02/21/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:47 pm Time to register for Day School
  • 4:29 pm State Board of Elections votes for new election for Congressional District 9
  • 4:24 pm USDA 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session
  • 3:59 pm Candidate Mark Harris asks for new election
  • 3:47 pm Hayes Statement On Harris Decision
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Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingEarly voting in the limited primary election ends at 1 p.m. today.  The ballot includes three Republican candidates for the 9th North Carolina Congressional seat that covers an area from Mecklenburg to the western portion of Bladen County, 150 miles away.

One Supreme Court Justice will be selected from three candidates.

Thousands of dollars wasted because of gerrymandering of Congressional Districts by the NC Legislature and they are still a ‘mess.’  Nothing new, both parties have lots of experience.

The turnout has been extremely light.

Political primaries around the nation will be held Tuesday, June 7.  They include California, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, New Mexico and South Dakota.  Some are for both parties (Dem & Rep), others one party or the other.  Today voting is being held in the Virgin Islands and tomorrow in Puerto Rico.  The last primary of the current campaign will be held in the District of Columbia on June 14.

A fundraiser for the Bladenboro family (Cary and Esther Gause) who lost all their belonging in a recent fire, is planned for the later part of June.  We will keep you informed. They are currently living with their son in Lumberton.  Cary suffers from dementia.

My mom was born 100 years ago today.  Myrtle Cain Hester died several years ago.  June 4th is a special day for our family. She was a good lady.

Mohammed Ail (Cassius Clay), a boxing legend, died overnight.  He has suffered from Parkinson’s disease for many years.  He was 74.

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.  John Wooden

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.  David Brinkley

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.  John D. Rockefeller

robert g hester
rgh4612@gmail.com
910-876-2322

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