03/01/2024
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Latest COVID-19 Update … as of Tuesday, August 24, 2021. (Bladen County)
Positive cases: 4,507
Positive: 18.4%
Recovered: 4,039
Bladen County Deaths: 68

Statewide … currently hospitalized: 3,342
Total deaths: 14,152.

Statistics don’t fib (lie), sometimes humans do…

*Bladen County Health Department is extending its hours until the end of September for those who want to be vaccinated … effective immediately. Vaccinations available 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

COVID-19 is a killer … No charge for the vaccinations … For more information, call 910-872-6291 … Health Department is located at 300 Mercer Mill Road, Elizabethtown.

Check our sports page for high school sports schedule and results.

Saw where tobacco in our area is being harvested, the old time way … I rode by and my back begin to ache … Been there … done that…

A 40% chance of rain today and tonight … Partly sunny today, with a high near 88, low tonight around 72 degrees … Beginning Thursday (tomorrow) mostly clear … high temps in the mid 90s, lows in the low 70s … Next chance of rain is Thursday (a week from tomorrow).

Labor Day is coming soon … September 6 … Autumn officially begins Wednesday, September 22, 2021 … ’bout 4 weeks from now…

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” Marcus Aurelius

“Every morning my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat: “Today is going to be a great day: I can, and I will.” Gina Rodiguez

“Life is what you make it, always has been, always will be.” Grandma Moses

robert g hester
rgh4612@gmail.com
910-876-2322

*When first published the article stated the vaccines were available 9 am until 7 pm, however, vaccines are only available 9 am to 7 pm on Tuesdays. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the vaccines are available at the Bladen County Health Department from 9 am until 4 pm.

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