Increased Fire Danger through supper…Today is Pi Day…Local nursery offering FREE gardening seminars…shuttle available to ACC tourney (Friday News)

‘Increased Fire Danger’ for central NC including the Triad  –  NO outdoor burning again today (Noon to 6pm)

Today is Pi Day (3/14), the unofficial holiday dedicated to Pi – the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Pi is also an irrational number, so it can’t be expressed as a simple fraction of two integers. The number starts out with 3.14, but it goes on for infinity!  Five Excellent Ways to Celebrate Pi Day on 3/14  http://www.ed.gov/blog/2014/03/five-excellent-ways-to-celebrate-pi-day-on-314/

Duke Energy will begin the process of moving several coal ash ponds away from waterways, including the two on the Dan River in Eden.  The company has 31 additional coal ash ponds. http://myfox8.com/2014/03/13/duke-energy-to-move-coal-ash-ponds-at-dan-river-other-locations/

There’s still no sign of that missing Malaysian Airliner. The search started in the sea between Malaysia and Vietnam and has now expanded into the vastness of the Indian Ocean. http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/14/five-things-to-know-for-your-new-day-friday-march-14/?hpt=hp_t2

 Tensions are running high: Residents of Crimea will vote on Sunday, whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia.   http://us.cnn.com/2014/03/13/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?hpt=hp_t2&nbd=5_things

What financial crisis?: Looks like the rich have finally shaken off the recession.  The number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more rose to 9.63 million last year,  a new report shows. That’s the highest number on record And the state with the most millionaires? Maryland.    CNN

Spring is less than a week away and that means it’s time to focus on our gardens.  New Garden Nursery in Greensboro is offering FREE gardening classes over the next (3) Saturday’s in March. (March 15, 22 and 29).     March 15, 10am – Veggie and Herb Gardening at New Garden Gazebo   –  FREE event. No registration required.  New Garden Gazebo (336) 288-8893  665-0291   http://www.newgarden.com/events-blog/spring-series

 Dr Billy Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will be presented with the ‘Hope Medallion’ by organizers with the ‘Jesus Film Project’ this Saturday in Asheville.  BTW: The Hope Medallion  is “given to individuals who have demonstrated their dedication and unfailing commitment to sharing eternal spiritual hope around the world.” Billy Graham’s daughter, Gigi, will accept the award on her father’s behalf at a ceremony prior to a showing of the re-mastered ‘Jesus Film movie’ at the Carmike Cinemas in Asheville. The recently re-mastered “Jesus Film” is now showing in select US theaters…and will be released on Blu-ray and DVD April 1.  www.jesusfilmhd.com

Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament in Greensboro  * Expect heavier traffic around the Greensboro Coliseum area through Sunday. *Shuttle service will be available from the Sheraton Hotel / Four Seasons parking lot coliseum area.  Shuttle service is $5 per person = one round trip.

 Need help with your taxes?  www.ForsythFreeTax.org is a great resource…

Handmade pottery, affordable??  The Sawtooth School for Visual Arts is hosting the “Not Quite Perfect” pottery sale this Saturday, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on North Spruce Street in Winston-Salem.  http://www.sawtooth.org/not-quite-perfect-pottery-sale/

Tony Dungy will speaking at Wake Forest University on March 26. The event at Wait Chapel is FREE and open to the public.  The Super Bowl winning coach and NBC analyst will be part of the University’s ‘Leadership Project’.  The event at Wait Chapel is FREE and open to the public.   Doors will open at 5:30pm (seating on a first-come, first-served basis). http://myfox8.com/2014/02/26/former-nfl-coach-tony-dungy-to-speak-at-wfu-on-march-26/

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.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
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