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Best in Education CategoriesBest of the Best Teacher in Bladen County1. Alley Rich2. Patsy Moffat3. Jennie SimmonsBest of the Best Supporting Staff Member in the Bladen County Schools(school janitors, school nutrition staff, bus drivers, counselor, etc.)1. Greg High2. Lynn Ransom3. Smiley ButlerBest of the Best Coach1. Robbie Priest2. Patty Evers3. Jay RaynorBladen County’s Best of the Best Athlete1. Zach Meares2. Larrell Murchison3. Lacey SuggsBest of the Best Principal1. Peggy Hester2. Elizabeth Cole3. Haley Cheshire1

Best in Food CategoriesBest Overall Restaurant1. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza2. San Jose Restaurant3. Christopher’s Steak HouseBest of the Best Steak1. Christopher’s Steak House2. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza3. Cape Fear Vineyard & WineryBest of the Best Chicken1. Melton’s2. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza3. KFCBest of the Best Burger1. Melvin’s2. Benson's Grill3. Cain’s GrillBest of the Best Dessert1. Burney's Sweets & More2. Glenda's Desserts3. Giorgio’s Restaurant & PizzaBest of the Best Pizza1. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza2. Pizza Hut3. Pizza Palace2

Best of the Best Coffee1. Dragonfly Coffee House2. McDonald’s3. Over Yonder Coffee, Tea, CreameryBest of the Best Wine1. Lu Mil Vineyard2. Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery3. Giorgio’s RestaurantBest of the Best Bar1. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza2. Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery3. San Jose RestaurantBest of the Best Ice Cream1. Over Yonder Coffee, Teas, & Creamery and Much More2. Dairy Queen3. Hershey’s Ice CreamBest of the Best Hang Out1. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza2. Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery3. San Jose Restaurant3

Best in Recreation CategoriesBest of the Best Place to Fish1. Greene’s Pond2. Cape Fear River3. Black RiverBest of the Best Place for Travelers to Stay Overnight1. Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery2. Elizabethtown Inn3. Lu Mil VineyardBest of the Best Place to Workout1. Healthworks2. Bladen County Clerk of Court3. HomeBest of the Best Model Citizen1. Mac Campbell2. Charles Ray Peterson3. David ClarkBest in Profession CategoriesBest of the Best Fitness Trainer1. Mary Caitlin Clark Campbell2. Cameron Hatcher3. Christian Campbell4

Best of the Best Pastor or Minister1. Pastor Cameron McGill2. Pastor Jason Williams3. Pastor Dale HesterBest of the Best Bladen County ElectedOfficial1. Sheriff Jim McVicker2. Commissioner Charles Ray Peterson3. Clerk of Superior Court Niki DennisBest of the Best Firefighter1. Chad Sholar2. Tony Higgins3. Chase LancasterBest of the Best Emergency Responder Service Member1. Stephen Hester2. Bradley Kinlaw3. Heather EllisBest of the Best Law Enforcement Officer1. Sheriff Jim McVicker2. Dwayne Cheshire3. Mark McMichael5

Best of the Best Nurse1. Patricia Smith2. Melissa Edge3. Nathalie GoreBest of the Best Physician Assistant / Family Nurse Practitioner1. Allison Priest2. Ashley Marlowe3. Shelly BrownBest of the Best Doctor1. Dr. Stephen Bridgers2. Dr. Robert Rich3. Dr. Pearly Graham Hoskins6

Best of the Best Pharmacist1. Bruce Dickerson2. Rebecca Hester3. Gene AndersonBest of the Best Dentist1. Dr. Dave Allen2. Dr. Tracie L Vestal DDS3. Elizabethtown Family DentistryBest of the Best Dental Hygienist1. Melissa McNeil2. Melanie Wheeless3. Amy BrittBest of the Best Farmer1. Dan Ward2. Billy Augustine3. Steven SmithBest of the Best Real Estate Agent1. Dean Hilton2. Ginger Tatum3. Ryan GodwinBest of the Best Attorney/Lawyer1. Gary Grady2. Cynthia Adams Singletary3. Leslie Johnson7

Best of the Best Vehicle Sales Associate1. Clint Hester2. Bobby Gooden3. Amanda StewartBest of the Best Vehicle Mechanic1. Steve Roy2. Scott Gordon3. Floyd EdgeBest of the Best Manager/Boss1. Reynold Hester2. Dan McQueen3. Eddie MaddenBest of the Best Insurance SalesAgent1. Richard “Sling” Shaw2. Eddie White3. Melissa SingletaryBest of the Best Hair Stylist1. Joseph D Price2. Ashley Everette3. Marcia ClarkBest of the Best Nail Technician1. Kendal Yates2. Tyler Strickland3. Beverly Hester8

Best of the Best Sales Associate1. Tony Higgins2. Morgan McQueen3. Adam JordanBest of the Best Barber1. Trip Willoughby2. Russ Bridgers3. Rodney BaxleyBest of the Best Accountant1. Bryon Scott2. Amy Butler McQueen3. Phil ByrdBest of the Best Photographer1. Limelight Photography2. Galyean's Gallery3. Vanessa G. PhotographyBest of the Massage Therapist1. Judith Brogdon2. Carrie Kelly3. Tyler StricklandBest in the IndustryBest of the Best Non-profit1. Bladen We Care2. Boost the Boro, Inc.3. Bladen’s Bloomin’ Agri-Industrial9

Best of the Best Pharmacy1. Dickerson’s Pharmacy2. Anderson’s Drug Store3. The Medicine ShoppeBest of the Best Medical Center1. Bladen Medical Associates2. Southeastern Regional Medical Center Clarkton3. Southeastern Regional Medical CenterBest of the Best Small Engine Repair Service1. Thompson’s Small Engine Repair2. Bladen Off Road3. Hudson RadiatorBest of the Best Real EstateCompany1. Hilton Auction & Realty2. Tatum Realty and PropertyManagement Service3. White Sands PropertiesBest of the Best Auto Parts Store1. Advance Auto Parts2. NAPA3. O’Riley Auto Parts10

Best of the Best Place to be Employed1. Bladen County2. Giorgio’s Restaurant & Pizza3. Campbell Oil Company & Hester TireBest of the Best Gas/Propane Company1. Bobby Taylor Oil2. Cape Fear Propane3. Campbell OilBest of the Best Pest Control Company1. Down East Pest Control2. McDuffie Pest Control3. TerminixBest of the Best Bank1. State Employees Credit Union2. First Citizens3. BB&TBest of the Best Golf Cart Company1. Dan’s Golf Carts2. Coaches3. Strickland’s Golf CartsBest of the Best Insurance Company1. Farm Bureau2. Eddie White, State Farm3. Lacy West Insurance11

Best of the Best Hardware Store1. Bladen Hardware2. Bladen Builders Supply3. Big Blue StoreBest of the Best BuildingContracting Company1. DeVane Builders2. Eric Davis Construction3. Still Water CreationsBest of the BestElectrician/Electrician Company1. Wire Nut Electric2. Ellis Robeson Electric, Inc.3. Alton JohnsonBest of the Best Plumbing Company1. Bo Pharr Plumbing2. Eric Bryan’s Plumbing3. Vick Shaw PlumbingBest of the Best Heating and Air Conditioning Company1. Cape Fear Heating & Cooling, LLC2. Benson's Heating & Air3. B. S. Carroll’s Heating & Air12

Best of the Best Roofing Company1. Willie Hemingway2. Mike Shaw Metal Roofing3. MKE, LTDBest of the Best Car DealershipCompany1. Affordable Auto & Tire2. Nissan of Clinton3. Dan’s Golf CarsBest of the Best Barber Shop1. Bridger’s Barber Shop2. Bladenboro Barber Shop3. Rodney’s Barber Shop13


Best of the Best Furniture Store1. Kinlaw Furniture2. Ray’s Furniture3. Badcock & MoreBest of the Best Boutique1. Lolli's on Main2. Yia Yia’s Gifts & More3. Smellie BloomersBest of the Best Grocery Store1. Food Lion2. Dublin IGA3. Fresh FoodsBest of the Best Salon1. Joseph D. Salon and Boutique2. New Attitudes3. Uptown Roots Hair SalonBest of the Best Place for Pet Care1. Barking Lot, Inc.2. Elizabethtown Veterinary Hospital3. Bladen Animal HospitalBest of the Best Place to Buy Men's Clothing1. Leinwand’s2. Fisher’s Mens Shop3. Walmart15

Best of the Best Place to Buy Women's Clothing1. The Ladies’ Shop2. Leinwand’s3. Goody’sBest of the Best Place to Buy Shoes1. Leinwand’s2. Shoe Show3. Fisher’s Mens Shop & The Ladies ShopBest of the Best Jewelry Store1. Fowler’s Jewelry2. Ray’s Inc.3. Bob’s Jewel Shop16

Best of the Best Place for Accounting Services1. Till & Butler CPA2. Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams & Co., PA3. S. Preston Douglas & AssociatesBest of the Best Place to Purchase Tires1. Hester Tire2. Bladen Off Road3. T & T TireBest of the Best Place to Purchase Lawn & Garden Equipment1. Big Blue Store2. Thompson’s Small Engine Repair3. Tractor Supply17

Best of the Best Furniture Store 1. Kinlaw Furniture 2. Ray’s Furniture 3. Badcock & More Best of the Best Boutique 1. Lolli's on Main 2. Yia Yia’s Gifts & More 3. Smellie Bloomers Best of the Best Grocery Store 1. Food Lion 2. Dublin IGA 3. Fresh Foods