Cape Fear Hero: Man is dedicated to giving back

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Arthur Bullock has been the manager of the Social Security Office in Columbus County for 37 years.  Helping people in need is what he believes in.

After he leaves his office in Whiteville for the day, he continues working into the night volunteering.

"I like helping individuals to the best," said Bullock. "If I have some knowledge, I like to share it with someone. I am not the expert on everything, however, I might be able to find someone and lead them in the right direction to get expert help. So if someone is in need, I do my best to get that need for them.

Barbara Featherson nominated Bullock for the Cape Fear Hero award and said he is "really dedicated and has a pulse of what is going on in his community."

Bullock has helped under privileged children in their academic endeavors, has chaired the Martin Luther King Parade Committee in Elizabethtown since 1989, and has been actively involved in community projects thru his Masonic Lodge.

Arthur Bullock has also been an EMT with the Elizabethtown Rescue Squad and currently is the chairman of the Board of Directors for the service.  But it is work thru his church that gives him the most sense of accomplishment.

"My number one goal is to be active in my church, bring my family along and show them where God is in my life," said Bullock.

"I don't know of any person who works as hard as he does," explained Featherson.

So for his decades of service, both personally and professionally, we honor Arthur Bullock as June's Cape Fear Hero.

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