Job Alert: The new Wal-mart Neighborhood Market being built on the corner of Wendover and Penny Road in High Point is hiring both full and part-time positions. Fox 8 reporting that associates will begin work in July. The new ‘mini’ Wal-Mart store will open later in the summer. Interested? Apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.
Food Alert: Harris Teeter has pulled its Harris Teeter Organics Antioxidant (frozen) Berry Blend from shelves just as a precaution while the FDA investigates an outbreak of “Hepatitis A” linked to the frozen organic berry blend sold by Townsend Farms. Return the product to any Harris Teeter for a full refund. UPC 7203670463 – Code Dates T041613C and T041613E. Details… www.harristeeter.com Call 1-800-875-5291.
It’s not uncommon to find a set of twins in your average high school class, but imagine five sets of twins – all in the same grade! Five sets of twins are preparing to graduate this Monday (June 10) at Page High School in Greensboro. Check out the video interview from Fox 8 on the News Blog at wbfj.fm. http://myfox8.com/2013/06/04/five-sets-of-twins-graduate-from-page-high-school/
Some of Baseball’s highest-paid players are facing suspension. Major League Baseball is set to suspend at least 20 professional baseball players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs. According to an ESPN report, this is potentially the worst ‘drug abuse case’ in the history of baseball. http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/9301536/major-league-baseball-suspend-20-players-including-alex-rodriguez-ryan-braun-part-miami-investigation
No cell phone use while driving in Chapel Hill. A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals saying that the ordinance can be enforced only if an officer first stops a vehicle for another reason. But doesn’t bar cell calls made from parked vehicles. Fines will be $25 dollars. http://www.news-record.com/news/local_news/article_06bb2ebc-cdd3-11e2-ad34-0019bb30f31a.html
The psychological evidence is quite clear: using a cell phone while you’re driving is distracting. What’s less clear is whether or not these bans actually reduce road accidents. Given that mobile technology is fairly new, one study taking a look at texting bans in four states, back in 2010, actually found that accidents increased in those states, compared to neighboring states without the bans. (…perhaps because drivers tried to hide their phones while texting, making the act even more dangerous). Read more…www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/03/do-texting-bans-really-prevent-fatal-accidents/5104/
Meet the Duggars – Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar (and most of their kids) will make a stop at The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte this Saturday afternoon for a meet and greet / book-signing. The Duggars, who are featured on TLC’s reality show “19 Kids and Counting”, are promoting their latest book “A Love That Multiplies”. www.billygraham.org/mediarelations_pressrelease_detail.asp?id=9432
Public Meeting: NC DOT will hold a citizens’ project update meeting regarding the proposed improvements to Macy Grove Road near Kernersville in Forsyth County. The meeting will be held from 4-7 p.m. this Thursday (June 6) at the Swisher Center (satellite campus of Forsyth Tech) located at 1251 Dudley Products Boulevard in Kernersville. ***The primary purpose of the project is to link Business 40 and Hwy 150 north of Kernersville. Additional potential benefits include reducing congestion in downtown Kernersville. Project information is available on the project website at www.ncdot.gov/projects/macygroverd/. Information, Call (336) 747-7950
Stop by your local Krispy Kreme location for a FREE Doughnut this Friday, June 7 in celebration of National Doughnut Day. www.krispykreme.com
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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