Second medical missionary suffering from Ebola has arrived back in the US…California fruit recall extended…Scrabble adds 5,000 new words to its list (TUE News)

August 05, 2014

Breaking: Nancy Writebol, the second medical missionary suffering from Ebola, has arrived back in the US… (10am) http://www.samaritanspurse.org/

The Hanesbrands Annual Sample Sale: August 19 – 23 Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds http://wsfairgrounds.com/ai1ec_event/hanesbrands-3-2/    COST: Free… CONTACT: 727-2236

The new Nicholas Sparks movie, The Longest Ride, will be filming in Winston-Salem this week and volunteer extras are needed. (Tue – Sat Aug. 5-9).   **Bull riding scenes will be filmed, so extras will need to wear western gear.  http://myfox8.com/2014/08/04/nicholas-sparks-film-the-longest-ride-calls-for-extras-in-winston-salem/

RECALL extended: If you do have California nectarines, peaches or plums with a sticker that reads “Sweet2Eat” or “Sweet2Eat Organic” throw it out or take it back to the store for a refund. The fruit sold at Trader Joe’s, Costco, Whole Foods Market and Walmart covers fruit packed from June 1 thru July 17. The fruit may be contaminated with Listeria… http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls

National Night Out happening TONIGHT in several cities around the Triad.   The annual event encourages all of us to come outside and spend time with their neighbors and local law enforcement.   In Winston-Salem, the event happens at on McCreary Steet off Ogburn Avenue between 6- 9pm. Other city neighborhoods will hold activities such as block parties, cook-outs, flashlight walks, contests and anti-crime rallies…

For the first time in nearly a decade, Scrabble players are going to have 5,000 NEW words to ‘play with’ on their boards. According to publisher Merriam-Webster, new words like… “Hashtag” (14 points), “selfie” (9 points), “bling” (8 points), “mixtape” (18 points), “beatbox” (18 points)

Facing fines, conversion to Islam even death, Iraqi Christians flee Mosul because of the Islamic terror group known as ISIS… (Check out this CNN Video)   Quote: “For the first time in over 1,600 years, we had NO church (worship) in Nineveh last Sunday…”
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/05/pkg-damon-isis-christian-threats.cnn.html

2014 NewBridge Bank Invitational Jamboree – Annual fundraising event for local high schools Pre-Season Football Scrimmages (Friday, August 15) Cheerleading Competition (Tuesday, August 19)  **Tickets to each event are $5 at the door. Children under 6, FREE  http://www.newbridgebank.com/jamboree/

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board held a special meeting last night to talk about the new budget, which the governor is expected to sign into law. What is clear is that money for teacher assistants has been cut. http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/schools-lose-m-for-teacher-assistants/article_d2edc71e-1c43-11e4-9c54-001a4bcf6878.html?mode=print

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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.”

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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