Monday News, September 14, 2020

Autumn begins next week! September 22.

 

The Gulf bracing for Tropical Storm Sally.  Hurricane warning has been issued for residents along the Gulf from Louisiana to Alabama.  Sally is expected to make landfall as a hurricane early Tuesday?  https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/tropical-storm-sally-

 

School Bus Drivers Needed in Stokes County

To register, please call Angel Whitaker at the Bus Garage at 336-591-7169

 

Ohio State University has canceled spring break – 2021 – in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The university will instead have two instructional breaks with no classes on February 9 and March 31 – 2021.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/13/us/ohio-state-spring-break-2021/index.html

 

Update: Guilford Technical Community College has canceled in-person classes today after a “cyber incident.”  All online classes will continue as scheduled.

https://myfox8.com/news/guilford-technical-community-college-cancels-in-person-classes-after-cyber-incident/

 

New week, new schedule: Students in the Davidson County school system now under ‘plan B’ schedule starting today.  Half of the students will attend in-person class instruction on Monday + Tuesday.  The second half of students will attend in-person classes Thursday + Friday, with all students doing online classes on Wednesdays.

https://www.davidson.k12.nc.us/

 

K&W is requesting ‘bankruptcy permission’ to hire a financial adviser for potential sale.  K&W filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sept. 2 as the latest step in a corporate downsizing that began before the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://journalnow.com/business/local/k-w-requests-bankruptcy-permission-to-hire-financial-adviser-for-potential-sale/

 

Enough is enough.  Over the weekend, the hashtag #CancelNetflix trended across social media due to ongoing backlash against the French film “Cuties,” which sparked uproar in America after the movie made its way onto Netflix. Senator Ted Cruz along with other leaders are calling on Attorney General Barr for the investigation into whether Netflix violated federal laws against child pornography.

https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/entertainment/2020/september/this-is-legitimate-child-porn-netflix-under-fire-for-explicit-cuties-film

 

Target’s popular car seat trade-in event is back. You can turn in old car seats (or car seat bases) to be recycled and receive a 20% off Target coupon to purchase one new item of baby gear, including strollers and car seats. The campaign runs through September 26. Find out more https://www.target.com/c/car-seat-trade-in-event/-/N-v41nu?Nao=0

 

More than 1.8 million people watched “A Rush of Hope” over the Labor Day weekend. Greg Laurie’s annual Harvest crusade was held virtually this year because of the coronavirus. Over 17,000 professions of faith that the Harvest team received from people who decided to follow Jesus after watching the movie!

“It’s a reminder that God is greater than a pandemic or any other challenge we are facing. He can do above and beyond anything we can dream, and he is still transforming lives,” -Greg Laurie, pastor and founder of Harvest church

“A Rush of Hope” will be released to streaming platforms and on DVD in November.

https://www.christianpost.com/news/greg-laurie-talks-what-it-means-to-be-christian-thousands-commit-to-christ-at-virtual-harvest-crusade.html

 

 

Dolls on Mission is hosting a Workshop this Saturday, Sept 19

From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at River Oaks Community Church, in Clemmons.

Registration is requested by emailing Leslie Van Noy leslie4him@yahoo.com.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

NOTE: Dolls on Mission is our Ministry of the Month for September!

 

Tonight marks the return of ‘Jeopardy!’ for its 37th season. Longtime host Alex Trebek, who has been battling pancreatic cancer, recorded the show without a studio audience. Some notable changes to the set: More space between the contestants as well as a safe distance between them and Trebek. ‘Jeopardy!’ champion Ken Jennings is now working as a consulting producer for the new season. Visit jeopardy.com/watch.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2020/09/14/house-returns-recess-trump-heads-west-5-things-know-monday/5784429002/

 

NFL: Monday Night Football double-header…

Pittsburgh Steelers vs the New York Giants in the early game 7:15 p.m.

The late game: Denver Broncos vs the Tennessee Titans at 10:10 p.m

 

Headline of the Morning – “Record sales for Vinyl”

2020: Vinyl sales have outpaced CD sales in the US for the first time since the 1980s.

Vinyl records accounted for $232.1 million of music sales in the first half of the year, according to a report from the Recording Industry Association of America.  Since 2005, sales for vinyl have grown consecutively. www.cnn.com/2020/09/13/tech/vinyl-records-cd-sales-riaa/index

 

President Trump will travel to California later today for an update on the wildfires that have scorched parts of the state.   The state will receive an approved disaster declaration from the Federal government.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2020/09/14/house-returns-recess-trump-heads-west-5-things-know-monday/5784429002/

 

Prayers please…

A $100,000 dollar reward is being offered in search for ‘cowardly gunman’ who ambushed and shot two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their car in Compton late Saturday. The deputies — a 31-year-old female and a 24-year-old male — were hospitalized and have made it through surgery.

“We at @LASD would like to offer our sincerest appreciation for the overwhelming support being offered from all over the Nation…”

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/14/us/compton-shooting-lasd-deputies/index.html

 

 

Breaking…

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade will be ‘virtual’ this November?

 

 

 

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
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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