Thursday, February 2nd

-Groundhog Day: Pennsylvania's Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter. Georgia's Beau did not see his shadow, which means an early spring. Beau claims to be accurate 94% of the time. Looks like Beau knows!

-Monday, February 6th is the last day to register to vote in Georgia's presidential primaries on March 6th. More information

-Good news! McDonald's is no longer using "pink slime" in their hamburgers. Read more

-New research says which gender is better at parking a car and the answer is: women! (Read moreWho do you think does the better parking job? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Coming up Friday: Our movie guy, Bob Waliszewksi of Focus on the Family, gives us the family-friendly perspective on the weekend's new movies at 7:10 am. Plus, listeners like you join us in the studio for another Backstage Pass Friday in the 8 am hour.

Wednesday, February 1st

-The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants will dine on the plaza of James Brown Arena, Thursday, February 2nd. The elephants from the show will make an appearance for an early lunch at 10:30AM. The public is invited to attend this free event, to see the elephants snack on carrots, lettuce, apples, bananas and loaves of bread. This will only be a taste of the 160 pounds of food eaten daily by each elephant. Circus staff will be on hand to answer any questions about the elephants and the show, Barnum Bash, playing James Brown Arena February 2nd -5th.

-There's a new way to save big money when you travel, without the unknowns of Priceline and Hotwire. Read more

-Subway is sponsoring a campaign and contest to encourage local students not to text and drive. Read more

-Kari Jobe joined us this morning. She'll be at Winter Jam on Thursday, February 9th. Listen: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

-Coming up Thursday: When it comes to parking a car, who is better - men or women? Find out at 7:10 am.

Simple Cooking - Taco Pie

1 1/2 lb ground beef
Diced onion
1 pkg toco seasoning
2/3 cups water
8 oz sour cream
1 to 2 cups shredded cheese
Doritos crushed

Brown meat and onion, drain. add water and taco mix. Simmer 15 minutes. Spread in botom of casserole dish. Spread sour cream over meat sprinkle with cheese. Top with crushed Doritos. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Submitted by Christy Salter of Edgefield. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Tuesday, January 31st

-We've heard from a lot of folks who are dealing with severe colds here over the last week or so. One listener made a remedy from elderberry syrup, lemon and honey and says it really helped. What is your tried and true cold remedy, whether it is homemade or over the counter? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Chrissy Houseman of Jackson was inducted into Cleve's Coffee Club this morning. Click here to sign up for your chance to be a part of this special fellowship of coffee drinkers.

-Cracker Barrel opened in Aiken yesterday, and it was such a big deal that two fellas showed up 3.5 hours before it opened! Read more

-Coming up Wednesday: At 7:40, we'll talk to Kari Jobe who will be in town for Winter Jam on Thursday, February 9th at the James Brown Arena. You'll have a chance to win some passes to the event. Also, at 8:10 in Simple Cooking with John and Cleve, Christy Salter shares a recipe for Taco Pie.

Monday, January 30th

-Monday Morning Mindbender
Q: A recent survey says people in this profession get the most headaches. Which profession is it?
A: An accountant

-Emma Springer of Waynesboro correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Jolly Time Popcorn. Publix has it on sale through Tuesday (1/31) for $1 a box. Use the printable $1 off 2 coupon to get two boxes for $1 plus tax. If the shelves are empty at the store, ask for a raincheck.

-Cleve accidentally left his iPad on top of his car yesterday and drove off with it still there. Thankfully, she (Ippy) was okay and not injured. What have you left on top of your car while driving? Join the conversation on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook page.

-Niki Milford of Martinez won tickets to The Art of Marriage and a $25 gift certificate to Bush Flower Shop in North Augusta this morning with Finish the Love Line.

-Coming up Tuesday: Cleve introduces his lastest Coffee Club winner at 6:50 AM. She's so enthusiastic about coffee that she keeps spilling it on herself! We're hearing from a lot of folks who are suffering from bad colds over the last week. At 7:10, we'll talk about your tried and true cold remedy, whether it's homemade or over the counter.