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Politician Appreciation Day is set for Saturday

Have you ever wanted to thank your representative for their service or an ask them a question? Here’s your chance when the 8th Politician’s Appreciation…

Thoughts While Shaving for March 3

Woke up thinking about the world we live in and how we complicate matters…. Another casualty in the presidential race, Dr. Carson has apparently decided…

March Madness at Social Security

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville Basketball fans are gearing up for March Madness, which will culminate when the final four…

You Decide: Was change greater one century ago

Dr. Mike Walden North Carolina Cooperative Extension Consider this picture. Your home has no electricity or indoor plumbing. This means no electronics or instant warm…

Thank you from Jimmie Smith

I would like to say thanks to everyone in Bladen County for their kindness, thoughtfulness, and prayers during my time my of sickness. It means…

Thoughts While Shaving for February 18

If you missed the big ACC game last night, Duke notched a 74-73 win over UNC. The game was played at Chapel Hill. Did you…

Preventing debilitating diseases among women

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville Just about every minute, a woman dies of heart disease. However, the majority of these…

Alcohol and Water don’t mix

By Rev. Cameron L. McGill As another attempt to make Beer & Fortified Wine more accessible to residents & visitors to White Lake approaches, I…

The foulest of months

By: Jefferson Weaver As I write these words, it’s a lovely January afternoon. The sun is shining, the sky is clear, the geese are calling,…

Test Your Social Security knowledge

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville National Trivia Day reminds us that knowledge about Social Security empowers you and prepares you…

Deadline looms for voter registration

By: Erin Smith The registration deadline for voters is February 19 and this includes voters who are registering for the first time and voters who…

Candidate Ben Snyder discusses his candidacy

Several politcial races are heating up for the March primary including the Democratic primary for the NC House District 22 seat currently occupied by William…

Presidential candidates on the NC Primary ballot

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections today announced that 27 presidential candidates will appear on North Carolina’s presidential primary ballot. The North Carolina presidential…

Bladen County Commissioners to meet Monday

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the Bladen County Courthouse. On the…

Benton files for election

Filing for the 2016 Primary election set for March 2016 has been slow to take off but another candidate has made his intentions to seek…

2016 Primary election draws near

The North Carolina Primary Election is still about 3 months away, on March 15, however some states will hold a vote or caucus earlier.  The…

McCrory files for re-election

By: Erin Smith On Friday, Gov. Pat McCrory officially filed to seek re-election to the North Carolina Governor’s Office. He will face a challenge in…

Elizabethtown to discuss audit

The Elizabethtown Town Council will meet Monday and receive the audit results from 2014-15. The board is also scheduled to recognize outgoing Councilman Darrell Page…

Rouzer introduces bill to honor fallen veterans

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — This month, in honor of Veterans Day, Congressman Rouzer introduced H.R. 3914 – the Half-Staff for Homeland Heroes Act – to require…

ROUZER STATEMENT ON PASSING OF HOWARD COBLE

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the following statement on the passing of Howard Coble, who served North Carolina’s 6th District for 30 years:…

Thoughts While Shaving

Ever have a day when it seems you had several days all in one? I know, everyone does…..For me, that day was yesterday…..From one extreme…

Bladen County Board meeting for Municipal Election

Bladen County Board Of Elections PO Box 512 – Elizabethtown, NC 28337 – (910)-862-6951 – Fax (910) 862-7820 E-mail: elections@bladenco.org Bobby Ludlum, Chairman Al Daniels,…

Elizabethtown Council at NC Leagues

Elizabethtown Mayor Silvia Campbell and members of the Elizabethtown Town Council are pictured at the North Carolina League of Municipalities Conference in Winston Salem. Pictured…

What Do Our State Leaders Make?

The North Carolina Legislature is led in the Senate by the President Pro Tem of the Senate while the House of Representatives is led by…

Rey Welcomes State Rep. Ross to Campaign

Rey Releases Video Ripping Incumbent Richard Burr, Challenges Former State Representative Deborah Ross to Keep Focus on Defeating Burr and America’s Future SPRING LAKE, N.C.…

Rouzer statement on Short Term Spending Bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) released the below statement following the passage of a temporary spending measure until a final budget agreement…

ROUZER STATEMENT ON BOEHNER RESIGNATION

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rouzer released a statement following the announcement of Speaker John Boehner’s resignation next month: “John Boehner made a selfless and…

Republican Party Gears up for Fall Fling

The Bladen County Republican Party held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night to discuss their upcoming Fall Fling. Chairman Landon Bordeaux called the meeting…

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