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ANNOUNCEMENT!! COUNTY TOBACCO RESEARCH REFERENDUM

The Bladen County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Sandra Cain, Bladen County Cooperative Extension Director and County Referendum Chairman…

ROUZER STATEMENT ON IRAN AGREEMENT

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on three bills challenging and expressing opposition to…

Bladenboro board to meet Monday

Bladenboro residents may soon be able to pay town bills online if the town board approves an agreement with a vendor for online bill pay.…

Lower Cape Fear Hospice seeks volunteers

Lower Cape Fear Hospice, a nonprofit organization, is in need of volunteers to help families in Bladen County. Volunteers provide respite for caregivers and much-needed…

Tailgating Safety Tips – For Better Living

By: Sandra Cain With the arrival of fall comes football season and the excitement of tailgating. Don’t let cooler weather fool you into thinking you…

Women’s Tennis, East Bladen 9, Pender 0

East Bladen swept Pender 9-0 Thursday in Four County Conference women’s tennis action at East Bladen. It was the first victory of the season for…

JV Football, West Bladen 22, St. Pauls 8

West Bladen rallied in the second half to overcome an 8-6 halftime deficit and post a 22-8 non-conference football victory at St. Pauls Thursday night.…

Volleyball, East Bladen 3, Pender 1

East Bladen’s Lady Eagles claimed their first Four County Conference victory of the season Thursday night with a 3-1 win over visiting Pender by game…

JV Volleyball, Pender 2, East Bladen 1

Pender fought back after dropping the first game and edged East Bladen 2-1 Thursday in Four County Conference jayvee volleyball action at East by game…

This Day in History—–September 11

1773—Benjamin Franklin writes, “There never was a good war or bad peace” 1789—Alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury. 1847—1st singing of Stephen Foster’s “Susanna”…

Thoughts While Shaving

Do you remember where you were on September 11, 2001? The day terrorists caused great pain to our great nation…. 14 years ago…..The Paul R.…

September 11, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Friday, September 11 1. 9/11/2001. Whatever is going on in your life. Whatever problems you have. Whatever is…

Bladen County, Your Attention Please

By:Cheryl Thurston The Healthy Bladen Collaborative is sponsoring a Healthy Community Initiative, wherein they hope to engage all local towns and communities, in an effort…

DAR & 4H to Celebrate US Constitution Week

The Battle of Elizabethtown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will be highlighting ‘United States Constitution Week’ with a special event on…

2015 Bladen 5 Middle School Football Schedule

All Games Begin at 6 p.m. September 17th Bladenboro at Clarkton Tar Heel at Elizabethtown September 24th Tar Heel at Bladenboro Clarkton at Elizabethtown October…

Women’s Tennis, Lumberton 9, West Bladen 0

Lumberton defeated West Bladen 9-0 Wednesday in non-conference women’s tennis action at Lumberton. Singles: A. Kinlaw (L) def. Alanna Ludlum (WB)         …

Volleyball, Clinton 3, East Bladen 1

Clinton defeated visiting East Bladen 3-1 Tuesday night in Four County Conference volleyball action by game scores of 25-16, 21-25, 25-13 and 25-20. The Lady…

Bladenboro Historical Society Annual Fun Day

This coming Saturday, September 12th, Bladenboro Historical Society has their Annual Fun Day scheduled at the Bladenboro Historical Building, at 818 S. Main Street. The…

This Day in History—–September 10

1608—John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, VA 1776—George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers. 1846—Elias Howe patents sewing machine. 1847—1st…

Thoughts While Shaving

Another 90 degree day is in store for today, according to the weather folks….but cooler days are just a few weeks away….Average high for Bladen…

September 10, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Thursday, September 10 1. Who’s ready to swim 1.2 miles, ride a bicycle 56 miles, then run 13.1…

West Bladen Mini-cheerleaders to cheer

If you attended the West Bladen High School mini-cheer camp this summer you are invited to participate in their next home football game. All mini…

Volleyball, Wallace-Rose Hill 3, West Bladen 0

West Bladen’s five-game winning streak ended Tuesday night as Wallace-Rose Hill defeated the visiting Lady Knights 3-0 in Four County Conference volleyball action by game…

Women’s Tennis, Clinton 9, East Bladen 0

Clinton defeated visiting East Bladen 9-0 Tuesday in Four County Conference women’s tennis action. Due to approaching inclement weather, the two teams decided to use…

Thoughts While Shaving

Tuesday was a news filled day…..for BladenOnline…Scroll down our news page and see, if you haven’t already. And there’s more today. We had the local…

September 9, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Wednesday, September 9 1. Here’s something you really need to know. National Grandparents Day is Sunday. It’s been…

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…

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