Cloudy but mild temps for Thursday…Heinz and Kraft mega merger…UNC plays Wisconsin tonight in Sweet 16…Guilford County fairs well in county health ranking (Thurs News)

Oklahoma City residents finding ‘hope’ by way of a broken power pole after a tornado ripped through their city. *Check out our Facebook page for that inspirational photo…

 Heinz and Kraft Food are set to merge. The mega-deal will form the fifth largest food and beverage firm in the world and the third largest in North America.   http://goo.gl/WFHw4G

 Fact: Car crashes are the leading cause of teen deaths in America. Over half (58%) of all ‘teenage  driver crashes’ are caused by ‘distractions’.  Top distractions include mobile phones and teens talking to passengers.  Five seconds is the average time a distracted driver takes their eyes off the road.    SOURCE: AAA   http://goo.gl/Mj6nZi

NCAA Men’s basketball Tournament:  The field of 68 is now down to 16…

THURSDAY  No.4 North Carolina vs. No.1 Wisconsin – 7:47 pm – TBS

FRIDAY No.8 NC State vs. No.4 Louisville – 7:37 pm – TBS

No.5 Utah vs. No.1 Duke – 9:45 pm – CBS

Baby steps back into physical health.  Fleet Feet Sports (Winston-Salem) is launching a new beginner level training program called Make It A Mile. The 4 week program  begins TODAY at 6pm – with  practices from the Gateway Family Practice near Old Salem.  Registration is available at Fleet Feet Sports       www.fleetfeetwinston-salem.com.

 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released its annual County Health Rankings.  In the Triad, out of 100 counties:  -Guilford County ranked 10th in the state overall. The county did well in quality of life while losing points for things like air pollution and drinking water violations. -Davie #12     -Forsyth County ranked 29th  -Davidson County #59      *The rankings by state are based on factors like poverty, transportation, education, access to health care and violent crime and income inequality.        http://goo.gl/JG3i6Q

 

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


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