Have you tried brown rice yet? You should

Have you tried brown rice yet? You should

If you haven’t taken the leap and tried brown rice, you are in for a treat. Brown rice has a nutty flavor and a chewier texture than white rice....

August 4th, 2017 |  


Balance your beverages to stay hydrated

Balance your beverages to stay hydrated

Water does the body good. Water has no fat, calories or sugar but it helps your muscles and brain stayhydrated for best physical and mental performanc...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Bladen Community College graduates practical nursing students

Bladen Community College graduates practical nursing students

DUBLIN – Bladen Community College graduated 22 practical nursing students in a pinning ceremony on July 20.Board chair Dennis Troy and college p...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Enjoy grilling? Be sure to do it safely

Enjoy grilling? Be sure to do it safely

Grilling is a favorite method of cooking for many people. Men, especially, seem drawn to the open flame. To help you enjoy your summer, remember these...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Doctors find 17 contact lenses in woman’s eye

LONDON (AP) — Doctors intending to perform cataract surgery on a 67-year-old woman in Britain found something rather unexpected: 17 contact lens...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Drop box for medications now available

ELIZABETHTOWN — A medication drop box has been donated by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, giving Bladen County residents a new...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Meal preparation, food safety during a power failure

Meal preparation, food safety during a power failure

This time of year, we are very likely to have afternoon thunderstorms in which we lose power. After a power failure, you might not have air conditioni...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Eggplant is one of the most exotic of all vegetables in appearance, taste and history. Until 100 years ago, it was grown in America primarily as an or...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Lower Cape Fear Hospice offering no-cost grief workshop on supporting those grieving

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will offer a 90-minute grief workshop, “Supporting a Griever” on Tuesday, Aug. 8, from 3 to ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Health department inspects 44 food facilities

Health department inspects 44 food facilities

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department had a busy month on June, performing a total of 44 health inspections of food establishments...

July 5th, 2017 |