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Posts published in October 2018

Thoughts While Shaving

Trick or Treat time.  Remember as a youngster, we lived in rural Bladen County, neighbors were few and far between, memory is getting dim.  Not…

This Day in History for October 31

1868 – Standard uniform approved for US postal carriers. 1892 – Arthur Conan Doyle publishes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. 1906 – George Bernard Shaw’s…

Middle School Football: Hallsboro 28, Tar Heel 22

HALLSBORO – Hallsboro outlasted Tar Heel 28-22 Tuesday night in Waccamaw Middle School Conference football action. After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers scored on…

Middle School Football: Bladenboro 30, Williams 6

BLADENBORO –Bladenboro rolled to a 30-0 halftime lead en route to a 30-6 victory over Williams Tuesday night in Waccamaw Middle School Conference football action.…

Men’s Soccer: Red Springs 4, West Bladen 2

RED SPRINGS – Red Springs built a 3-1 first half lead and defeated West Bladen 4-2 Tuesday night in the Three Rivers Conference men’s soccer…

Men’s Soccer: East Bladen 5, Whiteville 0

WHITEVILLE –Senior Greyson Heustess poured in three goals Tuesday night to record another ‘Hat Trick’ and lead his East Bladen Eagles to a 5-0 Three…

Public Notice

Due to a one hour internet outage at the Early Voting Site (Bladen County Public Library) on October 26, 2018 the poll will open one…

Job Fair Set

Sach’s Peanuts will  conduct a job fair at the NC Works Center in Elizabethtown on Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.…

Jones Lake Fall Festival deemed success

Photos Courtesy Sharron Bernhardt By Erin Smith While the weather was dark and gloomy, many folks chose to come out to the Fall Festival at…

This Day in History for October 30

1768 – First Methodist church in North American colonies initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC) 1864 – Helena, Montana’s capital, founded. 1873 – P T Barnum’s circus,…

This Day in History for October 29

1618 – English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against King James I of England. 1811 – 1st Ohio…

Thoughts While Shaving

If you missed the Bladenboro Beast Fest, you missed a good time.  A huge crowed attended despite it being a little cool and windy.  The day began…

Football: East Bladen 49, South Robeson 14

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen’s Eagles raced to a 42-8 halftime lead and celebrated Senior Night with a 49-14 running clock Three Rivers Conference football victory…

Men’s Soccer: West Bladen 3, West Columbus 2

BLADENBORO – Senior Pablo Ortega scored two goals Saturday to lead West Bladen to a 3-2 Three Rivers Conference men’s soccer victory over West Columbus.…

Thoughts While Shaving

The 12th Annual Bladenboro Beast Fest is officially underway and will continue throughout the day and into the evening hours.  It’s free and all are…

This Day in History for October 27

1682 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is founded by Englishman William Penn. 1775 – US Navy forms as the Continental Navy. 1871 – Boss Tweed (William Macy…

JV Boys Soccer: East Bladen 3, Lumberton 2

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen jumped out to a 2-0 first half lead en route to a 3-2 non-conference jayvee boys soccer victory over Lumberton Thursday.…

Football: South Columbus 69, West Bladen 14

TABOR CITY – South Columbus defeated West Bladen 69-14 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference football action. Junior quarterback Tyre Boykin broke loose and scooted…

Drone Seminar Postponed

The Small Business Center at Bladen Community College has postponed the Drone Seminar which was scheduled for Saturday, October 27th. The seminar will be rescheduled…

This Day in History for October 25

1780 – John Hancock becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts. 1870 – Pimlico Race Course opens in Baltimore. 1870 – Postcards first used in USA.…

CSD Beta Induction

Contributed by Sheila Nance Clarkton School of Discovery held its Annual Induction Ceremony to the National Junior Beta Club on October 17, 2018.Students are inducted…

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