• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:06 pm Farmers and ag supporters to attend Ag Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 20, in Bicentennial Plaza
  • 3:19 pm Bladen County Relay for Life Cancer Survivor’s Gala set for Sunday
  • 2:57 pm Celebrating 100 years with Key to the City
  • 11:31 am St. Patrick’s Day Fun Day offers plenty of fun
  • 9:39 am Bladen County Commissioners to meet

Three of Bladen County Recreation’s all-star basketball teams won opening round games in the State-Wide Athletics Committee sectional tournaments Friday night.

Bladen County’s 12U Boys (pictured above) rolled past Hamlet 39-19 in their sectional tournament at Sycamore Lane Elementary School in Laurinburg. The Bladen All-Stars advance to play the Spring Lake Spartans Saturday at 11:15 a.m.

The Bladen County 10U Boys (pictured above) defeated Henderson-Vance 38-29 Friday night at Selma Middle School in Selma. The Bladen 10U Boys All-Stars will play the Cleveland Rams at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Bladen County 10U Girls outlasted Dunn 18-14 Friday night at the Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson. The Bladen 10U Girls All-Stars are scheduled to play CCP&R at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Bladen County 12U Girls received a first round bye in their tournament at the West New Bern Recreation Center in New Bern. Bladen County will play the Duplin County/Knightdale winner at 10:15 a.m. Saturday.