National Teenager Day
(Plano, Texas) Firefighters rushed to the aid of a 13-year-old guy who got stuck in a washing machine Saturday afternoon. The teenager and some friends were “just playing around” when he climbed into the machine to see if he could fit. But he COULDN’T get back out. The boy’s parents intervened and dialed 911. https://goo.gl/hwJ5kn
Traffic Alert in downtown Winston-Salem: Bridge Repair until 3:30pm. Business 40 at the MLK Bridge: Both Inside lanes closed both directions
Skippy’s Hot Dogs is reopening in downtown Winston-Salem today under new ownership. Father and son Mark and Matt Whitley bought Skippy’s back in January, pledging to carry on former owner Mike Rothman’s legacy of pretzel buns and hand-cut fries. This week, the menu will be limited to a few hot dogs and chips. Next week, hand-cut fries should be added to the menu.
Skippy’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. https://goo.gl/8OOIAW
BTW: Skippy’s former owner Mike Rothman closed the restaurant last February after started treatment for brain cancer.
Remembering Jason Messer…
The 17-year-old passed away over the weekend from injuries sustained in an accident. Messer fell more than 50 feet while climbing at Hanging Rock State Park on Feb. 18, breaking several bones and suffering a traumatic brain injury.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m. at Twin City Bible Church, located at 1337 Ebert St., Winston-Salem. www.TwinCityBible.org
*Messer was an active part of the McMichael HS student body, a starter on the varsity football team, and part of the McMichael High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes. *In memory of Jason, some McMichael High School students and staff wrote, “Romans 1:16” on the back of their hand –
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes.” https://goo.gl/TuaaVu
A federal appeals court on Monday siding with a Texas school board saying that they CAN open its meetings with student-led prayers without fear of violating the U.S. Constitution. Since 1997, the Birdville school board has let students, typically in elementary or middle school, open meetings with prayer. https://goo.gl/xgr58I
(WED) Open house / Newly remodeled
The Professional Center at Goodwill –AND- Access Center Adult High School
…this Wednesday (March 22) from 10 – noon
Location: Goodwill headquarters on University Parkway in Winston-Salem.
INFO: 336-724-3621 extension 1387.
Local Volunteer ‘weather observers’ needed!
Simply go to the CoCoRaHS (pronounced KO-ko-ross) Network website, register, take the online training, order your 4 inch rain gauge and start reporting!
BTW: The CoCoRaHS (pronounced KO-ko-ross) network stands for…
Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network
DCCC is bringing the world to you! Experience new cultures-
Immerse yourself into the social and economic perspectives of more than
25 different countries. Next Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Carol F. Brinkley Building
Tickets are $3 in advance. Children under 6 are admitted free
Purchase tickets here: https://ncaie.wufoo.com/forms/international-night-ticket/
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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