• 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 11:04 pm This Day in History for January 24
  • 10:50 pm Saturday’s Lil Knights Results
  • 10:44 pm Three Rivers Conference Basketball Tournament Schedule
  • 4:58 pm Bladen County business helping federal employees
  • 4:46 pm Elizabethtown murder case remains unsolved
Public Meeting

Public MeetingThe Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. will hold their Annual Meeting and dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27th, in the Gallery Ballroom of the Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown.  Our speaker this year will be Dr. Barry O’Brien, Dean and Associate Professor, UNC-Pembroke School of Business. Dr. O’Brien will be speaking on “Entrepreneurship and Small Business.”


The Committee of 100 is a non-profit development corporation which partners with the Bladen County Economic Development Commission to help ensure that sustained economic growth occurs within the county.  Every citizen who is concerned about the economic well-being of this area is encouraged to join.  The annual membership fee is $100 for an individual and $200 for a business.  For more information, call 645-2292 for a brochure and membership application.


All members are encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting.  There will be no cost for the dinner for members, but guests can attend with a member at a cost of $15 each.  Contact Linda or Jennie at 645-2292 by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22nd, to register for the Annual Meeting or RSVP to lclark@bladenco.org.