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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 |  


Carolina Civic Center to present ‘The Music of Billy Strayhorn’

LUMBERTON — The UNCP Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Aaron Vandermeer, will present the music of Billy Strayhorn (1915 - 1967) in celebrat...

October 25th, 2015 |  


For Better Living: What is Dietary Fiber

For Better Living: What is 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 22nd, 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 |  


Blood drive is Wednesday at hospital

ELIZABETHTOWN – Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center will hold a blood drive at Bladen County Hospital.The drive will be Wednesday, Oct. 21, from...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Health department has flu vaccinations

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department currently has flu vaccine that also includes the Intradermal (90-percent shorter needle) and...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Paula A. Wynn and Richard Ray Grunstad are married

Paula A. Wynn and Richard Ray Grunstad are married

Paula A. Wynn, daughter of Thomas and Betty Wynn of Elizabethtown, and Richard Ray Grunstad, son of Dennis and the late Joe Ann Grunstad of Fairfield,...

October 13th, 2015 updated: October 9th, 2015. |  


Kayla Marie Watts and Corey Daniel White to wed

Kayla Marie Watts and Corey Daniel White to wed

Bobby and Lisa Haywood, of Lumberton, and Ivan and Kim Watts, of Lumberton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Marie Watts, to Corey Dan...

October 13th, 2015 updated: October 9th, 2015. |