Friday May 1st, Day 122 of 2020
It’s School Bus Drivers Day ! I’d love to see one roll by filled with kids
1707: England, Scotland, and Wales united to form Great Britain
1931: The Empire State Building is dedicated in New York City
1941: The classic film “Citizen Kane” opens in New York City
1948: The People’s Democratic Republic of North Korea is proclaimed
1960: Francis Gary Powers, in a U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis
1982: The World’s Fair opens in Knoxville, Tennessee
1999: SpongeBob SquarePants premieres on Nickelodeon
In the News: No new cases of COVID-19 in Alexander County, 5 new cases in Burke County…County Commissioners will consider request to waive late fees for businesses at Monday meeting…Hickory man indicted for manslaughter…Newton man jailed on felony charges
Weather: Sunny with a high in 60’s. Weekend looks GREAT !!!
Sports: It’s Official, NASCAR returns May 17th at Darlington…Wake hires new Hoop coach…Bengals release Andy Dalton, could he be next New England QB ?
Happy Birthday: Judy Collins, Rita Coolidge, Ray Parker, Jr., Tim McGraw, Julie Benz
Wonder why that drone kept flying above on Thursday ?
I’m starting to notice some strange haircuts. Bring back the Stylists and Barbers !!!Quote of the Day: “I knew the profanity used up and down my street would not go over the air… So I trained myself to say ‘Holy Cow’ instead”…Harry Caray ( Born this day 1919)