* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 9th * * * * * D A Y 9 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Static Electricity Day. Around here, it should have fallen sometime in the last two weeks when it was but biting cold and the humidity was very low. Trust me, a humidifier is a must for your home.
Happy Apricot Day ! I like ’em
British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduces an income tax in 1799
The State of New York outlawed Flirting in Public in 1902. Apparently it’s becoming ill advised today with all the sexual harassment claims
The iconic “Where’s the Beef” commercial for Wendy”s debuted in 1984
Apple introduced their I Tunes in 2001 and the I Phone in 2007
In the News: Alexander County Schools on Two Hour Delay… County Board of Education meets this evening… County Library to open branch in Stony Point…Man shot to death in Granite Falls…Man shot to death in Statesville… Iredell County woman charged with fatal stabbing…Car stolen with infant aboard in Burke County
Sunshine and a High in the 50’s today !!!!
Alabama rallies to beat Georgia and Win National Championship…UNC reducing capacity at Kennan Stadium…Cougar Hoops head to Morganton tonight to battle Freedom…Cougar Wrestling at home this evening…Vegas set the lines for the weekend’s NFL Playoff games
Happy Birthday: Bart Starr, Joan Baez, Jimmy Page, Crystal Gayle, Mark Martin, Dave Mathews, Sergio Garcia, Kate Middleton
Some Black Ice out there this morning. Be Careful !
If and when we get to 50 degrees today, we should all go outside and shout. The last time we saw 50 degrees was December 23rd !
Quote of the Day: “There is no such thing as a nonpolitical speech by a politician”..Richard M Nixon, born this day 1913