Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Cooler temperatures for the weekend. The best chance of rain with be on Sunday. The High on Sunday in the upper 70s??
Opening soon: The Triad’s first Trader Joe’s location is set to open on October 26th in Winston-Salem. The new Trader Joe’s will be located at the old Borders Books location at Thruway Shopping Center on Stratford Road. Job Alert: Hiring for the new Trader Joe’s will begin September 24th. Applications will be available at the store or online at www.traderjoes.com www.news-record.com/content/2012/08/16/article/trader_joes_to_open_oct_26_in_winston_salem
Forsyth Tech and Davidson County Community College are among ten North Carolina Community colleges to receive money for the back-to-work program. The program is designed to help the long-term unemployed get job training, re-training and even industry recognized certification in their field. www.journalnow.com
(Saturday afternoon) Hayworth Miller Funeral Home is celebrating the opening of its newest chapel on Shallowford Road in Lewisville from 2pm to 6pm. The public is invited… www.hayworth-miller.com/
Two universities in the state have made the Sierra Club’s list of ‘Green Colleges”: Duke (#7) and ASU (#10). FYI: Students at ASU voted to assess themselves a $5 dollar a semester fee to help pay for renewable energy projects.
Follow up: ABC-45 / MY-48 will remain on DISH network. An agreement has been reached by Dish and the station owner.
State Representative Larry Brown passed away of an apparent heart attack early Thursday while at his vacation home in Pinehurst. Brown was 69 years old. The former mayor of Kernersville spent over 30 years in public office. (Funeral arrangements are still pending as of Friday morning…) www.journalnow.com
Final answer: Chick-fil-A will remain on the campus of Appalachian State University. Administrators making that announcement after a recent meeting. Hank Foreman, associate vice chancellor with ASU, saying that: “Appalachian respects the right of consumers to make their own thoughtful choices consistent with their values.” www.wataugademocrat.com/News/story/ASU-No-change-in-Chick-fil-A-contract-id-008670
Citizen Link has provided an online “Thank You” petition in support of Dan Cathy (CEO of Chick-Fil-A) and his strong stand for moral and biblical convictions. Sign the petition: www.kintera.org/c.ewKYLiO2LsKeF/b.7798745/k.8C44/Action_Center/siteapps/advocacy/ActionItem.aspx?c=ewKYLiO2LsKeF&b=7798745&aid=518727
At the Box Office this weekend… “Sparkle” starring Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston (PG-13) This is a remake of a 1976 film starring Irene Cara (of ‘Fame’ fame). The ‘all too real story line’ of a singer who tries to beat her addictive demons and fully surrendered her life to God. A T.D. Jakes’ production http://www.pluggedin.com/movies/intheaters/sparkle.aspx
“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” starring Jennifer Garner (PG) The Odd Life of Timothy Green is made for kids, but it’s meant for parents. http://www.pluggedin.com/movies/intheaters/odd-life-of-timothy-green.aspx
Available on DVD this weekend: “The Hunger games” http://www.pluggedin.com/videos/2012/q3/hunger-games.aspx
Sports happening this weekend: Friday night High School Football… The Winston-Salem Open begins this weekend and continues through August 25th at the Wake Forest Tennis Center near BB+T Field. www.winstonsalemopen.com …The Wyndham Golf Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro runs through Sunday. http://www.news-record.com/sports/golf/wyndham
WBFJ Dixie Classic Fair Concert: Britt Nicole, Group One Crew and Royal Taylor will be our Grandstand artists coming to the Dixie Classic Fair on Wednesday, October 3. FYI: Gain entrance into the Dixie Classic Fair by purchasing 5 non-perishable Lowes Foods brands food items (per person)…helping those in need through Crisis Control Ministries. Once inside the Fair, enjoy the grandstand concert FREE. Details online at www.wbfj.fm
New re-mix EP from MANDISA – The EP is a five-song assortment that features remixes of hits like Stronger, Shakles and her current single with TobyMac, “Good Morning”. The EP came out on Tuesday (Aug 14)…
TobyMac will be performing his latest single “Me Without You” on the Fox and Friends Live morning show next Saturday morning (Aug 25th). TobyMac’s fifth solo studio project “Eye On It” will be available at the end of the month (TUE, August 28th)
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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