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
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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