06/22/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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Thoughts While ShavingSelected area High School football results…
East Bladen 40 – South Columbus 15
Cape Fear 42 – Lumberton 0
West Columbus 21 – Heide Trask 0
West Bladen (open date)

Today’s weather…Sunny, high near 85….Tonight, Mostly clear…

Sunday (Church Day) A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 85 and a 40% chance of precipitation.

High temps thru next Friday mostly in the low to mid 80s.

It’s Peanut Festival time in Dublin, Today…Festivities begin with a parade at 10 a.m.  Fun activities all day long at the school…Anything more tasty than boiled peanuts?  Hard to beat…Check our news story for more info….better still….just go and enjoy.  TODAY!

Looking ahead…Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday, regular meeting date, in the courthouse at 6:30 p.m.  Open to the public…

Next Saturday, September 23rd…Elizabethtown Fire Department invites parents of youngsters to a meeting on the proper installation of car seats.  Time is 10 am to noon…at the local fire department, located at 300 E. Broad Street…Bring your car seat and your youngster..

Anyone else concerned about miss-use of AI (artificial intelligence)?

Not so good news from Plains, Georgia.  Former President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter, both nearing 100 years of age, are not doing well, healthwise, according to news reports…And, former US Senator Lauch Faircloth of Sampson County passed away recently….

Enjoy this weekend….

“I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”    Thomas Edison

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”   Theodore Roosevelt

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is now.”   Chinese Proverb

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