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Posts published in June 2018

This Day in History for June 6

1639 – Massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill. 1844- Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) formed by George Williams in London.…

Help Wanted for Landscaping business

HELP WANTED: Large landscaping business in Wilmington needs full-time, hardworking, honest, dependable workers (four day work week). Call Scott at 910-200-1489 anytime between 8 a.m. and…

Statement from Commissioner Steve Troxler on the  contributions of the N.C. pork industry to the state North Carolina’s pork industry feeds us and provides jobs in North Carolina

North Carolina’s pork industry has been in the news a lot lately, but not in a way that tells the true story of its contributions…

Thoughts While Shaving

I woke up bright and early his AM with a song on my mind, felt like humming along. Remember? Cruising down the river on a Sunday afternoon…

This Day in History for June 5

1846 – Telegraph line opens between Philadelphia and Baltimore. 1876 – Bananas become popular in US, at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. 1884 – William…

Dixie Boys Baseball: Columbia 19, Royal 4

ELIZABETHTOWN – Columbia exploded for 6 runs in the first inning and rolled to a 19-4 victory over the Royal team in Dixie Boys Baseball…

This Day in History for June 4

1794 – Congress passes Neutrality Act, bans Americans from serving in armed forces of foreign powers. 1825 – Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC. 1896 – Henry…

Thoughts While Shaving for June 3

Congratulations to Bladen County graduates. For seniors, the goal line is getting closer. Graduation ceremonies for West Bladen scheduled for Friday, June 15, 6 PM.…

Tommie Jane Brewer

  Ivanhoe, NC – Tommie Jane Brewer age 91 of 13377 NC Hwy 210 E., Ivanhoe, NC died on May 29, 2018 at the Lower…

Thoughts While Shaving

At White Lake today, celebrating a birthday, without the pleasure of her company.  Actually, my mom’s birthday was June 4th, but she departed the scene several…

Dixie Boys Baseball: Columbia 7, Navy 2

ELIZABETHTOWN –A trio of Columbia pitchers combined to pitch a 3-hitter and strike out 12 batters in a 7-2 Dixie Boys Baseball victory over the…

Present-Use Value Assessment Program

The Present Use Value program allows qualifying land to be assessed, not at market value, but based on its current use as actively engaged land…

Grand Opening celebrated at Elizabethtown Inn

By Erin Smith The Elizabethtown Inn celebrated its Grand Opening and held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday evening. The Inn, located at 105 Cromartie…

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