Thursday, June 25th. Day 177 of 2020It’s Catfish Day !
Happy Strawberry Parfait Day ! Yum
1844: John Tyler became the first President to take a bride while in office
1950: The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea
1973: White House Counsel John Dean admitted that U.S. President Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up
1981: Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington
2009: Michael Jackson dies at the age of 50
In the News: The COVID count climbing higher…County Emergency Management distributes a new shipment of PPE to local facilities…Shots fired, arrest made by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office…Taylorsville man facing long list of charges…Assault charges filed against Conover man
Weather: Some clouds today, high near 85
Sports: What now for Alexander Central Athletics after the governor tightens restrictions…St Stephens Baseball coach steps down…PGA Tour starting to have some positive COVID testsHappy Birthday: June Lockhart, Willis Reed, Carly Simon, Jimmie Walker, Sonia Sotomayor, Dell Curry, Ricky Gervais
Not a big deal for me to wear a mask when I go to a public place. As stated before, I don’t like it but it has value in slowing the spread. This thing is getting worse and if we don’t slow it down, we’re gonna be restricted for another year. Or More !
GNC has filed for bankruptcy
HBO is bringing back “Gone With The Wind” to it’s platform. The classic film was pulled because HBO is stupid, someone with feet on the ground decided it was a bad decision
Quote of the Day: “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them”…. George Orwell