Friday September 18th. Day 262 of 2020
Happy Cheeseburger Day !
1793: The first cornerstone of the United States Capitol is laid by George Washington
1851: The first edition of the New York Times is published
1927: CBS goes on the air with 16 radio stations
1947: The United States Air Force was established
2014: Scotland voters reject independence from the United Kingdom 55% to 45%
In the News: Alexander Schools accessing options after Governor makes announcement on Thursday…A Wilkes County Elementary School closed today after one positive COVID-19 test…Alexander Fire Marshall’s Office continue to investigate Bethlehem fire…Man charged with felonious assault in Alexander County…
Weather: Rain is gone, Looks like a nice final weekend of Summer
Sports: Thomas atop leaderboard at US Open…Heat sink Celtics again…Panthers gear for Little Tommy Brady…UNC’s game with Charlotte cancelled…NC State opens season on Saturday…App has a big one…Stanly Cup Finals is set…Yankees win 8th straight…NASCAR in Bristol
Happy Birthday: Robert Blake, Scotty Bowman, Frankie Avalon, Rick Pitino, Holly Robinson Peete, Lance Armstrong, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jason Sudeikis
Went to sleep during the Governor’s presser on Thursday. We’ll that’s not true, I didn’t watch because I knew it would put to sleep and I wanted to stay awake for the Us Open
Chicago homicides up 52 percent from the record setting year before. Their mayor is a moron, just like the mayor in Portland. Wanna move there ?
Quote of the Day: “Money and women. They’re two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else. Same with money”…Satchel Leroy Paige (Born this day in 1908)