Discolored water in western Forsyth…Looming government shutdown…Recalls from Mazada, Nissan

Mostly sunny…High 75   Sunny and dry with above normal temperatures Tuesday through Friday. 

Enrollment for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act set to open on Tuesday. The majority of employers will likely take a wait-and-see approach as they conduct a cost-benefit analysis.  www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_3cf1a964-2960-11e3-ae17-0019bb30f31a.html

Several informational forums coming up this week: *Allegacy Federal Credit Union this Wednesday from 4:30 – 7:30pm…*Shepherd’s Center and Novant Health this Thursday from 7 – 8:30pm

You may notice ‘discolored water’ over the next several days if you live or work in western Winston-Salem and western Forsyth County, Crews are repairing a 36-inch water transmission line.  Officials are suggesting to NOT wash clothes in the discolored water. Questions? Contact CityLink at 311 or (336) 727-8000.  http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_41e7488e-2951-11e3-8bd6-0019bb30f31a.html

So, will the looming Government shutdown affect you?  Likely not.  Should be business as usual…  -The US Postal service will still bring the mail…Social Security checks will keep coming…Airports and TSA still open and working…The health insurance exchange portion of the Affordable Care Act will still roll out on Tuesday…Yes, you will have to keep paying taxes. BTW: The US Government has operated without a ‘budget’ since 2009. http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/23/politics/government-shutdown-daily-life/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

Update: President Obama has called on Iran to release an American Pastor from prison. According to the American Center for Law and Justice, the President talked by phone with the new Iranian president on Friday afternoon…marking the first conversation between leaders of the two nations in more than 30 years. Pastor Saeed’s wife (Nagmeh) says she is hopeful. “This is the most encouraging news I have heard since Saeed was imprisoned one year ago.   http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2013/September/President-Obama-Calls-for-Pastor-Saeeds-Release/                                                            www.facebook.com/PrayForPastorSaeedAbedini

 Several new laws in North Carolina will go into effect starting Tuesday OCT 01  Here’s a look at some of the laws, and how they impact you. www.digtriad.com/news/article/300510/57/New-NC-Laws-Going-Into-Effect-Oct-1

 “Newborns in Need” is collecting NEW infant sleepers (sizes Zero to 6 months) through TODAY (Sept30). ALL donations stay local.         www.facebook.com/pages/Newborns-in-Need-Winston-Salem/157121347690454

Fall Color: The leaves are already ‘turning’ in the higher elevations of the northern and western mountains. Check out Fall Color updates   http://wataugaroads.com/fall-color-report/

Two separate recalls:  Nissan recalling two of its Infiniti models because of accelerator sensor problems Mazda recalling thousands of its Mazda-6 sedans because the doors could accidentally open while the cars are in motion. http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/29/autos/nissan-mazda-recalls/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

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