* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 16th * * * * * D A Y 136 of 2018 * * * * *
The United States Congress establishes the nickel coin in 1866
1868: President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial by one vote in the United States Senate1985: Michael Jordan was named Rookie of the Year in the NBA.
A report by the Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop states that the addictive properties of nicotine are similar to those of heroin and cocaine in 1988
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police do not have to have a search warrant to search discarded garbage in 1988
In the News: No School For Students today in Alex County… County gets grant for Stony Point sewer project…Taylorsville man arrested after hit and run that leaves two injured…Alex. Co man facing drug charges…Two dead in fatal Burke County crash…4th person now charged in fatal Hickory shootout
Cougar Softball Marches on to Round IV…AC Baseball loses a heart breaker at Crest…Panthers have a buyer and he’s paying cash…Celtics have the LeBrons down 2-0…Game II of Warriors-Rockets tonight…Braves let one get away…Rain stops the Yankees and Nats
Happy Birthday: Pierce Brosnan, Olga Korbut, Debra Winger, Janet Jackson, Tucker Carlson, Melanie Lynskey
We are less that 24 hours from the opening of Taylorsville’s new McDonalds
Disgraceful, the turnout for the Alexander Central third round Playoff win on Wednesday. I know the weather was threatening and the Baseball team was out of town but that was embarrassing. We’re better than that, Apathy is not what we’re about…When the Round IV game is played, Get your Butt in the stands !
Hey, one of you teachers headed to Raleigh today, bring me some Smithfield BBQ !
Quote of the Day: “I am the animal at the head of the pack, I either get eaten, or I get the good grass”…David Tepper. The soon to be Carolina Panther owner