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Posts published in February 2018

Thoughts While Shaving

Love 70+ degree temps in February.  Not worried about the lack of cold weather to kill the insects that could cause harm later. January’s cold temps…

This Day in History for February 22

1630 – Native American Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving. 1775 – 1st US joint stock company (to make cloth) offers shares at 10…

Thoughts While Shaving

Congratulations to the East Bladen girls basketball team.  They defeated the Hertford County Lady Bears 69-28 last night extending their record to 26-1.  The Eagles…

This Day in History for February 21

1792 – US Congress passes Presidential Succession Act. 1842 – 1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Washington, D. C. 1858 – Edwin…

Monday’s Bladen Recreation Basketball Results

Here are Monday’s results and final standings in the Bladen County Recreation Department’s 7-9 Coed Basketball League. Games were played at King Street Gym in…

This Day in History for February 20

1792 – US postal service created, postage 6-12 cents depending on distance. 1809 – US Supreme Court rules federal government power greater than any state.…

Thoughts While Shaving

We live in interesting, but troubling times.  With Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Messenger, LinkedIn, Twitter, and so many more social news sources, and more coming, apparently anyone…

This Day in History for February 19

1807 – US Vice President Aaron Burr arrested in Alabama for treason; later acquitted. 1846 – Texas state government formally installed in Austin. 1881 –…

Saturday’s Lil Knights Basketball Results

The Lakers and Duke won Lil Knights basketball league championships Saturday morning at West Bladen High School. The Lakers defeated the Rockets 28-24 in the…

Thoughts While Shaving

Still very few newcomers seeking a Bladen County political office. Filing deadline is February 28 for the May primary.  The General Election is in early November.  Most winners…

This Day in History for February 17

1621 – Myles Standish is elected as the first commander of the Plymouth Colony. 1801 – US House of Representatives breaks electoral college tie, chooses…

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