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Bladen Journal time capsule

October 25, 2013

— Oct. 25, 1967: Mrs. Claude McDuffie of Clarkton has been installed as the coordinating treasurer of the North Carolina Extension Council.


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— Oct. 26, 1978: Judy Cross of Elizabethtown is named business manager for Miss North Carolina Debbie Shook.


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— Oct. 26, 1987: Jason Melvin, the son of James and Becky Melvin and a student at East Bladen High, is chosen to represent Bladen County as its Morehead Scholarship nominee.


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— Oct. 24, 2003: Carolyn Lane, clerk for the town of White lake, is tabbed Clerk of the Year by the Lumber River Council of Governments.


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— Oct. 24, 2008: Voter turnout as part of the one-stop voting process has resulted in 3,455 ballots being cast so far for the November general election.