T U E S D A Y
It’s Cut Your Energy Cost Day
In 1870, John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense in 1776
Time Incorporated and Warner Communications merge to form Time-Warner in 1990
In the News: No School Today in Alexander County…School Board meets this evening…Man dies in Wilkes Crash…Wilkes man expected to plead guilty to hacking federal accounts today…Statesville woman charged in stabbing…Burke County man taken into custody after shots fired
Getting Warmer today
Cougar Hoops and Wrestling postponed for tonight…Clemson wins thriller for National Championship in College Football…App gets Hoop win…UNC QB says “Show me the money”
Happy Birthday: Harry Gant, Willie McCovey, Rod Stewart, George Foreman, Pat Benatar,
Research indicates that milk and bread purchases have dipped since a buying frenzy late last week
The National Weather Service says this past weekend , there was snow on the ground in 49 of our 50 states. I guessed Hawaii was snow free but it’s actually Florida. Hawaii has snow on two different volcanic peaks
The iconic Sequoia Tunnel Tree in California fell this past weekend.
That was a spectacular sunset Monday. I didn’t pay it enough attention but thanks for all the great photos on Facebook
Congratulations to Clemson. The Tigers give the ACC another National Championship in College Football. For Bama a tough pill to swallow as they go undefeated for the entire season except the last second in game 15.
Here’s something to chew on. The Federal Minimum wage was increased this day in 2007 to $7.25 per hour….Ten years later it’s still $7.25. That’s a National disgrace !