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Thoughts While ShavingToday is Good Friday … Easter Sunday just hours away … No school for a few days … Special church services county-wide … An exciting time of the year…

Recent headlines … 44 new jobs will soon be available in our area … A $17 million expansion of Peanut Processors by Severn Peanut Company. Good news.

Another recent announcement … Sovereign Aerospace LLC will be expanding operations at Curtis L. Brown Jr. Airport. The announcement Thursday by Elizabethtown city officials, Elizabethtown Airport officials and Bladen County Economic Development Commission … Flight instruction, general aviation maintenance and other duties will be assumed by the new Fixed Base Operator at the local airport … A press conference is planned to brief all about the new venture … will be held Tuesday, April 11, 11 a.m. at the Mac Campbell Sr. Terminal Building, 466 Airport Road, Elizabethtown.

White Lake Town Administrator Sean Martin announced he has accepted an extension of his relationship with the Town…

If you are looking for good news … there is much to report around us … If you are looking for bad news … Remember the Ray Haney family, Mr. Haney was a long time, highly successful band director at the local school. Oldest son Ray Chapell Haney died Thursday … He was a patient at a medical facility in the Asheville area. Understand some of his childhood neighbor friends visited him recently … He was in his early 60s.

NY Stock Exchange closed today…

Interesting weather for the next couple of days … Showers today, before noon. Mostly cloudy, with temp rising to near 70 by 10 a.m., then falling to around 59 during the remainder of the day. Windy, gusts as high as 18 mph … 60% chance of rain.

Tonight … showers, mainly after 1 a.m. Low near 45 … Windy, gusts as high as 21 mph … and an 80% chance of rain. Saturday, high near 50 and a northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph and 100% chance of rain … More rain Saturday night … Northeast wind with gusts as high as 24 mph … 100% chance or rain…

Easter Sunday, a 60% chance of rain before 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Sunday night, mostly clear, low around 41. By midweek, temps back in the mid 70s…

Confused? Think I am … Cool temps, windy and wet for the next 2 or 3 days…

“Let everything you do be done in love.” 1 Corinthians 10:14.

“Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is.” Jessica Harrelson

“The Easter egg symbolizes our ability to break out of the hardened, protective shell we’ve surrounded ourselves with.” Siobhan Shawely

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