Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in April 2018

Thoughts While Shaving

The rain came down, much needed rain and amounts appeared to vary greatly, between just over 1.5 inches at  Curtis Brown Airport, to nearly 2.5…

This Day in History for April 25

1719 – Daniel Defoe publishes “Robinson Crusoe” 1861 – The Union Army arrives to reinforce Washington, D.C. (US Civil War) 1875 – Latest date for…

Rain Washes Out Tuesday Sports Schedule

The morning’s heavy rains washed out Bladen County’s Tuesday sports schedule. The St. Pauls at East Bladen baseball and softball games have been tentatively rescheduled…

Second Absentee Meeting

The Bladen County Board of Elections second Absentee Meeting will be conducted on April 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown,…

Thoughts While Shaving

Rain continues to fall as of early Tuesday, in fact the National Weather Service forecast predicts showers, possible thunderstorms, and high winds today, continuing into the…

This Day in History for April 24

1704 – “Boston News-Letter” 1st successful newspaper in US, forms. 1800 – US Library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation. 1833 – Jacob Evert &…

Addie Bowen MVP in Top Gun Super Regional

Addie Bowen was named game’s Most Valuable Player after driving in 5 runs by batting 3-3 against the Hot Shots in this weekend’s Top Gun…

Weekly Weather Forecast

By Richard Neuherz, Meteorologist, NOAA • An area of low pressure and the attendant frontal system will bring showers and possibly a few thunderstorms to…

BCC Announces Staff Promotions

DUBLIN – Bladen Community College has announced the following staffing promotions. Carlton Bryan, former Registrar, is now Disabilities, Testing, and Veterans Services Director. Former Assistant…

DIT Leaders Honored

Raleigh, N.C. – Three leaders in the North Carolina Department of Information Technology have been honored by a national publication for being among the best in…

Cape Fear Mini Storage Auction (19 Units)

Cape Fear Mini Storage Auction (19 Units) 910/862-9911 2 Locations: 1 st auction – Thursday, May 03, 2018 9:00 a.m. @ 2202 West Broad Street,…

White Lake Triathlon Results

Three triathlons were held over the weekend at White Lake. The results were: White Lake Spring Half: Men’s Winner: Scott Shumate, Virginia Beach, Va., 4:17:36. Women’s…

Thoughts While Shaving

Ready for a new week?  It’s here and there is so much activity in the area. First, early elections continue at sites in Bladenboro, Dublin,…

Thoughts While Shaving for Sunday, April 22

Volunteers had a very successful day raising money to assist Alvin Butler in hopefully returning to a more normal life, well, as much as possible.…

JV Baseball: Whiteville 9, West Bladen 0

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville capitalized on five West Bladen errors to score eight unearned runs and post a 9-0 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory Friday.…

JV Softball: Fairmont 14, East Bladen 13

FAIRMONT – Fairmont scored ten runs in their final two at-bats to overcome a 12-4 East Bladen lead and claim a 14-13 Three Rivers Conference…

JV Baseball: East Bladen 13, Fairmont 3

FAIRMONT – Makhi Cromartie pitched a one-hitter and drove in 2 runs to lead East Bladen to a 13-3 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory…

Stolen Property Recovered in Columbus County

Contributed Whiteville, NC – Columbus County Sheriff’s Office recovered a large quantity of stolen items from the residence of two individuals on April 14, 2018.…

Thoughts While Shaving

Whew, Saturday has finally arrived. Sunny with highs in the mid 60s today. Did you see the headline: Amazon Prime has 100 million members. Wells Fargo bank…

Girls Soccer: East Bladen 3, Scotland 1

LAURINBURG – East Bladen rallied with 3 goals in the second half to defeat Scotland 3-1 Friday night in non-conference girls soccer action. Scotland led…

Baseball: East Bladen 12, Fairmont 10

FAIRMONT –Freshman Freddie Wooten pitched 5 innings of one-run relief as East Bladen rallied for a 12-10 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over Fairmont. Freddie…

Softball: Whiteville 7, West Bladen 0

WHITEVILLE – Ivy Hayes and Jenna Bullard combined to pitch a 2-hit shutout and lead Whiteville to a 7-0 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over…

Baseball: Whiteville 11, West Bladen 1

WHITEVILLE – Junior Dylan Lawson pitched a one-hitter and struck out ten batters to lead Whiteville to an 11-1 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over…

Softball: East Bladen 11, Fairmont 2

FAIRMONT – Freshman Kayleigh Raynor pitched a 2-hitter and struck out 12 batters to lead East Bladen to an 11-2 Three Rivers Conference softball victory…

This Day in History for April 21

1649 – Maryland Toleration Act passed in American colony, allowing all freedom of worship. 1789 – John Adams sworn in as 1st US Vice President…

Rifle Raffle Tickets

Please make your final push this weekend to sale your gun raffle tickets. The drawing will be at the Monday night, May 21 meeting at 6p.m. If you have sold…

This Date in History for April 20

1777 – New York adopts new constitution as an independent state. 1896 – 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa’s “El Capitan” premieres…

Boys Tennis: Whiteville 9, East Bladen 0

ELIZABETHTOWN – Whiteville defeated East Bladen 9-0 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference boys tennis match. Singles Antoine Gamble (W) defeated Jacob Barber (EB) 6-2,…

Girls Soccer: East Bladen 7, East Columbus 0

ELIZABETHTOWN – Senior Hannah Devane posted a ‘Hat Trick’ of 3 goals Thursday night to lead East Bladen to a 7-0 Three Rivers Conference girls…

General Maintenance Worker

General Statement of Duties Performs a variety of unskilled and limited semi-skilled manual labor tasks within the Public Services Department. Distinguishing Features of the Class…

Phi Theta Kappa Students are inducted at BCC

DUBLIN – Bladen Community College has inducted 28 students into the prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, a nationally recognized organization that acknowledges academic achievement…

Mission News Theme by Compete Themes.