Monday News, November 05, 2018

16 days til Thanksgiving… Less than 2 months til Christmas (50 sleeps)

 Reminder: Tuesday is ‘Election Day’. Polls will be open from 6:30am til 7:30pm.   View YOUR sample ballot

 Brent Taylor – a major in Utah’s Army National Guard deployed to Afghanistan – was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees over the weekend.  Taylor’s body is being flown back to the US, scheduled to arrive at Dover Air Force Base later today.  The 39-year-old leaves behind a wife and seven children.

https://www.thestate.com/news/nation-world/national/article221110050.html

 

A unique coffee shop has opened in Greensboro.

“Special Blend Coffee” is a non-profit coffee shop located on West Market Street.

*39 of its 42 employees have intellectual or developmental disabilities

A similar coffee shop, Moji Coffee, is planned on Trade Street in Winston-Salem.

http://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/triad/news/2018/11/04/greensboro-coffee-shop-employees-those-with-special-needs

NOTE: Over 80% of individuals with IDD are unemployed within the nation.

https://www.mojicoffee.org/?fbclid=IwAR3UjQGjJQqSUtqxveVYGX5q3gFV6dV3NYT1wg3h3Dl5O5vHMU9Pb34wIzA#about

 

Pray for our missionaries: Armed separatists have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in northwest Cameroon.

*This is the same area where an American missionary was killed last week…

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/cwn/2018/november/armed-men-kidnap-78-students-from-presbyterian-school-in-cameroon

 

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (the Freddie Mercury bio-pic) rocked the box office in its opening weekend with an estimated $50 million in weekend ticket sales.

#2  The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

FYI: The Faith-based film ‘Indivisible’ about an Army Chaplain and his wife fighting to save their marriage stayed in the Top 20.   www.boxofficemojo.com/

 

The battered Deacs:  Wake Forest’s freshman quarterback Sam Hartman will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury suffered near the end of Wake’s loss to Syracuse 41-24. Hartman is the 12th Wake Forest scholarship player to be lost for the season. *The Deacs travel to Raleigh this Thursday night to play NC State (7:30pm ESPN)

 

NFL:  Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey lead Panthers past Buccaneers 42-28

 

Christian singer Lauren Daigle will perform on NBC‘s “The Tonight Show” on Wednesday (Nov 7).

 

UPDATE: The closure date for Business 40 has been pushed out another week.

The closure date for Business 40 has been moved to Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6am.

The planned closure covers a 1.2-mile section of Business through downtown Winston-Salem between Peters Creek Parkway and 52.

https://www.ncdot.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/2018/2018-10-31-business-40-closure.aspx

 

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


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