* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 24th * * * * * D A Y 144 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Brothers Day !
The Brooklyn Bridge opened in 1883. The bridge took 14 years to build
The first night game in Major League Baseball history is played in Cincinnati with the Reds beating the Philadelphia Phillies 2–1 at Crosley Field in 1935
Igor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight in 1940
1994- Four men convicted of bombing the World Trade Center in New York in 1993 are each sentenced to 240 years in prison.
In the News: New Company coming to County, will create 37 jobs…. County Commissioners hear budget proposal from County Manager Rick French….Second student said to be involved with Catawba County teacher charges with rape…Major opium find in near Claremont…Home invasion in Statesville
More Rain, Sorry about that
Brzykcy named Conference Pitcher of the Year… All League honors for Cougar Spring Sports …Cavs beat Boston…Pens can’t clinch…Panthers work out Tuesday…ACC Baseball Tournament underway…Braves are hot
Happy Birthday: Bob Dylan, Gary Burghoff, Pricilla Presley, Rosanne Cash, John C Reilly
Good get for Alexander County! Borealis Corporation will locate a facility here and that’s a good thing. Good Work by Alexander Railroad and County Economic Development Corporation. This is the type of thing we need to happen to help us get on the right economic track.
I’ve had a Fidget Spinner for years, wish I had marketed it
Listen this morning to win a ticket and see The Band of Oz. Show is Friday night at McLindon’s Restaurant. Ticket on sale now at the restaurant located at Brushy Mountain Golf Club
Quote of the Day: “My parents were too poor to have children so the neighbors had me” ….Buddy Hackett