Boyette honored for excellence in hospice

Boyette honored for excellence in hospice

WILMINGTON – Selena Boyette, RN, CHPN, director of patient access for Lower Cape Fear Hospice, was recently named the recipient of the Sharon O....

September 19th, 2017 |  


Repealing hospital limits would cut costs, boost access, study says

RALEIGH — A typical North Carolina medical patient would save nearly $300 a year and have more competitive options for lower-cost treatment if o...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Residents seek assurance at GenX forum

Residents seek assurance at GenX forum

ST.PAULS — At a public meeting Thursday to discuss the testing of wells around the Chemours chemical plant, state environmental officials promis...

September 15th, 2017 |  


LCFH plans a special fun-filled day for families

WHITEVILLE – Lower Cape Fear Hospice will offer a no cost, one-day camp for families with children coping with the death of a loved one. It will...

September 14th, 2017 |  


TEAS preparatory sessions at BCC

DUBLIN — Bladen Community College is offering preparatory sections for potential BCC nursing students who will take the Test of Essential Academ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Health Department inspects 31 food sites

Bladen County Health Department inspects 31 food sites

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 31 inspections of food establishments in the county during the month of...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Lower Cape Fear Hospice workshop offers Healthy Coping in Grief

ELIZABETHTOWN – “Healthy Coping in Grief” is a no-cost workshop offered by Lower Cape Fear Hospice for those who are coping with the...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Health department inspects 17 food locations

Health department inspects 17 food locations

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 17 inspections of food sites during the month of July.Following are the...

August 4th, 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 |  


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 |