200 new jobs coming to WS…WFU on the road for their season opener…Tarheels suspend 4…Russian tanks invade Ukraine (08/28/2014)

WBFJ NEWS: Thursday, AUG 28, 2014

Update from the Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools…
ALL J-V football games in the WS/FC area will start at 7pm TONIGHT due to a ‘Heat Delay’. Thanks to Theo Helm with the WS/FC schools for the update.

Expect more cars on the roadways over the Labor Day weekend.
Good News: Expect cheaper gas prices… Reminder: The state’s ‘Booze It and Lose It’ campaign runs through Monday.

RECALL: Check your laptop ‘power cord’… Hewlett-Packard is recalling 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012. The power cords could overheat and catch fire. The power cords came with some HP and Compaq notebook computers, as well as certain docking stations. Contact H-P to order a free replacement. 1-877-219-6676 www.hp.com

Volunteers are needed for ‘Meals-on-Wheels’ in Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons and Lewisville. Meal deliveries to homebound seniors usually take around 90 minutes and Senior Services will work with your schedule. Contact Senior Services at 721-6910 (Stacy Verner) www.seniorservicesinc.org

200 new jobs: United Furniture Industries will open a production and distribution facility at the historic ‘Weeks’ textile plant location off Hanes Mill Road in Winston-Salem. www.journalnow.com

Four UNC-Tarheel football players have been suspended, following a report of alleged hazing that left a walk-on receiver with a concussion. Each player will sit out one game for “a violation of team policy.” http://www.wfmynews2.com/story/news/local/2014/08/26/unc-hazing-investigation/14657551/

“When the Game Stands Tall” #5 at the Box Office after it’s opening weekend.
Before you head out to the movies, check out ‘Plugged In Online’ from Focus on the Family for the latest movie and media reviews. http://www.pluggedin.com/movies.aspx

Back-to-School Reminder…
When following a school bus, you MUST stop when that bus stops.
Exceptions: On-coming traffic on a road with 4 or more lanes (with a median or a center turning lane). When in doubt, just slow down and stop. http://goo.gl/feGpKP
Cost of passing a stopped school bus: $500 fine and possible jail time.

College Football
Wake Forest at Louisiana-Monroe (tonight)…Kick-off @ 7pm

NFL Exhibition game: Carolina Panthers vs Steelers…Kick-off @ 7:30pm

Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, are battling government forces on two fronts, a Ukrainian military official. Ukraine’s Prime Minister has called for an immediate U.N. Security Council meeting… CNN

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm