NEWS


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Cabbage winners
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West Bladen put on lockdown
Taylor Manufacturing gets good publicity in trade magazine

Taylor Manufacturing gets good publicity in trade magazine

ELIZABETHTOWN — A cool local company has received some hot publicity.Taylor Manufacturing Inc. was recently featured in Refrigeration Magazine &...

May 24th, 2017 |  


West Bladen put on lockdown

West Bladen put on lockdown

DUBLIN — West Bladen High School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon as a precaution.According to Valerie Newton, public relations and informa...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Clark honored for work as muncipal clerk

WHITE LAKE — Brenda Clark, administrative services director for the town of White Lake, was recently awarded for the second time the prestigious...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


State’s ‘Click It or Ticket Campaign’ now in effect

RALEIGH – As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding motorists t...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Jury rules UK man was hiring killer, not writing thriller

LONDON (AP) — A retired British television producer was convicted Thursday of trying to hire hit men to kill his partner, after a jury rejected ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


SPORTS BRIEFS

SPORTS BRIEFS

Open gym for volleyball setDUBLIN — West Bladen High will host a volleyball open gym from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on four Mondays this summer.The dates ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


College lacrosse team replaces warm-up music with Trump talk

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York college lacrosse team has replaced its warm-up music with a recording of a portion of a speech by P...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles blanked by Dixon, 4-0

HOLLY RIDGE — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen found themselves in a quick hole Saturday against Dixon and went on to drop a 4-0 verdict in the se...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Eagles take tough loss to North Johnston, 9-8

KENLY — It was certainly an ending not worthy of its beginning Saturday, when an interference call in the top of the seventh negated an East Bla...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Eagles fall to North Johnston, 9-8

KENLY — The East Bladen Eagles were nipped 9-8 by North Johnston on Saturday in the second round of the state’s Class 2-A baseball playoff...

May 13th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Be sure to get your proteins

Be sure to get your proteins

Protein is used for body growth and repair of skin, hair and nails. It also helps heal wounds and fight infection. Protein is important for building m...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Health Department visits 29 food establishments in April

Bladen County Health Department visits 29 food establishments in April

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 29 inspections of food establishments in April.Following are the result...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Tyler, Harris to wed in October

Tyler, Harris to wed in October

Kim and Jeff Tyler of Elizabethtown are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Summer Tyler of Elizabethtown, to Trent Harris of Elizabethtown.H...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Taking a look at Brussels sprouts

Taking a look at Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts are the newest member of the cabbage family. The leaves are on the top of the plant and the tiny heads completely surround the stalk....

April 28th, 2017 |  


Garcia, Russ to wed in October

Garcia, Russ to wed in October

Luis Garcia and Aura Giron of Elizabethtown have announced the engagement of their daughter, Paola Jasmin Garcia of Elizabethtown, to Jonathan Shane R...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Encourage your children to eat more vegetables

Encourage your children to eat more vegetables

Believe it or not, it is possible to raise kids who like eating a wide variety of vegetables. The secret is to never bribe or threaten them about eati...

April 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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A boy named Elizabeth

School maybe about toend, but …

The family photo of third-grader Gabriel Taye exudes happiness. The sharply dressed boy stands against a wall at his elementary school, grinning from ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Party divides are no surprise

Party divides are no surprise

Would it surprise you to learn that, depending on the poll and specific questions asked, between a quarter and a third of Democrats identify their vie...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump’s trip overseas has omission

So many times I’ve heard aggravated and/or irritated people say: “If I could get to them, I’d tell them to their faces!”Recent...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Seeing the job through

Seeing the job through

Hurricane Matthew brought immense devastation to eastern North Carolina, with thousands forced from their homes, hundreds of damaged roads, destroyed ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Shouting louderdoesn’t reallymake you right

Civil discourse has been replaced by the lowest form of communication — shouting louder than those with whom you disagree.How sad it is that we ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Truth versus fact

I recently read an article in which a government employee was upset about an article published in a newspaper. The article was factually correct but i...

May 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Presidential honors

Motion filed against Murphy-Brown for refusal to clean up groundwater contamination at area hog facilities

CHAPEL HILL – Conservation groups on Tuesday filed a motion in federal court seeking to require Murphy-Brown’s industrial hog operation to...

March 14th, 2017 updated: March 14th, 2017. |  


Job Shadow Day a success in Bladen County

Job Shadow Day a success in Bladen County

In February in Bladen County, the groundhog is not the only one looking for a shadow.Each year Bladen County Schools Career and Technical Education De...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA