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 |  


Achieving sweetness without the calories

Achieving sweetness without the calories

If you have a sweet tooth, you’re not alone. It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like sweets. In fact, studies with infants show t...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Benton and Marchant are wed

Benton and Marchant are wed

Catherine Connor Benton of Elizabethtown and Curtis Shane Marchant of Belville were married June 10, 2017, on the Veranda at River Landing Country Clu...

June 29th, 2017 |