T U E S D A Y
Austria became the first nation to introduce a state education system in 1771
The 13th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1865. The amendment abolished slavery in the United States
Orange County , California (Which is insanely wealthy) filed for bankruptcy protection this day in 1994
In the News: New Commissioners and Board of Education members sworn in…County Board agrees to purchase new ambulance…Taylorsville Town Board will consider closing a street tonight at their meeting…Teen charged in Granite Falls fatal shooting…2 stabbed at Wilkesboro Tyson Plant..The massive Burke County wildfire is officially out
Cougar Hoops host St Stephens tonight…ACHS Wrestling at East Lincoln…Hornets get win…Colts romp over the Jets…Coach Ron says he looking for some character…Heisman finalists named…Baseball wheeling and dealing
Happy Birthday: JoBeth Williams, Janine Turner, Johnny Manzel
With the rain the threat of wildfires is no longer a major issue. We were so lucky locally because some people continued to burn and have the citations to prove it. It’s truly a miracle that one of them didn’t start a major fire.
Brenda Price of the Alexander County Foster Parents Association addressed the County Commissioners last night and here’s some things you need to know. The need is great for more qualified Foster Parents in Alexander County. As of last count there are 79 Foster Children in Alexander County and 29 licensed Foster Homes. Maybe you can be someone that can make a difference in a young person’s life. They are not in their situation by choice. At the very least we can all help with the needs during the Holidays.
I see where Shaquille O’Neal is a Deputy in Georgia. Where are they going to get a uniform for him ?
I read where a baby was born on a flight to Orlando. Is the newborn “carry-on luggage” or a “stow-away” ???