McVicker’s first year shows solid leadership

Tuesday, Dec. 1, marks one year of leadership for Sheriff Jim McVicker in Bladen County. As an interested member of the community, I inquired regardin...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Thanks for all the support

The members of The Old Trinity Committee and congregation of Trinity United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown would like to give a special thanks to t...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Religious terrorism?

I am continually hearing and reading about an Islamic state and Islamic terrorism. Unfortunately, too many American citizens have fallen into two rhet...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Pipeline or storyline?

I am reading and hearing much criticism of the decision not to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. At 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 17, I heard a conservative radio h...

November 20th, 2015 |  


‘Roger’s Wish’ a true community miracle

As most everyone knows by now, this year’s third annual “Roger’s Wish” project was a great success.I would like to thank all o...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Thanks from Jones Lake State Park

The Friends of the Bay Lakes, along with the staff from Jones Lake State Park andSingletary Lake State Park, put on the first annual Fall Festival at ...

November 5th, 2015 |  


What happened to reasonable priorities?

In response to their effectiveness, so many times I have written: “A picture may paint a thousand words, but a political cartoon sketches a mill...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Congressional bill supports medics’ transition

Military veterans receive some of the best medical training and experience available when serving our country. Their sacrifices, commitment to duty, a...

October 19th, 2015 |  


What is wrong with people?

What is wrong with people?

I’ve been sitting back watching and reading some of the stupid things that come out of the mouths of people. Here’s a question for you, wh...

October 15th, 2015 |  


School closings need reconsideration

School closings need reconsideration

On behalf of the A+ Schools Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, I would like to submit this letter of support for our A+ schools in Bladen Cou...

October 14th, 2015 |