State Highway Patrol is hosting a job fair in Greensboro…Girl Scout Cookie scam in Reidsville…Corn Shucking contest to help local soup kitchen (Friday News)

Job Fair: The State Highway Patrol is hosting a job fair in Greensboro Friday  afternoon from 1pm to 4pm at the Dick’s Sporting Goods on Bridford Parkway.  Cadets are paid and receive benefits during training. The deadline to apply for the next training in the spring is December 31. https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000003,000014,000734

(Traffic Alerts)  Davie County / Bermuda Run area  – The Eastbound lanes of I-40 at the Yadkin River Bridge will be CLOSED  because of scheduled road construction this weekend (from 8pm Friday evening through early Monday morning).  DETOUR: Hwy 801 to Hwy 158 to Harper Road back to I-40 EB.    Expect delays…  http://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/IncidentDetail.aspx?id=422137

 Traffic Alert:  Downtown High Point – The 4th annual High Point Cycling Classic runs through Sunday. http://hpcyclingclassic.com/

Expect heavy traffic this weekend at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Big Buck Expo runs through Sunday.  For more information:  southerntrophyhunters.com.

The “Aw Shucks: Corn Shucking Contest” this Saturday morning at the  Dixie Classic Fair Farmers’ Market in Winston-Salem. The donated corn shucked during the event will be in turn donated to the Samaritan Ministries Soup Kitchen. Ribbons will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and a cash prize to the winning adult and child.  www.dcfairfarmersmarket.com      The Dixie Classic Fair Farmer’s Market is open to the public on the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds every Saturday throughout the year from 6 am to 1 pm.

North Carolina Tax Free Weekend:  August 2 – 4, 2013  Back to School merchandise including computers, clothing and sports gear  http://www.dornc.com/taxes/sales/salestax_holiday.html

Energy Star Tax Free Weekend:  November 1 – 3, 2013   Appliances and other home related items including: washers, refrigerators, even AC systems  http://www.dornc.com/taxes/sales/energystar_holiday.html

Contest: Do you have a favorite Salsa recipe? You need to enter the Dixie Classic Fair Farmer’s Market  ‘salsa recipe’  contest.  Entry deadline is this Wednesday (July 31).  First place wins $100 dollars.  The Winston-Salem Journal will publish the winning salsa recipe.  Information: Call 727-2236    www.dcfairfarmersmarket.com

Big Community Outreach Day happening this Saturday in Winston-Salem Morning Star Baptist Church is hosting this FREE event from 10am to 2:30pm to help low-income families.  The event will feature more than 30 exhibitors who will offer an array of FREE services including: health screenings, diet/nutrition advice and career guidance.  http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_a63f2e92-f408-11e2-b812-001a4bcf6878.html?mode=print

 Scam alert: The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office reporting that a woman has reportedly been going around selling Girl Scout cookies in the Reidsville area, collecting the money from victims, but never delivering the cookies. A spokesperson for the local Girl Scout organization also  confirming the scam.  BTW:  It’s NOT Girl Scout cookie season. http://myfox8.com/2013/07/25/girl-scout-cookie-scam-reported-in-reidsville/

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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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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