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Three Bladen Softball Players Headed to USSSA World Series

Bladenboro Middle’s Addison Wilcox and Allison Hickman and Tar Heel Middle’s Gracey Edwards will travel to Viera, Florida to compete in the USSSA World Series Sunday as members of the Coastal Crush Elite team that is based in Loris, South Carolina. Wilcox, Hickman and Edwards were all chosen...
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Second annual Juneteenth celebration held

ELIZABETHTOWN — On June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans in Texas were told they were free. African Americans in the United States began and continue to celebrate the day, which is now a federal holiday. The day was first recognized as a federal holiday in June 2021, when President Joe...
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UNC Health Southeastern celebrates Class of 2022 resident graduation

LUMBERTON — The graduation of 22 residents across the Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency programs was celebrated June 17 by UNC Health Southeastern. These residents marked the fifth graduating class of the health system’s medical education program. Audrea Caesar, UNC Healthcare System’s Inaugural chief Diversity,...
LUMBERTON, NC
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DYB District 9 Majors Tournament: West Robeson 7, Elizabethtown 3

ELIZABETHTOWN — West Robeson scored five runs in the fifth inning in beating Elizabethtown 7-3 on Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the Dixie Youth Baseball District 9 Majors tournament played at Leinwand Park. The teams had played to a 2-all tie through four innings before West Robeson...
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UNC Health Southeastern announces top awards; honors teammates for 40 years of service

LUMBERTON — Infection Control Manager Sherry Edwards was named the 2021 winner of the John D. Drake Distinguished Service Award and Pharmacy Director Eric Locklear was named the 2021 winner of the W. Reid Caldwell Jr., Distinguished Leadership Award during UNC Health Southeastern’s annual service awards banquet held June 16 in the medical center’s cafeteria.
LUMBERTON, NC
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Brooks signs to play college football at Louisburg.

ELIZABETHTOWN — The East Bladen High to Louisburg College pipeline, which was the path taken by Farrell and Larrell Murchison after their high school football careers, was in play again on Thursday as quarterback-fullback-linebacker Javius Brooks signed a letter of intent to play for the Hurricanes in the fall.
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Jennifer Hunt wins lake library scholarship

Friends of the Rube McCray Memorial Library at Lake Waccamaw held a reception in honor of 2022 scholarship recipient Jennifer Hunt, 18, of Delco. Hunt graduated from East Columbus Jr./Sr. High School, where she was a member of Beta Club and National Honor Society; she is also a North Carolina Academic Scholar.
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC
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English educator strives to help students become their best

LUMBERTON — A Prospect Elementary English educator says equipping students to do their best and be their best is his mission. Jamie Burney is in his fifth year of teaching at the school. He teaches eighth-grade English. However, during his 21 years of employment in the Public Schools of...
LUMBERTON, NC
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Lake Waccamaw issues boil water advisory

LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C. (WECT) - Lake Waccamaw has issued a boil water advisory due to a leaking water main near 700 Canal Cove Road. The advisory is issued for customers from 700 Canal Cove Road continuing to the dam at Waccamaw Shores Road and includes the Wooded Acres subdivision. “The...
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC
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We saw you recently …

… at a work site off Prospect Street in Elizabethtown. The new ‘We saw you recently …’ photo will appear on this page whenever possible. If you’d like to have a copy of the photo emailed to you, just send an email to cvincent@bladenjournal.com and request it — you could win a free one-month subscription or extension to the Bladen Journal.
ELIZABETHTOWN, NC
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DYB District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Elizabethtown 7, Fairmont 4

ELIZABETHTOWN – Damian Maynor and Colt Lewis teamed up to pitch Elizabethtown past Fairmont 7-4 Saturday in the opening round of the Dixie Youth Baseball District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament. Elizabethtown will battle West Robeson Sunday at 6 p.m. in a winners bracket game. West Robeson defeated Red Springs...
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Carolina Civic Center announces Summer Theater Boot Camp

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton will hold its Summer Theater Boot Camp July 11- 16. The six-day artistic intensive program, ending with a culminating revue for friends and family, will allow campers ages 8-16 to develop essential acting skills, participate in theater games and exercises, create and act out scenes through improvisation, dance/movement, music instruction, and audition prep/headshots, among other skills.
LUMBERTON, NC
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Church of the week

— Service schedule: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service 7 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Service 7 p.m. ”And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”. John 4:24. “God...
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Male driver of vehicle was seriously injured from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head

Evergreen, NC: On June 22, 2022, a Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was on routine patrol in the Evergreen community of Columbus County. The deputy completed a vehicle traffic stop in the 10,000 block of Haynes Lennon Highway, Evergreen. During the course of the vehicle stop, the 21-year-old, male driver of the vehicle was seriously injured from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The driver was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for medical treatment.
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC
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Bolton man hospitalized following stabbing

Jeld-Wen, a North Carolina company, makes windows and doors and has two plants in Vermont -- North Springfield and Ludlow. Lawmakers and state officials from around the region are reacting to Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion. Will...
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