Fall-like temperatures for the weekend
40 days til Thanksgiving…
73 sleeps until Christmas
Happening this morning:
Numerous Roads Closed due to flooding, along with downed trees and powerlines…
Wide spread power outages across the Piedmont Triad…
Update: Hurricane Michael has now claimed at least 11 lives, including one fatality in Iredell County on Thursday. *Authorities said a driver died after his car was struck by a tree on a highway east of Statesville. WXII 12
The 2018 Mid-Term Election Is Almost Here https://www.ncsbe.gov/index.html
Today (Oct 12) is the last day to ‘mail’ your voter registration.
NOTE: You can also register in person during the early voting period starting
OCT 17 – NOV 02, 2018. General Election Day is Tuesday, NOV 06th, 2018
Breaking News: After two years of prison and detention, North Carolina Pastor Andrew Brunson has been released after one final Turkish court trial Friday morning. The Trump Administration ‘brokered’ a deal to secure Pastor Brunson’s freedom… Read more…
One devout Buffalo Bills fan (83 year old Lee Merkel) took one final dig at his team recently.Mr Merkel passed away Sunday at his home in Raleigh (NC).
The native New Yorker was described as a “sports enthusiast” with a “religious-like devotion” to the Syracuse Orange and his beloved Buffalo Bills.”
Per his obituary, “Mr Merkel has requested six Buffalo Bills players as pallbearers so they can (QUOTE) “let him down one last time…” J
*The Bills have made four consecutive Super Bowl appearances, resulting in no wins. They currently are 2-3 this season.
The cost of mailing a card or letter could be going up…
The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to increase the price of its first-class stamp by 5 cents (to 55 cents) to help offset mounting debt.
The proposed increase – if approved by regulators – would take effect in January.
FACT: Over 80,000 vehicles travel Business 40 daily.
When Business 40 shuts down in downtown Winston-Salem for 18 months in mid-November, you will likely need to find another route into work or school.
**Another Public info meeting is set for Oct 16 at the Milton Rhodes Center (4 – 7pm).
*NC DOT representatives will share info on what to expect. www.ncdot.gov
Traffic Alert in Wallburg
Road Closed with Detour now through next Friday, Oct 19.
NC DOT: Bridge Repair along Highway 109 between Gumtree Road and Wallburg Road. A detour is in place. For a detour map, click here
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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