Monday News, October 08, 2018

Columbus Day forecast: Partly sunny…High 82

 

UPDATE from Crisis Control Ministries: Over 71,000 (71,312) items of food were donated last Wednesday at the Dixie Classic Fair! Helping those in need right here in our community!!  A big Thank You!!!!

 

FACT: Over 80,000 vehicles travel Business 40 daily.  

When Business 40 shuts down in downtown Winston-Salem for 18 months in mid-November, you will likely need to find another route into work or school.

**NOTE: Public info meetings are set for Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 11 to 2pm at BB&T Ballpark and Oct 16 at the Milton Rhodes Center (4 – 7pm).

*NC DOT representatives will share info on what to expect.  www.ncdot.gov

 

Several area DMV locations have extends hours.

Beginning Today (Oct 08), the offices on E. Market St. in Greensboro, Francis St. in High Point and N. Patterson Ave. in Winston-Salem will open at 7 a.m. and stay open until 5 p.m. weekdays. www.journalnow.com

 

*The Piedmont Triad could see heavy rain late Wednesday into early Thursday based on the projected path of Tropical Storm Michael brewing in the Gulf.

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for 26 counties as Tropical Storm Michael gathers strength in the Caribbean and barrels toward the Florida Panhandle. The storm is on track to become a hurricane later today.

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT4+shtml/080856.shtml

 

Back to the ‘nest’:  Class resume for students and teachers at UNC-Wilmington today.  School officials were trying to find alternate housing options for students including hotels and short-term rentals around the city. The school is still trying to repair student housing post -Hurricane Florence. https://www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/unc-wilmington-still-repairing-student-housing-after-destruction-by-hurricane/article_65760452-1fe6-5b51-8b92-6775bc179d4b.html

 

President Trump will perform the swearing in ceremony for soon-to-be Justice Brett Kavanaugh at 7pm tonight in the East Room of the White House.   The U.S. senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court on Saturday.

Source: Fox News / CBN News

 

A strong aftershock rattled northern Haiti on Sunday, a day after a deadly Earthquake on Saturday. /www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/cwn/2018/october/7-dead-as-earthquake-strikes-haiti-death-toll-expected-to-rise

 

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. recently underwent a rare and new procedure called NobleStitch to repair a hole in his heart. He tells CBN News he’s blessed to be alive.  “The doctor who performed the surgery told me that I was very fortunate I had not had a major stroke,” Falwell says “Dr. Ben Carson told me about this revolutionary new procedure when he spoke at Liberty University’s medical school graduation back in May…”

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/october/jerry-falwell-jr-blessed-to-be-alive-could-have-had-major-stroke-rare-surgery-repairs-hole-in-his-heart

 

Historic kick:  The Carolina Panthers beat the New York Giants 33-31 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Sunday.  Panther kicker Graham Gano nailed a 63-yard field goal in the last 6 seconds to win the game. It was the longest field goal in franchise history.  Get your $5.99 box of original glazed at KK today.

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