• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 11:31 am St. Patrick’s Day Fun Day offers plenty of fun
  • 9:39 am Bladen County Commissioners to meet
  • 9:33 am WECT: Summit Allows Youth to Speak Up for Justice
  • 9:24 am Duke Energy announces $1 million in grant opportunities to power storm resiliency in N.C. communities
  • 8:29 am Sandy Grove Baptist Church announces April events
Thoughts While Shaving
Happy Memorial Day 2015.
Be safe in your travels and thank a vet.
 For many, this is a day off the normal routine, maybe one of millions traveling our highways or using other forms of transportation…but for others, just another workday…..
Looking ahead this week….some of the activities planned:
Tuesday, May 28
“Breakfast with the Congressman”, sponsored by the White Lake area Chamber of Commerce will be held at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church at 7:30 a.m.  Breakfast  tickets are $15 each.
Wednesday, May 27
Summer registration at Bladen Community College….(see BladenOnline ad for details)
Thursday, May 28….
Bladen County Commissioners and the Board of Education will meet together to discuss budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.  The meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Office, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown, NC.
Saturday, May 30
Bladen County Relay for Life begins at 11 a.m. at the Elizabethtown Middle School Track.  The event was scheduled for a couple of weeks go, but was re-scheduled due to inclement weather.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Jones Lake State Park is offering a viewing of an installment of “Planet Earth.”  The viewing will be located behind the Visitor Center beginning at 7:30 p.m.  It’s free to the public.  Bring the family, chairs, popcorn and drinks.  Call Ranger John Prevatte for details at 910-588-4550.
So, if you one of the fortunate ones and have the day off…enjoy… This promises to be another busy week in Bladen.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.  Nathan Hale
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.  Bill Clinton
Courage is contagious.  When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.  Billy Graham
And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free.  And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.   Lee Greenwood
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