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Stores report strong sales at Christmas

Retailers are reporting strong sales during the Christmas shopping season. Stores in Bladen County are reporting that Christmas sales were up this year. Mike Suggs,…

North Carolina’s July Employment Figures Released

RALEIGH — The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from June’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged…

Thoughts While Shaving for March 21

Last Tuesday’s election results are expected to be certified this week. Some appear to be concerned that Gov. McCrory eliminated the Coal Ash committee, after…

New Chamber Ambassadors program kicks off

By Erin Smith There is excitement in the air at the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce with the first meeting to launch the Chamber…

Duke Energy solar site near DuPont now online

The solar energy site near DuPont Fayetteville Works is now online and generating electricity, according to Duke Energy Spokesman Randy Wheeless. The solar farm at…

CVI’s Jerry Price addresses Chamber luncheon

By: Erin Smith The Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce held their monthly luncheon meeting on Tuesday at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown.…

Commissioners hold special meeting

Bladen County Commissioners held a Special Meeting Monday night, at the Powell-Melvin Ag Center on Smith Circle in Elizabethtown. Eight of nine board members were…

Beer and Wine Referendum to be on White Lake Ballot

White Lake voters are set to cast their ballots either “for” or “against” an upcoming referendum “on premises” and “off premises” sale of unfortified wine and…

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