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Posts published in November 2018

Thoughts While Shaving

Checking our neighborhood…. Thanksgiving season must be final date for all Christmas decorations to be in place….looking good…the Hesters’ are usually last or near last to complete…

This Day in History for November 25

1715 – First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn. 1792 – Benjamin Banneker first publishes his Farmer’s Almanac. 1817 – First sword…

Thoughts While Shaving

The Christmas shopping season is underway for many, for others it will come later…. Never been one to battle large crowds….but some enjoy… Ever wake…

This Day in History for November 24

1832 – South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification. 1874 – American inventor Joseph Glidden patents barbed wire. 1896 – 1st US absentee voting law enacted…

NCHSAA Second Round Football Play-off Results

Here are second-round scores from Friday’s N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoff games. Class 2A East Southwest Onslow 29, South Columbus 20 Wallace-Rose Hill…

Thoughts While Shaving

Hope your Thanksgiving Day was good….for our immediate family….Great, all together, good fellowship, good food…fun time.. Quick check of NFL scores from ‘Turkey Day’ games:…

Middle School Volleyball Tournament Begins Monday

NAKINA – Clarkton School of Discovery and Bladenboro Middle will compete in the 2018 Nakina Invitational Volleyball Tournament that begins Monday at Nakina Middle School.…

Thanksgiving Psalm

By Chris Denny Psalm 100 King James Version (KJV) Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come…

Thoughts While Shaving

Thanksgiving began years ago.  Bet we all recall our teachers in the lower grades sharing about the ‘First Thanksgiving’, and it’s worth sharing again… One…

TOWN OF ELIZABETHTOWN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Proposed Special Use Permit, Town of Elizabethtown, North Carolina.  Pursuant to N.C. G.S. 160A-364, 385 and 386, the Town of Elizabethtown will conduct a public…

Thoughts While Shaving

Thanksgiving 2018 is fast approaching…..Turkey is in the oven, travel plans are complete and a celebration is just hours away… Can you recall a very…

JV Girls Basketball: Westover 42, West Bladen 22

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong: https://www.kenarmphoto.com/ BLADENBORO- Westover rode a 26-12 second-half surge to a 42-22 non-conference junior varsity girls basketball victory over West Bladen Tuesday night.…

Girls Basketball: Westover 45, West Bladen 41

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong: https://www.kenarmphoto.com/ BLADENBORO – Senior Salome Campbell pumped in 12 of her game-high 18 points in the second half as Westover rallied for…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 61, West Brunswick 28

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong: https://www.kenarmphoto.com/ ELIZABETHTOWN- Senior Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson fired in 17 points Tuesday night to lead East Bladen to a 61-28 victory over West Brunswick…

Southern Jewels

By Bob Byers As the weather gets cold and dreary, we tend to put away the gardening boots in favor of an easy chair and…

Thoughts While Shaving

As we approach Thanksgiving we have so much to be thankful for…family, good health (if we enjoy good health), good neighbors and friends.  Yet, there…

This Day in History for November 20

1789 – New Jersey is 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights. 1866 – Howard University founded (Washington, D.C.) 1914 – US State Department starts…

Dublin Primary School First Quarter Honor Roll

Here is the Dublin Primary School honor roll for the first quarter of the academic year: Third Grade: Superintendent’s List: Cole Brisson, Nazir Campbell, Everlee…

Girls Basketball: West Bladen 42, Westover 33

FAYETTEVILLE – Juniors Kasee Singletary and Lexie Corrothers keyed a 15-8 third quarter run that propelled West Bladen to a 42-33 victory over Westover in…

Thoughts While Shaving

NFL action last night – Bears 25, Vikings 20 Tonight – Rams vs Chiefs…. Short work week for many…Roadways will be crowded as we celebrate…

This Day in History for November 19

1644 – First protestant ministry society in New England. 1805 – Lewis & Clark expedition reaches the Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross the…

Thoughts While Shaving

Whew….time to take a deep breath as we head into the Thanksgiving season….. College football scores from Saturday… NC State 52 – Louisville 10 UNC…

This Day in History for November 18

1307 – William Tell reputedly shoots apple off his son’s head. 1787 – First Unitarian minister in US ordained, Boston. 1805 – 30 women meet…

Thoughts While Shaving

How often have I heard, deaths come in threes.  Well, two of my favorite people ‘passed away’ this week…Hope there is not a third, soon!…

NCHSAA Football Play-off Results

Here are scores from the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoffs played Friday, Nov. 16. Class 2A East Wilson Beddingfield…

This Day in History for November 17

1603 – English explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason. 1800 – Congress holds its 1st session in Washington, D.C.…

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