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Thoughts While Shaving for September 14

High School football results:
Whiteville 48 – East Bladen 0
Fairmont 46 – West Bladen 0

College Football:
Wake Forest 24 – UNC 18

Today
NC State at West Virginia
Duke at Middle Tennessee State
ECU at Navy
Clemson at Syracuse
Florida State at Virginia
Catawba at Winston Salem State

Bladen County no longer listed as drought area, as of September 12, 2019.

Bladen County 81st highest per capita income in the state.
Top 10
Orange
Wake
Mecklenburg
Dare
Chatham
New Hanover
Union
Durham
Carteret
Brunswick

2017: Bladen County’s population was 34,130 (2018 est – 33,190). Medium age 42.8, medium household income $32,396. 24.5% were below the poverty level. There were 13,263 employees in the county and medium property values $89,500. (according to at least one source)

A full slate of activities in the county today. … Bike ride in Elizabethtown, Fall Festival in White Oak and a benefit BBQ in Bladenboro … no doubt there are others.

Farmers busy harvesting their corn crop … yields low due to drought during early growing stage. Many reporting 25 to 100 bushels per acre … depending on time of planting and location…

Weather today. … Cloudy, gradually becoming sunny with a high near 85. Low tonight in the low 70s. Sunday, a 20% chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy with high in the upper 80s.

“I have a perfect simplified tax form for government … why don’t they just print our money with a return address on it.” Bob Hope

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

“A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age maybe smart, but not very bright.” Lucille Ball

robert g hester
rgh4612@gmail.com
910-876-2322

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