College football action last night
NC State 16, Syracuse 10
New England Patriots 35, NY Giants 14
High School football this evening
7:30 Fairmont at East Bladen
7:30 Whiteville at West Bladen
Boost the Boro Softball Tournament
At Wateree Park this evening.
Women’s game at 7 and 8 p.m.
Men’s game at 9 p.m.
See more local sports on our Sports Page.
Western portion of Bladen County suffering from moderate drought…eastern half in abnormally dry category, as of October 8, 2019.
NC Grape Festival, Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lu Mil….A stompin’ good time. Free family fund and entertainment.
Bladenboro Beast Fest, 2 weeks from now…
Bladenboro voters will be voting whether to have or not have alcohol for sale, despite a unanimous vote by town council to not allow, earlier this year. A petition with over 400 names was submitted to the Bladen County Board of Elections by local residents, and it will be on the ballot. Three incumbent commissioners are being challenged by 4 newcomers…
Seen on Facebook recently….Sign in a yard…..’Friends always welcome, relatives by appointment only’.
Sunny today with a high near 79, tonight mostly clear, with a low around 53. Looking ahead to Saturday, Sunny with a high near 84.
“Weekends were made for nothing”…..
“Behind every ‘just joking’ is a little truth!”
“Of those who say nothing, few are silent” Thomas Neil
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