- News Staff
02/21/2023 PM News Break
By Jenna Guzman
In local news, The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country will be having a monthly karaoke cabaret. According to the Watauga Democrat, the monthly event will begin Saturday February 25th from 8-11 P.M. and will be held in the theatre’s Community Room. The event will be free and concessions can be bought throughout the night. The theater will be hosting the karaoke cabaret on the last Saturday of every month, with the next scheduled dates after this Saturday being March 25, April 29, and May 27. For more information, you can call the theater or visit the theatre’s lobby box office between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Tuesday through Friday, or two hours before showtime.
In state news, the Hound’s Drive-In Theatre located in Kings Mountain will be permanently closing. According to CBS17, the business announced the closure Monday through their social media accounts. The Hound’s Drive-In Theater operated for 7 years and during the pandemic the space was used for other events besides watching movies, such as graduations and concerts.
In national news, 145,000 cans of ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula have been recalled due to potential health risks due to bacteria. According to NPR, Rekkit announced Monday the formula may have been cross-contaminated with Cronobacter, a bacteria that can cause rare but life-threatening infections in newborns. It is encouraged whoever has this product dispose of it or return it for a refund. The affected products are “12.9 oz containers of the plant-based formula that were manufactured between August and September 2022 and sold in retail stores throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam.” Those who own this product can check the bottom of their cans to see if they are part of the two recalled batches which will have number 300871214415 beneath the barcode and a use-by date of March 1, 2024.
Today’s weather is courtesy of Booneweather.com. Today is a partly cloudy day with a high of 58 degrees and a low of 44.