02/18/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 3:58 pm 2019 N.C. boll weevil assessment remains at 75 cents per acre
  • 3:40 pm State Board of Elections begins hearing into 9th District Election Fraud
  • 3:34 pm Big Blue Spring Deals March 2019
  • 3:13 pm Farms are important to Bladen County, voice your opinion
  • 1:59 pm Four County Electric Membership Corporation Awards Scholarships to Bladen Community College
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See Ongoing Meetings below for more happenings in the area.

Upcoming Events 

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August | September | October | November | December


January 2019

 



February 2019


February 18: The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting and public hearing on Monday, February 18, on a draft permit for the Chemours Company to install and operate a thermal oxidizer/scrubber system for emission control at their Fayetteville Works Facility.  The system will significantly reduce the emissions of PFAS, GenX and other pollutants coming from the facility. READ MORE


February 19:  The Emereau: Bladen Board of Director’s regular scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5 p.m. READ MORE


February 22: A board retreat of the Bladen Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled on February 22, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Building No. 7, on the main college campus in Dublin, NC. READ MORE


February 24: Clarkton Pastor Mark Miller will hold a book signing on Sunday, February 24th, 2019, at the Clarkton Public Library from 2 until 4 p.m. READ MORE


February 25: The Bridger Memorial Library will be hosting a series of Game Nights. Games will be held from from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. READ MORE


February 25: March is National Women’s History Month and Bladen Community College will offer the program, “Famous and Infamous Women of North Carolina,” on Monday, February 25, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the library. READ MORE


February 26: The Clarkton Public Library will be hosting a series of Game Nights. Games will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.  READ MORE


February 28: The N.C. Forest Service will be holding a free two-day landowner workshop to learn about the benefits of owning forestland. There will be multiple experts to help attendees learn about a variety of topics.  READ MORE



March 2019


March 7: The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will meet at 12 noon at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 208 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.


March 9: Laughter will be the order of the evening when the “Laughter with a Melody Clean Comedy” takes place on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at East Bladen High School. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m READ MORE


March 16: Bladen County United Way is planning a fundraiser for St Patrick’s Day. The St. Patrick’s Day Fun Day is set for Saturday, March 16th, at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  READ MORE


March 23: 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. READ MORE

 


March 25: The Bridger Memorial Library will be hosting a series of Game Nights. Games will be held from from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. READ MORE


March 26: The Clarkton Public Library will be hosting a series of Game Nights. Games will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.  READ MORE



April 2019


April 11: The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will meet at 12 noon at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 208 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.


April 25:  A circus is coming to town. The Lewis and Clark Circus is coming to Lu Mil Vineyard on Thursday, April 25, 2019, with two show times, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets for the circus are on sale now.



May 2019


May 2: The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will conduct their annual Youth Awards Banquet  at 12 noon at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 208 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.


May 17: The 3rd annual Rotary International Golf Tournament to benefit Bladen County College Students will be held at Vineyard Golf in White Lake. READ MORE


May 17 & 18: The annual White Lake Water Festival is scheduled to take place. The event will kick off with a Classic Car Cruise-In and concert on Friday and events will take place all day on Saturday beginning with the annual parade at 11 a.m. There will be vendors in the Goldston’s Beach and live entertainment. For more information or to become a vendor call, 910-862-4368.



June 2019


June 6: The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will meet at 12 noon at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 208 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.



July 2019



August 2019


August 3: The East Bladen High School Class of 1994 is having their 25th Class Reunion at Cape Fear Vineyard on August 3, 2019, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.  READ MORE


 


September 2019



October 2019



November 2019



December 2019

 



Ongoing Meetings

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Civic


Three Times Per Week at 7:30 pm Alcoholics Anonymous – Meetings are held three times weekly. Tuesday and Friday meetings are held at Open Door Ministries (2704 East Broad Street/NC 87 E. Elizabethtown) 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meetings. Meetings are also held on Thursday evenings at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church (800 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown) beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meeting and Step Study. 


Every Monday at 6:30 Bladenboro Rotary Club-  meets at the Bladenboro Community Building every Monday at 6:30 pm.


Second Monday at 6:30 Bladen Lodge 646- (AF & AM) meets at 106 South Cypress Street in Elizabethtown on the 2nd Monday and 4th Monday night of the month. The meeting on the 2nd Monday starts at 6:30 pm with dinner served. The meeting on the 4th Monday starts at 7:30 pm.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House. 

 


Second or Fourth Monday of the Month Elizabethtown Optimist Club – If you want to get involved in the community and help the youth you are invited to join the Elizabethtown Optimist Club. For more information join them for a dinner meeting on the second or fourth Monday of the month at San Jose Restaurant. The meeting begins at 6:30 pm.


Third Monday of the month Bladen County Republican Party –Bladen County Republic Party meets the 3rd Monday of each month at San Jose Restaurant starting at 5 p.m. All are invited to attend.


Second Tuesday at 7:00 Dublin Peanut Festival – Dublin Peanut Festival Committee meets at Dublin Elementary school the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.


Second Tuesday of the Month Bladen County Disabled Veterans Chapter- Disabled Veterans please join the Elizabethtown DAV. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month, at 109 Hill Street in Elizabethtown, starting at 7 pm.


Third Tuesday at 7 p.m. Kiwanis Club:    The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club meets at San Jose Restaurant.


Third Tuesday at 7 pm White Oak Community Club- White Oak Community Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. is served. Come join us.


Last Tuesday of the Month Bladen Healthy Collabortive- The Healthy Bladen Collaborative will hold their regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m., at the Bladen County Health Department, to discuss the progress of the Healthy Community Initiative. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information call  910 862-6900.


Last Tuesday at 7 pm- Col. Earl E. Frink Bladen County Military Museum meets at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building at 7 pm the last Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Robert C. Hester at 910-862-8620.


Every Wednesday at 1 pm- The Elizabethtown Rotary Club meets each Wednesday at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown at 1 p.m.


First Thursday of the Month Shrine Club- Bladen County Shrine Club meets at the Woodman of the World building on Highway 242 just north of Elizabethtown. All members are encouraged to attend, including anyone interested in joining.


First Thursday of the Month Master Gardeners – The Bladen County Master Gardeners meet at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension office on Smith Circle.  For information on becoming a Master Gardener, call 862-4591.


First Thursday of the month- The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets the first Thursday of the month at noon except during the months of July and August. The meetings are conducted at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.


First Friday at 7 pm- Garland Lodge 1511 of Woodmen of the World Insurance Society meets the first Friday of every month at the Ammon Community Club in Ammon at 7:00 PM. For more information you can call Gloria Smith, Secretary at 910-974-2935.


Third Saturday at 3 pm Veterans of Foreign Wars- VFW post 8062 meets on the third Saturday at 3 pm of each month at 108 Hill Street in Elizabethtown. Would like all veterans of foreign wars to come join the VFW and help support our veterans and military. Oliver Gause is the current post commander and can be reached at 910-645-6678 or 910-862-9543.


Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Boost the Boro:   Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. will meet at the Bladenboro Farmer’s Market conference room at 6:30 p.m.  on the second Tuesday of every month.


Second Tuesday of the month at 12 Noon (Except June and July): Elizabethtown –  White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce – Meet at the Cape Fear Farmers Market unless otherwise announced.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House.


Tuesdays following first and third Sundays – Meet: 7:30 PM Civic On-going Meeting – Cape Fear Masonic Lodge #300, Prince Hall Free & Accepted, 702 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown NC 28337

Government


Bladen County

The Bladen County Health and Human Services Advisory Committee meets every 2nd Monday of every month at 5:30pm in the Large Conference Room at the Bladen County Health Department.  This meeting is open to the general public and if you have any question contact Becky Culbreth at (910)-872-6231 


Bladenboro

First Monday at 6:30 pm Woodmen of the World Lodge 208 of Bladenboro meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 for dinner and a business meeting. The lodge is located on Hwy 131 South of Bladenboro.


Second Monday at 7:00 pm- Bladenboro Town Board meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall located at 411 Ivey Street.


Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.:   Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. will meet at the Bladenboro Farmer’s Market conference room at 6:30 p.m.  on the second Tuesday of every month.

If you are looking to become involved in the community and willing to put some time and effort into the community improvement initiatives underway, we would invite you to consider a visit to our meeting and maybe become a member of this group.


Fourth Tuesday at 6 pm- The Bladenboro Housing Authority meets at 6 pm in the Housing Authority Administration Office in Bladenboro on the fourth Tuesday of each month.


Clarkton

First Tuesday at 6 pm- Town Board meets at 6 pm at the Town Hall on the 1st Tuesday of the month.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House.


Third Tuesday at 6 pm- The Clarkton Housing Authority meets at 6 pm in the Oakdale Homes Community Building in Clarkton on the third Tuesday of each month.


East Arcadia

Second Monday at 7:00 pm– The Town Council of East Arcadia meets the second Monday of each month at the Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise informed.


Elizabethtown


First Monday at 5:30 pm- Planning Board meets at 5:30pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.


First Monday at 7 pm- Town Council meets at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.


Civic On-going Meeting

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Meeting 

The DAVA of Elizabethtown (DAV Chapter 99), will be holding monthly meetings and accepting new applications for membership. We look forward to working with you, and supporting  our local veterans of Bladen county. For more information please contact Tracy Smith at,  tracytaylorsmith@gmail.com or 910-736-4245.


Tuesdays following first and third Sundays – Meet: 7:30 PM Civic On-going Meeting

Cape Fear Masonic Lodge #300, Prince Hall Free & Accepted, 702 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown NC 28337


Second and Fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m.

Bladen Lodge No. 646 A. F. & A. M., 106 S Cypress Street, Elizabethtown, NC 28337


Second Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.- ABC Board meets at 5:30pm at the ABC Store on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Second and Fourth Monday 6:30 pm – Optimist Club meets at San Jose Restaurant.


Second Tuesday at 7:30 am- Airport Economic Development Commission meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Airport Terminal Building on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Second Tuesday at 9 a.m. –The Bladen County FSA Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Powell-Melvin Agriculture Service Center, USDA-FSA Office, located at 450 Smith Circle in Elizabethtown.


Third Tuesday at 7 p.m.:    The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club meets at San Jose Restaurant.


Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. – Elizabethtown Rotary Club meets at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery.


Three Times Per Week at 7:30 p.m.- Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings are held three times weekly. Tuesday and Friday meetings are held at Open Door Ministries (2704 East Broad Street/NC 87 E. Elizabethtown) 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meetings. Meetings are also held on Thursday evenings at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church (800 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown) beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meeting and Step Study. 


Monthly Meeting – Bladen County School Board meets monthly at the Board of Education building on Highway 701 south. Click HERE for board meeting dates and times.


Third Wednesday at 1 pm- Recreation Commission meets at 1pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.


Every Saturday before the first Sunday at 9:00 a.m – The Baldwin Branch Laymen League meets every Saturday before the first Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Gregory Faines, President. Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church – 4047 NC 242 Highway South; Elizabethtown NC 28337


Fourth Saturday at 10 am- West Bladen Branch NAACP will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at 10 am at the Paul R. Brown Building at 1360 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Elizabethtown. For more information call (910) 872-1712.


Town of Tar Heel

First Tuesday — Town Board meets at 7 p.m.


Town of White Lake

Every Monday at 7 pm- Fire Department First Responders meet at 7 pm in the Fire Department each Monday.


Second Tuesday at 7 pm- Town Board meets at 7 pm in the Municipal Building the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Third Thursday at 7 pm- Planning Board meets at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building the 3rd Thursday of the month.


 

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