Headlines for Friday OCT 23, 2015

Random Fact: An ear of corn consists of 80% water.  Candy corn not so much

 

GREAT weather for the Lexington BBQ Festival on Saturday.

 

The secret to a happy marriage? Say ‘Thank You’…and mean it. Scientists at Georgia University found that ‘gratitude’ consistently predicts how ‘happy’ someone will be in their marriage. Also, saying thank you can act as a buffer against damage done when arguing.  http://goo.gl/EPpZwP

 

RECALL: Shuler Meats in Thomasville is recalling over 25,000 pounds of smoked turkey legs. Packages containing the frozen turkey legs are labeled “Shuler Meats, Co.” and “Belmont Meats, Co.”  http://goo.gl/8vzLCl

 

Early voting continues through next week for local (Municipal) elections…

If you’re already registered, you can cast your ballot. http://www.ncsbe.gov/ncsbe/

More info about Early voting sites in your area and Sample ballots by County go to the News Blog at wbfj.fm

*Early voting ends at 1pm on Saturday, Oct 31.  *Election Day November 3.

*NOTE:  Starting in 2016, you will need a Photo ID to vote in NC elections.

 

(Friday)The Wake Forest Deacons men’s and women’s basketball teams invite you to the annual Black and Gold Madness happening TONIGHT at Reynolds Gym on the Wake campus. Event is free and open to the public.  http://goo.gl/7wy9hQ

 

A cold and wet start to winter? The winning woolly worm at this year’s Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk (Twinkle Toes) is predicting a fairly mild winter AFTER an initial three weeks of very cold (and snowy) conditions. http://goo.gl/86hZp8

According to legend, the Woolly Worm has 13 brown and black segments that folk lore has connected to the 13 weeks of winter.

The lighter brown = the milder weather.   The darker = the colder and snowier

 

Items you should re-use:  #11 ALUMINUM FOIL

Never throw out used aluminum foil. One use: Just crumble the foil in a ball and use it as a pot scrubber!   http://goo.gl/RoNZCd

 

Traffic Alert: Overnight road work will close 52 NB between the two 40’s

Winston-Salem: Both Northbound lanes of US-52 between I-40 and Business 40 will be CLOSED each night from 11pm to 5am Friday night and Saturday night.   http://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/RegionSummary.aspx?co=34

 

Traffic Alert: The majority of deer related crashes happen during the months of October, November and December. Deer are typically on the move early morning and late evening.  https://goo.gl/CBPUFp

 

 

 

        At the Box Office:  “Woodlawn’   –    “War Room”

*Movie and music reviews at Plugged In / Focus on the Family  http://www.pluggedin.com/

 

 

 

Law enforcement in Chapel Hill ‘ticketing’ residents for good behavior?

Well, it sounded good on paper: Police giving out coupons for area restaurants and businesses to law abiding citizens for doing the right thing!

The purpose for the ticket reward plan: To promote public safety on the roads and strengthen the relationship between Chapel Hill residents and the police.

But on Wednesday, the mayor’s office announced the plan was being CANCELLED due to negative public reaction and misinformation about the plan.     http://huff.to/1W53tY9

 

College Football:  ASU is now ‘Bowl eligible’.  App State captured first place in the Sun Belt conference with a 31-13 win over rival Georgia Southern last night in Boone.  http://goo.gl/7lmXHU

 

 

Next Speaker of the House? Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan has officially entered the House speaker race.  A vote is set next week.   http://goo.gl/ok5bQm

 

Most Americans have a ‘favorable’ view the National Rifle Association. 

According to a Gallup survey, over half (56%) of people polled say more concealed weapons would make the country safer.  http://goo.gl/zbVJes

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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 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