Friday News: July 15, 2016

*Praying for the residents of Elkin. Clean up continues after strong winds tore the roofs off of several buildings including the old bottling plant on South Bridge Street late Thursday afternoon.

The country of France is observing three days of mourning after a ‘terror’ attack during a celebration in the city of Nice (neece) on Thursday. At least 84 people (including 2 Americans) lost their lives.



Local doctors are treating more millennials for ‘text neck’?  The posture associated with text neck puts pressure on the spine — possibly causing premature damage over time.  FYI: You can avoid text neck by not hunching, keeping your mobile device at eye level.



(SUN)  Community Prayer Circle for local Law Enforcement Officers

Location: Winston-Salem Police Department at N. Cherry Street

This Sunday afternoon (July 17) at 3pm (lasting about an hour)   336-408-1247

Come show your support the brave men and women who put their lives on the line every day for our safety.


Officer appreciation…

‘Get It To Go Bakery’ & Country Store (near Wallburg) is offering a

FREE individual dessert to all law enforcement, thru the end of July.

Come in uniform or show us your badge so we can say Thank You

for all hard work and service to our community.  Details on the News Blog


Do something ‘productive’ while playing the new mobile gaming craze ‘Pokemon Go’? Here’s a cool idea out of Indiana:  Dozens of volunteers are flocking to the Muncie Animal Shelter all thanks to a Facebook request…

“…please walk our shelter dogs around town while playing the game.”

The shelter had to purchase 20 new leashes to keep up with the demand.

FYI: Walking shelter dogs makes them more likely to be adopted.


Fans needed for seniors: Davidson County Senior Services is currently accepting financial donations to buy more fans.

Wanna help? Call (336) 242-2290.


Job Fair: Food service / Hospitality team

Friday (July 15)    2 – 6pm

Saturday (July 16)    10 – 2pm

Location: BB&T Field (WFU football complex) Deacon Tower / 4th floor

INFO / Details: Call Amber Jordan at (336) 896-9809

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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)