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Volunteers needed to help with tax preparation

The Bladen County Division on Aging is looking for volunteers willing to help senior adults with their tax preparation questions. According to Joan Allen, in…

Major outage shuts down Twitter service briefly

Some folks may have noticed they couldn’t access their Twitter accounts for a time during the early hours of Tuesday morning. According to officials at…

Elizabethtown set to get Bed and Breakfast

Elizabethtown will soon be getting a Bed and Breakfast. Chris Adams is planning to open the Elizabethtown Inn at 105 Cromartie Street in the John…

Southeastern Health announces neonatal team

Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s Special Care Nursery has expanded its services to include highly specialized care for babies born up to 10 weeks early. Previously,…

Bridal Show set for Lu Mil on Sunday

Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin will host a Bridal Show on Sunday, Jan. 17, from 2 until 5 p.m. Admission is free and the public…

Chamber learns about Healthworks Fitness

By: Erin Smith The Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce met on Tuesday for their luncheon meeting and learned about exciting things that are happening…

Many Happy Returns to Social Security

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC   Everyone enjoys presents, but loved ones do not always know exactly what you…

Bladen County Farm Bureau earns recognition

The Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held December 6-8 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center…

Bladen County Commissioners to meet Monday

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday, Dec. 21, at 6:30 p.m. Consent items include approval of the minutes from the Monday,…

Election Withdrawl deadline

For candidates who, after careful consideration, have decided they do not wish to seek election, the deadline to withdraw one’s candidacy is fast approaching. Tuesday,…

Howell files for NC House seat

As of Wednesday one more candidate has made his intentions known by filing for 2016 election. Thomas Howell Jr. of Bladenboro has filed as a…

Top Employers In Bladen County

With Bladen County unemployment running among the highest in North Carolina our local industries are providing much needed jobs for thousands of Bladen County citizens.…

BE PREPARED WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC For many of us, preparing for winter involves pulling out heavy coats from the…

Tobacco referendum passes by wide margin

North Carolina tobacco growers voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of N.C. State…

EMPOWER YOURSELF, ELECT TO RETIRE ONLINE

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC As if the holidays weren’t exciting enough, it’s November and that means election month.…

ARE YOU COMMENTING ON NATIONAL BLOG POSTING MONTH?

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC November is National Blog Posting Month, which means there’s never been a better time…

Regular Meeting November 18, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Call to Order Approve Consent Items Minutes from November 10, 2015. Board to discuss One-Stop Implantation Plan for 2016. Individuals/Delegation wishing to address Board. Closed…

Looking At National Stocks With A Footprint In Bladen County

Many national firms have a footprint in Bladen County. Here is a look at how their stocks did during the past 52 weeks: Stock                High                       …

Bladen County Goes To 9.0 Percent Unemployment

RALEIGH — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 79 of North Carolina’s counties in July, decreased in six counties, and remained unchanged in 15…

D’Vine Foods Construction Plans Altered

By: Cheryl Thurston Construction is underway at D’Vine Foods in Elizabethtown, the grading is done, the padding has been laid and the crews are pouring…

Gildan CEO authorizes sale of additional shares

Glenn J. Chamandy, president and chief executive of Gildan Activewear Inc., has authorized a Canadian financial institution to sell up to 4 million of his…

Young Entrepreneurs give back

Lemonade sales are up for Caroline and Hartleigh Britt and they are giving back to help a local family. There was a line for their…

New Businesses in Bladenboro

New services and businesses are what helps a community grow. There are three businesses now open in Bladenboro on Martin Luther King Jr.  Drive /…

N.C. blueberry crop looks to be record

Dry weather helping yields RALEIGH – Blueberry growers across North Carolina are expecting a record crop as they start harvesting for the season, thanks to…

Mmmm, Mmmm, Bacon…

I don’t know about you, but I can eat bacon for breakfast every day for months before desiring a change of taste. Think of ham…

Danaher to buy Pall Corp for $13.8 Billion

Danaher Corp announced Wednesday that they will buy Pall Corp for $13.8 billion and split into two listed companies after the deal is completed. Pall…

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