* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * A P R I L 4 * * * * * D A Y 94 OF 2017 * * * * *
It’s Vitamin C Day ! After 5 years of research, professors at the University of Pittsburgh isolated Vitamin C in 1932
Happy DARE Day ! DARE stands for Drug Awareness Resistance Education
Most importantly, It’s Hug a Local Newsperson Day ! It really is, so let’s have it !
Francis Drake complete his circumnavigation of the globe in 1581
12 Nations signed a treaty creating NATO in 1949
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis this day in 1968
NC State shocked Houston to win the NCAA College Basketball National Championship in 1983
In the News: Taylorsville Police arrest two on Meth charges…Stony Point Man arrested in Catawba County…Three from Stony Point facing drug charges…Taylorsville Town Board meets this evening…Hickory man enters plea in murder trial…Two people shot in Hickory but they’re not cooperating with police…Iredell man enter plea in Rape Trial
Sunshine returns after a stormy Monday
Heels win National Championship, Don’t ask me how…Cougar Athletics get busy today…Ewing named coach at Georgetown…NHL says they will not send players to Olympics…Masters practice
Happy Birthday: Craig T Nelson, Christine Lahti, Robert Downey jr, Barry Pepper, David Blaine
UNC wins 6th National Championship in College Hoops but it was a bit less than artistic. Sometimes you win in spite of yourself but I’ll bet they hang another banner in The Smith Center.
Frankly, I’m shocked my roof didn’t leak during the deluge Monday
Make sure you participate in the County Broadband Survey. You can access the survey on the Alexander County Government Website at www.alexandercountync.gov
Quote of the Day: “A conservative doesn’t want anything to happen for the first time; a liberal feels it should happen, but not now”….Mort Sahl