News Update: Primary elections going on today until 7:30pm

‘Cool’ rain expected over the next several days with temperatures holding near 60 degrees today.

 Give blood and support our troops. The final Military Blood Drive for the year happening at the American Legion Post #55 located at111 Miller Street in Winston-Salem from 11am to 7pm.  Walk-ins welcome. Call 408-7280 for information    www.asbpdrives.blogspot.com/

Reminder: Municipal Primary elections happening TODAY (Oct 11).          Polls open until 7:30pm this evening. The November Municipal elections will be November 08 (Tuesday).  More info: www.sboe.state.nc.us/content.aspx?id=13

‘Joe the Plumber’, the average blue collar man who gained name recognition during the 2008 presidential election, is running for Congress in Ohio.  Joe’s main focus will be on creating jobs and better care for US veterans.       BTW: Samuel ‘Joe’  Wurzelbacher  is running as a Rebublican.

Tis the season to ‘watch out’ for deer. More than 19,000 animal-related crashes were reported last year statewide, and 90 percent of those involved deer. The majority of deer / vehicle collisions occur between the months of October and December.  Crashes are most common during the hours of 5 p.m. and  7 a.m. when deer are on the move and visibility is limited.   http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20111007/News/310079986&tc=email_newsletter

The great weather helping attendance numbers during the Dixie Classic Fair.  Unofficially, this year will likely come as the second highest attended in the fair’s 129 year history. www.dcfair.com

Good News: Highway 12, the two lane road that links the mainland to Hatteras Island along the Outer Banks, is back open after being shut down for over a month because of Hurricane Irene.  http://ocracokeisland.info/newsobx.php

Big news conference in Greensboro yesterday: HondaJet is expanding at PTI, creating more than 400 high-paying jobs. An engine problem will delay jet production until 2013.  (Greensboro News / Record)

 The NBA has canceled the first two weeks of the regular season.  Talks are off between players and owners for the time being.

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