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Longtime printing company recently completed its last job - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 05:13

Longtime printing company recently completed its last job
Winston-Salem Journal
Greg Russ, President of Sun Printing Company, is seen in a pressroom featuring Heidleberg printing presses, located in the comany"s former offices in Winston-Salem, N.C.. Sun Printing has recently merged with Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail. Buy this photo.

Winston - Salem practiced Jim Crow when Winston and Salem were consolidated - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 04:19

Winston - Salem practiced Jim Crow when Winston and Salem were consolidated
Winston-Salem Journal
When voters approved the consolidation of the city of Winston with the town of Salem on May 9, 1913, very few blacks cast ballots. Thirteen years earlier, the Democratic-controlled N.C. General Assembly passed laws that required eligible voters to pay ...

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Scene & Heard - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 04:06

Scene & Heard
Winston-Salem Journal
A lot of people head out of town for July 4 th , but Winston-Salem has almost 24/7 entertainment options during the summer months. Two events this week were tied to local groups that enhance the Winston-Salem lifestyle by empowering some of its citizens.

TV Tidbits: Commercial filmed in Old Salem now airing nationally - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 04:02

TV Tidbits: Commercial filmed in Old Salem now airing nationally
Winston-Salem Journal
... in the 600 block of South Main Street in Old Salem, Monday, April 22, 2013, during the filming of a car commercial. Dirt was spread on a bed of canvas laid across the road to add to the 18th-century appearance of the old Moravian village in Winston ...

Obesity rates rise in county schools - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 04:02

Obesity rates rise in county schools
Winston-Salem Journal
Danay Alvarez (7) joins her family during the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program at the cafeteria of Kimberley Park Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday June 27, 2013. The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School system and ...

Merschel set to retire from public office - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 03:44

Merschel set to retire from public office
Winston-Salem Journal
Wanda Merschel, a member of the Winston-Salem City Council, poses for a portrait in the Piedmont Federal Savings Bank building on Friday, June 28, 2013 in Winston-Salem N.C. Merschel serves as a Senior Vice President at Piedmont Federal Savings ...

Accrediting body issues 12-month warning for UNCSA - News & Observer

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 00:38

Accrediting body issues 12-month warning for UNCSA
News & Observer
WINSTON-SALEM — The UNC School of the Arts has been placed on a 12-month warning by the accrediting body for Southern colleges and universities after a review showed what the agency called “significant noncompliance.” The Winston-Salem Journal ...

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Winston-Salem Fire Changes 911 Response Policy - WFMY News 2

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 23:22

WFMY News 2

Winston-Salem Fire Changes 911 Response Policy
WFMY News 2
City leaders said it will allow responders to get medical help when necessary and increase the availability of fire personnel. But the Winston-Salem Fire Department will also keep track of who abuses 911 calls. They will not respond to people who make ...
Building that collapsed had been declared unsafe in 2007Winston-Salem Journal
Old building collapses in downtown Winston-SalemGreensboro News & Record

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Jeffers takes new path, won't play for Winston-Salem State - Burlington Times News

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 04:39

Jeffers takes new path, won't play for Winston-Salem State
Burlington Times News
The recent graduate of Burlington Christian Academy would have been academically ineligible to play at Division II Winston-Salem State, where he signed in the spring. So Jeffers, who spent the first three seasons of his prep career at Cummings High ...

Dash bounces back against Red Sox - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 03:46

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Dash bounces back against Red Sox
Winston-Salem Journal
Winston-Salem Dash third baseman Jeremy Farrell (15) fields a grounder from Salem Red Sox third baseman David Renfroe (19) to first baseman Rangel Ravelo (17) for the out in the top of the second inning. Buy this photo · WSJ_0628_Dash. Andrew Dye/ ...
Dash hammer Stroup, Salem Red SoxRoanoke Times
Salem falls to Dash, 12-5Augusta Free Press

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Franco pulls out of movie set to shoot in Winston-Salem - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 02:55

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Franco pulls out of movie set to shoot in Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem Journal
Altair was to hold an open casting call Sunday for the film, which was scheduled to be shot in the Winston-Salem area next month and in August. Deadline Hollywood, a movie industry news site, reported that Franco, who was scheduled to direct and co ...
Future now unclear for Franco movie filming in Winston-Salemabc11.com
New Winston-Salem PD Chief On Admin DutyWFMY News 2
Winston-Salem police chief on leave after shooting incidentSalisbury Post
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Winston-Salem chief on administrative duty after shooting - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:21

Winston-Salem chief on administrative duty after shooting
Winston-Salem Journal
The incident began shortly after 1:30 p.m. when Winston-Salem police received a 911 call that a man armed with a two-barrel gun was standing on a porch at 124 N. Jackson Ave. and pointing the gun at someone, police said. Officer Mohammed Khan arrived ...

Questions remain after incoming Winston-Salem police chief shot woman in the leg - myfox8.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:07

Questions remain after incoming Winston-Salem police chief shot woman in the leg
myfox8.com
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– Winston-Salem City Manager Lee Garrity said despite an ongoing investigation into a shooting involving incoming Police Chief Barry Rountree, Rountree will be sworn in on Sunday as planned. Investigators say Rountree shot Whitt ...

More details released on Winston-Salem building collapse - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 19:05

More details released on Winston-Salem building collapse
Winston-Salem Journal
A vacant tobacco plant on East 10th street collapsed Wednesday evening. The 9,600 square foot building likely collapsed from old age and deterioration. Winston-Salem Firefighters were securing the scene on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Winston-Salem...

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Howard Was Never Either/Or - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 15:37

Howard Was Never Either/Or
Winston-Salem Journal
Howard, one of the greatest basketball players to ever call Winston-Salem home, has been selected for induction in the Wake Forest Hall of Fame. Like the others so honored -- tennis great Bea Bielik, field-hockey All-America Jenny Everett, football ...

entrepreneurial clinic opens - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 04:06

entrepreneurial clinic opens
Winston-Salem Journal
... League Small Business and Entrepreneurial Clinic opens. Keith G. Grandberry, left, President and CEO of the Winston-Salem Urban League, speaking with Casey T. Crowley, rt., at a small business clinic hosted by the Urban League, Wed., June 26, 2013.
UL and partners to aid small businessesWinston-Salem Chronicle
Urban League to Roll Out Entrepreneur ClinicHispanicBusiness.com

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Winston-Salem woman charged in second Greensboro robbery - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:45

Winston-Salem woman charged in second Greensboro robbery
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — Authorities charged a Winston-Salem woman today in a second incident where she is accused of robbing a victim of a bank bag. Authorities charged Desiree Frost, 48, of 1361 E. Sprague St. in connection with a robbery on June 14.

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Old Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Building in Winston-Salem collapses - myfox8.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:41

Old Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Building in Winston-Salem collapses
myfox8.com
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– Winston-Salem Fire Department said it was time, previous fire damage and weather that caused the Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Building at 10th and Chestnut St. to cave in on Wednesday evening. The incident was reported to police ...

City departments compete for a good cause - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:10

City departments compete for a good cause
Winston-Salem Journal
wsj_0627_game. Journal Photo by Andrew Dye -- 06/26/13 -- Winston-Salem Fire Department chief Antony Farmer addresses the crowd prior to the FD vs PD charity basketball game. wsj_0627_game DYE. Buy this photo · wsj_0627_game. Andrew Dye ...

Crews On Scene Of A Vacant Warehouse Collapse In Winston-Salem - WFMY News 2

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:28

Crews On Scene Of A Vacant Warehouse Collapse In Winston-Salem
WFMY News 2
Winston-Salem, NC -- Police, firefighters and paramedics are on the scene of a building collapse on 10th Street in Winston-Salem. A fire spokesman says the collapse happened at the old Skinner Warehouse at 111 E. 10th St. around 8 p.m. Wednesday.