Dr. Beverly Emory of Pitt County new head of WS-FC Schools…Coffee and your personality…App State moving to Sun Belt Conference…(March 26)

Dr. Beverly Emory of Pitt County new head of WS-FC Schools…Coffee and your personality…App State moving to Sun Belt Conference…(March 26)

Lots of sunshine and below normal temperatures through Easter Weekend

Update: Dr. Beverly Emory of Pitt County has been named the new superintendent of Winston-Salem-Forsyth County Schools. (WXII) The new superintendent will attend a community forum scheduled for 7pm on Wednesday at the Education Building. Long time Superintendent Don Martin is retiring on June 30 after nearly 19 years with the school system. http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_5e805a44-933d-11e2-a4d4-001a4bcf6878.html

Watch your speed: The “No Need 2 Speed” campaign will be enforced through the Easter weekend. BTW: Last year, over 13,000 citations were given out for speeding

The masses continue to flock to the Bible mini-series on the History Channel. Close to 80 million people have viewed The Bible Mini-series so far, taking over the number one spot on ITUNES for top TV show downloads. “The Bible” mini-series continues on The History Channel This Week: The crucifixion, resurrection and return of Jesus to his disciples + John the Revelator on the Isle of Patmos. The 10-hour miniseries airs each Sunday night through Easter Sunday. http://www.history.com/shows/the-bible

The Bible mini-series will be available Blu-ray and DVD with hours of exclusive special features in April. A Bible study on DVD and a book series is currently available. www.outreach.com/campaigns/the-bible-resources.aspx?nop=1

How you drink your coffee reveals a lot about your personality. Check out this ‘survey’… (Dr Oz) http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/what-does-your-coffee-say-about-you

 The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week regarding marriage. Today: The constitutionality of California’s Prop 8 (Hollingsworth vs. Perry) and on Wednesday: The Federal Defense of Marriage ACT (Windsor vs. US). The future of traditional marriage (the union of one man and one woman) being the ‘legal’ definition of marriage. A decision from the Supreme Court will likely be handed down in June… Pray that Christ will be glorified. www.MarriageMarch.org

App State moving up? An announcement will likely be made later this week confirming that Appalachian State will leave the Southern Conference for the Sun Belt Conference. ASU (and Georgia Southern) will join the Sun Belt in every sport except football beginning in 2014. The football programs will join in 2015, making the transition from the FCS to the FBS. http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/692197/app–st—ga–southern-joining-sun-belt

YAHOO’S NEWEST WHIZ KID – Seventeen-year-old Nick D’Aloisio is younger than Yahoo, but he recently sold the company his Summly app which will make it easier to read news stories on smartphones.

Spring spruce-up: The City of Winston-Salem is offering FREE loading of leaf mulch (while supplies last) starting this Friday (Good Friday)…and on the next several Saturdays (March 30, April 06, 13 and 20) from 8am – 3pm at the Reynolds Park leaf site behind the REC Center (2450 Reynolds Park Road). You MUST bring a tarp or cover… (NO commercial vehicles). More info: 727-8000 www.utilities.cityofws.org

Restaurants needed: Crisis Control Ministry is looking for additional restaurants to be part of their annual Hope du Jour fundraiser coming up on May 7th. Participating restaurants donate 10% of their sales to help those in need right here in our community through Crisis Control Ministry. www.hopedujour.org

March Madness: NCAA Men’s Tournament Miami vs Marquette – Thursday night at 7:15pm Duke vs Michigan State – Friday night 9:45pm Duke and Miami are the only ACC teams left in the Big Dance… NCAA brackets: www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/ncaa-tournament/brackets/viewable_men

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