* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 5th * * * * * D A Y 5 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Spaghetti Day !!! Love Pasta, it’s just plain Yummy !
Richmond, Virginia, is burned by British naval forces led by Benedict Arnold in 1781
Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday in 1914
1933: Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay
President Richard Nixon orders the development of a Space Shuttle program in 1972
In the News: County Schools on Two Hour Delay today…It’s Deadline Day to pay County Property Tax without Penalty…County Commissioners release agenda for Monday meeting…Wilkes County man charged with statutory sex offense…Hickory man charged with Animal Cruelty appears in Court Thursday
Brrrrrrr…..It’s Cold !
Cougar Hoops host McDowell tonight…AC Wrestling will travel to McDowell…Weekend of NFL Playoff games including Panthers at New Orleans on Sunday…NCAA Div II National Championship Saturday has a local connection…Canes beat the Penns…Could Major League Baseball adopt the Pitch Clock for 2018 ?
Happy Birthday: Walter Mondale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Pamela Sue Martin, Bradley Cooper
The Annual Masonic Lodge Blood Drive is today. Give the Gift of Life from 2-7pm at the Taylorsville First United Methodist Church. Donating a pint of Blood will give you a warm feeling and considering the weather, that’s a good thing !
Some Monster Lottery Jackpots this Weekend. If you want to win, you gotta get in
This is actually my favorite week of NFL Football. You get two playoff games on Saturday and two on Sunday. I prefer College Football and always will but this weekend gets me bunged every year
Quote of the Day: “One thing about cold weather: it brings out the statistician in everyone”…Paul Theroux