State HS Basketball Play-offs start today (NEWS for Monday)

Washington’s Birthday / President’s Day Forecast: Sunny skies…High 48.   Finally some snow!!!!   A dusting to a couple of inches of snow, south to north in the Piedmont.

A new Governors Highway Safety Association report shows that the Tar Heel State is ranked behind Texas for the number of teen driver fatalities.  Biggest reason:  Distracted driving…     http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/

Greensboro police will be stopping cars and checking vehicles with tinted windows this week.  Fox 8 reporting that if your car’s window is too dark, you could be ticketed with a $290 dollar fine including court costs. 

Auditions for the “X Factor” will be making a stop in the Triad on May 1 at the Greensboro Coliseum. The winner of Simon Cowell’s X Factor gets a $5 million dollar recording contract with Sony Music. http://www.thexfactorusa.com/

State High School basketball play-offs start today: Complete schedule and brackets:  www.nchsaa.org

NCISAA State Swimming Championships (independent and private schools)  Monday and Tuesday (Feb 20-21)  at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. 

 ACC Basketball action:  Duke over Boston College 

Speed Week at Daytona:  (NASCAR) Carl Edwards capturing the pole position for the start of this Sunday’s Daytona 500.  Edwards will share the front row with teammate Greg Biffle.  The rest of the starting line up will be settled on Thursday with the twin-125 qualifying races.  www.nascar.com/races/cup/

 NASCAR and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command are teaming up.
The historic partnership will improve the safety and the performance of military vehicles for our troops all over the world, while creating new jobs and investment opportunities in North Carolina.  http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/653958/nascar–military-announce-special-partnership

NY Knicks back in the win / ‘Lin-ning’ column.  Jeremy Lin scored 28 points and added a career-high 14 assists with a 104-97 victory over the Mavericks last night.    ESPN fired an employee over the weekend for posting an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. The headline was posted on ESPN’s mobile website was used for a story about a New York loss in which Lin had nine turnovers.  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/ben_glicksman/02/19/mavericks.knicks/index.html#ixzz1mvcjRcfo

What’s all the LIN-sation about Jeremy Lin?  Learn more:  www.mercurynews.com/jeremy-lin/ci_19954877

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