Triad bracing for a Wintry mix…US teacher killed in Benghazi, Libya…Duke vs FSU in ACC Chamionship game…The world remembers Nelson Mandela (Friday News)

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 Thursday33 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.
www.nydailynews.com/news/world/american-teacher-shot-killed-benghazi-article-1.1538237#ixzz2mhXKsUlf

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to assist with the overflow shelters in Winston-Salem.    Interested?  Call 899-0375   Email wsnc.os@gmail.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 

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

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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