Thoughts While Shaving For April 28
Bladen We Care Golf Tournament is underway with a full field today … 33 teams in the a.m. and same number in the p.m. Proceeds are used to assist Bladen County residents falling thru the ‘cracks’ in our healthcare system … and to fund nursing scholarships at BCC and University of North Carolina Pembroke…
Former Whiteville Wolfpacker MacKenzie Gore pitched 5 very good innings last night for the San Diego Padres, worked himself in and out of a 1st inning jam and was the winner, picking up win #2. He gave up 5 hits, one earned run, walked a couple and posted 10 strikeouts … Padres are now 12-7 for the season and play the Cincinnati Reds again today at 6:40 p.m. Bladen County time.
Bladen County Relay for Life will be held Saturday, April 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Elizabethtown Middle School…
A scare yesterday when a shooting took place off Peanut Plant Road, inside Elizabethtown city limits … Public Schools were put on shutdown for a short time…
Early voting begins today in Bladen County and across the Tar Heel state … Google Bladen County Board of Elections for more info.
Weather forecast … Sunny today with a high near 73 and windy … gusts as high as 15 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with a low around 47. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
“Every person can make a difference, and every person should try.” John F. Kennedy
“There is no better exercise for you than reaching down and helping to lift someone up.” Bernard Meltzer
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