* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * N O V E M B E R * * * * D A Y 318 of 2018 * * * *
It’s World Diabetes Day
Happy Pickle Day !
Moby Dick by Herman Melville was published in 1851
The BBC begins domestic Radio service in the United Kingdom in 1922
Yale University announces they are going co-educational in 1968
Blue Ribbon Sports changes it name to Nike in 1972
1979: President Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis
In the News: County Board of Elections sets public meeting for Thursday…Earthquake reported in Avery County…Wilkes man charged after weekend assault…Two Catawba County women face weapons charges…White House Christmas Tree makes pit stop in Lenoir today
Weather: Rain today, maybe a Wintry Mix tonight
Sports: Two Cougars make all league Soccer…Blue and Gold sloshing through the puddles…Bell leaves millions on the table…Wolfpack gets hoop victory…Hornets lay an egg in Cleveland…Snitker and Melvin named Managers of the Year in BaseballHappy Birthday: P. J. O’Rourke, Condoleezza Rice, Curt Schilling, Josh Duhamel
Yep, a Winter Storm Watch. I’ve said it before but here it goes. People around here are the worst when it comes to frozen winter weather. The rest of the world is not laughing with you, they’re laughing at you !
I’m pretty sure I was passed on the roadway this morning by a grandmother making a milk and bread run
Quote of the Day: “I might have said that, I can’t remember”…Who knows who said it first ?