Dog Days of Summer’ continue through Saturday (Aug 11)
52 days til the start of the Dixie Classic Fair
Your WBFJ / National Weather Service Forecast…
Mostly sunny. Scattered thunderstorms this afternoon…High 90
Beauty from Ashes: Bethel Church is ministering to those in need while dealing with their own troubles. The Carr fire in Redding, California has destroyed more than 1,000 homes and displaced tens of thousands of people. Bethel Church has partnered with the Salvation Army to host a distribution center. To provide food, clothing and household items to those who’ve lost everything — that includes at least 25 of Bethel’s staff.
MoviePass subscribers …more changes are coming.
The movie-ticket subscription service will allow users to see only three movies a month starting August 15. Customers who see more than three movies in a month will get discounts of $2 to $5 a ticket if they book through the MoviePass app, the company says.
While the new change is sure to anger some users, only 15% of MoviePass subscribers see more than three movies a month.
Americans are addicted to their mobile devices?
Likely NOT breaking news, still a new British study finding that on average, people check their smart phones once every 12 minutes.
13 North Carolina football players will miss games during the 2018 season because of NCAA violations including the sale of team-issued shoes… CNN
Krispy Kreme is offering the Reese’s Outrageous Doughnut.
The Reese’s Outrageous Doughnut strikes a perfect balance of taste and texture sensations with an airy chocolate doughnut, gooey caramel and peanut butter drizzle, and classic crunch of Reese’s Pieces… for a limited time!
National Night Out provides a way for neighborhoods to bring the community together along with local law enforcement in a fun, safe environment.
National Night Out events are happening in several cities across the Piedmont Triad. Join WBFJ in Archdale from 5 til 8pm… Details at wbfj.fm
Traffic + Weather
Traffic Alert in downtown Winston-Salem
Business 40 (both directions) at the Peters Creek Parkway bridge
Lanes Closed nightly from 9 pm to 6 am…weather permitting. https://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/IncidentDetail.aspx?id=539304
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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