07/23/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingToday is Super Tuesday and North Carolina is one of many states where voters will make their wishes known. Locally, voting at local polling places around the county. If you don’t vote, don’t complain. If you do vote and your favorites lose … Next best chance is November … VOTE, our forefathers fought to give us the right to participate … Vote you conscience.

Great weather forecast today … Mostly sunny after patchy fog early … High near 75 … Near perfect day. Tonight, showers likely after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy with a low around 56 … Chance of rain is 70%. Wednesday, showers and thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m. Patchy fog early. High temp near 71 … windy and a 90% chance of rain.

Check our Sports Page. East Bladen girls basketball team on the road in the state playoffs. They will travel to Henderson, NC … Their opponent is Vance Charter, rated #4 … East Bladen is ranked #14 … Game time is 6 p.m. Admission is $7, cash only at the door.

MacKenzie Gore, Whiteville native, a left-handed pitcher for the Washington Nationals, had a very good outing last Friday against Houston … 3 innings pitched, gave up no runs and only 1 hit … in the Grapefruit League.

ACC men’s basketball play last night … Duke 79 – NC State 64.

Tonight’s schedule…
7 p.m.
Syracuse at Clemson
Virginia Tech at Louisville
Notre Dame at UNC
Georgia Tech at Wake Forest
9 p.m.
Florida State at Pitt

Nice, but short, article about the new industry coming to the local airport … North Carolina Business Magazine has an article, “Flying High”, in the latest edition … It’s all about Soverign Aerospace’s plans to be build planes in Bladen … A $4.15 million, 36,000-square foot building to be built at the local airport, actually, an assembly plant that will produce as many as 96 four-seated planes annually when in full mode. The announcement was made recently at the Curtis Brown airport…

Don’t forget to VOTE … TODAY at your local polling place.

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” John Maxwell

“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or idea.” Earl Nightingale

“I’m surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men.” Christie Hefner

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