Monday News, October 15, 2018

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.

Info: https://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/IncidentDetail.aspx?id=546717

 

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

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