• 10:51 pm Dixie Boys Baseball: Red 4, Royal 3, Red 13, Navy 7
  • 10:23 pm Temperatures in upper 90s expected this week
  • 8:13 am Thoughts While Shaving for May 26
  • 11:37 pm Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball: Elite 7, Reds 3
  • 11:32 pm Bladen Recreation 13-16 Fast-Pitch Softball: Slammers 9, Comets 6

By Dora Brogdon

These weekend the New Hope Missionary Church and The Spiritual Educational Outreach Ministries in Wilmington will be celebrating Women’s Day. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. and the guest speaker for the event will be Rev. Gabrilla Ann Garrett who is the pastor at Spiritual Educational Outreach Ministries.

Also on May 15th, Lower Cape Fear Hospice will host a free educational event titled “Addiction vs. Pain Management: What You Need to Know about the Opioid Crisis” in Elizabethtown.

Featuring presentations by Kincy Barrow, Southeastern Carolina Crossroads Executive Director, and Dr. Kelly Erola, Lower Cape Fear Hospice’s (LCFH’s) Chief Medical Officer, the free event will be held Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2409 Peanut Plant Road in Elizabethtown.

For more information, contact Lindsey Hinson at 910-620-2264or Lindsey.Hinson@lcfh.org.

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.