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Happy Birthday to BladenOnline.com….Seven (7) years old and growing up quickly… I remember as if yesterday, Ken Pervine and I launched the online newspaper after…

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A reminder of at least three functions on this Friday…. Retirement Party for Leon Martin at First Citizens today….the last day of work for Byron…

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A salute to retiring Elizabethtown Fire Chief Byron Graham.  Tomorrow is his retirement date…. Another retirement effective Friday (tomorrow) honors Leon Martin retiring after a…

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 In our travel through life we meet many interesting folks, many wonderful people who leave their mark in our memory bank for all the good reasons… We have…

Thank You from Us

We greatly appreciate all our readers.  We know that changes aren’t always welcome, but sometimes needed.  Our goal is to continue bringing our community the…

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The last week in the month is not normally a ‘big time’ news time…but there are some special events this week…. Tuesday, Bladen County Commissioners…

Miss Crusader is Crowned

The senior class girls of Harrells Christian Academy were honored recently and recognized as the Miss Crusader Court was presented during halftime of the varsity boys…

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Friday was an interesting day… I covered the Joseph Sledge hearing in Columbus County… As I listened to the folks with an interest in the judicial…

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Many times, change is difficult for us to accept.. like when when manufacturers stopped making tubes for TVs and eventually moved to flat screens… Remembered…

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What a difference a year makes….Last year about this time, much was being said about the upcoming political season….beer and wind referendum…. This year municipal…

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Some days there is very little news….zilch–zero…seems one person is to many…and then others are, very busy…This promises to be a very busy day…so check…

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Thoughts While Shaving Well, well….guess by now you know we are changing our look…not just our look, but some of our internal workings that will…

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Thoughts While Shaving Changes coming to BladenOnline….thanks for your patience, past support and support in the future…BladenOnline was birthed on February 1, 2008… A reminder…

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Thoughts While Shaving Death is difficult for us….but sudden death in more difficult…but it happens…. Every time I hear the sound of an EMS or Rescue…

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Thoughts While Shaving I rose early this morning and began going through old file/folders that should have been discarded years ago…I re-shuffle them from time…

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Thoughts While Shaving January has been an interesting month….more cloudy, dreary weather than I recall in a while (may just be more forgetful)…but, every day…

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Anyone think you prefer August heat over January cold?  mmmm still think I prefer January…Really enjoy the spring and fall season…. Do you remember when…

3 Signs You May Have an Iron Deficiency

3 Signs You May Have an Iron Deficiency 1. You’re exhausted The most common symptom of iron deficiency, it’s also possibly the most difficult one…

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The threat of bad weather causes many to change their schedule…..Even if the bad weather is forecast for a short period of time…gotta have milk…

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Prepare for a few days and nights of cool temps and rain…could last through Thursday night….Fret not…Sunny skies is in the Friday forecast. We are approaching…

Bladenboro board to honor two residents

The Bladenboro Board of Commissioners on Monday are expected to recognize two women for their devoted service to the community and First Baptist Church. Annie…

HCA Terrific Kids

On Thursday, January 8, during lower school chapel, Harrells Christian Academy students who were chosen as Terrific Kids for the second nine week grading period…

National School Board Appreciation Month -Valerie Newton

Elizabethtown, NC – Have you thanked a school board member lately? School board members exemplify local citizen control and decision making in education. They volunteer hundreds of hours and an…

New Industry Coming to Bladenboro

A chicken processing company is coming to Bladenboro. Bladen County Economic Development Director Chuck Heustess ask commissioners to re-direct Community Development Block Grant Funding to the…

January 6, 2015: 3 things to know

Good morning! 3 things to know for Tuesday, January 6 1. The North Carolina Resources Commission will hold the first of several public hearings across…

Retirees Honored Monday

Bladen County commissioners recognized 4 employees who recently retired from their county positions. Connie Hyatt retired after serving over 9 years, most recently in the…