Numerous businesses and organizations will be closing their doors to celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Local closings include the following:
- The Bladen County administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.
- Bladen County schools will be closed Wednesday for students, as well as Thursday and Friday for both staff and students.
- Bladen Community College will have no classes Wednesday, but the college will be open. Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. Classes and regular office hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.
- The offices of Waste Industries will be closed Thursday and Friday. Trash pickup will be delayed by one day.
- All Bladen County Solid Waste Convenience Centers will be closed Thursday in observance of the holiday and will return to their normal operating schedule on Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. The Transfer Station will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the holiday. Normal operations will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.
- There will be no mail delivery on Thanksgiving Day. Regular mail delivery will resume on Friday.
- All federal and state courts will be closed Thursday.
- The Bladen Journal offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the holiday. Normal office hours will resume Friday.