* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 6th * * * * * D A Y 340 of 2017 * * * * *
The 13th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified in 1865. The Law abolished slavery in the US
After 34 years of on and off again construction the Washington Monument was completed in 1834
A munitions explosion near Halifax, Nova Scotia kills more than 1,900 people in 1917
The Everglades National Park was dedicated in Florida in 1947
Major League Baseball granted a franchise to Anaheim, California in 1964. The Angels would be owned by Gene Autry
In the News: Crash snarls traffic on Highway 16 for hours Tuesday….County receives a favorable audit report…School Board holds work session today…Job Fair today at CVCC Alexander Center…Three facing drug charges…Caldwell teacher indicted for taking indecent liberties
Rain early, clouds hang around all day
Cougar Hoops at N Iredell tonight…East-West Basketball today at ACHS…Duke, Wake, and Davidson get hoop wins…Florida State names new Football Coach…Panthers know it’s going to be tough Sunday against Vikings…Canes lose on the road
Happy Birthday: Larry Bowa, JoBeth Williams, Steven Wright, Johnny Manziel
North Dakota is the drunkest state in America according to a study. Wisconsin and the District of Columbia are next!
Santa is in town today. Mr Claus will visit Apple City Broadcasting and you’re invited to bring the kids to the Baldwin Sisters Craft Emporium located adjacent to the Station. Come by anytime between 3 and 5pm.
Quote of the Day: “Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain”…Unknown