Ski Resort opens on Halloween. Over 100mph winds on Grandfather Mtn overnight (News for Wednesday)

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Cloudy and breezy…High 53  Dress warm tonight for that Trunk or Treat…

Tweet from Grandfather Mountain Tuesday night “…our highest 3-second wind gust was 105.8 mph.”

October 31?  Ski season started TODAY at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort. This is Sugar Mtn’s earliest opening for skiing and snowboarding in its 43-year history.     www.wataugademocrat.com/News/story/Sugar-Mountain-Resort-to-open-Wednesday-id-009448

Listing of Ski resorts in NC (and surrounding states)  www.skisoutheast.com/

Students at High Point University held a prayer service last night for those
affected by Hurricane Sandy.  
School leaders are planning on holding fundraisers to raise money for the American Red Cross.    http://triad.news14.com/content/top_stories/668182/high-point-university-holds-vigil-for-students-affected-by-hurricane-sandy

The American Red Cross urging all blood donors to give the ‘gift of life’ this week.
Schedule an appointment: Call 1-800-733-2767   www.nwnc-redcross.org/ Hundreds of blood drives have been cancelled in the Northeast because of Hurricane Sandy.

Ways to donate to relief efforts  – along our coast and in the Northeast – on
our website –  www.wbfj.fm   
Organizations including the Salvation Army, Samaritan’s Purse, the Red Cross and the NC Baptist Men are all mobilizing to help those in need
in our state and in the  Northeast.   “Tips For Giving In Times Of Crisis” – from Charity Navigator  http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=310&utm_source=EmailDirect.com&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Hurricane+Sandy+Campaign

Have a flight scheduled this week?  Check with your airline. PTI showing flights to Philly cancelled again today.  www.flyfrompti.com/airline-service/flight-trackers/

Disney meets Star Wars:  The Walt Disney Company is buying Lucasfilm in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $4 billion dollars. The merger will give Disney control of Lucasfilm’s blockbuster Star Wars franchise.. http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/30/technology/disney-buys-lucasfilm/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

Early Voting continues through this Saturday (Nov 3rd).  Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6th.  www.ncsbe.gov/     More information about Early Voting sites in your county on the News Blog at www.wbfj.fm.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend a record $8-billion dollars on Halloween this year.   

Winter Jam 2013:  TobyMac, Matthew West, Sidewalk Prophets, Plumb, Jamie Grace,  Royal Tailor, Jason Castro and Red.  Hosted by NewSong. February 16 at the Greensboro Coliseum.  $10 dollars at the door. Details online at
www.wbfj.fm

 

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

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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