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Thoughts While Shaving


Thankful for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with members of immediate family.   Good company, food and football, and lots of leftovers.

Vikings, Chargers & Redskins were NFL winners yesterday.  UNC & Duke basketball teams scored wins, NC State lost their first of the year and first under new head coach, still all are off to great starts.

Coach Robby Priest and his Eagles team will host Southwest Onslow 7:30 PM today as NCHSAA football playoffs continue.  Temp at kick-off should be in the mid 40s dropping to low 40s by 9 PM.  Bundle up, should be a great show and the team & coaches deserve our support.

Saturday is Small Business Day, shop locally.

Sunday, the Annual E-town-White Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade begins at 3 PM.

Saturday, December 2nd, the 44th Annual Bladenboro Christmas Parade will be held beginning at 10:30 AM.  If you would like to participate or need more info for any reason related to the parade, contact Amanda G. Sykes (874-2627 or, Greg Sykes (879-8502 or or Jane Walters (648-4379).

Check our Sports section, John covers it all.  Lots of emphasis recently on All-Conference Soccer selections. There are other great articles about locals doing well.  No one covers local sports better.

Open Door Ministries again fed a free meal to hundreds yesterday.  Congratulations for doing, not just talking.  I understand other churches participated, but Open Door Ministries hosted and organized, and have done it for years.

The National Weather Service is predicting a drier than normal weather pattern for our area this winter, less rainfall and slightly warmer temps.

A good deed is never lost: he who sows courtesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.  Basil

Success in life, in anything, depends upon the number of persons that one can make himself agreeable to.  Thomas Carlyle

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence.  It may be that you will never meet again in this life.  Jean Paul Richter

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