06/19/2019
  • 8:49 am Sunset Jams concert series kicks off this week
  • 8:12 am Fayetteville Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years for Drug Distribution and Firearm Offenses
  • 8:09 am Bladenboro and Elizabethtown Communities to receive generators for powering critical public infrastructure
  • 7:36 am Thoughts While Shaving for June 19
  • 6:03 am Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy
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Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingBladen County Law Enforcement Officers are sponsoring a Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 4th at Vineyard Golf at White Lake. The cost is $200 per team. For details, check the groups Facebook page. Proceeds benefit Operation Christmas. Last year 10 families and 20 children were assisted.

The Bladen County Committee of 100 will hold their annual meeting on June 8 at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in the Elizabethtown Airport Industrial Park. Memberships are $100 for members, $200 for businesses. Michael Nagowski, CEO of Cape Fear Valley Health Systems will be the guest speaker. He will be discussing the future of healthcare in our area. Call 910-645-2292 for details.

Notes of interest:

Abbey Walters, UNCP All Star softball player, will be holding hitting sessions this summer.

Dollar General is ending their sponsorship of Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of the current season, worth about $20 million if you would like to pick up the slack.

Tax cuts are made with much ‘gusto’ about helping the poor, need to dig deeper and see who they really benefit.

A ‘Thoughts” reader shared the following:

“Choose a leader who will invest in building bridges, not walls. Books, not weapons. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. Peace, not chaos. Love, not hate. Convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. Fairness, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. Character, not immaturity. Transparency, not secrecy. Justice, not lawlessness. Environmental improvement and preservation, not destruction. Truth, not lies.”

A statement from Ghandi, many, many years ago.

Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain

We may have grown old, but may not have grown up.

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. (Winston Churchill)

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