Cooler weather on the way…Rep Howard Coble set to make a big announcement this afternoon…Cheerwine expanding West…Billy Graham turns 95 (Thursday News)

Happy 95th Birthday to Dr Billy Graham today.  A big birthday celebration planned for Dr Graham later this evening at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville.  A Birthday celebration going on TODAY at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte. Visitors will be able to send birthday greetings to Dr Graham and sample some birthday cake.  Admission to the Billy Graham Library is (always) FREE.  www.billygrahamlibrary.org                 FYI: Billy Graham released his latest book, “The Reason for My Hope: Salvation” back in October

Oops?  It was only a test?  Several ‘random’ traffic alert messages went out over the DOT’s email messaging system recently.  After an investigation, an IT contractor, hired less than six months ago, was performing routine tests on the DOT traffic alert system which also generates emails… The contractor failed to turn off the external feed while testing… In one of the alerts, traffic conditions was blamed on women drivers, rain and Obamacare.  The contractor was let go immediately.  (FOX8)

 U.S. Rep. Howard Coble will hold a news conference this afternoon around 1:30pm to announce his “future political plans.”

George Strait was named Entertainer of the Year   during the 47th annual Country Music Awards last night.

 Reminder: Veterans Day is this Monday, November 11th.  Later today (Nov 07) Ellis Middle School in Davie County is holding a spaghetti dinner for Veterans this evening (Nov 07) starting at 5:30pm.  Other Davie County elementary and middle schools will be honoring our Veterans with special events…on Friday (Nov 8).  List of Veteran’s Day Free Meals for Vets                         http://freebies.about.com/od/freefood/tp/veterans-day-free-meals.htm

Cheerwine is expanding into several states in the Pacific Northwest including Idaho, Oregon and Washington.  Officials have pledged to be in all 50 states by Cheerwine’s 100-year anniversary in 2017.  Salisbury based Cheerwine is currently distributed in 20 states, primarily in the Southeast…

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@wbfj.fm
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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