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Thoughts While Shaving for November 13

Low temp overnight in the upper 20s. 27 degrees is the all-time low for this date in Bladen County.

Rainfall at Curtis Brown airport was slightly less than a half-inch.

Elizabethtown Pork & Beats Festival Friday and Saturday … taking place at Cape Fear Farmer’s Market, 106 MLK Drive … Up to 20 teams will be competing for the best BBQ. The event is sanctioned by the North Carolina Pork Council. Entry fee is $75 per team. 1st place is worth $1,250 and a trophy … 2nd place $750 and a trophy and 3rd place $500 and a trophy. When the judging is over, the pork will be chopped, prepared for BBQ plates and available at 11 AM … chopped BBQ, green beans, slaw and a roll. … Numerous activities are planned for children, crafts, vendors and music by the Black Water Rhythm and Blues Band. … For more info on the cookoff, click here. It’s going to be one huge party and you are invited … Friday and Saturday. For more info, contact Tony Parrish at 910-536-6464 or tparrish@elizabethtownnc-org.

Ever considered running for public office??? Decide the office you think best suits your talents and file … sooner than usual. Offices from the courthouse to the White House must file from December 2 to December 20. Think you can do it … charge forward. Just keep in mind, filing season begins in just over 3 weeks from today.

Congratulations to the East Bladen High School football team … WECT’s team of the week.

For all sports news, check out BladenOnline Sports Page.

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.” Bob Hope

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lou Holtz

“All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.” Red Skelton

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