Monday News Headlines

June 29, 2015

Seven shark attacks this month have most of us thinking CAUTION as we head to the beaches in North and South Carolina.Update: A teenager was attacked by a shark Saturday afternoon at the Outer Banks in Dare County.  A 47-year-old man was injured in a separate shark attack in the same area Friday morning about a mile north of a fishing pier in Avon, NC.   In South Carolina, a shark attack also took place Friday morning at Hunting Island State Park, according to the Lady’s Island St. Helena Fire District. The male victim was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.  http://goo.gl/xaCdOS

 UPDATE: Escaped inmate Captured! Local media sources reporting that police picked up Kristopher McNeill along Hwy 52 near Hickory Tree Road close to the Davidson/Forsyth county line, before midnight last night.  McNeil was serving a 14-year sentence for second-degree murder and was scheduled for release in 2018. Fox8 / WXII 12

Some churches are going high tech to keep track of those who attend services. More than two dozen churches around the world have installed a facial-recognition system that monitor which members of the flock have actually shown up for the Sunday sermon. The system, called Churchix, has a 99% accuracy rate.  http://www.engadget.com/2015/06/23/face-tracking-tech-knows-when-you-skip-church-services/

Programs in several Triad counties including Guilford and Davidson County are providing qualified senior citizens and disabled people with FREE fans to help cool their homes.  Details on the News Blog…      http://goo.gl/rVAUxi

 

Want more couple / family time shut off your mobile devices.  Every Sunday, the makers of Dixie cups suggesting you to Go ‘dark’ for dinner.  #darkfordinner       http://www.dixie.com/darkfordinner

 

America’s unhealthiest fast food burger can be found in the Triad? Eat This, Not That! has named the ½ Lb. Thickburger El Diablo at Hardee’s the worst fast-food burger in the country. STATS: The burger has 1,380 calories, 92 grams of fat (31 grams of saturated fat), 3,830 milligrams of sodium and 84 grams of carbohydrates. That’s the fat and sodium equivalent to eating 3 Big Macs from McDonald’s.

 

Fun Fourth Fact: Americans will buy a combined 890 million pounds of chicken, beef, and pork in the week leading up to July 4th

http://dealnews.com/features/Americans-Will-Eat-150-Million-Hot-Dogs-This-4-th-of-July/763287.html

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.”

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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