By Frances Weller | September 30, 2020 at 11:05 PM EDT – Updated September 30 at 11:05 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court will visit Bladen County.
The Honorable Cheri Beasley will be in Elizabethtown Sunday, Oct. 4 for the 113th annual homecoming celebrations at Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church. Justice Beasley is the featured speaker.
Due to the pandemic, organizers say the event is a “drive-in” celebration.
The program begins at 10:00 a.m.
Justice Beasley is the first African-American woman to serve as chief justice of the state’s highest court.
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