* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * J A N U A R Y 28th * * * * D A Y 28 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Data Privacy Day. How secure is your personal information ?
Happy Blueberry Pancake Day ! Yumm
1902: The Carnegie Institution is founded with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie
1915: The Coast Guard is created by Congress
1956: Elvis Presley makes his first national television appearance
1960: The National Football League announced expansion teams for Dallas to start in the 1960 season and Minnesota in 1961
1986: The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just after takeoff. All seven aboard are killed
In the News: County report cards delayed by State Snafu…Body found thought to be that of missing Alexander County man…Hiddenite woman arrested on meth charge…Taylorsville woman charged with possession of stolen vehicle…
Weather: Enjoy today, some much colder weather coming later in the week
Sports: Cougar Wrestling Team finishes second in League Tournament…AC Men get win Friday at West Caldwell…AC Hoops will host Watauga this evening…Duke at Notre Dame tonight…Teams are in Atlanta for Super Bowl…Rose wins in San DiegoHappy Birthday: Alan Alda, Sarah McLachlan, Joey Fatone, Elijah Wood
Both the IRS and the NC Department of Revenue start accepting tax returns today, Good Luck with That !
It’s interesting that fans who attend Tampa Bay Rays games this summer had better remember their plastic. The ballpark is going cashless. No cash accepted for anything inside the park, just credit and or debit cards. Much like a cruise ship, you can pluck down your cash at the gate for vouchers
Quote of the Day: “I only like two kinds of men: domestic and foreign”…Mae West