02/07/2023
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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Thoughts While ShavingMost of the more serious issues were solved yesterday when my longtime friend and I spent some time observing and passing judgement on many local issues as we toured Bladen and Columbus counties … Most enjoyable and very educational.

Consensus … North Carolina is spending a ‘ton’ of money on roads and bridges … in our area … probably statewide … and much needed…

Overnight, with 99% of the Georgia U.S. Senate contest reported … Warnock (D) 51.4% (1,817,465), Walker (R) 48.6% (1,719,868). Among other things, a battle for U.S. political braggin’ rights … D’s 51, R’s 49 in US Senate.

Congratulations to Rodney Hester, chairman of Bladen County Commissioners … Yes we are … He is my nephew … He has not asked for and I have not offered advice in his new position … He is smarter than that…

Prayers continued for Bladen’s Best Sportswriter … ever. John Clark … had a health issue that caused concern over the past weekend … Prayers for him and his family … Last report … home and improving…

I appreciate your comments about my ‘Thoughts’. Received several compliments over the past week or so … latest yesterday … Thanks…

Patchy fog before 10 a.m. today. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with a high near 75 and calm wind … up to 5 miles per hour … Mostly cloudy tonight, low near 58. Thursday, partly sunny, with a high near 70 and a northeast breeze in the 3 to 7 mph range…

“My life is full of mistakes. They’re like pebbles that make a good road.” Beatrice Wood

“A big part of being confident is being brave, and you can’t be brave unless you’re scared.” Bo Burnham

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” John F. Kennedy

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