* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * M A R C H 7th * * * * * D A Y 66 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Cereal Day ! A Bowl would be nice
Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the “telephone” in 1876
The North Carolina General Assembly founded NC State University this day in 1887 . Go Pack !!!
Known as Bloody Sunday:, a group of 600 civil rights marchers are brutally attacked by state and local police in Selma, Alabama in 1965
Peyton Manning announces he is retiring from Football in 2016
In the News: Bid awarded for renovation for new County Office project…Grant awarded for road expansion in County Industrial Park…Schools in Alexander County conducting Tornado Drill this morning…Stony Point woman arrested on felony charges…Hickory fugitive nabbed…Burke County woman listed as missing…Troutman armed robbery reported
Sunny and Windy
Cougar Athletic events rained out Tuesday, Baseball and Softball will host Hickory today…ACC Tournament begins, UNC and NC State will play today…Charlotte 49rs fire coach…Hornets play, Hornets lose…Rockets win 16th straight…Panthers keep their kicker
Happy Birthday: Willard Scott, Michael Eisner, Lynn Swann, Bryan Cranston, Rachel Weisz
Kudos to a new business opening this morning in Alexander County. Teens & Deens Country Kitchen is in the former Bobby Joe’s location on Highway 16 North. Stop by and enjoy some great food !
The lowest rated Oscar telecast Sunday night. Numbers were off 20% from the year before
Quote of the Day: “A reformer is a guy who rides through the sewer in a glass bottomed boat” Former New York City Mayor, Jimmi Walker