Sights of the Season: Have you seen those cool blinking Christmas lights in downtown Kernersville? As of November, those blinking lights have extended away from downtown to the South Main Street / Business 40 intersection. The blinking Christmas lights will be twinkling through early January. Winston-Salem Journal
Fox 8 WGHP is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Roy’s Folks. Catch the Roy’s Folks one hour special on Fox 8 several times: Friday night (DEC 06) at 7pm…DEC 21 – Saturday at 7pm and Christmas morning at 8am (WED, DEC 25) www.myfox8.com This week on Sunday @ 5: Catch Verne’s interview with David Weatherly, longtime Producer of ‘Roy’s Folks’ on Fox8 WGHP-TV. David will take us behind the scenes in the production of Roy’s Folks and chat about some of the unique individuals from the past 25 years.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, passed away on Thursday. He was 95. *U2 front man Bono talked about Mandela’s legacy: “In the end, Mandela showed us how to love rather than hate, not because he had never surrendered to rage or violence, but because he learned that love would do a better job.” http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/06/5-things-to-know-for-your-new-day-friday-december-6/?hpt=hp_t2
An American teacher from Texas was shot to death in Benghazi, Libya while going for his usual morning jog on Thursday. 33 year old Ronnie Smith taught at the International School in Benghazi for 18 months. Smith had planned to return to the U.S. next week to visit his family for Christmas. Smith had been a staff member at Austin Stone Community Church in Texas.
Hundreds of volunteers are needed to assist with the overflow shelters in Winston-Salem. Interested? Call 899-0375 Email email@example.com The emergency winter shelters will be available through March 31st, giving needy individuals access to a warm place to stay and additional assistance. Pastor Russ May with Anthony’s Plot
The Duke Blue Devils will play #1 FSU this Saturday for the ACC Football Championship.
NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” – The Carolina Panthers take on the New Orleans Saints this Sunday night (Dec 8) BTW: It’s the first of two games in three weeks between the rivals. The Saints will travel to Charlotte on Dec. 22.
WBFJ listener Avalee says…”Our church family had a great time participating in OCC! Can’t wait to do it again next year!” Well if you still want to pack more shoeboxes, you can do ‘virtually’ through the Operation Christmas Child website. Check out the link on our website www.wbfj.fm
Give a wounded warrior a smile or a kind word of encouragement this Christmas season through the ‘Veterans cards program’. Holiday cards will be delivered to veterans in over twenty-eight VA hospitals in 9 states. Deadline is December 17, 2013. www.battleshipnc.com/Programs/VeteransCards
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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