Food safety tips before, during, after severe storms

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing food safety recommendations for those who ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Christmas wreath class

Christmas wreath class

ELIZABETHTOWN — Everyone was delighted with all the wreaths they made at the wreath-making class using fresh greenery Wednesday evening at the B...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A birthday wish at Christmas

This morning as Ron lay in bed and slowly open his eyes to the sunlight chasing the darkness away, it was then, he realized just how alone he was sinc...

December 7th, 2017 |  


A great meal is about how you eat, not what you eat

A great meal is about how you eat, not what you eat

Everyone knows it’s important to eat the right foods to live a long and healthy life, but many of us fall short of that ideal.We eat on the run,...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Enjoy the hunt, follow safe handling of wild game

Enjoy the hunt, follow safe handling of wild game

After the big hunt, hunters are eager to prepare the meat for a meal. Most game meats are low in fat compared to domestic animals.The care of any wild...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


It’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey

It’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey

In an effort to purchase the right turkey, consider buying a fresh turkey from your grocery store. There is no need to defrost it and no added fat or ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Couple is wed in October at the beach

Couple is wed in October at the beach

Paola Jasmin Garcia Giron of Clarkton and Jonathan Shane Russ Jr. of Bladenboro were united in marriage on Oct. 21 at Sunset Beach.The ceremony was of...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Stop making blah salads … add zesty toppers

Stop making blah salads … add zesty toppers

Sometimes people think green salad = lettuce = blah. Not so. The only limits to exciting salads are limits of the imagination.Begin with salad greens....

November 9th, 2017 |  


Bladen County veteran recognized

Bladen County veteran recognized

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bennett McDowell, 87, of Elizabetown was recognized on Wednesday during the 12th annual Bladen County Veteran’s Day Ceremo...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Making meals ahead of time a worthy idea

Making meals ahead of time a worthy idea

Does your family ever text you about 4:30 p.m. and ask “What’s for dinner?” Instead of grabbing fast food on the way home from work,...

November 2nd, 2017 |