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East Arcadia 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

A Honor Roll A/B Honor Roll (3rd Grade) (3rd Grade) Daisha Graham Jalen Graham Amaya Walker (4th Grade) Shyheen Everette (4th Grade) Jalen Henry Dashawn…

Batting Camp set for Saturday, Dec. 19

By: Erin Smith The Bladen County Recreation Department in conjunction with the Grand Slam Batting Cage will sponsor a Hitting Camp on Saturday, Dec. 19. The…

Thoughts While Shaving

Southeastern Carolina Crossroads is an effort to help area residents who are dealing with drug and alcohol addiction.  Saturday, a BBQ plate fund raiser will be…

Bladenboro Fire Department Officially Open

Bladenboro Fire Department had their Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Saturday starting at 10 am. Bladenboro Fire Chief Coleman and Mayor of Bladenboro, Rufus Duckworth welcomed…

Green Light a Vet

By: Erin Smith Our military often make huge sacrifices in order to safeguard our freedoms including time spent away from families, jobs, and friends. For…

IPHONE/IPAD TIPS

Tips on iOS9.1 I finally updated to 9.1 from 8.4 avoiding the first couple of updates and fixes. So here’s some thoughts after using 9.1…

Thought While Shaving

Some leftovers from Tuesday’s election….. The local Board of Elections must certify the election…That occurs Tuesday, November 10. If the contest between Lawrence McDougald and…

Dear Claire and Tom

By: Jefferson Weaver I must preface this with an apology; at this point, I have no idea if you are both boys, both girls, or…

Beast Feast 5k Fun Run was a Success

  This year there was a Beast Fest 5K Fun Run that started at 8:30 Saturday morning with over 75 participants according to Otis Evans,…

Thoughts While Shaving

FYI….NC State Fair begins today and continues thru Sunday, October 25th. Frost normally arrives late October….could be as early as Monday and Tuesday of next…

Clarkton DYB Haunted House Opens Friday Night

Clarkton Dixie Youth Baseball’s Annual Haunted House will open Friday night at 7:00 at the corner of Hwy 211 West and White/McEwen Road (3.5 miles…

Miss Bladenboro Pageant this Saturday

Ten young women will take the stage at Bladenboro Middle School auditorium on October 17 to compete for the titles of Princess of Bladenboro and…

‘The Generations’ entertain Bladen youth

Local band, The Generations, entertained East Bladen High School students at the Fifth Quarter event at Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church following the East Bladen-Pender football game…

Clarkton Lions Club Holds Annual Plate Sale

By: Hailey Smith Clarkton Lions Club hold an annual plate sale every year in October for the Harold Ingram Memorial Scholarship fundraiser that is associated…

NC Grape Festival at Lu Mil Vineyard

By: Cheryl Thurston The skies above were the only gray thing at the Grape Festival this Saturday, at Lu Mil Vineyard. The crowds were there…

Everybody’s child

By: Jefferson Weaver A proud mom contacted me the other day about her son, a high school senior. His picture had been in the paper,…

What Are Bladen County Citizens Reading?

The Bladen County Library in Elizabethtown is a most valuable asset for our county. It is used by school children as well as adults to…

Dublin Peanut Festival Pedal Tractor Pull

2015 Dublin Peanut Festival Tractor Pedal Pull Sponsored by Southeast Farm Equipment Company Alot of pedalling was going on at the Dublin Festival Tractor Pull…

2015 Peanut Festival Cooking Contest Winners

Youth Division Candy – 1st – Madilyn Brisson – Almond Bark Candy 2nd – Deautise Mitchell – Peanut Butter Chews 3rd – Jacie Kinlaw –…

Dublin is the place to be this weekend

The weather man is promising almost perfect weather for the Dublin Peanut Festival and the races at Dublin Motor Speedway this weekend. It will be…

East Bladen High School Annual BBQ Plate Supper

East Bladen High School Annual BBQ Plate Fundraiser Friday, September 18, 2015 4:00PM – 6:30PM Elizabethtown Farmers Market $8.00 per Plate Tickets were sold in…

Community Night Success

The Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown was full of people from all around, Sunday evening, enjoying ‘A Community Night Worship’ presented by Bladen Christian Outdoorsmen…

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,…

Somebody Ought to Do Something

By: Jefferson Weaver The young lady was incensed. “Somebody ought to do something,” she exclaimed. Now, the crisis at hand involved a solution that wasn’t…

CENTER ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH TO HOLD FALL FESTIVAL

Center Road Baptist Church in Bladenboro will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 20th beginning at 11am.  Planned activities include food, games, children’s…

Favorite Peanut Recipe Contest

Dig out your favorite peanut recipe and brush up on your cooking skills! Make plans to enter the cooking contest during the Dublin Peanut Festival…

Perseid Meteor Shower 2015 – I Love August

By: Cheryl Thurston I love August. That’s one of the differences between me and staff writer, Jefferson Weaver, he hates August for the bugs and…

Boost the Boro

Bladenboro, NC – Boost the Boro, Inc. held its regular monthly meeting on August 11th at the Bladenboro Farmer’s Market board room. President Don White…

Sunroofs, downpours and deus a machina

I have never been a big fan of having a sunroof in a vehicle. Call me old fashioned, but I think only the windows on…

Barbecue and Tall Ship to Invade Wilmington

Wilmington – It’s a uniquely American partnership – that of a national BBQ festival teaming up with a full-size replica of the very Spanish Galleon…

Dublin Peanut Festival Pageant Accepting Applications

The Dublin Peanut Festival Pageant Committee is now accepting applications for the 2015 Dublin Peanut Festival $1,000.00 Scholarship Pageant.  The pageant will be held September…

Playground Task Force holds first meeting

By: Valerie Newton Elizabethtown, NC – Bladen County Schools held its’ first Playground Task Force meeting on Thursday to organize around understanding requirements and recommendations…

Let’s Eat Out, But Where?

By: Cheryl Thurston Here we are again at the beginning of a new month, Bladen County, and it’s time once again to publish the monthly…

West Bladen dedicates game to Ayven Lennon

GUNTERSVILLE, Alabama – The West Bladen baseball team showed a fighting spirit Saturday by rallying from an early 3-0 deficit to defeat Ozark, Alabama, 9-4,…

Summer Sounds Concert

By: Cheryl Thurston North Tower played with gusto for Bladen County folks last night in the second of four Summer Sounds concerts at the Elizabethtown…

Ranking of Presidents

A favorite pastime for many of us is to condemn/praise and compare presidents we know about, or think we know. Earlier this year, a couple…

Why the possum crossed the road

By: Jefferson Weaver The possum rubbed his eyes as he crawled out of the trashcan. He wondered if there was something wrong with his day-old…

Trail Life USA at Jones Lake this weekend

Trail Life USA Troop from Macedonia Baptist Church in Fayetteville learned while having fun this weekend at Jones Lake State Park. A fairly new organization,…

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