05/23/2019
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Upcoming Events

By Dora Brogdon This Saturday will have three events for Bladen residents; The Annual Kelly Spring Fest,The Bladen County Relay for Life, and Child Abuse Awareness. Each one starts in the morning and will be full of fun activities for all participants. The Annual Kelly Spring Fest will begin with a parade on White Oak […]

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Over 200 golfers teed off today at The Vineyard golf course at White Lake.  31 teams played in the morning and 20 more in the afternoon. Bladen We Care is a not for profit, volunteer organization celebrating its 30th anniversary. Funds raised are used to assist Bladen County residents, who through no fault of their own, […]

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  The Clarkton Beautification Committee will host a Spaghetti fundraiser on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Clarkton Depot. Plates cost  $7.99 and include beverage, salad, bread and dessert. All proceeds will go to make Clarkton more beautiful! All members of the Clarkton Beautification Committee are volunteers! Share:

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Contributed A golf tournament is scheduled to assist Bladen County’s Kayla Thompson in her quest to succeed as a professional golfer. Kayla, from Clarkton, played four years on the UNCW ladies’ golf team before she graduated last year. She has been in the top 20 amateur lady golfers in North Carolina. The tournament, a 4-man […]

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Contributed The Bladen Relay for Life had their first organizational meeting of February at the Bladen County Library on Tuesday, February 12th, at 6 p.m. The chair of this year’s event, Mary Carter Williams, welcomed the teams and organizers. The meeting allowed the teams to share information about upcoming fundraising events, important dates, and updates […]

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Golf

One of the most successful charity golf tournaments in North Carolina is scheduled for Vineyard Golf at White Lake on April 25th with a rain date of May 2nd. The Byron Gooden Bladen We Care Golf Tournament, a 4-man Captain’s Choice event, features a two tournament format. The first tournament will start at 8:30 a.m. […]

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By Erin Smith Smithfield Foods Inc. will be the presenting sponsor for the 30th annual Bladen We Care Gala, to be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown. The band for this year’s gala will be the Legacy Motown Revue. Mac Campbell Jr. said of Smithfield Foods, “They […]

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Contributed The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has been distributing scholarships for years to local high school students. This year the club has a goal to award even more scholarships according to their President, Col. Roy Allen. Michael Leinwand, the club’s Golf Tournament chair, announced yesterday the specifics of the upcoming event. The Rotary Golf Tournament will […]

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There will be a Valentine Gala to support Bladen County Relay for Life on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the Clarkton Entertainment Center. Dress is casual. A guest speaker is planned as well as a fashion show and recognition of cancer survivors. The cost to attend is $25 per person in advance […]

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Mac Campbell, Jr., President of BladenWeCare, has announced the dates for the annual Gala and Golf Tournament. The Gala will be held on April 5 at Cape Fear Vineyard and the Annual Byron Gooden BladenWeCare Golf Tournament will be held April 25 at Vineyard Golf At White Lake. The golf tournament will be a 4-man […]

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Tar Heel Baptist Church is sponsoring a fundraiser for Fernando and Sandy Arrufat, of White Oak, whose home was flooded during Hurricane Florence on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The fundraiser will include a steak dinner and a chance to win prizes. The fundraiser costs $50 per person and will be be held from 6 to […]

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Following Come to the Table, a benefit hosted on the campus of Harrells Christian Academy on Saturday, October 27th, Headmaster Andy Wells along with Chef Matthew Register of Southern Smoke Barbecue present a donation to Paul Langston of the NC Baptist Men. This community dinner raised over $7,000 for Hurricane Florence relief efforts. Share:

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Contributed A fundraiser for fallen Lumberton Police Officer Jason Quick kicked is being conducted now through December 28. Donuts will be delivered on December 30. The Krispy Kreme fundraiser is being conducted by Raft Swamp Fire Department and Madison Warwick. Officer Quick was killed in the line duty while he was investigating a traffic accident. […]

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By Erin Smith Giving Tuesday, or #GivingTuesday, occurs the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It is a day set aside for making contributions to charitable organizations, according to www.givingtuesday.org. Everyone is encouraged to make a contribution to the charity of their choice today. There are many noteworthy Bladen County non-profits and organizations from which to choose,  including […]

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The Bladen County Shrine Club is preparing for their Annual Fall Fish Fry. The fish fry will be held Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. The Shrine Club will have two locations — one at the Food Lion in Elizabethtown and a second one at Fresh Foods IGA (formerly Bo’s) in […]

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By Erin Smith UPDATE: Excellent weather and plenty of excitement are expected to be the order of the day for the 12th annual Bladenboro BeastFest on Saturday, October 27. There will be pre-festival celebrations as well on Friday, October 26.  Boost the ‘Boro President, Don White, said, “We are expecting a big festival this year.” He […]

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On Saturday, October 27th, White Oak Fire Department will host our spring All You Can Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Plates are dine in or take out! Donations are appreciated. The fire department is located at 10838 NC 53W, PO Box 130, White Oak. Share:

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The Bladen County Shrine Club’s annual fall Fish Fry has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 14. There will be two locations once again this year — the Fresh Food IGA in Bladenboro and the Food Lion parking lot in Elizabethtown. According to Phillip Little, one of the event’s many organizers, the reason for rescheduling the […]

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  Bladen We Care recently received a donation to assist them in their efforts to assist Bladen County residents with their medication needs. BladenOnline.com General Manager Erin Smith presented a check to Bladen We Care’s Mac Campbell recently. The check was a portion of the proceeds from the printing of the Bladen County Beautiful magazine. […]

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Mikele Buck, a current contestant on NBC’s The Voice, will perform at Southeastern Health Foundation’s annual Boots & BBQ event on Thursday, Oct. 25. Proceeds will benefit the Southeastern Health Foundation’s Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Fund. “As our communities start to recover and rebuild from Hurricane Florence’s aftermath, the Southeastern Health Foundation Advocates are rebooting the 8th […]

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A fundraiser is planned for David Johnson on Saturday, August 4th, at Merritt Brothers located at 8906 NC Highway 41 East near White Lake.  The event will begin at 9 a.m. and last all day. There will be a plate sale, a 50-50 Raffle, an auction, a yard sale, bounce houses and more. The event will […]

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By Erin Smith Bladen County residents turned out to start their Christmas shopping early on Friday at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Extension Office in Elizabethtown. The well attended event offered all manner of crafts including homemade preserves, handcrafted jewelry, handmade cutting boards and handmade ornaments to please everyone on your shopping list. Dorothy Barnes said she […]

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Upcoming Events

By Dora Brogdon There will be plenty to see and do in Bladen County this weekend. Tonight, the Summer Sounds concert will take place at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market. The band North Tower will be taking the stage at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown from  6 until 9 p.m.  The event is […]

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A fundraiser is planned for David Johnson on Saturday, August 4th, at Merritt Brothers located at 8906 NC Highway 41 East near White Lake.  The event will begin at 9 a.m. and last all day. The event will feature bikes, big rigs, cars, trucks and a Jeep Cruise-In. Cost is $10 per entry and trophies […]

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Contributed The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club moved to their new meeting place at Cindy’s restaurant on US Highway 701 for their June meeting. The group was excited to have the new eatery offering delicious food to meet at each month and display their club sign according to Dr. Lisa Bryan the club’s Secretary. Everyone still has […]

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A barbecue chicken plate fundraiser is planned for Saturday, June 23rd, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the White Oak Community Building.  Proceeds go to benefit Sandy Hunsinger during her recovery. Cost is $9 per plate and all fixings are included. For more information call Caroline Rising at 910-874-1285. Share:

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A Curtis Jackson Steak Plate Fundraiser will be ​​​conducted on Friday, June 29th, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. sponsored by Mr. James Shaw.  Call (910) 549-7856 or (910) 872-4726 for ticket information.  Plates will include steak, potato, beans, dessert and drink.  It will be held on the grounds of WBLA 1440 AM da Branch Radio Station located […]

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A Chicken & Rice Plate Sale is planned for Saturday, June 9, beginning at 11a.m. All proceeds go to benefit Jessica Allen Ludlum. Cost of plates is a donation. Bake sale items will also be available. The fundraiser is sponsored by Hickory Grove Baptist Church and the Bladenboro Benefit Committee. Share:

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Contributed The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club met at San Jose Restaurant last week and reported a successful Relay for Life event. Kiwanian Dr. Lisa Bryan reported the team had done well and there is still an opportunity for the group to raise even more money for cancer research. Dr. Bryan reported that Relay teams have until […]

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Event: Summer Meltdown Host: The Operation Save Foundation Date: July 28th, 2018 Time: Doors Open at 6:30pm  Belltime: 7:30 Location: Elizabethtown National Guard Armory  1001 W. Swanzy St. Tickets: $10 ring side $5 General Admission On July 28th it’s the return of The OSF and the best wrestling in the South.  Come out and see Zane Dawson defend the OSF Heavyweight […]

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Harrells- The rain falling in Sampson County the morning of the 24th could accurately be called a deluge, so the parent organizers of Harrells ChristIan Academy’s annual Spring Fling event were understandably concerned that their event might have trouble beating last year’s $30,000 in funds raised for the school. They needn’t have worried: the Crusader […]

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By Charlotte Smith The second annual for Bladen County Aim for a Cure with Steven’s Stompers event is was held Saturday, May 5th, starting at 9:30 a.m. at Allen Brothers Hunting Preserve. Event organizers reported great attendance and success.  ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The term “amyotrophic lateral sclerosis” comes from Greek. “Amyotrophic” means […]

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SALISBURY, N.C.-Food Lion Feeds has partnered with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), the United States Postal Service (USPS) and food banks in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, North Carolina and South Carolina to support the 26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Throughout the week, Food […]

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By Erin Smith Cancer has touched many lives and many families in Bladen County. Bladen County Relay for Life will take place from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. today (Friday, May 4) at the Elizabethtown Middle School track.  There are 22 teams entered in the event. The fundraising goal for this year’s event is to raise $78,000 […]

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By Erin Smith The first annual Wyatt Fisher Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 14th, at the Gates Four Golf Course and Country Club in Fayetteville. Registration for the tournament will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.  Cape Fear Valley Hospital employees, both current and past, of the Pediatric ICU and Pediatric Emergency Room […]

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Contributed The Elizabethtown Rotary Club made a donation to the USO of North Carolina on Wednesday. The group conducted an 8K event on Veteran’s Day to show their support of the USO of North Carolina and our service members. Rotarian Eddie Madden presented the donation to Sandhills Area Director Renee Lane and Sandhills Area Assistant Director […]

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55 teams of golfers teed it up Thursday on a beautiful day to participate in the 29th Annual BWC Byron Gooden Golf Tournament. An A.M. tournament was held and a P.M. tournament was held. 27 teams played in the morning and 28 in the afternoon. The winners in the A.M. were: First Flight: 1st Place, Augustine (57), […]

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Mac Campbell, Jr., addressing golfers prior to teeing off at the 29th Annual Bladen We Care Golf Tournament fund-raiser at Vineyard Golf Course. Campbell is President of Bladen We Care, a local organization that provides support for residents who encounter unforeseen medical issues. It has expanded its philanthropic reach to include nursing scholarships for students […]

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By Erin Smith It was a festive time at the 29th annual Bladen We Care Gala which was held on Friday evening at The Venue at White Lake. A large crowd turned out to to enjoy dancing, fellowship, delicious food and to show their support Bladen We Care. One of the many Bladen We Care Board members, […]

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By Erin Smith The 29th annual Bladen We Care Gala will take place Friday, April 20th, 2018, at 7 p.m. at The Venue at White Lake. The theme for this year’s event is island casual. At the gala there will be a live auction and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be available. The Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band, […]

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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 any please get them to the meeting that night. As a reminder the Gun is a Henry .45 Colt Long Rifle and tickets are 1 for $20. Please plan on being at […]

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By Erin Smith The Bladen County Education Foundation is gearing up for some good natured fun with their 10th annual Jail-A-Thon set for Thursday, April 19, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the public meeting room of the Bladen County Board of Education. Bladen County Education Foundation’s David Wall said the Jail-A-Thon is an event the community […]

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Elizabethtown–Smithfield Foods Inc. is the presenting sponsor for the Bladen We Care Gala, to be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Venue in White Lake, N.C. Bladen We Care is celebrating its 29th year of helping people in Bladen County through grants they make to Bladen County residents in need of health care […]

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The annual Relay For Life of Bladen County event will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Elizabethtown Middle School located at 1496 US Hwy. 701 South, Elizabethtown, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. There will be plenty for everyone to see and do! The 2018 Bladen County Relay for Life theme is “Rainbow […]

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Contributed The East Bladen Booster Club met last week to discuss plans for their upcoming fundraiser. The event will be on March 17th and will include a steak dinner with all of the trimmings for two in the East Bladen High School Cafeteria. The meal is served at 6 p.m. and the auction will begin […]

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The Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary will hold a Needs Drive on Sunday, February 25th, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Juggling Gypsy in Wilmington. Musical guests will be Dirty White Rags who play at 3 p.m. and dance performances by the Barefoot Gypsies. Share:

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A fundraiser is planned for East Bladen High School Coach Robby Priest on Saturday, April 7, at the Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church PAC building from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be barbecue plates and a silent auction. Plates cost $8 each and will consist of barbecue, baked beans, slaw, rolls and dessert. You can […]

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By Erin Smith A fundraiser is planned for Teen Challenge who recently announced they were locating a facility for women in Bladen County. The spaghetti plate dinner and silent auction will take place at Windsor United Methodist Church in Ammon Saturday, February 24, from 4 until 7 p.m. “We have raised the initial payment of […]

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Contributed On Thursday evening, Dec 7th, the Sons of Confederate Veterans Mingo Militia Camp 1717 held their annual Christmas Party. Members enjoyed a steak supper with all the trimmings followed with banana pudding chocolate pound cake and coconut cake baked by Mrs. Pat Hulen. After the meal the camp and their families were entertained  by […]

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club played hard and gave big. With leadership from coaches, teachers and parents the Christian club members from both East Bladen High School and West Bladen High School let their lights shine bright for a great cause. The club held their […]

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A Saturday Night Turkey Shoot is planned to benefit Elizabethtown Christian Academy’s extracurricular programs. The Turkey Shoot will take place behind the Elizabethtown Baptist Church Christian Activities Center. Dates for the Turkey Shoot are October 28th, November 4th, 11th, and 18th. Starting times are 6:30 p.m. nightly. Cost is $5 per round for Turkey and $10 per […]

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The Kelly Volunteer Fire Department will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 11th, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Proceeds go to benefit the Kelly Volunteer Fire Department.   Share:

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Contributed The Masons of Bladen Lodge No. 646 recently conducted a fundraiser in support of their philanthropies. We have a winner! The Masons drew the winning ticket for an AR-15 rifle at their stated communication (meeting) Monday night, August 28th, 2017. The winner of the rifle is Wayne Creech of Clarkton. Congratulations go to Mr Creech. This […]

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The Bladenboro Benefit Committee is planning a barbecue plate sale and bake sale to benefit for families. The benefit is planned for Saturday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building. The proceeds will go to Richard Bryan, Chris Pait, Lewis and Sue Thompson,  and Eva Pait, to assist with medical expenses. […]

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The Sudan Ghostbusters Parade Unit is conducting a raffle of a golf cart. Tickets are $10 each and the drawing will take place on Labor Day (September 4) at 3 p.m. The golf cart comes with a full bumper to bumper one year warranty. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Terry Baker at […]

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Bladen Community College is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2017. The Bladen Community College Foundation is conducting a fundraiser called Cash on the Vine featuring the Johnny Folsom 4 on Saturday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the gate. Many folks can […]

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The first annual Rotary International Cup Golf Tournament will tee off on Thursday, June 15, with a 1 p.m. shot gun start at Vineyard Golf at White Lake. The Elizabethtown Rotary Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament will benefit Bladen County students with scholarships. Tournament registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. There will be mulligans, […]

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A fundraiser concert for Baby JT  Higgs will take place today at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown. The concert will take place from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The concert will feature Black Swamp Hattie with special guests Papa Zita. The bands play a variety of classic and southern rock. All proceeds will […]

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For more pictures:https://bladenonline.smugmug.com/2017-Bladen-County-Relay-For-Lif The 2017 Bladen Relay for Life took place at Elizabethtown Middle School on Friday May 12 from 11:00am to 11:00pm and was a successful event, raising money to find a cure for Cancer. Over the years the event has diminished in size and community support but the “love” and “support” of the […]

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On Saturday, June 3, 2017, there will be a fundraiser concert for Baby JT at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown. The concert will take place from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The concert will feature Black Swamp Hattie with special guests Papa Zita. The bands play a variety of classic and southern rock. […]

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By: Tonya Bockover Local teen golfer, Cade Hancock, is raising money as part of the American Junior Golf Association’s Leadership Links. The charity he chose is Operation Smile, a charity that helps children around the world that were born with a cleft lip or cleft palate.  This charity is especially close to his heart as […]

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The Bladenboro Rotary Club meets every Monday at the community center in Bladenboro. The guest speaker for this week’s meeting was a local pastor, Rev. Larry Hayes. Rev. Hayes enlightened the group on the local neighborhood watch program according to Rotarian Pam Benton. The dedicated citizens on patrol to stop crime meets the 3rd Thursday of […]

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By: Contributed by community member Clarkton School of Discovery qualified to go to the National Junior Beta Convention in Orlando, FL in June. There will be a barbecue cook-off and plate sale this Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 10:00 AM– until at the Farmers Market in Elizabethtown to help raise money for students to attend the […]

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The 28th annual Bladen We Care Gala was held on Friday at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin. A large crowd turned out to enjoy delicious food, dancing and to support Bladen We Care. One of the many Bladen We Care Board members, Mr. Mac Campbell, addressed the crowd. He told those gathered Bladen We Care issued […]

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The White Oak Civic Club will have a medical fundraiser on Saturday, May 20, at from 4 until 6 p.m. at the White Oak Civic Club Building (formerly the Ruritan Building) located on NC 53 West.  The fundraiser will benefit Bill Call and Amelia Roberson. Plates cost $7.25 for adults and a child’s plate can […]

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The 28th annual Bladen We Care Gala will take place Friday, May 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin. The theme for this year’s event is Fiesta. The gala is sponsored this year by Smithfield.  At the gala there will be a live auction and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be available. […]

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May is national Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month and people are encouraged stories of friends and loved ones diagnosed with CF.  CF is a genetic disorder that results in the over production of mucus in the lungs, pancreas and other organs and which can lead to repeated lung infections reducing a person’s ability to breathe over […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

Clarkton School of Discovery Junior Beta Club is headed to Orlando FL. to compete in the National Beta Convention. Back in February, CSD won second place in Songfest, 2nd in Banner and Wreath and 1st place in Tower of Power at the state competition, thus receiving the honor of competing at the national convention June […]

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Rain or shine the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots event will happen. Lots of great singing, spoken word, mime dancing, food vendors, clothes vendors and more will be happening to raise funds for the Bladen/Sampson Toys for Tots according to Marcella McKoy, a Volunteer Coordinator. Toys for Tots of Bladen and Sampson Counties with […]

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A barbecue plate fundraiser will take place on Saturday, April 22, at 11 a.m. at Center Road Baptist Church Community Building for Charles Adams who recently lost his home on NC 242 to a fire. He had no homeowners insurance due to an accidental policy lapse, according to a church member. He is the father […]

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Today, April 15th was a perfect day for an outside event in Bladenboro. The annual Bunny 5K Fun Run had another great crowd out in support of their event. Most everyone has been affected, or knows someone that has been affected by cancer. In 2015, Otis Evans started the Bunny Fun Run to raise money […]

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On Saturday, March 25th, a Bladen County resident lost his entire home and all his belongings due to a fire. He had no insurance due to an accidental policy lapse according to a local church, Center Road Baptist Church. There will be a BBQ plate fundraiser held on April 22nd from 11 a.m. until at Center […]

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The West Bladen “Knights” JROTC Battalion will host the “101 Family Fun & 5k Run” on Saturday, 29 April 2017 at West Bladen High School, Bladenboro, NC.  The event is a fund-raiser that celebrates the 101st anniversary of JROTC while honoring its families. The activities begin at 8:00 am with race-day registration and packet pick-up, […]

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The Elizabethtown Rotary Club wanted to make the annual 8K Trail Run & Walk even bigger this year. In January, the club decided to reschedule the event from Saturday, April 8th, 2017 to Veterans Day, November 11th, 2017 to make the event even bigger and create the opportunity to celebrate our military veterans more. “Currently, […]

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On Saturday, there will be a fundraiser for Live Oak Methodist Church at the Elizabethtown Middle School Cafeteria from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Barbecue plates cost a minimum $7 donation and folks can purchase barbecue by the pound at a cost of $7 per pound. There will also be a bake sale and crafts […]

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A fundraiser for baby JT Higgs was deemed a rousing success by organizers on Saturday. According to Charles Ray Peterson, one of the many organizers of the event, the event raised more than $43,000 that was given to JT’s parents Kelsey Cox and Jacobe Higgs to help with JT’s medical expenses. The Bladenboro Events Committee expressed […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

Clarkton School of Discovery is having a spaghetti dinner and silent auction On Friday, March 31, to benefit the Jr Beta Club. There will be many items of interest for everyone. Some of the items up for bid are a night at the beach, a wreath and jewelry and much more. You can learn more […]

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Bethel Baptist Church will feature a Live Experience of Nicaragua on April 21-23 in the church yard. The purpose of the event is to allow people to learn about life in Nicaragua and the issues faced by their residents and to help raise funds to construct a home for Francela Costillo and her mom and […]

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Bladen We Care Byron H. Gooden Golf Tournament Team Entry Form 1 Bladen We Care Byron H. Gooden Golf Tournament Team Entry and Sponsorship Form 2 Mac Campbell Shares information about Bladen We Care Gala and Golf Tournament   Share:

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The first annual Bladen County Aim For A Cure event to benefit the ALS Association for continued research, awareness, and assistance for those living with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) is planned for May 6th, 9:30 – 3 pm. Activities to include a 3D Archery Tournament (Featuring True Kill scoring) for Adult, Young Adult, and Youth […]

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A benefit will take place today (Saturday, April 1) at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building from noon until 7 p.m. for baby JT Higgs. Parents Kelsey Cox and Jacobe Higgs received the news in March baby JT’s leukemia has returned and appears to be very aggressive. Currently, Kelsey is unable to work as she is spending […]

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There will be a celebration held in honor of Tommy Hall on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. until midnight at LuMil Vineyard’s General Store located at 438 Suggs Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. There will be a corn hole tournament, good food, live music, cake sales, auction, raffles, and great fun. Everyone is welcome to come […]

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It may be raining, but that isn’t stopping one civic organization from fundraising to support their service work. The Elizabethtown Rotary Club is at the Walmart in Elizabethtown selling raffle tickets for an Delton AR-15. The Delton AR-15 is locally made in Elizabethtown and sold locally. The money raised with go to help the local […]

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There is a big celebration party planned for a local Bladen County resident. According to a Facebook event post, the Tommy Hall Celebration Party will be held, March 25, 2017 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. at LuMil Vineyard’s General Store 438 Suggs Taylor Road Elizabethtown, NC 866-5819 Corn Hole Tournament, Good Food, Music, Cake Sales, Auction, […]

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There will be a benefit for J.T. Higgs on Saturday, April 1, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building in Bladenboro. There will be barbeque plates prepared by the outstanding Bladenboro Benefit Committee barbeque chefs. A bake sale, silent auction, children’s activities, music and more will begin at 2 p.m. Please […]

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Bladenboro Rotary Club met Monday evening to discuss their annual golf tournament. Proceeds of the tournament go toward the J.W. and Martha Black Scholarship Awards, which are presented each year to deserving West Bladen High School Seniors according to Rotarian Glenn Walters. Golfers will be treated to lunch before play and a small dinner at […]

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Bladenboro Fire Department and White Lake Fire Department are selling Bar-B-Que plates to support Bladen County Fire Associaton.The sale is going great according to Chase Lancaster with the White Lake Fire Department. The plates are $5. The Firefighters also sold Boston Butts to raise funds. The sale will continue until 2 p.m. today. Share:

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There will be a Chicken and Rice Bog Plate sale and Bake Sale to benefit Danny Hood on Saturday, March 4, from 11 a.m. until at Galigo’s Restaurant in Clarkton.  Plates cost $7 each and the restaurant is located at 113 Railroad Street, Clarkton. Danny and his family were involved in a serious automobile crash […]

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The Dublin Peanut Festival committee will host its 4th Annual “All You Can Eat” Oyster Roast and Fish Fry on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.  The event will be held at Lu Mil Vineyard in The General Store and will run from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The meal will consist of Steamed Oysters, Fried Fish […]

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Smithfield, Four County Electric Membership and Nissan of Clinton have both donated $1,500 each to the Bladen County Hospital Foundation in support of the foundation’s annual gala. The Bladen County Hospital Foundation’s Masquerade Ball is planned for Saturday, February 25, at Lu Mil Vineyard. Sponsorships and tickets are still available. Tickets for the event cost […]

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The 28th Annual Byron Gooden/Bladen We Care Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 27, 2017 according to Mac Campbell, Jr., President of the committee that sponsors the fundraiser.  The event will again be held at Vineyard Golf at White Lake. The Bladen We Care Gala is planned for Friday, May 5, 2017 at Lu […]

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Trinity United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown will hold an Oyster Roast on Thursday, January 26th. Also, there will be boiled shrimp and clam chowder. First seating is from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Second seating is from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Methodist Men projects. Tickets can be purchased from Bladen […]

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Folks who enjoy a challenging game of Texas Hold’em might want to brush up on their skills before Saturday, January 28. That’s date when Bladen’s Bloomin’ Agri-Industrial and the Committee of 100 will hold a joint fundraiser called “Casino Night” at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Cody Butler is a 15 year old from Elizabethtown, NC. He is also a  freshman at Harrells Christian Academy. He has been playing baseball since he was 6 years old according to his parents. Cody been chosen to play for Team USA in the Dominican Republic in July 2017. “This is a big dream of his, […]

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A group of caring individual go above and beyond every year. The Crazy Color Fun 5K Run committee members organize the run every year to raise money for the local United Way non-profit. The committee donated $5,000 to the local non-profit, United Way this week. The annual fundraiser was held this year on November 19th. The […]

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Many people are looking for ways to give back this season. The cold weather this past weekend did not stop one group from giving back in Bladen County.  The Bladen Animal Hospital owner and Veterinarian, Dr. Sheila Hanby, and her staff gave back this past Saturday by hosting a Free Rabies Clinic. The turn out […]

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A fundraiser is planned for Thursday, December 8, for Rhonda Rich and family at Windsor United Methodist Church in Ammon from 11 am until 3 pm. The fundraiser will consist of barbecue plates barbecue, slaw, baked beans and dessert. Plates will cost $8 each. The church is located on NC Highway 242 in Ammon. Share:

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