* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 1st * * * * * D A Y 213 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s (WWW) World Wide Web Day. Today is a global celebration dedicated to web browsing, the online activity that brings the world at your fingertips and a wealth of knowledge at your feet.
The World Wide Web was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee ( Not Al Gore) in 1989 at the CERN centre in Geneva, Switzerland, as a way for him to communicate with co-workers via hyperlinks.
Happy Air Force Day ! The Army established an Air Corp in 1907 which is today The Air Force
Adolf Hitler presided over the Berlin Olympics which opened in 1936
The Film “American Grafitti” opened in 1973
The Atlanta Braves stopped the 44 game hitting streak held by Pete Rose in 1978
The eight lane I35 Bridge in Minneapolis collapsed in 2008. 13 people were killed
In the News: Taylorsville Town Board meets today…Alexander County man arrested on drug charges overnight… Local Car lot victimized…Man shot wile riding bike in Statesville…Car hit by gunfire on I40 in Burke County…Governor Cooper will visit Boone on Friday
Another Great Day to Be Outdoors
Cougar Fall Sports begin practice on Monday…Panthers get back to work today after taking a day off…Baseball wheeling and dealing…The “Judge” goes yard in the Bronx…More dirty laundry for Pete Rose…Olympicss will com to La La Land
Happy Birthday: Roy Williams, Adam Duritz, Tempest Bledsoe, Madison Bumgarner
It’s “National Night Out”… The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office and CRIMESTOPPERS of Alexander County will host the annual event from 5-9pm at the Taylorsville Lions Club Fairgrounds. Music, Food, and Fun for everyone and it’s FREE!
When you talk to yourself, make it important. I saw a man get in an argument with himself yesterday, he lost the debate
Quote of the Day: “If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?”…Steven Wright