It’s the Final F R I D A Y of 2016 !
The United States purchased 45,000 square miles from Mexico this day in 1853
Color TV sets hit the market for the first time this day in 1953. The sets were priced at $1,175 which was well beyond the budget of most Americans
Sadam Hussein was hanged in Iraq this day in 2006
In the News: Some pretty significant snow flurries overnight… County Offices will close Monday for Holiday…Taylorsville man charged with attempted robbery of Hickory Store….State Department of Transportation reports “Progress” in area during 2016
Sunny Skies and Howling Wind Today
Cougar Women get win, men lose in Holiday Tournament…Annual Caitlyn Price Memorial Wrestling Tournament today at ACHS…East Burke looking for Football coach…Bowl Frenzy continues…Panther’s “Lost Season: concludes Sunday…Hornets get win
Happy Birthday: Sandy Kofax, Meredith Viera, Matt Lauer, Tiger Woods, Lebron James
The man who developed the iconic plastic Dixie Cup has died. He made the original Red Plastic Cup a Party staple. Other colors came later but the first were red. It’s often said that a party is not a party without a plastic cup
The man who played “ALF” has passed. He was in the costume but someone else supplied the voice on the TV series that aired in the 80’s
In a story of dripping irony, an Arkansas player was suspended before Thursday’s “ Belk Bowl” in Charlotte. He was suspected of shoplifting at a Belk Store.
Some blowing snow this morning, that was pretty exciting. If you feel like you need milk and bread, Go for it !
HAPPY NEW YEARS !!!