Tuesday News, June 18, 2019  

Summer officially arrives this Friday (June 21) around lunchtime (11:54am)

 

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms likely…High 86

FLASH FLOOD WATCH for Forsyth and Guilford counties through suppertime

 

Overnight: A lightning strike is the likely cause of an early morning fire at Smith Grove United Methodist Church, north of Mocksville in Davie County. Best news: No injuries

https://www.wxii12.com/article/davie-county-church-burns-in-early-morning-fire/28078811

 

Truliant Federal Credit Union is suing BB&T and Suntrust over the proposed combined name of Truist, according to a lawsuit.  Truliant says BB&T and Suntrust acted without license, consent or the permission of the company.  Truliant is also asking for monetary and punitive damages.  https://www.wxii12.com/article/truliant-federal-credit-union-sues-

 

City Council members have unanimously approved nearly $300,000 to build a new fire station in Winston-Salem.  The new fire station will serve the Burke Mill Road corridor in the southwest part of the city.  https://www.wxii12.com/article/city-fire-chief-wants-new-fire-station-to-fill-gap-in-coverage-area/28074600

 

The Pentagon is sending 1,000 U.S. troops to Middle East after oil tanker attacks

Last week, the Trump administration accused Tehran of being responsible for an explosion that set two oil tankers on fire off the coast of Iran.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/17/us-sending-1-000-troops-middle-east-after-oil-tanker-attack/1483739001/

 

Recovery Mode: A water-rescue team will search Winston Lake again today.  A person fishing on Winston Lake reported Monday that another person went for a swim but never resurfaced. https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/man-missing-after-going-into-winston-lake-authorities-say

 

Democrat Cal Cunningham has entered North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race – a seat currently held by Republican Tom Tillis. Cunningham was running for Lt Governor.  At least two other Democrats are already running in the March 3, 2020 primary

https://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20190617/lexington-native-cal-cunningham-enters-us-senate-race

 

*NEW: Frito-Lay is recalling its Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips because they may contain an undeclared milk allergen.  CNN / USAToday

Additional RECALLS in the News…

*Flour Recall:  For the second time in two weeks, flour is being recalled because of E. coli fears. Pillsbury Best 5-pound Bread Flour distributed in 10 states (including Virginia).

Last week, flour made by King Arthur Flour was recalled because of E. coli fears.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/17/health/pillsbury-flour-recall-trnd/index.html

*Voluntary RECALL from the makers of Ragú. The company is recalling specific flavors and sizes of its pasta sauce. Reason: May contain plastic fragments?

http://via.wghp.com/ERAqn

*RECALL: El Monterey frozen breakfast wraps are being recalled, because they may contain ‘small rocks’?

 

“Love is patient and kind.

Love never gives up, never loses faith,

Love is always hopeful,

Love endures through every circumstance.”   1 Corinthians 13:4,7

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.”

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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