Bladen County

Local - April 30
5:00 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Candidate Profile: Danny Hefner (D), NC Senate, District 8

Danny Hefner, the Ocean Isle Beach Democrat who lost 2012’s Senate District Eight race to incumbent Bill Rabon, has thrown his hat into the same ring again. A former Marine Corps officer and truck driver, Hefner now works as a local delivery driver, an inter-faith minister, and a therapeutic foster parent to abused and troubled children. The third-time Senate candidate recently sat down with WHQR to discuss his plans for a range of social issues—but first, Hefner says he plans to address the economy.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon December 3, 2012

New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender Counties in top 20 percent of most economically robust in the state

NC Department of Commerce

New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties are among the most prosperous counties in North Carolina. 

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Local
5:00 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Senator Kay Hagan sees economic growth in Bladen County, but farmers still worry about Farm Bill

Cape Fear Farmers Market in Elizabethtown
Town of Elizabethtown

During a two-stop trip to Columbus and Bladen Counties yesterday, Senator Kay Hagan learned a few things about the efforts of her constituents to support small business, grow the local economy, and promote local food. 

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