Monday, September 28th. Day 272 of 2020.
It’s Good Neighbor Day
1066: William the Conqueror lands in England, beginning the Norman conquest
1850: The US Navy abolished flogging as a form of punishment
1941: Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox finishes the season with a batting average of .406, no player has hit .400 since
1991: Washington DC mayor Marion Barry is sentenced to six-months in prison for possession of crack cocaine
2004: A newly designed $50 bill was introduced
In the News: Alexander COVID-19 update…One dead, one wounded in Hickory shooting…Woman jailed Sunday in Alexander County…Stony Point woman held without bond…Taylorsville woman facing drug charges…Lenoir man charged with indecent lilberties
Weather: Clouds, some showers possible today, likely tonight
Sports: Panthers taste victory…NFL showdown tonight…Fun weekend in College Football…Baseball Playoffs begin Tuesday…NBA Finals are set…Hometown win in NASCAR
Happy Birthday: Brigitte Bardot, Steve Largent, Janeane Garofalo, Mira Sorvino, Hilary Duff
The front porch is making a comeback https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-forgotten-front-porch-is-making-a-comeback-11601092860
Even the birds have changed during the pandemic https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/09/25/covid-19-lockdown-san-francisco-birds-white-crowned-sparrows-song/3530515001/
Another Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday in Taylorsville. The Big Red Bus will be at the Taylorsville First United Methodist Church on 16 South. Hours are 2-7pm. Please plan to give !
Quote of the Day: “There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest”… Confucius (Born this day in 551 BC)