WBFJ NEWS: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Good News: Gas prices across the Triad have fallen below $3 dollars a gallon.
Today is National Boss’s Day
“I encourage you to make petitions, prayers, intercessions, and prayers of thanks for everyone. Pray for those in authority over us so that we can have a quiet and peaceful life. This is good and pleases God our Savior…” 1 Timothy 2:1-3 (GW)
The numbers are in. Attendance at this year’s Dixie Classic Fair was 300,362 – down about 6% over last year, largely because of rainy weather during both weekends of the 10-day fair.
Plinko with a Purpose:
Overall total ‘donations’ raised at the gazebo: $4,754.61 up slightly from last year. Donations from Plinko go to participating area non-profits including the WBFJ Christmas Blessing in December. www.wbfj.fm
Election 2014: Almost one million early voters have already cast their ballots nearly three weeks before the mid-term Elections. FYI: Get informed: Check out the informative ‘online Voter Guide’ from American Policy Roundtable at iVoters.com. Details on the News Blog. http://www.ivoters.com/
Ebola In-Depth: FactsNotFear We have posted a great link from
WFMY News 2 about ‘dispelling MYTHS’… with FACTS about Ebola.
News Blog and our Social Media sites…
The fact that two nurses became infected while caring for a dying Ebola patient at a Dallas Hospital is causing a serious review of ‘protective procedures’ for health care workers. http://goo.gl/676nLg
Forsyth Medical Center has been chosen as an Ebola treatment center.
That means if someone were to be diagnosed with the virus at one of Novant Health’s other health care centers, they could end up in Winston-Salem. If a patient does show signs of the virus, they would immediately be taken through a separate entrance into an isolation unit on the first floor. After initial treatment on the first floor, the patient would be taken upstairs into an isolation unit inside the intensive care unit. http://goo.gl/0EXHWz
Reminder: It’s ‘DEER’ season…
Nearly half of all animal-related crashes in North Carolina take place in the months of October, November and December. Most are collisions with deer….
FYI: Deer are on the move at dawn and dusk
With the largest number of crashes between 5am to 8am….and 6pm to 10pm
MLB Play-offs: The Kansas City Royals are headed to their first World Series since 1985, sweeping the Baltimore Orioles last night in the ALCS.
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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