earthly world September 17, 2017. Margaret lived most of her first 7 years in…

Brenda Lee Haire Gooden

Brenda Lee Haire Gooden, 73, of Elizabethtown went home to be with the Lord on September 27, 2017. She is preceded in death by her…

Thoughts While Shaving

Good news, bad news….Think we have to many news sources? Headlines over the past few hours! Resignation of Kobie Baker, Alabama’s director of basketball operations,…

This Day in History for September 28

1542 – Explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay, naming it San Miguel and claims it for Spain. 1701 – Divorce legalized…

Women’s Tennis: Whiteville 8, East Bladen 1

ELIZABETHTOWN – Whiteville defeated East Bladen 8-1 Tuesday in the make-up of a Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis match that was postponed by rain on…

This Day in History for September 27

1787 – Constitution submitted to US states for ratification. 1855 – George F. Bristow’s “Rip Van Winkle”, 2nd American opera, opens in NYC. 1892 –…

The double standard is alive and well-paid

By Jefferson Weaver I really couldn’t care less about professional football. I admire anyone whose physical prowess is such that they can, at least for…

JV Volleyball: West Bladen 2, Red Springs 1

DUBLIN – West Bladen rallied to defeat Red Springs 2-1 in a Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball match Tuesday by set scores of 16-25, 25-10…

Women’s Tennis: South Columbus 9, East Bladen 0

TABOR CItY – South Columbus defeated East Bladen 9-0 Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis match. Singles South Columbus #1 defeated Jayme LeeAnn…

Volleyball: West Bladen 3, Red Springs 1

DUBLIN – West Bladen defeated Red Springs 3-1 Tuesday night in a Three Rivers Conference volleyball match by set scores of 25-20, 25-21, 21-25 and…

Thoughts While Shaving

I recently added POLITICO Playbook to my daily reading.  I added after the source was referred to almost daily by one or more national news…

This Day in History for September 26

1772 – New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine. 1789 – Edmund J. Randolph becomes 1st US Attorney General. 1872 – The…

Men’s Soccer: East Bladen 9, Whiteville 0

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen moved into sole possession of first place in the Three Rivers Conference Monday night with a 9-0 men’s soccer victory over…

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