• 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:58 pm Bladen County business helping federal employees
  • 4:46 pm Elizabethtown murder case remains unsolved
  • 4:35 pm Health and Human Services Agency meeting needs 
  • 3:03 pm Tillis & King Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Secure Seasonal Worker Relief in Funding Agreement
  • 2:50 pm Secret about Bladen County Early College
Thoughts While Shaving
We ‘moan and groan’ and enjoy living in the greatest nation in the world….
We are so blessed….and for the first few hours of this Memorial Day weekend, the weather has been perfect, however you choose to judge good weather…
A reminder to be alert while driving…no ‘texting’ or ‘drinking and driving’, In plain English…’It ain’t worth the risk.’
“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy
“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
America is hope.  It is compassion.  It is excellence.  It is valor.  Paul Tsongas.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.  James Bryce
There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.  Nick Lampson
True patriotism isn’t cheap.  It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping American going.  Robert Reich
There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.  Robert Charles Winthrop
The average American is nothing if not patriotic.  Herbert Croly
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