Eye on the Storm as Isaias heads north to New England
Isaias (E- zah – E – us), now a tropical storm after making landfall in North Carolina as a Category One hurricane around 11pm last night near Ocean Isle. Tuesday will be spent by many down East assessing storm damage. Thousands without power this morning. *Several homes were destroyed after a tornado touched down in Bertie County overnight. The Atlantic coast has seen worse, but Isaias could stay at or near tropical storm strength all the way to New England.
*Ocean Isle Beach is located in Brunswick County, north of Sunset beach
No ‘maple-flavoring’ but still yummy!
International Delights – the coffee creamer people – has unveiled its brand-new
Elf (The Movie) inspired creamers including Peppermint Mocha, Frosted Sugar Cookie, and (something new) Caramel Waffle Cookie. In most stores now…
If you are wondering: 143 days til Christmas
Fall only 49 days away Autumn begins on September 22.
NOTE: 17 oz bottles of Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer – distributed locally – is being recalled because it contains methanol. This is one of over 100 sanitizers being recalled by the FDA. This particular hand sanitizer was recently distributed by Forsyth County under a COVID-19 relief effort. Local businesses that took part in the relief program are getting emails not to use the hand sanitizer. Details on the News Blog…
RECALLS: More information regarding hand sanitizer containing Methanol,
Ground beef from Canada and onions being recalled, on the News Blog…
NOW HIRING: Goodwill has immediate openings at all stores and donation centers.
Both full-time and part-time jobs available with multiple shift times.
Jobs include: Cashier, Clothes Hanger, Donations Assistant plus management positions. Apply today at www.jobsatgoodwill.org.
Have you filled out the US Census? Everyone needs to be counted.
So, please take a few minutes and get counted! Federal and state money for dozens of programs is based on population. Details at https://2020census.gov/
North Carolina remains in the “Safer At Home – Phase 2” thru this Friday, August 7 to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Please wear a face covering in public spaces, both inside or outside,
where physical distancing – of six feet – is not possible…
Remember the 3-W’s to help stop the spread of COVID-19…
Wash your hands for 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer.
Wait six feet apart from other people (physical distancing)
Wear a face covering / face mask
Give the Gift of Life
Find a blood drive near you on our events page at wbfj.fm.
Download the FREE donation APP from the American Red Cross
UPDATE: Because of the governor’s COVID-19 mandates, the 2020 Thrive! Homeschool Conference planned in downtown Winston-Salem has been cancelled.
Next year’s state conference is May 27-29, 2021. https://www.nche.com/thrive/
*Do you have questions about Homeschooling your child in North Carolina?
Check out the News Blog at wbfj.fm. https://www.nche.com/helps/hs-faq/
Wake Forest Law’s Pro Bono Project helps provide FREE legal guidance to the residents of North Carolina economically affected by the pandemic.
The Pro-Bono project may help answer questions about – going back to work, options for self-employed or independent contractors, and how long benefits might last for those on furlough. www.wfu.law/ask Details on the News Blog at wbfj.fm.
Want to renew your wedding vows?
The Winston-Salem Dash as the ultimate stadium plan.
The Winston-Salem Dash is taking reservations for fans to reaffirm their marital commitments – at home plate – this Saturday (August 8).
The Dash is offering a ballpark fare menu featuring hot dogs, fries and a drink,
OR a dinner menu with a salad, baked chicken, mashed potatoes and a drink.
The ceremonies will be officiated by BOLT, the team mascot, and the team’s vice president of baseball operations, Ryan Manuel, who is ordained!
The ceremony costs $40 per couple, and $10 per guest (up to 8 guests)
Couples can register for five different time slots (5, 5:45, 6:30, 7:15 and 8).
Interested: Contact email@example.com or 336-714-6879.
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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