Isolated thunderstorms could bring Severe Weather to the Triad overnight (News update for Wednesday)

 Your WBFJ Family Station ‘Leap Day’ Forecast:  Showers and thunderstorms. Windy…High 65.  Isolated thunderstorms could bring some Severe Weather overnight.   Sunny and Breezy for Thursday…High 75.

At least one fatality and several people injured by severe storms that rolled through Kansas and southern Missouri overnight.  In Branson, Missouri, authorities say that an apparent tornado heavily damaging a number of the city’s famous theaters in the downtown area.    www.weather.com

 Special deals on this Leap Day:      Denny’s will take 29% off your bill today (coupon needed)…Subway –  FREE cookie w/ any purchase today…Bath & Body Works: FREE Fragrance Mist with $10 Purchase…Tanger Outlet: Text TANGER to 74700 to receive a free $10 gift card…Ace Hardware is offering their reward members 29% off a single item (coupon)…Android Market has 29 Albums for $2.99 each.   http://coupondivas.com/leap-day-deals-2012

“Love, Suzanne” an organization in Thomasville is collecting gently used prom dresses and accessories for area teen girls who might not be able to go to their junior/senior prom because they can’t afford a new dress.  Donations of cleaned dresses and accessories can be dropped off at Thomasville Medical center and Finch YMCA through March 28th. A FREE prom shopping day for teen girls is planned for Saturday, March 31.  Pre-register at www.love-suzanne.org

ACC basketball: Final week of the regular season for the men: Carolinahosting Maryland tonight at 7pm…     Last night: Duke overWakeForest…79 – 71…This Saturday:  UNC at Duke 7pm ESPN 

Women’s ACC Tournament starts Thursday (thru Sunday) at the Greensboro Coliseum.   (Traffic Alert) Expect more traffic volume around the coliseum before and after the games through the weekend. 

 Since the interest rate cuts, financial expert Clark Howard has been inundated with calls about how to refinance, when to refinance and what all of the terms really mean. Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding refinancing your home:   www.clarkhoward.com/news/clark-howard/homes-real-estate/refinance-guide/nFbT/

Sunnyside Ministry has been awarded a grant worth more than $350,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.  Sunnyside provides assistance (food, clothing financial help with bills) to those in need in Forsyth and northern Davidson County.  www.journalnow.com   Sunnyside Ministry is our WBFJ ‘Ministry of the Month’ for February   www.sunnysideministry.org/

The Winston-Salem / Forsyth County school board covering several touchy topics at its meeting yesterday: An addition to the current Pledge of Allegiance policy will give principles the power to discuss a student-opt out with parents.  And the board is requesting more discussion before tweeking its texting and social media policy.  www.journalnow.com

Mitt Romney winning primaries in Arizona and his home state of Michigan yesterday.   Romney was born inMichigan and his father served as governor of the state in the 1960s.  The next primary contest is inWashington state this Saturday. Then it’s Super Tuesday, where 10 states will hold primaries or caucuses this Tuesday, March 06th.  RnR

Winston-Salem Dash: National Anthem ‘auditions’ will be held this Saturday (MAR 13) at Hanes Mall. (Location: lower level near the food court from noon to 5pm)  **The first 150 registrations will get a scheduled time slot to audition.  Sign up online at www.wsdash.com        

GMA Dove ‘Nominations’ have been announced.  Check out the entire list of artists and groups:  www.doveawards.com/nominees.phpc   The 43 annual GMA Dove Awards:  Thursday, April 19 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta.   

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


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