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Thoughts While Shaving for February 20

Weather is the big story today…

Forecast for today and tonight … Rain before 9 a.m., then rain and sleet between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. Snow likely after 2 a.m. Low around 30. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Friday, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 39. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Friday night … Clear with a low around 23. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday … Sunny, with a high near 50.

This forecast as of 4 a.m. Thursday. … check often for updates…

Current plans … Bladen County Schools will close one hour early today and all after-school activities postponed.

Bread and milk should last 24 hours … don’t you think?

I did not watch debate … preferred another comedy … Andy Griffith rerun…

Area ACC results…
NC State 88 – Duke 66
Georgia Tech 86 – Wake Forest 79

Check our news & sports page for constant updates.

Illegal use of drugs not good. Young folks are dying and more will, if the trend continues. Jobs are going unfilled because many can’t pass the drug test, or just will not work…

Early voting continues … about 1,000 had voted early as of closing time Tuesday … Another week and a half remains for Early Voting. … Primary Election will be held Tuesday, March 3. IF YOU DO NOT VOTE … DON”T COMPLAIN ABOUT RESULTS…

“I’ve voted in every election … not always for the same political party and never with any degree of enthusiasm.” Tom Stoppard

“People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” Otto Von Bismarck

“I’ll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.” George H.W. Bush

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