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Thoughts While Shaving For October 14

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Thursday Night Football scheduled for tonight … Tampa Bay Bucs (4-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-3), kickoff at 8:20 p.m.

Mid-October … weather forecast for today, sunny with a high near 85, mostly clear tonight and a low near 61. Sunny, Friday and a high near 87 … Sunny Saturday morning, then windy and a 40% chance of rain … Big change comes Sunday … Sunny, with a high near 69. Sunday night’s low in the mid 40s.

Actually the average high for October is 76 degrees, average low is 48…

Farmers busy turning peanuts upside down, drying them for harvest … Good looking crop … and more expensive when boiled, salted and sold by the gallon … ‘gooood’…

Had an occasion to be in Fairmont yesterday … Remember Charles Stafford. Years ago, he was Sales Supervisor for the Fairmont Tobacco Market … He began many broadcasts with … “Mr. and Mrs. Tobacco Growers and all you little tobacco growers” on WFMO, Fairmont, NC. Tough times, great memories…

Voting for municipal office holders begins today at the Bladen County Board of Elections … 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays at the Board of Elections office 301 S. College Street, Elizabethtown. Google their site for more info … including a list of candidates for each municipality.

A full slate of local sports on BladenOnline Sports Page … today, and every day…

“But I miss you most of all, my darling when autumn leaves start to fall.” Natalie Cole

“Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.” Hal Borland

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the FALL….” F. Scott Fitzgerald

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