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Christmas magic in Clarkton on Saturday

Christmas magic in Clarkton on Saturday

CLARKTON — Please mark your calendar for Saturday, December 3, 2016 so you can be sure to experience some Christmas magic in Clarkton NC. Join u...

December 1st, 2016 |  


East Arcadia School lists honor students

East Arcadia School recently released its first nine-week honor roll lists.Superintendent’s ListJosue Cruz, Raheem Lewis, Kylie ThrailkillA-Hono...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Color Fun Run & Walk deemed a colorful success

ELIZABETHTOWN — Organizers of the United Way 5K Color Fun Run & Walk on Saturday morning, Nov. 19, were ecstatic about the success.One of th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 2— Trinity United Methodist Church, located on N.C. 53 in Kelly, will host “The Sounds of Christmas” at 7 p.m. For information,...

December 1st, 2016 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dec. 2— Ivan Parker, world-renown singer, will be in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at White Oak Baptist Church’s gymnasium. Tickets are $10 and...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Twins visit UNC-Chapel Hill

Scott, Moore-Peterson lead Lady Eagles to win

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen’s girls opened Tuesday’s non-conference game with visiting East Columbus by scoring the first 16 points ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles thump St. Pauls; boys fall

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen coach Patty Evers’ patented pesky defense was on full display Monday when St. Pauls visited for a non-conferen...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Twins visit UNC-Chapel Hill

Twins visit UNC-Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL — East Bladen graduates Farrell and Larrell Murchison made a recruiting visit to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill las...

November 28th, 2016 |  


East Bladen upends Ayden-Grifton in OT, 28-21

AYDEN — By the length of about two footballs, East Bladen’s season continued Friday after an edge-of-your-seat 28-21 overtime win over Ayd...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Big shots, free throws lift Lady Eagles over Fairmont

ELIZABETHTOWN — Emily Scott and Yolanda Coston sank free throws in the final 2 minutes Wednesday to help seal a 38-34 win for East Bladen over v...

November 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


FOR BETTER LIVING

FOR BETTER LIVING

It’s hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is here again. I usually start getting calls about cooking turkeys about this time, so I though I woul...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Bladen County Health Department inspects 24 food establishments

Bladen County Health Department inspects 24 food establishments

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 24 inspections of food establishments throughout the county during the ...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Bladen County to host free Pesticide Collection Day

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Extension Office, in cooperation with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticid...

November 5th, 2016 |  


FOR BETTER LIVING

FOR BETTER LIVING

The link between diet and health is important. Food alone cannot make you healthy. But good eating habits, based on variety and moderation, can help k...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Sweeten up your meals with sweet potatoes

Sweeten up your meals with sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes, a vegetable with a strong nutritional profile, are easy to prepare and make a colorful addition to your dinner plate. Many people asso...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Bullard, Walters will wed

Bullard, Walters will wed

BLADENBORO — Donnette Bullard of Bladenboro announces the engagement of her daughter, Kayla Bullard of Clarkton, to Hunter Walters. Walters, of ...

October 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Be optimistic about America’s future

Christmas is the season we approach with gratitude, forgiveness, and joy for the many blessings in our lives. Then, we ice the cake with the hope and ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


In everything, give thanks

The Bible says, “In everything, give thanks …” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). This time of year, that is, Thanksgiving through Christmas, i...

December 1st, 2016 |  


GOP factions can work together

GOP factions can work together

The first time I lived in the nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan was president. The conservatives I knew there were proud of their movement’s...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Protest filedby local PACis frivolous

Laughable. Curious. Arrogant. There are probably many other adjectives that could describe the smoke-and-mirrors protest filed last week by the Bladen...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Liberals should rediscover federalism

Liberals should rediscover federalism

For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite having failed to w...

November 28th, 2016 |  


On Saturday,support localbusinesses

Shoppers who are planning to do the bulk of their Christmas shopping this weekend — or even just finish up their lists with stocking-stuffers &#...

November 25th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


SBA offers disaster assistance to residents of Bladen County

WASHINGTON–U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweetissued the following statement after the announcement of the Pr...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Hermine not thwarting downtown Elizabethtown labor day Weekend Sidewalk Sale

Hermine not thwarting downtown Elizabethtown labor day Weekend Sidewalk Sale

ELIZABETHTOWN — Tropical Storm Hermine didn’t do much to deter folks from coming out for Elizabethtown’s annual Labor Day Sidewalk S...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Morrisey appointed to Local Government Federal Credit Union Eastern Sandhills Advisory Council

LUMBERTON — Local Government Federal Credit Union recently announced the addition of Marion Morrisey to its Eastern Sandhills Advisory Council, ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Fort Bragg to host business leaders for Military Employment Summit

FAYETTEVILLE – On Wednesday, Aug. 17, North Carolina for Military Employment will host business leaders at its Military Employment Summit aboard...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Brainstorming session in Elizabethtown gets changed

Brainstorming session in Elizabethtown gets changed

ELIZABETHTOWN — Because of a scheduling conflict at the venue, the brainstorming session originally scheduled for Cape Fear Vineyard & Winer...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


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