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Posts published in March 2018

Bladen County Headlines…35 Years Ago

 Faye Rice was Bladen County Hospital Employee of the Month. Some roads were closed in Bladen County due to 5 inch rains. Clarkton, Bladenboro and…

Thoughts While Shaving

It’s been a wild weekend:  Star Communications problems in the Herring Exchange (near Clinton) paralyzed Internet users in the mostly rural areas of Sampson, Bladen and…

JV Softball: South Columbus 20, West Bladen 0

DUBLIN – South Columbus defeated West Bladen 20-0 Friday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball action. Taylor West, Armani Cowan, Katelynn Tatum, Tinyauh Rhoda, and…

JV Baseball: South Columbus 9, West Bladen 2

DUBLIN – South Columbus broke free from a 2-2 tie and defeated West Bladen 9-2 Friday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball action. The Knights…

Boys Tennis: South Columbus Sweeps East Bladen

TABOR CITY – South Columbus defeated East Bladen 9-0 and 9-0 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference boys tennis double-header. Match One Singles Griffin Hanna…

Baseball: South Columbus 11, West Bladen 0

DUBLIN – South Columbus exploded for 7 first-inning runs en route to an 11-0 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over West Bladen Friday night. Austin…

Girls Soccer: East Bladen 9, East Columbus 0

LAKE WACCAMAW – Senior Hannah Devane posted a ‘Hat Trick’ of 3 goals to lead East Bladen to a 9-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer…

Softball: East Bladen 17, South Robeson 0

ROWLAND – East Bladen exploded for 8 runs in the first inning and rolled to a 17-0 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over South Robeson…

Softball: West Bladen 4, South Columbus 0

DUBLIN – Senior Madison Collins pitched a 5-hit shutout and struck out seven to lead West Bladen to a key 4-0 Three Rivers Conference softball…

Baseball: East Bladen 8, South Robeson 1

ROWLAND – Senior lefthander Ty Watkins pitched a 4-hitter and batted 3-4 with a pair of doubles Friday night to lead East Bladen to an…

Narcotics Arrest

Whiteville, NC – The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit completed an investigation into the distribution of prescription pills in the Whiteville community of Columbus…

Thoughts While Shaving

All on Facebook is not bad.  I discovered a very nice article about Tar Heel Baptist Church “Tar Heel Baptist Church: A story of hope”…

This Day in History for March 23

1775 – Patrick Henry proclaims “Give me liberty of give me death” in speech in favour of Virginian troops joining US Revolutionary war. 1839 –…

Girls Soccer: East Bladen 5, West Columbus 0

ELIZABETHTOWN – Freshman Kenia Medina fired in 2 goals to lead East Bladen to a 5-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer victory over West Columbus…

Smoke Detector Recall

Kiddie has issued a recall on Wednesday of their dual sensor smoke detector due to a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process which can block…

Thoughts While Shaving

Weather has become a topic of discussion, again.  Cold, cloudy day yesterday.  Today, more sunshine, more wind, and temps in the upper 50s in the afternoon.…

This Day in History for March 22

1790 – Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st US Secretary of State under President Washington. 1841 – Cornstarch patented by Orlando Jones. 1861 – 1st US…

Rain Washes Out Wednesday Sports

The rainy weather completely washed out Wednesday’s high school sports schedule. The East Columbus at East Bladen varsity and jayvee softball games were postponed. The…

Thoughts While Shaving

Spring came in like a lion!  Thunder, lightning, rain & cooler weather.  Hopefully no damage in the area. Recently shared thoughts about our healthcare system with…

Softball: St. Pauls 3, West Bladen 2

ST PAULS – Sophmore Brianna Brewer pitched a 6-hitter and struck out 11 to lead St. Pauls to a 3-2 Three Rivers Conference softball victory…

Baseball: St. Pauls 5, West Bladen 0

ST PAULS – St. Pauls capitalized on five unearned runs to defeat West Bladen 5-0 Tuesday night in Three Rivers Conference baseball action. Two walks…

Rain Plays Havoc with Tuesday’s Sports

The rain and lightning storms that moved through the area Tuesday evening wreaked havoc on the sports schedule. The East Bladen varsity and jayvee softball…

Medication Disposal

By: Dora Brogdon On April 28, residents will be able to drop off their medications. All medications are to be kept in their original containers…

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