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Bladen Journal time capsule

December 12, 2013

— Dec. 13, 1967: Clarkton Mills is sold to T.J. Stevenson & Company of New York.


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— Dec. 14, 1978: Members of the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce get a tour of and have lunch at the new Bladen County Hospital cafeteria.


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— Dec. 14, 1987: Bladen County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Williams is recognized as the top marksman by the Bladen County Law Enforcement Association.


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— Dec. 12, 2003: Boddie-Noell Enterprises, which operates a chain of Hardee’s restaurants, donates land at the intersection of N.C. 410 and N.C. 242 to the town of Bladenboro.


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— Dec. 12, 2008: The Dublin Fire Department receives a state grant from the N.C. Department of Insurance of State Fire Marshal for $20,000 and the Ammon Fire Department receives a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for $22,753.