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Thoughts While Shaving for December 21

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Winter has officially arrived. Mostly cloudy today with a high in the low 50s, tonight low around 34 and Sunday, a 40% chance or rain, high temp in the low 50s…

Filing for the 2020 election is over. Locally, William H. Moore (D) and Mark Gillespie (D) were added to the race for county-wide commissioner, bringing to 6 the number seeking one of 3 seats available. Others are Greg Taylor (D), G. Michael Cogdell (D), David R. Gooden (R) and Ray Britt (R).

Bladen County Commissioner, District 1 (1 seat)
Ophelia Munn Goins (D)
Ricky L. Price (R)

District 2 (1 seat)
Daniel Ross Dowless (R)
Rodney Hester (R)

District 3 (1 seat)
James G. (Jimmie) Smith (D)
Steve Peterson (D)
Ken Register, Jr. (R)
Judy Bowen (R)
Danny L. Ellis II (R)

Bladen County Board of Education District 1 (1 seat)
Glenn C. McKoy (D)

Board of Education District 2 (1 seat)
Berry Lewis (D)
Tim Benton (R)

Scott Ussery is unopposed for District Court Judge, Seat 05 (Bladen County Seat)

NC State House of Representatives District 22:
William Brisson (R)
Albert D. Kirby, Jr (D)
Martin (Tony) Denning (D)

NC State Senate Seat 08
Bill Rabon (R)
David Sink (D)
Anthony Mascolo (Lib)
Ethan Bickley (Lib)

Of course there are numerous other offices ‘up for grabs’ … from the courthouse to the White House.

Saturday NFL football games are a little unusual, but on the agenda for today;
1 PM Texans at Buccaneers
4:30 PM Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
8:15 PM LA Rams at 49ers

If my info is correct, there are 7 college bowl games on the agenda for today, including NC A&T and Alcon State in the Celebration Bowl and Appalachian State vs UAB in the New Orleans Bowl game.

“If we study what is merely average, we will remain merely average.” Shawn Achor

“And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.”

“Do not forget small kindnesses and do not remember small faults.” Chinese Proverb

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