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Posts published in June 2018

High and Dry

by Cindy Shapton A kitchen garden’s survival during a drought, or periods drier than normal requires planning, preparing and making smart, water-saving decisions along the…

See a Flash, Dash Inside

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), summer brings an increase in lightning strikes. While the warm weather invites many outside activities, if you hear thunder, lightning is…

This Day in History for June 28

1776 – Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to Continental Congress. 1820 – Tomato is proven to be non-poisonous by Colonel Robert Gibbon eating…

Stolen items recovered in Columbus County

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) recovered approximately $115,000.00 worth of stolen property, last week.  The property was recovered in three unrelated incidents. On June…

This Day in History for June 27

1778 – Liberty Bell returns home to Philadelphia after the British departure. 1847 – New York & Boston linked by telegraph wires. 1867 – Bank…

CNA/PCA/Med-Tech for all shifts

West Bladen Assisted Living is hiring CNA/PCA/Med-Tech for all shifts. Apply in person at 714 East Bladen Street, Bladenboro. Must be apply to work all shifts,…

This Day in History for June 26

1797 – Charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow, though farmers fear effects of iron on soil. 1848 – 1st pure food law enacted in US.…

This Day in History for June 25

1638 – Lunar eclipse is 1st astronomical event recorded in the American Colonies. 1798 – US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens.…

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