13 health inspection performed

13 health inspection performed

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 13 inspections of food service sites during the month of October.Follow...

November 8th, 2015 updated: November 8th, 2015. |  


N.C. ranksas the 15thfattest state

N.C. ranksas the 15thfattest state

It’s officially now the holidays season — that time when cookies are being baked, pies are being planned, the Thanksgiving and Christmas r...

November 7th, 2015 |  


What’s wrong with Grandpa? Company offers Alzheimer’s awareness for children

With more than 5 million people in the United States diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, chances are high that disease will touch your family in some wa...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Student uses creative ways to attract potential kidney donor

GREENSBORO (AP) — A North Carolina A&T University student has gotten creative in her search for a prospective kidney donor.The Greensboro Ne...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Gov. McCrory announces grant to expand mental health supervision program for probationers

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory has announced the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has received a $679,000 grant award to expand a s...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Cape Fear Valley earns top grade for patient safety

FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley Health, the parent company for Bladen County Hospital, has earned an A grade for patient safety from a leading i...

October 29th, 2015 updated: October 29th, 2015. |  


From WRAL …

NEW YORK — Walgreens is buying rival Rite Aid for about $9.41 billion in cash, creating a drugstore giant with nearly 18,000 stores around the w...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Community Health Awards

Community Health Awards

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health hosted its third annual Regional Community Health Awards event on Thursday, Oct. 22. at Robeson Community Colleg...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Deadly Bird Flu flying south for winter

By now, most of the general public are familiar with the Avian Influenza virus, or Bird Flu as it is commonly referred. This is due in large part to t...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Bladen County Hospital receives sepsis treatment certification

ELIZABETHTOWN – Bladen County Hospital has made history by becoming the first Critical Access Hospital in the nation to receive Disease Specific...

October 21st, 2015 |