West Bladen royalty

West Bladen royalty

DUBLIN — Sprit Week t West Bladen concluded Friday with the annual Homecoming football game, followed by a bonfire. At halftime of the game with...

October 15th, 2017 |  


What you need to know about dietary fiber

What you need to know about dietary fiber

Dietary fiber has become a household word. Most food labels in the supermarket now list dietary fiber. Even though fiber is not considered a nutrient,...

October 13th, 2017 |  


In memory of his son

In memory of his son

Roger Lee Grunder, the father of the late Roger Lee Theodore Grunder, brought three blankets to the Bladen Journal as a donation to the newspaper̵...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Some important steps to successful baking

Some important steps to successful baking

Imagine baking whole-grain breads, rolls or muffins. Or maybe you prefer cakes, cookies and bars. Whatever you bake, it will fill your kitchen with wo...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Tips for eating out

Tips for eating out

It is possible to eat out and still eat healthy. Many restaurants offer delicious meals that are low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol. That...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


So many ways to enjoy the pear

So many ways to enjoy the pear

The pear is a fruit that has been cultivated for centuries. Though there are thousands of varieties of pears, only about ten are grown and sold commer...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Peanut recipe contest winners announced

DUBLIN — Judges awarded numerous ribbons recently in the peanut recipe contest during the 25th annual Dublin Peanut Festival.Those awards includ...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Boyette honored for excellence in hospice

Boyette honored for excellence in hospice

WILMINGTON – Selena Boyette, RN, CHPN, director of patient access for Lower Cape Fear Hospice, was recently named the recipient of the Sharon O....

September 19th, 2017 |  


Repealing hospital limits would cut costs, boost access, study says

RALEIGH — A typical North Carolina medical patient would save nearly $300 a year and have more competitive options for lower-cost treatment if o...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Residents seek assurance at GenX forum

Residents seek assurance at GenX forum

ST.PAULS — At a public meeting Thursday to discuss the testing of wells around the Chemours chemical plant, state environmental officials promis...

September 15th, 2017 |