Thursday News, November 15, 2018

ONE week til Thanksgiving… Less than 2 months til Christmas (39 sleeps)

Your WBFJ / National Weather Service Forecast
Rain. Gusty winds…Temperatures staying in the 30s

FLOOD WATCH continues for central NC including the Triad
(Forsyth, Guilford, Davidson and Randolph counties)

The city of Winston-Salem will keep possession of Bowman Gray Stadium and make $9 million dollars in improvements. In a press conference, officials said the renovation would help both Winston-Salem State University football and Bowman Gray racing. The plan announced Wednesday replaces an earlier one to sell Bowman Gray Stadium to WSSU. https://www.journalnow.com/sports/auto_racing/bowman_gray/new-deal-brings-million-in-bowman-gray-stadium-improvements-keeps/article_

A planned residential development of up to 400 apartments and 200 single-family homes received the recommendation of the High Point Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday. The property is in the High Point city limits near Highway 66, southwest of Hwy 311 (74) corridor.
https://www.journalnow.com/business/apartments-houses-planned-for-southeast-forsyth-and-high-point-near/article_f26e1777-4e7d-5404-8ec1-8373b4e5ca1b.html

The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro has adopted a wild polar bear
and it needs a ‘name’. Among the choices…
“Yuri,” which means “one who is beautiful”
“Ta-pee-sa,” which means “Arctic flower”
The other choices are “Carolina,” ”Hope” and “Sa-kar-i,” which means “sweet.”
*Voting continues through Monday afternoon (Nov 19 at 4pm) The winning name will be announced on Nov. 20. www.nczoo.org/news/help-us-name-our-wild-polar-bear

Green light: NC DOT announcing that the planned closure of Business 40 is still on for this Saturday (Nov 17) at 6am. The planned closure covers a 1-mile section of Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem between Peters Creek Parkway and Hwy 52 is expected to be completed within 17 months.
https://www.ncdot.gov/news/

Sports: College Hoops
#1 Duke blasts Eastern Michigan…84-46
WSSU falls short against Elizabeth City State…69-63
**Deacs traveling to the Myrtle Beach Invitation

High School Football Play-Offs begin Friday
College Football: Wake hosting Pitt this Saturday (final home game)

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