Thursday News, MARCH 23, 2017

Today is National Puppy Day

*34% of US dog owners say puppies teach them patience.

*70% of US dog owners say their puppies give them unconditional love.

 

“Lifting Up London”  Police still investigating that deadly terror attack in central London on Wednesday. An eighth arrest relating to the attack took place this morning. The lone attacker drove into a crowded Westminster Bridge before attempting to storm the Houses of Parliament. Twenty-nine people were treated in hospital, seven of whom are still in a critical condition.SOURCE:  SkyNews

 

Family First:  Pro golfer Jason Day tearfully withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play yesterday after six holes so he could be with his mother when she has surgery for lung cancer.

Jason’s mom was diagnosed in Australia at the start of the year and told she had 12 months to live. He brought her to Ohio last month for more tests, hopeful Friday’s surgery will lead to a chance at recovery.  https://goo.gl/rCecBp

 

College Hoops:  Wake Forest Sophomore John Collins will ‘declare’ for the NBA Draft. BUT, he is not hiring an agent, which could be good news for Deac fans.

Sad day for Blue Devil fans: Freshman Jayson Tatum is leaving Duke (with an agent) to enter the NBA draft.   https://goo.gl/6XOUuu

 

Fewer interruptions:  The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. Plus fewer commercials?   https://goo.gl/rCecBp

 

Coffee With a COP –  The Winston-Salem Police Department will be on-hand at the Whole Foods location (41 Miller Street) this Saturday morning from 8-10am.

Whole Foods is donating free coffee and light refreshments.  You bring the conversation…    https://goo.gl/M1Ordg

 

“First Responders Day” is this Friday, March 24th

Hosted by Cuthrell and Mochnick  on Westgate Centre Drive in Winston-Salem.

Please note all the cleaning appointments are filled, but appointments with the doctors are still open for fillings or extractions.

*Chick-fil-a on Hanes Mall Blvd will be providing breakfast.

Questions, call the office 336-765-3712.  http://www.winstonsalemdentistry.com/

 

PRICELESS donation?  (Durham) Natalie Gelbert’s husband dropped off a couple of bags at a Goodwill donation center in Durham recently.

One of the bags contained Natalie’s wedding dress!  Yes, the husband accidentally donated the dress to Goodwill.  When the couple contacted the store. “We got confirmation that one of the employees remembered selling it this past Saturday. The manager says he thinks it got sold for $20 or $25,” she said. “My heart sunk. I mean, that’s not something that’s replaceable at all.   Natalie has taken to Facebook in hopes of finding the dress.   Source: Fox 8  https://goo.gl/q3FHiu

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