WBFJ News: Wednesday, FEB 17, 2016

Random Acts of Kindness Day     How do you show LOVE to those around you???? 

 

Gas prices have been holding steady.  Prices nationally have dropped 20 cents and are averaging 55 cents less than the same time last year.  CNN Money

 

Big announcement: The Cheesecake Factory is coming to in Greensboro. The Cheesecake Factory will be situated at the corner of West Friendly Avenue and Pembroke Road (the old Carolina Bank location) at Friendly Center by the end of this year.  This will be the 4th NC location.  https://goo.gl/WIvnAE

 

RECALL: There’s another recall due to defective vehicle air bags. This time, General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars to replace the Takata driver’s air bag inflators.     -Consumer Reports update

 

Hillsong Church will launch its third US congregation this time in the Phoenix, Arizona area on February 21stThe Phoenix site will initially offer six Sunday worship experiences on three campuses with additional sites under consideration.  Hillsong Church, founded in Australia back in 1983, serves over  100,000 worshippers weekly at their various global campuses .   http://goo.gl/iZNqxK

 

A German shorthaired pointer named “CJ” won the best of show at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last night. The three-year-old topped a field of 2,751 entries consisting of 199 breeds and varieties. CNN

 

Stephen Curry has been named AP’s ‘Athlete of the Year’

Check out the Fox News ‘Focus on Faith’ with Steph Curry…

“I remember it like it was yesterday, the day I gave my life to Christ…My parents continued to pour into my faith from that point on, making sure I understood the commitment I’d just made,” he said.   – Read more at the News Blog

 

Denise Matthews (AKA 1980s pop singer ‘Vanity’) has died from kidney failure and an intestinal illness.  She was only 57 years old.  Denise was lead singer of the group Vanity 6, which had a major hit in the 80s and toured with megastar Prince.  In the 1990s, Matthews made her way to Hollywood, appearing in the films including “Action Jackson.”   On the dark side, She also battled drug addiction, suffering an overdose in 1994 that destroyed her kidneys and left her on dialysis. But in the mid-1990s she gave her life to Christ, kicked drugs, and left the entertainment industry.

‘Vanity’ became an evangelist and eventually was ordained as a minister, preaching in churches around the country.

 

Election 2016: This Friday (FEB 19) is the deadline to REGISTER to vote in the upcoming March 15th Primary in North Carolina.  

 

 

 

 

*Absentee voting is going on now.  Early voting March 2 – 12, 2016

-Reminder: You will need a ‘Photo ID’ to vote in March.  http://voterid.nc.gov/      

 

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