Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Mix of sun and clouds…High 80
Special Education Day at the Dixie Classic Fair Gates open at 9am this morning for students and their caretakers- Thanks to our sponsor: Hartsoe and Associates Stop by the WBFJ Gazebo and play PLINKO Proceeds will go to Eureka House AND the WS Street School It’s Lowes Foods Day at the Dixie Classic Fair… Bring 5 cans or boxes of non-perishable food items (per person)… and get into the DC Fair for FREE. Details about the DC Fair and our concert tonight at the Grandstand on our website at www.wbfj.fm.
Crisis Control Ministry needs your help: Volunteers are needed on Thursday morning to help staff unload trucks with all the food collected today at the Dixie Classic Fair. Just come to 200 E. Tenth Street around 9 a.m. Judie says…”Free coffee and doughnuts!” www.crisiscontrol.org/events.cfm?eid=65&anc#event
BREAKING: Two children have died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Elkin. Fox 8 news
Prayer concern: A state DOT worker trying to remove a tree from a road in Watauga County was struck and killed by a vehicle early yesterday Morning. David Cook was 55-years-old. www.news-record.com/content/2012/10/03/article/dot_worker_removing_tree_killed_in_watauga_county
Just a reminder: Please move over or slow down for police…AND maintenance workers. If you don’t make an effort to Move Over or slow down…it could cost you $250 dollars, plus court costs.
The first of three Presidential Debates between President Obama and GOP Challenger Mitt Romney happens TONIGHT at 9pm. The first debate will be held in Colorado at the University of Denver. Also…The Gubernatorial Debate between former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory and Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton takes place tonight at 8pm http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/664820/mccrory–dalton-to-go-head-to-head-in-first-debate
Election 2012 (FYI) October 12: Voter registration deadline (to register or make changes) October 18: One-stop absentee ‘Early voting’ period begins Voter registration Info: www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=1&s=1
The Oscar Mayer ‘Wienermobile’ will be in Greensboro this week celebrating its 25th anniversary. Here’s the schedule: Thursday October 4: 10:00-1:00, Wal-Mart, 3738 Battleground Ave. 2:00-5:00, Wal-Mart, 4424 W. Wendover Ave. Friday October 5: 10:00-1:00, Wal-Mart, 2107 Pyramid Village Blvd. 2:00-5:00, Wal-Mart, 121 W. Elmsley St. http://www.pwrnewmedia.com/2012/oscar_mayer/wienermobile/index
Sharing the Gospel effectively – priceless. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) has launched a new online evangelism school aimed both at pastors seeking to spread the Gospel and ordinary Christians looking to grow stronger in their faith. More info at www.BillyGrahamOnlineTraining.org
You can soon be a ‘wheel’ watcher or rider in the Big Apple. Plans are underway to build the World’s TALLEST Ferris wheel in New York City. The 625-foot-tall ‘New York Wheel’ will be designed to carry over 14-hundred passengers (Yes, all at ONE time). The Wheel, a 100-shop outlet mall and a 200-room hotel is expected to bring in lots of visitors to the Big Apple. BTW: The NY Wheel will be taller than the Statue of Liberty. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20120928/DA1IFGBO1.html It’s BoJo time?
Bojangles has launching a new coffee brand called BoJo…it’s a medium roast, with a smooth taste.