Appears candidates are lining up for the next election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional contest…No date is set for primary or general election date….and over 750,000 residents have no Congressman in D.C., actually closer to 1.5 million with the vacancy in the 3rd district (due to death of Rep. Walter Jones).
How ’bout the Woodpeckers, the new Fayetteville minor league baseball team? The team is a Houston Astros affiliate. Coming soon to a new stadium…
And speaking of baseball, MacKenzie Gore of Whiteville is listed as the #2 prospect for the San Diego Padres. The much heralded left-handed pitcher was drafted and signed a huge contract couple of years ago. Last year he spent considerable time on the disable list due to blisters on his pitching hand.
High school basketball playoffs are set. East & West Bladen girls will advance to the playoffs. The Lady Eagles (26-1) will host Oxford Webb (15-8) in the opening round and the Lady Knights (15-10) will travel to Bertie (23-2) in first round play.
And, Kenzil McCall has reportedly resigned as East Bladen boys basketball coach.
Sunday means worship services throughout the area. Pray for our country….
Remember Kaiser, Fraser and Henry J autos? Didn’t last long…in the late 50s or early 60s.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Gandi
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