BOA: "We heard you. No debit card fees." (NEWS) Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Autumn in Carolina: Sunny skies with Highs in the mid 60’s through Thursday.

Bank of America has decided not add fees to their customer’s debit cards.  The bank posted the announcement on its website with the headline, “We heard you. No debit card fees.”   Other banks including Sun Trust, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo will not be adding fees to debit cards. RnR

Kernel Kustard has closed its downtown Winston-Salem location in the Nissen Building on Fourth Street.  Owners D.J. and Jennifer McKie of Focus Tank, the parent company of Kernel Kustard, also has two ‘Brew Nerds’ coffee shops, one off Hanes Mall Boulevard and another on Fourth Street.  Kernel Kustard on Fox Trot Court, off Hanes Mall Boulevard, is expected to remain open.  http://www.journalnow.com/business/2011/nov/02/business-briefs-ar-1563822/

Photo op for your family Christmas card?  This year’s capital Christmas tree will spend part of Thanksgiving Day on display at Festival Park in Greensboro. The tree traveling from California to DC will be on horizontal ‘display’ (on a flatbed truck) from 1 – 5:30pm on Thanksgiving Day (November 24).  BTW: You can sign a 54 foot waterproof banner surrounding the tree (kinda like a giant Christmas card).  Greensboro News and Record

Pop star Justin Bieber’s new Christmas CD “Under the Mistletoe”is now out in storesBTW:  A portion of the proceeds from each album will go to “Pencils of Promises”, a charity that helps kids inThird World countries. http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/31/justin-bieber-on-his-christmas-album-selena-gomez/

Other Christmas projects out this week from WBFJ artists include: Hawk Nelson (seven-track EP titled “Christmas”), Jadon Lavik  (11-track CD titled “Christmas”) and a compilation “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” features songs from a variety of Christian rockers, including Anberlin, The Almost, and Thousand Foot Krutch.

Some  ‘trick-ing’ going on at the Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Anderson, South Carolina on Monday night.  Someone took a ‘topiary cow’ from the Chick-Fil-A on Clemson Boulevard. Only the“feet” were left behind. The restaurant is offering free Chick-fil-A sandwiches for a year if someone returns the cow. The cow topiary (greenery growing over a metal frame) is worth about $3,500 dollars.   www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-stolen-cow-111102,0,4253983.story

Spangler and Rohlfing Pediatric dentistry in Winston-Salem hosting their candy ‘buy-back’ again today from 8:30am til 4:30pm.  They will ‘buy back’ up to 5 pounds of your Halloween candy (at a dollar a pound, up to $5 dollars).  The candy will then be donated to our troops through Operation Gratitude.   http://happykidssmiles.com    (336) 768-1332

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-Virginia) sponsor of a bill reaffirming that nation’s motto “In God We Trust” says that the measure should encourage the display of the phrase at public buildings and government institutions.  The concurrent resolution passed by a vote of 396 -9.  www.christianpost.com/news/u-s-house-reaffirms-in-god-we-trust-as-national-motto-60136/

Update: Safeway supermarket chain will NOT press charges against a Honolulu couple who were arrested after forgetting to pay for sandwiches that they ate while shopping. Marcin and Nicole Lesz-czyn-ski forgot to pay for the sandwiches (that together cost $5 dollars) each as they checked out with about $50 worth of groceries.  They were handcuffed, arrested and later released on $50 bail each. Nicole is 30 weeks pregnant. The couple is unsure whether to pursue legal action against Safeway. www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hnbtN1qem8QidTAIM5N4Z2pvVFCg?docId=f2207baf8af041b1af7a146a905088c7

Lions disrespected Tim Tebow’s faith. Ridicule Tim Tebow for his slow release, for missing open receivers, for throwing passes that sail out of bounds…That’s fair game.  But mocking Tebow’s Christian beliefs is not.  Read more…http://espn.go.com/espn/print?id=7177658&type=Story&imagesPrint=off

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.”

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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