• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 10:53 am Governor Cooper Inducts North Carolina’s Ninth Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green
  • 10:45 am National Weather Service Radar to undergo maintenance
  • 7:49 am Thoughts While Shaving
  • 7:44 am Middle School Boys Basketball Whiteville Central 52, Clarkton School of Discovery 20
  • 7:43 am Middle School Boys Basketball Elizabethtown 44, Bladenboro 42
Thoughts While Shaving

The federal government is open for business, again.

Volunteers are needed today and tomorrow to assist in renovating two dormitories at the Bladen County Emergency Training Center. (It’s a part of the former prison buildings near White Lake).  Just show up with whatever equipment you have….

Congratulations to Dr. Pearly Graham Hoskins on her retirement from Bladen County Hospital.  She will be missed….

Upcoming events include…NFL Super Bowl Sunday, February 3 in Atlanta.

Valentine’s Day, February 14 and NASCAR kicks off a new season February 17 with the Daytona 500 in Florida.

And, some really good news.  Casey Hathaway was found alive and well Thursday in Craven County.  The youngster apparently walked away into nearby woods after playing with friends.  He survived some cold weather…but appears to be OK.

No one has become poor by giving.  Anne Frank

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.  Abraham Lincoln

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.  Frank A. Clark

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