W E D N E S D A Y
It’s the Final Day of Summer !! It’s been a hot, dry, Summer but that’s sorta Summer in a nutshell, is it not ?
Frank Duryea took a spin in what is considered to be the first gasoline powered automobile this day in 1893. It didn’t even have air conditioning !
“The Hobbit” was published by J.R. R. Tolkien this day in 1937
NFL’s Monday Night Football Debuted on ABC this evening in 1970. Cleveland (have they won since) beat the Jets. The original 3 in the booth was Keith Jackson, Howard Cossell and Don Meredith. Frank Gifford would replace Jackson in 1971.
In the News: New Assistant Principal named for East Alexander Middle School…Body identified in burned found in Burke County…Sherills Ford-Terrell Fire and Rescue fined by the state…Rape trial begins in Iredell
Mostly Sunny but windy at times today
AC Women’s Tennis wins….Cougar Soccer loses heartbreaker…The Cougar of the Week…3 way tie in NL Wild Card Race…Mad Bum has to shrug off a gift….
Happy Birthday: Richard Childress, Stephen King, Bill Murray, Faith Hill
Note to the people of Charlotte: Chill !
We might be low on gas for another few days
Today is World Alzheimers Day. Take my word for it, it’s not something you ever want to deal with. Chances are though that in some way or another you will have to , directly or indirectly. Good Luck To You
All right ladies, Brad Pitt is available