07/17/2019
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Mr. Robert Hester mentioned Bladen County Commissioners from 50 years ago recently in his Thoughts While Shaving. Someone sent us a photo of those local Commissioners from yesteryear.
(L-R)
Dan McLaurin   County Manager
J. S. Singletary, Chairman
Carl Suggs
F. L. Tatum
Ballard Carroll
Edd Nye
Hester said in his article, “Can you name the 9 current County Commissioners?  If yes, give yourself a good grade.  Would bet most cannot.How about 50 years ago?  In 1969, there were 5 on the board:
J.S. Singletary of Clarkton
Edd Nye of Elizabethtown
Carl B. Suggs of Bladenboro
F. L. Tatum of White Oak
B. E. (Ballard) Carroll of Dublin”

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