Expect lower gas prices for your holiday travels. AAA Carolinas reporting that the average price for regular unleaded in Winston-Salem is around $3.23 a gallon, down 4 cents since Thanksgiving.BTW: Nearly 2.8 million North Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home (according to AAA of the Carolinas)
Important dates to remember if you want your cards and packages to be delivered to someone special by Christmas Day. The postal service recommends: Mailing First Class mail (including your Christmas cards) by tomorrow (Thur)…Priority packages need to be sent by Friday…Express mail must be shipped by this Saturday.
Congratulations to Wesleyan Christian Academy – Their boys basketball
team is currently ranked #8 in the nation in the latest Max Preps poll. The team is 9-0. Their next game is coming up on December 20 against St. John Bosco in the Chick-Fil-A Classic in Columbia. BTW: Wesleyan is the only North Carolina school (public or private) currently ranked in the top 10. http://myfox8.com/2012/12/18/wesleyan-christian-academy-ranked-8-in-the-nation/
Good News: Herbalife is coming to town and bringing close to 500 jobs. The LA based vitamin and weight loss supplement company will make the former Dell plant in Winston-Salem its new East Coast distribution center.The Governor will be in town this afternoon to make the big announcement. The new jobs will pay around 40,000 thousand dollars a year.Herbalife hopes to be up and running by this June.http://myfox8.com/2012/12/18/herbalife-to-make-former-dell-plant-new-home/
Instant ‘back-tracking’? Faced with a loud and angry backlash from some of its most active users, photo-sharing app Instagram is backing away (somewhat) from its updated privacy language from Monday, which basically said that Instagram would sell your online photos to advertisers “without any compensation to you.” http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/18/tech/social-media/instagram-terms-users/index.html?hpt=hp_t3