Wednesday News: April 05, 2023
Allergy Alert for TREE and GRASS pollen for Wednesday. www.forsyth.cc/EAP/pollen.aspx
Passion Week Timeline: Wednesday is known as ‘Spy Day’. From the Triumphant entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to the Last Supper to the Crucifixion to Resurrection Sunday, follow Jesus and his disciples this week on the News Blog.
*Easter is the ‘most popular, most attended’ church day of the year.
Today is Deep Dish Pizza Day as well as Bell Bottom Jeans Day.
Have you noticed that beautiful ‘Easter’ moon the past couple of nights? The ‘Pink Moon’ will peak (full) later tonight (WED). https://www.almanac.com/content/full-moon-april
Remodeling. The Chick-Fil-A in Lexington will be closed (due to remodeling) beginning Tuesday afternoon (April 11) at 2pm. All re-opening updates will come through their Facebook page during last week of the month. *The CFA Lexington location located at 75 Plaza Parkway.
Fun Easter Fact
An estimated 180 million eggs will be purchased this week for use during Easter.
*The practice of decorating eggs has been around for centuries.
The White House Easter Egg Roll tradition started in 1878 with President Rutherford B. Hayes.
What to Buy in April for the Best (seasonal) Deals
From mark-downs on make-up to vacuum sales to home cleaning deals.
Even Lawn and Garden Sales are happening in April!
Wait til Monday for the Easter candy deals.
All state and US flags have been lowered to “half-staff” through Thursday in honor of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua “Caleb” Gore – one of the nine soldiers who died during a military training exercise on March 29 in Kentucky. The 25-year-old was a native of Morehead City and a 2015 graduate of West Carteret High School.
Continued prayers for these military families. https://myfox8.com/news/north-carolina/piedmont-triad/north-carolina-flags-will-be-lowered-to-half-staff-thursday-in-honor-soldier-who-died-during-military-training-exercise/
Sign of the times. When students return to school next week (Tuesday, April 11), there will be an increased frequency in the random use of metal detectors at all high schools with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/metal-detectors-at-winston-salem-forsyth-county-schools-after-forsyth-tech-shooting-investigation/83
In a historic court appearance on Tuesday, former President Donald Trump pleaded ‘not guilty’ to 34 felony criminal charges of falsifying business records in a Manhattan courtroom. The next in-person hearing is scheduled for December 4, though Trump’s attorneys have vowed to do all they can to stop the case beforehand. https://www.cnn.com/2023/04/04/politics/donald-trump-arraignment-new-york/index.html
Free tax prep. Trained, certified volunteers with the A-A-R-P Tax Aide Program are available in preparing and e-filing returns for FREE at select Forsyth county library locations. Everyone welcome regardless of age or income. www.wstaxaide.com/
Questions? Call 336-777-6189.
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*The deadline to prepare and file your tax returns is Tuesday, April 18.
In Theaters. ‘His Only Son’ (the new Bible-based film re-telling the story of Abraham and Isaac) was well attended this past weekend- landing in third place at the Box Office in its opening. *The first theatrical release from Angel Studios, “His Only Son” had a production budget of $250,000. Box Office Mojo reports His Only Son took in more than $5.5 million, placing behind John Wick: Chapter 4. Wow!!
SpaghettiOs has a new flavor. SpaghettiOs Spicy Original, made with Frank’s Red Hot. Call it childhood nostalgia with a grown-up twist. 😊 Campbell Soup Company collaborating with Frank’s Red Hot on its newest flavor. https://myfox8.com/news/spaghettios-releases-new-flavor-aimed-at-millennials/