Good News: Deere-Hitachi is expanding in Forsyth County, creating over 300 new full-time jobs… (News for Friday)

Good News: Deere-Hitachi is expanding in Forsyth County, creating over 300 new full-time jobs… (News for Friday)

Sunshine today but BIG changes in the weather by Sunday.  WBFJ Heavenly Layer Cake Contest at the DC Fair: Judging starts at 7pm

More jobs coming to the Triad: Deere-Hitachi is expanding in Forsyth County, creating at least 340 full-time jobs at its plant in Kernersville.   As part of an incentives
package offered to Deere-Hitachi, the new jobs must pay at least $40,000 dollars
annually (not including benefits).   www.journalnow.com/member-center/share-this/print/?content=ar2667953

Another ‘sweet’ opening.  Doughnut maker Krispy Kreme just signed a
deal to open 15 stores in Singapore.
In the past 15 months, Krispy Kreme
has announced major expansions in the UK, Japan, Mexico and Russia. Krispy Kreme has doughnut shops in 22 countries worldwide. www.krispykreme.com

Traffic Alert (Winston-Salem):   52 NB at University Parkway will be CLOSED this weekend.   Both the Highway 52 NB on-ramp to University Parkway and the on-ramp to Hanes Mill Road will be closed Friday evening (starting at 8pm) through Monday morning 6am…because of road construction.   BTW: You will still be able to access University Parkway SOUTH by taking Exit 115-B.            DETOUR: Take University Parkway north (Exit 115-A) for about 1.5 miles (follow the signs) to get back onto NB HWY 52.  http://tims.ncdot.gov/TIMS/IncidentDetail.aspx?id=407989

A BIG ‘Thank You’ from Crisis Control Ministry – Over 52,000 (52,981)
non-perishable food items were donated by YOU on Wednesday at the Dixie Classic
Fair. Crisis Control Ministry helps 272 ‘needy families’ with food assistance per month in Winston-Salem and Kernersville.  Crisis Control received a much ‘broader selection of food items’ – with an abundance of green beans and corn!!   Thanks to all of the volunteers!!

New update: Homeschool families listen up.  The Department of Non-Public Instruction has resolved the technical problems with the annual online Homeschool survey.  Over the next two weeks, D-N-P-E will be sending out emails with a special LINK so you can update your homeschool info.  Because of the delay, the deadline to update your information has been extended through November  24, 2012.   Questions?  Call DNPE during business hours at (919) 733-4276 (press 2)www.ncdnpe.org/index.aspx

Traffic Reminder:  Please move over or slow down for police AND now maintenance workers. If you don’t make an effort to Move Over or slow down when you see blue lights or yellow lights – it could cost you $250 dollars, plus court costs.  Move Over – It’s the Law  !!!!!

 Check out the Oscar Mayer ‘Wienermobile’ in Greensboro TODAY (Friday)

10am – 1pm:   Wal-Mart,  2107 Pyramid Village Blvd…

2pm – 5pm:     Wal-Mart, 121 W. Elmsley St.

The Oscar Mayer ‘Wienermobile’ is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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