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This Day in History——September 9

1753—1st steam engine arrives in US colonies. 1776—Congress officially renames the country as the United States of America (Was the United Colonies) 1817—Alexander Twilight, probably…

Healthy Bladen Healthy Communities Initiative

This is a reminder for the Healthy Communities Initiative Planning Meeting for this Thursday, September 10th, 2015, at 11:00am, here at the health department, in…

Bladen County Headlines…35 Years Ago

A youth revival was beginning at Northside Baptist Church in Bladenboro. The athletic field at Tar Heel High School was named HUGHES FIELD after long…

Four County issues warning to their consumers

Four County EMC posted a Tuesday to their customers related to “someone portraying to be from Four County EMC or from another electric utility requiring…

SeHealth launches new cancer education program

Southeastern Health’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation department is venturing into new territory with an innovative program for cancer patients. Survivorship Planning and Cancer Education, or S.P.A.C.E., is…

FALL CONVOCATION AT BCC IS INSPIRING SUCCESS

Dublin – Bladen Community College welcomed fall semester students, faculty and guests to the 2015 Fall Convocation on September 1, 2015. The Convocation service provides…

“Building Men for Christ”

Elizabethtown – The Laymen League of Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church 4-day 2015 Men’s Conference, “Building Men for Christ” will be September 16, 17, 19…

Rogers Clark Starting for Campbell Football

Elizabethtown native Rogers Clark started as defensive tackle for the Campbell University Camels Thursday night as the Camels defeated Pikeville, KY 41-20 in their season…

Bladen County Dixie Youth Teams—-1977

By: Robert G. Hester The Southeastern Times newspaper published a special edition in 1977 that included names of players, coaches and advertisers from throughout the…

September 8, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Tuesday, September 8 1. Monday, we celebrated Labor Day. Today, it’s Another Look Unlimited Day. May not be…

Thoughts While Shaving

Began thinking about city managers over the past few years, that served in Elizabethtown, Bladenboro and Bladen County …The other towns have not had a…

This Day in History……September 8

1565—1st permanent settlement in US forms (St. Augustine, Florida) 1755—Battle of Lake George in the Province of New York—British army beats French. 1858—Abraham Lincoln supposedly…

Mallory Davis & UNC-Pembroke Open Season

Mallory Davis and her UNC-Pembroke volleyball squad opened their season Friday and Saturday in Newberry Invitational in Newberry, SC. Davis tallied 4 service points, a…

Bladen Sports Flashback

By: Robert Hester The Southeastern Times newspaper published a special edition in 1977 that included 50 youth teams around the county. We are looking back…

Thoughts While Shaving

One business that never seems to slow is the funeral homes business…We continue to lose some good folks…The past few days reads like a “who’s…

When “Stuff Happens” Speak Out – Just an opinion

By: Cheryl Thurston The UNC College Republicans are petitioning Chancellor, Carol Folt; Professor, Beverly Taylor; UNC Department of English and Comparative Literature; UNC Board of…

September 7, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning and Happy Labor Day! 3 things to know for Monday, September 7 1. Oregon was the first state to make Labor Day a…

This Day in History—–September 7

1800—Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC) 1896—A. H. Whiting wins 1st automobile race held on a closed-circuit track in Cranston, RI. 1903—Federation of American Motorcyclists organized…

September 6, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Sunday, September 6 1. If you don’t usually check our Sports page, you should today. Check out John…

The Southeastern Times newspaper—-1977

The Southeastern Times newspaper produced a special edition in 1977 that included 50 Dixie Youth teams in Bladen County. We list the names………coaches and sponsors. …

This Day in History—–September 6

1819—Thomas Blanchard patents lathe. 1839—Cherokee Nation forms. 1861—General Ulysses S. Grant occupies Paducah, Kentucky. 1876—Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed. 1899—Carnation processes its…

Thoughts While Shaving

As I reflect on the past week  we have had a steady stream of news, but not the big story….looking forward to our weekly BladenOnline numbers…

Thoughts While Shaving

Every now and then, I reflect on the past and think I have seen and heard it all….I added a new page last night……a high…

Bladen County Commissioners Meet Tuesday

Bladen County Commissioners meet Tuesday, a day later than usual, due to the Labor Day Holiday on Monday. Dr. Robert Taylor, Bladen County School Superintendent, is scheduled…

Columbus Charter Schools achieve highest scores

By: The Roger Bacon Academy EOG Scores On Wednesday, September 2, the Department of Public Instruction released End-of-Grade testing results for the most recent 2014-2015…

Bladen County Municipal Election

Municipal Election NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to G. S. 163-279 (a) (1) & (3), that a municipal election will be held in Bladen County…

Elizabethtown City Council Meets Monday

The Elizabethtown Board of Commissioners will meet Monday at 7 p.m. for their regular monthly meeting.  A work session is scheduled for 12 noon on the same day. At the regular…

This Day in History——September 5

1774—1st Continental Congress assembles at Carpenters’ Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1795—USA and Algiers sign peace treaty. 1836—Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas.. 1877—Southern…

Bladen Sports Flashback Robert Hester

In 1977 The Southeastern Times published a special edition that included 50 local Dixie Youth sports teams in the county. We are looking back at…

This Day in History——September 5

1774—1st Continental Congress assembles at Carpenters’ Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1795—USA and Algiers sign peace treaty. 1836—Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas.. 1877—Southern…

Football East Bladen 54, St. Pauls 10

After a lightning delay of more than an hour, East Bladen’s Eagles rolled to a 48-0 halftime lead en route to a 54-10 non-conference football…

September 5, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Saturday, September 5 1. Tabernacle Holiness Church near Council is having a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. today…

Football: Whiteville 35, West Bladen 6

Trailing by 35 and set to receive the second half kickoff, West Bladen was hoping to get back in the game. Instead, the hard, line…

Clarkton Town Meeting

Clarkton- The Clarkton Town Council held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 6pm, when Mayor Whedbee called the meeting to order and…

SWHC announces new medical director

Southeastern Wound Healing Center (SWHC), an affiliate of Southeastern Health which is managed by Healogics, announces the appointment of Karl J. Moo Young, D.O., as…

Bladen County Dixie Youth Teams—-1977

By: Robert G. Hester The Southeastern Times newspaper published a special edition in 1977 that included names of players, coaches and advertisers from throughout the…

Boys soccer: Whiteville 3, West Bladen 0

WHITEVILLE – Logan Butler scored two goals in the second half Thursday in leading Whiteville to its first win of the season, a 3-0 shutout…

Football, Whiteville (0-2) at West Bladen (2-0)

Looking to build on a pair of strong performances, West Bladen’s Knights host the Whiteville Wolfpack Friday night. A year ago West Bladen dominated the…

JV Football, East Bladen 46, St. Pauls 0

A swarming defense and balanced rushing attack led the East Bladen Junior Varsity football team to a 46-0 victory over visiting St. Pauls Thursday night…

JV Football, Whiteville 18, West Bladen 14

Whiteville completed a long touchdown pass for the winning score and defeated West Bladen 18-14 in non-conference junior varsity football action at Whiteville Thursday night.…

JV Volleyball, West Bladen 2, Union 0

West Bladen’s Lady Knight jayvees posted their fifth straight victory Thursday as they swept Union 2-0 in their Four County Conference opener by game scores…

Volleyball, West Bladen 3, Union 2

West Bladen outlasted Union 15-10 in the fifth and deciding set to claim a 3-2 Four County Conference volleyball victory at Union Thursday night by…

September 4, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Friday, September 4 1. It’s Football Friday and Bladen Online will have it covered with reporters at West…

This Day in History—–September 4

1807—Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat. 1833—1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun) 1864—Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama. 1882—1st large-scale test of Thomas…

Thoughts While Shaving

Labor Day weekend has arrived…It’s a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September and honors the labor movement. The holiday was established in…

Volleyball, Midway 3, East Bladen 0

Midway defeated visiting East Bladen 3-0 Thursday night in their Four County Conference volleyball opener by game scores of 25-15, 25-12 and 25-13. Sehttps://bladenonline.com/?p=24553nior Lacey Suggs led…

JV Volleyball Midway 2, East Bladen 1

Midway rallied after dropping the first game 25-21 to win the next two games 25-13 and 25-10 and defeat East Bladen 2-1 Thursday in their Four County…

Bladen County Dixie Youth—1977

The Southeastern Times published a Special Edition of Dixie Youth baseball teams in 1977. 50 teams from all over Bladen County were included and we…

Men’s Soccer, East Columbus 3, East Bladen 2

East Columbus built a 3-1 lead and held on for a 3-2 non-conference men’s soccer victory over visiting East Bladen Wednesday. Sophomore Brooks McGill scored…

Thoughts While Shaving

Maybe we are experiencing our last 90 degree-plus days for 2015. Love those mid 80 daytime highs…. Every weekend is busy in Bladen…remember the Side…

September 3, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Thursday, September 3 1. College football kicks off tonight. The big game around these parts is North Carolina…

Bladen County Goes To 9.0 Percent Unemployment

RALEIGH — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 79 of North Carolina’s counties in July, decreased in six counties, and remained unchanged in 15…

This Day in History—–September 3

1833—New York Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper) 1861—Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality. 1865—Army commander in South Carolina orders Freedmen’s Bureau to…

Local Sports Flashback

By: Robert G Hester BladenOnline is creating a series of articles listing the names of players and coaches of Dixie Youth teams in the county,…

Let’s Eat Out, But Where?

It’s September already, and Autumn is on it’s way, a perfect time of year to enjoy a meal out at your favorite restaurant. BladenOnline.com offers…

Volleyball, West Bladen 3, West Columbus 0

West Bladen’s Lady Knights rolled to their fourth consecutive victory with a 3-0 non-conference victory at West Columbus Tuesday night by game scores of 25-18,…

Volleyball, East Bladen 3, East Columbus 1

East Bladen’s Lady Eagles battled back from a narrow opening game loss to claim a 3-1 non-conference volleyball victory at East Columbus Tuesday night by…

JV Volleyball, West Bladen 2, West Columbus 0

West Bladen’s jayvees ran their winning streak to four games Tuesday as they swept a non-conference volleyball match at West Columbus 2-0 by game scores…

JV Volleyball, East Columbus 2, East Bladen 1

East Columbus dropped the first game Tuesday, but rallied to take the next two games and edge East Bladen 2-1 in non-conference jayvee volleyball action…

September 2, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Wednesday, September 2 1. Ready to save money! Elizabethtown’s annual Labor Day Sidewalk Sale begins Friday. Great opportunity…

This Day in History—–September 2

1789—US Treasury Department established by Congress. 1859—Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii. 1864—Union General William T. Sherman captures and burns Atlanta during US Civil War. 1897—“McCall”…

Thoughts While Shaving

This is a most wonderful time of the year…..Our temps are expected to be in the 90s for the next two or three days, then…

Bladen County Headlines…35 Years Ago

The Clarkton Jaycettes were accepting applications for the Little Miss Clarkton Tobacco Festival Pageant. A new stoplight was being installed at the corner of Swanzy…

Volleyball, Whiteville 3, East Bladen 1

Whiteville defeated East Bladen 3-1 Monday night in non-conference volleyball action at East by game scores of 25-22, 25-22, 20-25 and 25-13. Senior Miller Heustess…

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