Friday News, MARCH 10, 2017

‘Spring Forward’: Remember to move your clocks AHEAD one hour  before you go to bed Saturday night…

 

Snow showers likely? Saturday night into early Sunday morning…

Accumulation in the Triad expected on elevated surfaces

 

Winter Storm Watch for the Northern Mountains

3 to 6 inches of SNOW in the High Country late Saturday thru Sunday morning

 

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina

Today’s Topic:  Flash Flood safety        http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov

BTW: Flooding is one of the leading causes of weather related fatalities in the US.

Most of these deaths occur when people attempt to drive through flooded roadways.

 

Local Aldi stores get (or getting) a ‘make-over’

Reminder: The Aldi location on Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem will close Sunday afternoon (at 4pm) and reopen in May?

UPDATE: The ALDI on North Talbert Blvd in Lexington is back open.

The Aldi location on Hanes Mill Road, off University Parkway will

re-open next Thursday, March 16.    Winston-Salem Journal   https://goo.gl/m7XJc6

 

Robots are stealing jobs from our youth? Meet Flippy, a new “robotic kitchen assistant” from Miso Robotics that, as its name suggests, cooks burgers through automation.  “Flippy” uses data from a thermal sensor and various cameras to help prepare burgers. Flippy isn’t (yet) able to add condiments or wrap up the finished products.  https://goo.gl/MvYI2T

 

Sweet treats, just in time for spring?

-A new spring offering from the makers of Oreos…

Peeps Oreos??  Vanilla cookie with a pink Peep center.  But don’t eat TOO many.

Coming in May: All-PINK Starburst

Starburst’s parent company, Wrigley, decided to finally release a pink-only bag due to overwhelming customer demand.

Hostess Brands is offering “Twinkie coffee” AND Twinkie ice cream, in grocery stores thru May.    Review: https://goo.gl/PZgiJ0

 

The ACC Tournament – Semi-Finals at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

*Carolina Tarheels vs Duke Blue Devils @ 7pm       WFMY / News 2

*Florida State @ Notre Dame @ 9pm

*The ACC Championship Game this Saturday evening (March 11) at 9pm

 

 

Big announcement: James Taylor is coming to MerleFest!

BTW: The 5-time Grammy winner was born in Massachusetts, attended Elon University and calls Chapel Hill his home.

MerleFest 2017 runs April 27-30 at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro. Tickets available at www.MerleFest.org

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

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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