Headlines for Thursday, OCT 22, 2015

Volunteering makes a positive difference. Research shows that TEENS (ages 12 to 18) that volunteer tend to make better grades and have better self-esteem. Teens who volunteer in high school tend to continue volunteering as adults. BTW: Volunteering places the focus on helping others.  http://goo.gl/955g1N

 

Municipal elections: Early voting happening now  – If you’re already registered, you can head to any voting location in your district / county and cast your ballot for local officials. http://www.ncsbe.gov/ncsbe/

*Early voting ends at 1pm on Saturday, October 31, 2015.

*Election Day November 3, 2015

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

Early voting sites in your area: http://goo.gl/4566Zw

Sample ballots by County:  http://goo.gl/S1KRk1

 

Re-Usable items: BREAD TAGS  –  Never quite sure which cable goes to which device behind your desk or TV cabinet? Label a plastic bread tag using a fine-point permanent marker, then secure the tag to its cord. Position it toward the top of wires for easy reading. Also, use twist ties to bundle those tangled AV wires. http://goo.gl/Z0nYcf

 

The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh is honoring the life of Billy Graham.  The FREE exhibit runs November 6 – July 10, 2016.   Billy Graham turns 97 on Saturday, November 7. http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/BillyGraham

 

Mercy Hill Church in Greensboro is the state’s fastest growing church and the 11th – fastest-growing church in the US according to Outreach 100, a collaboration between Outreach magazine and LifeWay Research.

Lead pastor Andrew Hopper, 32, is the youngest pastor among the 100 fastest growing churches. Mercy Hill Church opened its doors on Sept. 9, 2012, at 7616 Business Park Drive in Greensboro.  “What started as 30 folks meeting in our home has grown to an attendance averaging around 1,300.” http://mercyhillgso.com

 

 College Football (Sunbelt matchup) Appalachian State hosting Georgia Southern.  More than 25,000 fans are expected to attend tonight’s nationally televised game in Boone. Kick off at 7:30pm (ESPNU).    http://goo.gl/84uymO

 

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 Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night.   http://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/RegionSummary.aspx?co=34

 

Traffic Alert: Operation Stop Arm   The State Highway Patrol is aggressively enforcing stop arm and other traffic violations in and around school zones through this Friday. BTW: +800,000 kids in the state rely on buses daily.  http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/top-stories/2015/10/18/operation-stop-arm-week-starts-monday-.html   Passing a stopped school bus is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Penalty includes 5 driving points on driver’s license if convicted and a minimum fine of $500.

 

 

Fall Career Fair on Thursday (OCT 22)

Location: Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center (10am to 2pm)

Hosted by Triad Goodwill. +50 employers will be on location.

Dress to impress.  Bring an updated resume.  (336) 275-9801

http://ilovegoodwill.org/Fall-Career-Fair/

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@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