WBFJ News Tuesday, OCT 18, 2016

Near record breaking temperatures over the next several days…

 

(TONIGHT) Biscuitville locations around the Piedmont celebrating their annual Breakfast After Dark fundraising event – TONIGHT only (Oct 18) from 5 to 8pm.

**20% of total sales will go to area schools and organizations specific to your Biscuitville location!  Locations on the News Blog    http://biscuitville.com/breakfast-after-dark

 

Fall Career Fair this Thursday at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington
Time: 10am til 2pm.  Dress to Impress & Bring your updated Resume…
Call 336-417-5990 for more information   https://goo.gl/14xyJ7

(309 Huffman Mill Road in Burlington)

 

Last year, the American auto industry sold a record-setting 17.5 million vehicles. So what’s HOT for 2016?  Trucks or SUVs?

Well it seems that the ‘minivan’ has made a comeback, leading all vehicle sales in the first three months of 2016.    https://goo.gl/GNsD4T

 

The Davie County football team went through a great deal of adversity last week and is the #1 High School football team in the Winston-Salem Journal’s Coaches’ Poll for the first time this season.   East Forsyth finished #2…  https://goo.gl/YLDYyQ

 

Good news? Job openings are also at near record levels across the US.

A new report says many Americans who struggled to find a job several years ago are now juggling two or three part-time jobs.  On the flip side: some businesses are splitting full time jobs –  into multiple part-time positions.  US News / World Report

 

Holiday Tradition? Macy’s says they are sticking to their decision to open stores on Thanksgiving Day. Mall operator CBL & Associates (which manages Hanes Mall in WS) will be closed on Turkey Day and will re-open at 6am Black Friday.

Officials with CBL suggesting that opening on Thanksgiving Day doesn’t add to the holiday sales bottom line. Who’s open/ closed during Thanksgiving: https://goo.gl/4rKvjg

 

The NBA explaining why kids under the age of 14 should NOT specialize in just one sport – like basketball. They’re concerned that single sport specialization may contribute to injuries, and also contribute to a loss of interest in the sport. They also say kids should take at least one day off from organized competition every week and extended time off at least once a year for proper physical and mental recovery.

 

A new study says that mosquitoes aren’t just attracted by human smells but also by our flavor. Scientists are studying how the brains of mosquitoes process tastes and smells. Ultimate solution: a scent that is pleasant-smelling for humans but strong enough to repel mosquitoes at low concentrations.  https://goo.gl/329UbU

 

 

Reminder: It’s ‘deer’ season

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

 

 

Election 2016: “One Stop Early Voting” begins this Thursday (OCT 20) statewide.

Three weeks until Election Tuesday (Nov 8)

*The final presidential debate- WED night 9pm (OCT 19) in Las Vegas

Early Voting information  http://goo.gl/Bh65mI

Polling Place info…   http://enr.ncsbe.gov/pollingplace_search/

NC State Board Of Elections    http://www.ncsbe.gov/

 

 

 

The deadline is looming for those who want to apply for

‘Christmas assistance’ through the Salvation Army this December…

Deadline dates on the News Blog…        https://goo.gl/Y7Qee4

Wilkes County: October 31…  Burlington:  October 24-29

 

 

 

 

 

*Local organizations collecting donations for flood victims in Eastern NC

Lexington:  Supplies are being collected for flood victims in Lumberton

You can drop off items at the  Lexington YMCA  and Worley Insurance on North Main street in Lexington. No donation is too small.

 

Kernersville – The Bridge Fellowship / Disaster relief

Collecting bottled water and cleaning supplies (clorox wipes, paper towels and yard tools) Contact # 336-996-6880.

 

 

 

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

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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