04/21/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingBladen County unofficial elections results…

Mayoral contests…
Clarkton … Tim Tart was leading vote-getter
East Arcadia … Apparent winner is Travis S. Andrews
Sylvia Campbell apparent winner in Elizabethtown…
Goldston Womble wins at White Lake … received 174 votes of 226 ballots cast.
Dublin … Alex Hursey 15 votes … write-ins totaled 22.

Bladenboro Town Commissioner unofficial winners … Terry Nance, Phyllis Hester Boyd, Dixon Nance
Clarkton … Linda Croom received 91% of votes cast for city council…
Apparent East Arcadia Town Commission winners – Veronica E. Moore, Fannie Long & Rhonda Hall.
E-town City Council … (3) Ricky Leinwand, Howell Clark and Rich Glenn, winners.
Top 3 vote-getters for White Lake Commissioner … Terri Hawley – Dean Hilton – Jake Womble. (Incumbent Tom Reil is 2 back).

All unofficial winners…subject to certification…..

My apologies for omissions or incorrect info … Congratulations to all … winners and non-winners … You offered yourself to serve others…

Correction on Veterans Day solid waste schedule … All county collection sites will be open as usual … Transfer station will be closed on Friday, re-opening Monday … apologies…

Elizabethtown’s 250th year celebration … Saturday … the 11th…

East Bladen High School football team on the road in the playoffs … (Friday night)

Star Telephone Annual Meeting Saturday, 10 a.m. in Clinton … at the convention center…

Tenants are or will soon be moving into the new retail center in downtown Bladenboro…

And there are other activities scheduled … Google for info…

Say a prayer for Robeson County deputies shot during an apparent attempt to arrest an individual charged with murder … Expect more charges … Too much hurt … local, statewide, across the nation and around the world. Bad folks amongst us, so it seems.

Retirement is great … but breaks, naps, etc. keep getting interrupted … I am among men most richly blessed.

Yesterday’s high temp, a summer-time like … 80 degrees.

Today (Wednesday), sunny, with a high near 81. Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Thursday, sunny, with a high near 81 … windy, gusts as high as 20 mph. More fall-like weather beginning Saturday, Veterans Day … high near 64.

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” Jim Rohn

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