Christmas wreath class

Christmas wreath class

ELIZABETHTOWN — Everyone was delighted with all the wreaths they made at the wreath-making class using fresh greenery Wednesday evening at the B...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A birthday wish at Christmas

This morning as Ron lay in bed and slowly open his eyes to the sunlight chasing the darkness away, it was then, he realized just how alone he was sinc...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Health department makes 33 November inspections

Health department makes 33 November inspections

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 33 inspections of food establishments in November, including nine publi...

December 7th, 2017 |  


A great meal is about how you eat, not what you eat

A great meal is about how you eat, not what you eat

Everyone knows it’s important to eat the right foods to live a long and healthy life, but many of us fall short of that ideal.We eat on the run,...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Family Caregiver Program funding available

PEMBROKE — The Family Caregiver Program has funding available for unpaid caregivers caring for an older adult 60 years of age and older in Blade...

December 4th, 2017 |  


A Christmas first: two girls experience first parade in Bladenboro Saturday

A Christmas first: two girls experience first parade in Bladenboro Saturday

BLADENBORO — Even though the rain that started early Saturday morning may have been the cause for what could have been a record low attendance a...

December 4th, 2017 |  


County gets new child passenger safety techs

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County now has two new child passenger safety technicians.Stephen Hester and Chris Ivey with Bladen County EMS are both c...

November 28th, 2017 |  


N.C. members speak on health subsidies for Congress

RALEIGH — Health policy experts say President Donald Trump could rekindle Obamacare repeal efforts by killing the handouts insulating Congress f...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Enjoy the hunt, follow safe handling of wild game

Enjoy the hunt, follow safe handling of wild game

After the big hunt, hunters are eager to prepare the meat for a meal. Most game meats are low in fat compared to domestic animals.The care of any wild...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


It’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey

It’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey

In an effort to purchase the right turkey, consider buying a fresh turkey from your grocery store. There is no need to defrost it and no added fat or ...

November 17th, 2017 |