30 days til Thanksgiving… 64 sleeps until Christmas
2018 Mid-Term Election: One Stop Early Voting continues through NOV 02, 2018.
General Election Day is Tuesday, NOV 06th, 2018 https://www.ncsbe.gov/index.html
Former TV Anchor Lee Kinard passed away over the weekend. Kinard was 86.
Lee and his wife Anne had just recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary. Source: News 2
No winner at the Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk? Sunday’s festivities were canceled after high winds destroyed several of the vendor tents. http://www.woollyworm.com/
Winter prediction from the National Weather Service. Wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing according to NOAA Weather, the government weather agency.
Taste of Winter? The North Carolina Mountains near Boone saw a dusting of snow early Sunday morning.
A big ‘come-from-behind win for the Carolina Panthers…
The Panthers overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Eagles 21-17 on Sunday. The Panthers improved to 4-2 with the biggest comeback in franchise history. The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles fell to 3-4.
App State Football landing in the Top 25 (#25) for first time in program history.
The Mountaineers (5-1, 3-0 in the Sun Belt Conference) are among the top teams in Division-I football. App State beat the Ragin’ Cajuns of Louisiana, 27-17 in Boone on Saturday. Next: App State travels to Statesboro, Georgia taking on Georgia Southern this Thursday night at 7:30pm (ESPNU).
Endless giving: A customer left a server at a hot dog shop in Greenville, NC a very generous ‘tip’ on Friday…$10,000 dollars in cash.
Jimmy Donaldson (a YouTube star known as MrBeast with nearly 9 million subscribers) ordered two waters, browsed the menu and then left 100 – $100 dollar bills – and a note that read; “Thanks for the delicious water,” WRAL reported.
NOTE: The server (Alaina Custer, an ECU server) was blown away…and generous. She kept $800 for herself and split the rest of the $10,000 with her co-workers.
BTW: ‘Sup Dogs’ in downtown Greenville is a favorite of locals and ECU students
An update from Howard S. Neufeld, a professor in the Department of Biology at App State who is an expert on foliage…
Hurricane Michael did a number on the leaves in the High Country…
The peak will be “sometime over within the next two weeks at the 3,000-foot level …
Below 2,500-foot elevation, expect those trees to color up toward the last week of October… https://www.journalnow.com/news/ask_sam/ask-sam-when-is-peak-viewing-time-for-leaves-in/article_3360aa33-af46-53e0-9002-56e6ead88722.html
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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