WBFJ News Wednesday, SEPT 01, 2016

 Possible WET start to your Labor Day Weekend?  Good News: Second half of your weekend should be sunny and mild!

 

Tropical Storm WARNINGS have been issued for parts of Northern Florida, southeastern Georgia as well as the coastal areas of South Carolina.

**A Tropical Storm WATCH has been extended toward Surf City, NC.

 

Tropical Storm Hermine (her – MEAN) continues to strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico.  Residents in and around the Panhandle of Florida are preparing for landfall sometime later this evening.  +50 counties in Florida and southern Georgia are under a ‘State of Emergency’.    -The Weather Channel

 

NO photo ID required? The US Supreme Court has refused to ‘restore’ North Carolina’s voter ID requirement for the upcoming elections in November.

Bottom Line: Registered voters will NOT have to show a photo ID at the polling booth.  Early voting is back to 17 days, beginning Oct. 20th.  http://goo.gl/BDfTD9

 

Healthier options? Chick-fil-A is testing a host of new menu items, including quinoa (KEEN-wah), roasted butternut squash and chia seeds.

No worries.  No worries: Regular menu items including chicken sandwiches, nuggets and waffle fries – are remaining!! If the “healthier fare” proves successful in their test markets, Chick-fil-A will roll them out nationwide.   Fox News

 

Clothing retailer J.Crew is coming to Winston-Salem.  The new location will be at Thruway Shopping Center two doors down from Talbot’s.  There is currently a J.Crew store at Friendly Center in Greensboro. http://goo.gl/5U3A4h

 

Long-time WXII anchorman Cameron Kent is leaving WXII-12 in December.

Kent’s last day on air a WXII will be Dec. 16.

Reason:  “I just felt like this was the right time to retire…I want to spend more time with my family, and devote myself to writing full time.  I just finished another novel, and my latest book, ‘The Road to Devotion,’ has been picked up for a movie, so I’ll be busy working on the screenplay for that…”   http://goo.gl/UMXb7j

 

Drivers needed? Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools still needs bus drivers.   Interested? Info at the News Blog

 

 

Are you ready for some (college) football?

Home opener for Wake Forest vs Tulane…Kick off around 7pm

*Expect heavier traffic around Deacon Blvd and BB&T Field before + after the game

 

Go Mountaineers: APP State travelling to Knoxville to play #9 Tennessee

*Kick off around 7:30pm tonight.

Since App State stunned Michigan nine years ago, ASU has suffered lopsided losses to every SEC, Big Ten and ACC opponent it has faced.   L

http://goo.gl/tnBdJ6

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