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Today’s Good News 11-25-20

Today’s Good News 11-25-20

A professor at the University of Iowa sent out an email to ALL of her students, offering to deliver Thanksgiving dinner to their dorm rooms tomorrow if they couldn’t make it home this year. A restaurant in D.C. called Sakina Halal Grill serves anyone, even if they can’t pay.  But last week, the owner said he was days away…read more »

Free COVID-19 Testing in New Bern

Free COVID-19 Testing in New Bern

In response to rising COVID-19 cases in New Bern and Craven County, the City of New Bern has partnered with Greene County Health Care, Inc. (GCHC) to host three (3) upcoming COVID-19 testing events that are at no cost to the public. The dates, times and locations are as follows: Monday, December 7, 2020:  11am-3pm at…read more »

Today’s Good News 11-24-20

Today’s Good News 11-24-20

The pandemic won’t stop the military from keeping tabs on Santa this year.  NORAD announced they’ll be tracking Santa on Christmas Eve, just like they have every year since 1955. A bar in Cleveland just had to shut down again because of the virus.  And on the last day they were open, someone walked in, ordered a beer, and left a…read more »

Rock News Randoms 11-24-20

Rock News Randoms 11-24-20

You can ring in 2021 with KISS via a live stream from Dubai. The extravagent show, costing millions to produce, will feature COVID-safe guidelines, 50 cameras to capture the band from every angle, and the world’s largest pyro display. Tickets for the PPV event start at $39. WOLFGANG VAN HALEN’s MAMMOTH WVH will take the…read more »

Operation Give Thanks at Without Limits Christian Center

Operation Give Thanks at Without Limits Christian Center

Saturday the 21st was the 7th annual Operation Give Thanks food box distribution at Without Limits Christian Center. Located at 102 Washington Post Road in New Bern, they opened their lot at 7:30am with cars lined up over a mile down Neuse Blvd., not including those waiting once they had gotten onto the Without Limits…read more »

Today’s Good News 11-20-20

Today’s Good News 11-20-20

The U.S. Postal Service has expanded its annual Operation Santa program this year, and made it all virtual because of the pandemic.They’re going to take in more wish lists than ever from children in need this year . . . and pass those letters along to people who want to buy them the things they’re asking for.  You can start “adopting” letters online…read more »

Today’s Good News 11-19-20

Today’s Good News 11-19-20

If you’ve had to cancel your Thanksgiving plans, Zoom is here to help.  They’re dropping their 40-minute limit on their free plan all day long on Thanksgiving, so you can host an awkward family video chat that lasts as long as you can take it.……Using a face mask won’t interfere with your breathing when you’re working out.  Scientists at the…read more »

Rock News Randoms 11-19-20

Rock News Randoms 11-19-20

On December 1, Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture will honor ALICE IN CHAINS with its Founders Award. The event will be streamed live, and will feature performances from ANN and NANCY WILSON, METALLICA, SAMMY HAGAR, TOM MORELLO, EDDIE VEDDER and more. Click here for more info. ANGUS YOUNG got emotional talking about his brother MALCOLM‘s battle with dementia during an interview. …read more »

Today’s Good News 11-17-20

Today’s Good News 11-17-20

There’s more huge news on the vaccine front.  Moderna announced its vaccine was almost 95% effective in clinical trials.  So between their work and Pfizer’s, we now have what looks like two effective vaccines coming ASAP. Oh, and the one and only DOLLY PARTON donated $1 million to Moderna to help develop the vaccine. It’s incredible what doctors can do to…read more »

Rock News Randoms 11-17-20

Rock News Randoms 11-17-20

COVID has made JIMMY PAGE really want to be back onstage.  WOLFGANG VAN HALEN released his debut single, “Distance” as MAMMOTH WVH, the name of his band.  It’s a tribute to his dad, and the video consists of old home movies. Also, Wolfgang says they were considering a VAN HALEN reunion tour with all the past members . . . even GARY CHERONE.…read more »

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