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.
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)