WBFJ News Monday, October 15, 2018
37 days til Thanksgiving… 70 sleeps until Christmas
Autumn Alert: Cooler temperatures on the way…
Thousands still without power this morning across the Piedmont Triad.
Good News: Duke Energy anticipates full restoration of power to all customers in the Triad by 11:45pm Tuesday night. WS/FC schools on a 2-Hour delay this morning
New: Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to mounting debt and falling sales. Sears says it will close another 142 stores as it restructures.
Source: USA Today
Turn overs plagued the Carolina Panthers in that 23-17 loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Both teams are now 3-2.
A section of Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem is closing soon…
*A Public info meeting will happen this Tuesday (Oct 16)
Location: The Milton Rhodes Center (4 – 7pm). www.ncdot.gov
FACT: Over 80,000 vehicles travel Business 40 daily.
Traffic Alert in Wallburg: Road Closed with Detour
NC DOT: Bridge Repair along Highway 109 between Gumtree Road and Wallburg Road. A detour will be in place between 9am til 4pm is in place.
Election 2018: One Stop Early Voting starts this Wednesday (Oct 17) statewide.
Early Voting continues through NOV 02, 2018.
General Election Day is Tuesday, NOV 06th, 2018 https://www.ncsbe.gov/index.html
View YOUR sample ballot online BEFORE you go to the polls
FYI: Research the 6 proposed amendments to the NC constitution
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Have you spotted purple ribbons tied to trees around town? Family Services of Davidson County has tied over 40 purple ribbons around the trees along main streets in Lexington and Thomasville – in remembrance of the victims of domestic violence in Davidson County. http://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20181012/vigil-canceled-due-to-storm-rescheduled-for-tuesday
*Candlelight vigils to honor lives lost
Location: Lexington Police Department 7pm this Tuesday (Oct 16)
(This is a rescheduled event from last Thursday due to Tropical Storm Michael)
Oct. 18 at Harrison Park in Denton (7pm)
Oct. 25 at the gazebo in Thomasville (7pm).
FYI: This Thursday (Oct 18) is National Wear Purple for
Domestic Violence Awareness Day
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)