02/22/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:35 pm Tillis & Sinema Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Give Veterans Who Honorably Served Access To The American Legion
  • 4:01 pm Arraignment date for former Elizabethtown doctor and girlfriend rescheduled
  • 3:56 pm Letter to the Editor: Rebuttal to Sen. Thom Tillis’ Requests More Details From Administration On Offshore Drilling And Plans To Protect North Carolina
  • 2:33 pm State to hold last of two public meetings on draft Animal Feeding Operations General Permits
  • 2:03 pm Proposed legislation to make cell phone use while driving illegal in NC
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This Day In History

This Day In History1796—Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st Us-African church.

1834—Senate censured President Jackson for taking federal deposits from Bank of US.
 
1845—Mexico drops diplomatic relations with US.
 
1866—1st ambulance goes into service.
 
1881—“Greatest Show on Earth” was formed by PT Barnum & James A. Bailey.
 
1885—US Salvation Army officially organized.
 
1922—1st microfilm device introduced.
 
1942—4th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Dartmouth 53-38.
 
1948—2nd Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win.
 
1954—Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open.
 
1963—AFL’s NY Titans become the NY Jets.
 
1972—Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game.
 
1982—12th Easter Seal Telethon raises $19,500,000.
 
1990—President Bush awards Jesse Owen the Congressional Gold Medal.
 
1995—Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovette split-up.
 
2013—Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to wash the feet of woman in the Maundy Thursday service.
 
2014—2 cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
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