NEWS


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Cookie monster

Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A livestreamed video of a pregnant giraffe that has enthralled millions of YouTube viewers since February is coming to...

April 20th, 2017 |  


SECU announces scholarship awards

SECU announces scholarship awards

DUBLIN - Bladen Community College students Barbara Johnson (Nurse Aide I) and Josalyn Powell (Nurse Aid I) have received State Employees Credit Union ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Two students excel at state competition

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County was well-represented at the recent state competition for the 2017 Education Contest for students in primary, eleme...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Hardee’s set to open in Elizabethtown on Monday

ELIZABETHTOWN – The opening of the new Hardee’s® of Elizabethtown kicks off bright and early Monday, April 24, offering hungry diners...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Bladen Community College welcomes eighth-graders to campus

Bladen Community College welcomes eighth-graders to campus

DUBLIN — Bladen Community College recently welcomed 91 eighth grade public school children to campus for interactive math and science classes an...

April 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Karate kids

Eagles claim third in Easter tournament

FAYETTEVILLE — Pierce Melvin, brought up to the varsity after a season-ending injury to Ty Watkins, earned his first start on the hill for East ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Errors doom Knights in loss to South Rob

FAIRMONT — Errors and illness helped put the cap on a nightmare trip to Robeson County for the Knights of West Bladen on Monday and helped South...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Eagles fall to Cape Fear, 4-2

FAYETTEVILLE — Cape Fear pitching put a chill on East Bladen bats on Monday and took a 4-2 win in the second round of the J. Hoyt Warren/Wayne E...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Late-inning surge lefts Lady Eagles past St. Pauls

ST. PAULS — The Lady Eagles went a 10-0 tear over the last four innings, then weathered a ferocious rally to knock off St. Pauls in a non-confer...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Knights knocked off by Union, Clinton

ROSE HILL — What a difference a month makes.West Bladen went on the road for a make-up Four County Conference baseball game on Wednesday against...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Tips for selecting, storing and serving strawberries

Tips for selecting, storing and serving strawberries

Strawberry history goes back over 2,200 years ago. It is thought that the name “strawberry” came from the practice of growers spreading a ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Southeastern Health to host Bladen focus group

WHITE LAKE — Southeastern Health will host a focus group in Bladen County in an effort to better understand the health care needs of the residen...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Enjoy eggs easily and quickly

Enjoy eggs easily and quickly

Not only are they quick and easy to prepare, eggs are nutrient dense. They supply a significant amount of nutrients compared to the calories they cont...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Red Cross in need of local volunteers

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Sandhills Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of volunteers and is inviting the community to attend a Red Cross Vol...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Smith joins SeHealth’s Bladen clinics

Smith joins SeHealth’s Bladen clinics

Family Nurse Practitioner Kendall Smith has joined Southeastern Health Center Clarkton and Southeastern Medical Clinic White Lake, both affiliates of ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Add some variety to your vegetables

Add some variety to your vegetables

Eat your vegetables — good advice when we were kids, and it’s also good advice for adults. Only 23 percent of Americans currently eat five...

March 30th, 2017 |  


OPINION


A very special high-school reunion

This was the most rewarding experience I’ve had recently. As a special friend of David Yandle, I attended his reunion for the Elizabethtown High...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Country at mercy of Supreme County folly

I’m not a big fan of unfettered democracy, but American freedom and democracy is just another “jaw-jacking” point for politicians an...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Don’t fear a robot invasion

A common theme unifying recent debates about tax reform in North Carolina and in Washington is the idea that the punitive tax treatment of business in...

April 19th, 2017 |  


A letter to America

Two separate events show’s how unbelieving of God’s Word, mankind has become. Both used the-time-figure 165 million years.The first showed...

April 18th, 2017 |  


GOP lawmakers pick loser in battle with ACC

Republicans in Raleigh for some reason insist on picking losing hands.The party, which controls both chambers with veto-proof majorities, is well posi...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Though dying,cursive writingstill important

In a few years, parents won’t have to worry about how to keep secrets from their children.They will be able to write it in cursive, drawing puzz...

April 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Presidential honors

Paris museum gets an Airbus A380 superjumbo

PARIS (Reuters) — France honored the A380 superjumbo with a place in its national aerospace museum on Tuesday, granting it equal status with the...

February 16th, 2017 |  


ELIZABETHTOWN — In the wake of Hurricane Matthew in October and the community outreach being performed by the Bladen Crisis Food Pantry, officia...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

IRVING, Texas (AP) — 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza.The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Eastpointe to consolidate with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

BEULAVILLE – Eastpointe Human Services recently announced it has entered into a Letter of Intent to consolidate operations with Cardinal Innovat...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Sanderson Farms opens new facility in St. Pauls

ST. PAULS – Sanderson Farms recently opened a new $155 million processing plant and wastewater treatment facility in St. Pauls.This new 180,000-...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Bladenboro Eye Clinic joins Triangle Visions Optometry

LUMBERTON — Triangle Visions Optometry announced Tuesday the acquisition of Dr. Donald Helms Bladenboro Eye Clinic of Bladenboro. Due to the tra...

January 10th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA