Road Construction: (Trinity) One lane closed: NB I-85 between Hopewell Church Road and Highway 311. Expect delays through 2pm…
Today on the daily broadcast of Focus on the Family: Best-selling author Dr Gary Chapman explains how to heal broken relationships by taking personal responsibility and seeking forgiveness (Part 2 of 2) www.focusonthefamily.com/radio.aspx?
Gas prices at $4 dollars a gallon? WXII news reporting that the Shell station off High Point Road in Greensboro is selling regular unleaded for $4.06 a gallon. Average statewide: $3.88 a gallon.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that young children play outside as much as possible, for at least 60 minutes a day. But, new research revealing that only HALF of 3 to 5 year olds in the US are taking advantage of the great outdoors. Experts say that physical activity is not only good for weight control and preventing childhood obesity; previous research also suggests playing outside improves motor development, vision and vitamin D levels. http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/04/02/half-of-pre-schoolers-not-playing-outside-daily/
The Davidson County Board of Education has approved the new name for the new school being built in the Ledford – North Davidson Area. Oak Grove Middle School will be open for students in the Fall. (The Lexington Dispatch)
The Winston-Salem State Rams finished 13-1 last season, won the CI-AA championship and reached the NC-AA Division II semi-finals. Winston-Salem State University is looking to build on its most successful football season ever,by holding a clinic designed to help ‘educate women and men’ on the ends and outs of college football. The Deborah Reaves Football Series starts today and runs through Thursday at the Thompson Center at WSSU. Some of the things that will be covered during the clinic include football terminology and the general rules of the game. The football clinic is modeled somewhat after the Jim Grobe Women’s Football Clinic at Wake Forest University. Coach Maynor and some of his staff will join the clinic and answer questions. The clinic is free and open to the public. www.wssu.edu/roles/visitors.aspx
Kentucky Wildcats winning its 8th Men’s NCAA National Championship last night…beating Kansas 67 – 59.
Longtime Clemmons Village council member Chris Jones passed away Monday after being critically injured in a fall at his home. Jones was 70 years old. A memorial service is planned on Wednesday at 10am at St Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem. www.journalnow.com
A Civitas Institute poll released last week shows that 61% of likely primary voters in North Carolina support the Marriage Protection Amendment to the state Constitution. www.voteformarriagenc.com/2012/03/support-for-marriage-amendment-remains-strong-2/
Remember to vote ‘YES’ in support of ‘Traditional, Biblical Marriage’ when you go to the polls during the state Primary on May 8th in North Carolina. More details:
“Vote FOR Marriage NC” www.voteformarriagenc.com/
Talk points in support of the Amendment: What you need to know about the upcoming ‘Marriage Protection Amendment’ in North Carolina supporting traditional biblical marriage. http://ncfpc.org/pdffiles/Talkingpoints.pdf
NC Family Policy Council (‘Print resources’) http://ncfpc.org/specialsma.html