Monday, December 2nd . Day 336 of 2019. 23 Shopping Days until Christmas !
It’s Cyber Monday. Online Christmas Shoppers order more gifts than any other day
1927: Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A. It followed the Model T
1939: New York City’s LaGuardia Airport opens
1961: Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that Cuba is going to adopt Communism
1993: Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot and killed in Medellín1999: The British government surrendered political power over Northern Ireland
In the News: Filing period for Alexander County 2020 Elections begins today….County Commissioners meet this evening…Four suspects nabbed after Taylorsville smash and grab Sunday morning…Taylorsville police arrest woman on stolen vehicle charge…Taylorsville man arrested in Hickory…Stony Point man jailed
Weather: Sunny Windy and Cool Today
Sports: Cougar Hoops host Lincolnton tonight…Watauga makes it to Regional Final…LR Football moves into Elite 8….No Bama this year on College Football Playoffs…Panthers Skinned by Washington…Little Tommy and the Patriots lose…The Bungles get a win, so that proves anyone can win
Happy Birthday: Dan Butler, Monica Seles, Nelly Furtado, Britney Spears, Aaron Rodgers
Kudos to local law enforcement for their response Sunday morning to a larceny at a local business. Officers were on the scene in minutes and four men are in custody. Thanks to the Taylorsville Police, The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol !
Fertility rate in the United States has dropped for the fourth straight year. Fewer children are being born and women are waiting longer to birth a child
It’s sad but, it’s another lost season for the Carolina Panthers. It was too ugly to watch on Sunday
When’s the last time you saw the Christmas Lights in McAdenville ? The little town in Gaston County starts to glow tonight
Quote of the Day: “Live in each season as it passes: Breathe the air,drink the drink, taste the fruit”…Henry David Thoreau