* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 28th * * * * * D A Y 362 of 2017 * * * * * *
It’s Pledge of Allegiance Day. Congress officially recognized our pledge in 1945
Happy Fruitcake Day ! Should this day not be prior to Christmas ?
It’s Card Playing Day, I Raise !
An Earthquake in Sicily killed 75,000 people in 1908
San Francisco’s first Streetcars began rolling in 1912
1958: Called the “Greatest Game Ever Played”: Baltimore Colts defeat the New York Giants in the first ever NFL sudden death overtime game at New York’s Yankee Stadium. Colts won 23-17
Montgomery Ward goes out of business after 128 years in 2000
In the News: Structure fire this morning is Eastern Alexander County…Town Hall and County Offices re-open today after Holiday…Boil Advisory still in place for Boone Water customers…Woman killed in Iredell County crash was from Newton…Statesville teen charged with rape
Cougar men win opener in Hickory Tournament….Lady Cougars fall…Hornets play, Hornets lose…Canes beat Montreal…Ho-Hum Bowl’s so far but things are about to get a lot better…Panthers prepping for Atlanta, still hoping for Division Crown with some help
Happy Birthday: Stan Lee, Maggie Smith, Denzel Washington, Seth Meyers, John Legend
Early morning temperatures in the teens today means we better take some precautions. Make sure all pipes are not exposed and think of Fluffy and Fido
We’ll talk about some of those who left us in 2017 this morning on the Radio. Mary Tyler Moore, Tom Petty, Chuck Berry, just to drop a few names
Is the Christmas Spirit still alive ? It is in some, so spread it if you have it and let’s see how far it grows
Quote of the Day: “What’s another word for Thesaurus ?”….Stephen Wright