News for December 23rd, 2011

Falling gas prices means more people could be hitting the road over the holiday weekend. AAA of the Carolinas says nearly 2.4 million drivers are expected to travel at least 50 miles between Today and Jan. 2. ***Gas prices have dropped 64 cents since May and 13 cents since Thanksgiving. is letting you give your friends and family $10 restaurant gift certificates this holiday season for free. Typically you can buy a $25 gift certificate for about $10, but until Dec. 31, you can give $10 gift certificates for free. The company said it’s giving away gift certificates to build community and lift people’s spirits.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is adding 35 jobs at its Ivy Avenue plant in Winston-Salem as part of a decision to make some of its sweet products there. The company is converting 50,000 square feet of empty space at 1814 Ivy Ave. into a commissary where it will make the products for wholesale customers, primarily those in the Triad. Applicants can go to Krispy Kreme’s website — — and click on its careers link. The expansion is a part of the company’s commitment to Winston Salem, (where KK got its start) as they approach their 75th anniversary in July.

CONGRATULATIONS are in order for two college Freshman.. Raisa Chowdhury and Jacob Feldman, took more Advanced Placement tests and scored higher on them than anyone else in the state.. winning them the State AP Scholar award for North Carolina. Last spring more than 43,600 students took AP exams. Raisa went went to Mt. Tabor and Jacob Graduated from Reynolds.

Football’s big game is coming to the small screen.
For the first time ever the Super Bowl, along with some postseason NFL games, will be streamed online and through the league’s mobile apps..
The upcoming wild card games, the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl will be streamed for free to computers on and
NBC’s live stream will run different ads from those on TV, but Super Bowl viewers will be able to pull up the TV commercials on demand through the website shortly after they air.

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