KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — KFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with...

June 15th, 2017 |  


A change is brewing: North Carolina lawmakers consider bills that could impact local distilleries and breweries

A change is brewing: North Carolina lawmakers consider bills that could impact local distilleries and breweries

RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers considering two bills are balancing the growing alcohol industry in the state with the dreaded “T”...

June 12th, 2017 |  


Bladen Community College offering no-cost business seminars

DUBLIN - The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering no-cost seminars in June.They include:— Marketing for Events, Trade S...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Smithfield to expand in Tar Heel, 30-plus jobs to be created

SMITHFIELD, Va. — Smithfield Foods announced that it is investing more than $45 million to expand its blast cell cold storage capabilities at it...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Alamac closing Lumberton plant, putting 154 out of work

LUMBERTON — Alamac American Knits is shutting down its Lumberton facility and closing its doors on 154 jobs, the company announced today.Alamac&...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Smithfield Foods’ Response to Southern Environmental Law Center and Waterkeeper Alliance’s Statement

SMITHFIELD, Va. — Smithfield Foods strongly denies the statements made by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) and Waterkeeper Alliance....

March 15th, 2017 |  


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 |