A wind advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. today, and that is no April Fool’s joke.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50% … Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 50 … windy, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Sunny, Sunday, with a high near 69 … windy, with gusts in the 15 mph range.
Ladies March Madness scores from last night’s action…
LSU 79 – Va Tech 72
Iowa 77 – Previously undefeated South Carolina 73.
Caitlin Clark, National Female Player of the Year, scored 41 points for Iowa.
The 2 winners play Sunday for the National Championship … Iowa’s ladies, 1st ever championship game.
Men’s play today…
6:09 p.m., San Diego State vs Florida Atlantic
8:49 p.m., UConn vs Miami … Winners advance to Championship game Monday night.
Campbell University officially retired Jim Perry’s #31 recently … Perry and brother Gaylord had outstanding MLB careers.
Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday, 6:30 p.m. in the courthouse.
Our mailbox stands out … bad holes, put dirt in some areas … rain came and we have mudpies … still have holes…
Would think farmers should be able to get in the fields and begin planting crops soon…
Construction continues in the downtown Bladenboro shopping area…
Big turnout at Curt Brown airport Thursday … Visitors from northern areas of the US, flew in for fuel, conversation and food … all headed to an air show in Florida. Many expected to stop over on their return home on Sunday and locals are welcomed to stop by and greet … No set time, just as the visitors arrive…
Numerous activities in the area this weekend … seek and you will find!
“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.” Laozi
“More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.” Charlie Chaplin
“Let frustration fuel inspiration.” Sania Boyce
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