Some of the coldest weather of the season on the way for the Triad. Just a reminder: Check your washer fluid and anti-freeze levels . Also, keep a check on the air pressure in your tires. If you notice any issues with the heating system, it’s probably time to call your mechanic. Learn More: http://autorepair.about.com/od/regularmaintenance/a/winterchecklist.htm
The Forsyth County Public Library is offering a FREE SAT and ACT workshop for students this evening (JAN 22) at 6:30pm at the Central Library Auditorium. Strategies and practice problems for both exams will be provided. INFO: 703-3020 www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_a18933a4-5adc-11e2-8aa4-0019bb30f31a.html
Over 8 million served – with the Gospel: According to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, nearly 8 million people heard the ‘Good News’ of Jesus Christ through its internet evangelism site…www.peacewithgod.net . BTW: Nearly
1.5 million communicated that they prayed a salvation prayer in response to the
online presentation. The site offers both an English-language and a Spanish-language presentation.
Did you know: There are usually NO early symptoms of glaucoma. The disease progresses so gradually that patients often don’t realize they have the disease until their vision has been ‘permanently’ damaged. Good news: Most vision loss from
glaucoma can be prevented with early detection. BTW: Glaucoma affects more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older . Brought to you by the North
Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. For more information: www.geteyesmart.org
11 pro-life bills were introduced by Lawmakers in Raleigh last legislative session – with six pro-life bills becoming law. More Pro-life legislation is on the way. Proposals to exclude abortion coverage from federal health insurance exchanges (part of Obamacare) and to outlaw abortions based on gender preferences are two pieces of legislation likely to come before the General Assembly in Raleigh this session. www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/article_af341b44-6370-11e2-8c5b-0019bb30f31a.html
Planned Parenthood has reported a record year for abortions. In their annual report, Planned Parenthood is boosting that 333,964 abortions were performed in the 2011 to 2012 fiscal year. At the same time, contraceptive services at Planned Parenthood has dropped 12% (since 2009) while cancer screening and prevention services dropped 29%. BTW: Planned Parenthood reported a record $542 million in taxpayer funding last year…or 45% of their annual revenue. (according
to the Susan B Anthony list). www.cbn.com/cbnnews/healthscience/2013/January/P-Parenthood-Reports-Record-Year-for-Abortions/
Praying for Stuart Scott: Stuart is an ESPN anchor, who was born in Chicago but grew up in Winston-Salem. He attended Mount Tabor and Reynolds high schools before going to UNC Chapel Hill. Stuart announced this past week on his Twitter account, @StuartScott, that he is undergoing chemotherapy treatments. (He was previously treated for cancer in 2007 and it first recurred in 2010). You can send cards to Scott in care of ESPN, ESPN Plaza, Bristol, CT 06010. Information courtesy of ASK SAM in the WS Journal. www.journalnow.com/news/ask_sam/article_d9370a38-61df-11e2-85de-001a4bcf6878.html
A Guilford County school bus was involved in an accident this morning. Fox 8 reporting that the driver of bus #262 (serving Kirkman Park Elementary School) suffered some sort of medical condition – before a school bus crashed into a tree at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Guyer Street in High Point. Three children were on board the bus at the time.