* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 3rd * * * * * D A Y 3 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Chocolate Covered Cherry Day ! I like ’em
It’s also Drinking Straw Day. The first Drinking Straw was patented this day in 1888
Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy in 1925
Dragnet debuted on NBC this day in 1953. Just the facts, Mam !
The Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch in 1957
Apple Computer is incorporated 1977
Final daily Peanuts comic strip appears in Newspapers in 2000
In the News: Alexander County Schools return to class today…Home destroyed by fire overnight in Alexander County…Two men charged with murder in Wilkes County…Traffic stop in Morganton yields a kilo of Meth…Granite Falls man charged on fugitive warrant from Virginia
Some Clouds and maybe 35 today. Guess What, the wind is coming !
Cougar Men go 3-0 in league with win over St Stephens…Hornets win in California…Heels, Pack, and Deacs all in action tonight…Canes lose in overtime…Panthers sale will be conducted with help of snooty equity firm…
Happy Birthday: Dabney Coleman, Bobby Hull, Victoria Principal, Stephen Stills, Mel Gibson, Eli Manning
If we all complain enough, will the remainder of Winter be cancelled ?
We need to be very careful with these “Space Heaters” during the Arctic Blast. They are great to have around but they can be dangerous. A rash of fires in the area of late and most had something to do with alternative heating methods
I paid my County Property Tax Tuesday, so if you’re wondering…I’m broke !
Quote of the Day: “Now is the winter of our discontent”…William Shakespeare