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Thoughts While Shaving for July 8

Mackenzie Gore lived up to his billing in the Futures Game played in Cleveland Sunday night. It was the best of the American and National League minor leaguers and after walking the first batter he faced, Gore was on target, picking the base runner off at first, then faced two more batters, easy outs … line score for Gore, 0-0-0, no runs, no hits and no errors. Gore, of Whiteville is one of several talented future stars in the San Diego Padres farm system. He has posted impressive numbers this year playing with the Padres higher Class A team in the California League.

Social media post over the weekend listed Mac Warner, an Elizabethtown native, as Bladen County Chief Deputy. Warner retired a year or so ago as a North Carolina SBI Agent in Charge. He joined the Brunswick County Sheriff’s office as an investigator for about a year. Warner is an ’81 graduate of East Bladen High School and has an impressive resume’ in law enforcement.

BladenOnline numbers for the first week in July, 2019:

June 30-July 6
Page views: 48,887
Visits: 17,695


2,262: Narcotics arrest around Bladenboro Middle School

902: Local attorney takes new position in neighboring county

831: Bladenboro man charged with criminal sexual conduct in North Myrtle Beach

729: Bojangles grand opening will be held next week

678: Filing for municipal elections to begin Friday

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The long awaited opening of Bojangles is over. They are OPEN…

Huge crowds at White Lake this weekend…

Filing for municipal elections is underway. Check with Bladen County Board of Elections for info. They are located at 301 Cypress Street, Elizabethtown and their number is 862-6951. Filing fee is $5.

Saw this recently: “A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.” Virtika Kashyap

Shared by a reader: “You are the master of your attitude. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control the way you think about all the events. You always have a choice. You can choose to face them with a positive mental attitude.” Roy T. Bennett

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” Shakespeare

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