UP IN SMOKE

UP IN SMOKE

On the heels of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week reminding Americans of the societal and economic costs of smoking, which totals more than $320 billion a y...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


For Better Living

For Better Living

Certainly the most popular of all Oriental cooking methods is stir-frying. The Chinese word chow literally means toss-cooking.Stir-frying is the quick...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Bass, Long to wed in April

Bass, Long to wed in April

WHITEVILLE — Patrick and Lori Bass have announced the engagement of their daughter Courtney Brooke Bass of Whiteville to Nathan Dean Long of Cha...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Jamie Foxx saves motorist from burning vehicle

A true lifesaver! Jamie Foxx saved a motorist from his burning truck on Monday, Jan. 18. According to police reports, the “White House Down̶...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Lower Cape Fear Hospice seeks volunteers

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice, a nonprofit hospice serving the area for 35 years, is in need of volunteers to help families in Bladen ...

January 16th, 2016 |  


For Better Living

For Better Living

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a serious health problem. In North Carolina, an estimated one million people are affected. Each year, thousands ...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Health department performs 26 inspections

Health department performs 26 inspections

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 26 inspections of food establishments during the month of December.Foll...

January 12th, 2016 |  


For Better Living

For Better Living

The next time you’re having a meal, especially in a restaurant, take a look at the portion sizes. Can your meat fit in the palm of your hand or ...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Auditions for local play set for Feb. 6

ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County author can now add playwright to her list of credentials. Marjorie Lewis has completed writing her first play ti...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Hospice offering free healthcare decision clinics

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will host three “Begin the Conversations” clinics about end-of-life and healthcare decisions...

January 7th, 2016 |