• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:35 pm Tillis & Sinema Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Give Veterans Who Honorably Served Access To The American Legion
  • 4:01 pm Arraignment date for former Elizabethtown doctor and girlfriend rescheduled
  • 3:56 pm Letter to the Editor: Rebuttal to Sen. Thom Tillis’ Requests More Details From Administration On Offshore Drilling And Plans To Protect North Carolina
  • 2:33 pm State to hold last of two public meetings on draft Animal Feeding Operations General Permits
  • 2:03 pm Proposed legislation to make cell phone use while driving illegal in NC
Thoughts While Shaving

The weather will be changing over the weekend.  The forecast is for the coldest weather this winter beginning Sunday afternoon, evening and night.

Today….(Saturday) 20% Chance of showers before 4 p.m., mostly cloudy, high in mid 60s.

Tonight…Chance of showers likely, 100% chance after 1 a.m., south wind 9 to 15 mph, gust up to 23 mph.  Rainfall totals between a quarter and a half inch possible.

Sunday….Chance of rain before 7 a.m.  Mostly cloudy with temps falling to around 49 degrees by 5 p.m. Southwest winds 13 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Wind gusts as high as 23 mph and a 30% chance of precipitation.  New rainfall totals between a tenth and a quarter of an inch.

Sunday night….Partly cloudy, low around 22, and northwest winds 13 to 16 mph.

Monday…(MLK Day) Sunny, high near 40 with north winds 8 to 12 mph.

2 NFL games Sunday..

3:05  Rams vs Saints

6:40  Patriots vs Chiefs

Winners advance to Super Bowl LIII, Sunday, February 3 in Atlanta.

The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade in downtown Elizabethtown, Monday, 11 a.m.

Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday, usual time and place ..6:30 p.m. in the courthouse.  Full range of business including numerous appointments to advisory boards and committees.  Public is welcomed…

Wrap up and enjoy winter in Bladen…

How does a snowman get around?  He rides an icicle!

What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?  Frost bite.

What do snowmen eat for breakfast?  Frosted Flakes.

robert g hester