* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 14th * * * * * * D A Y 348 of 2017 * * * * *
George Washington died this day in 1799. He was 67
Norway’s Roald Amundsen’ becomes the first to reach the South Pole in 1911
Apollo 17: Eugene Cernan is the last person to walk on the moon, after he and Harrison Schmitt complete the third and final mission to land and explore the lunar surface in 1972
Howard Cosell retires from Monday Night Football in 1984
2012: Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting: Twenty-eight people, including the gunman, are killed in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.
In the News: 2018 will be a big year for Alexander County Politics, lots of offices on the ballot…Damage done to W Alexander Middle School Football Field…Annual booze it and lose it campaign is underway…Lenoir man charged with shooting wife…Major Meth arrest in Hickory
High School Football Coaching Changes…Panther Injury Report…Hornets lose to Rockets…College Hoops in a lull this week…The Fire Sale Continues for Miami Marlins
Happy Birthday: Stan Smith, Michael Ovitz, Bill Buckner, Dee Wallace, Craig Biggio
With all the allegations of improper sexual misconduct I’m wondering. What’s the current definition of proper sexual conduct ?
While surfing through the channels yesterday, Nancy Pelosi and Roy Moore appeared. I’m thankful I had an empty stomach at the time. Well, as empty as it gets…
Thanks to County Road Greenhouses for the beautiful Poinsettia !
Get Ready for the Third Old Fashioned Christmas in Taylorsville. Activity begins Friday with ice Skating and Saturday is a Happening
Quote of the Day: “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts”…Charles Dickens