WBFJ News Friday, OCT 21, 2016

Expect more FALL-like temperatures this weekend!

 

Hallmark Channel announces its 2016 Christmas movie schedule.

First seasonal offering starts next Saturday (Oct 29)   https://goo.gl/fgri5f

 

Busy day for the first official start of Early Voting locally and statewide

In Forsyth County, over 1,500 people took part in early voting on Thursday.    ‘Traditionally’ the first and last day of early voting has the highest turnout.

https://goo.gl/H6tp6U

FYI: Forsyth County has rolled out a new APP to help track ‘wait times’ during early Early Voting.     https://goo.gl/eT8HZG

 

“One Stop Early Voting-  You can register and vote all at the same time during the One-Stop Early Voting period. You cannot register on Election Day, Nov 8th.

http://ncsbe2.azurewebsites.net/Voting/One-Stop-Early-Voting

 

Helpful Hint:  Please print off YOUR ‘Sample Ballot’ – Do your research and highlight your picks.  Take your sample ballot with you when you go vote, to help keep your voting experience a quick and positive one!! 

 

Breaking: British American Tobacco has presented a $47 billion bid to take control of Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American, the second-largest tobacco company in the US. Reynolds American is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.  https://goo.gl/oAxG0v

 

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses…

“I’m bowling the game of my life, and can’t come in…”

“I was bitten by a duck…”

“The ozone in the air flattened my car tires…”

“I ate too much birthday cake…?”

CareerBuilder survey gathering a list of the craziest employee excuses for calling in sick, when they actually were NOT sick.

*33% of employers say they have checked to see if an employee was telling the truth in one way or another.

*Be Careful What You Post.  More than a third of employers (34%) have caught an employee lying about being sick by checking social media.

*Employees most often call in sick during the month of December (21 percent) followed by July (16 percent) and January (14 percent).

*The most popular day of the week to call in sick is Monday (48%)

followed by Friday (26%).

BTW:  If you ARE sick  – bottom line – stay home and get better! https://goo.gl/DaAPng

 

“I’m Not Ashamed”  the movie

based on the journal writings of Rachel Joy Scott – the first student to be killed during the 1999 Columbine shootings.  In theaters this weekend…

 

 

The American Pickers, Mike and Frank, are heading to North Carolina this fall and we’re looking for leads throughout the region, specifically interesting people with interesting items and lots of them! We’d love to spread the word in your area as soon as possible, so the sooner people with collections reach out to us the better. Please make sure people who are interested reach out to us on our phone 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878), or our email, which is AmericanPickers@cineflix.com

 

 

Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, but Ally Bank is trying to change your mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece. The bank said it would offer hints on social media as to where the promotional pennies might be found. Making a statement to encourage saving, Ally says it’s important for everyone to understand that saving, even the smallest amount, say a penny, is important to generating wealth over time.

 

 

 

*Local organizations collecting donations for flood victims in Eastern NC

Lexington:  Supplies can be dropped off at the  Lexington YMCA  and

Worley Insurance on North Main street in Lexington. No donation is too small.

Kernersville – The Bridge Fellowship is collecting bottled water and cleaning supplies (clorox wipes, paper towels and yard tools) Contact # 336-996-6880.

 

 

 

 

Traffic + Weather together…

Reminder: It’s ‘deer’ season

Most deer related crashes occur at dawn and dust.   https://goo.gl/xpv32q

 

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


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