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Legislation would restrict use of drones by police and deputies - Winston-Salem Journal

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 04:08

Legislation would restrict use of drones by police and deputies
Winston-Salem Journal
Chief Scott Cunningham of the Winston-Salem Police Department didn't respond to several phone calls and emails seeking comment. Greensboro police Chief Ken Miller has said he isn't interested in using drones. The Greensboro Police Department does ...
Op-ed: Can we live with dronesGreensboro News & Record

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George Strait Gives Winston-Salem Native Ryan Hamilton The Keys To A New ... - WFMY News 2

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 03:31

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George Strait Gives Winston-Salem Native Ryan Hamilton The Keys To A New ...
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Greensboro, NC -- Country superstar George Strait thanked a brave Triad service member Saturday night, during his performance at the Greensboro Coliseum. Strait with the help of retired Army Lt.Gen. Leroy Sisco presented Winston-Salem native Ryan ...
Veteran gets house, tickets to Strait, tooGreensboro News & Record

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US 52 ramp in Winston-Salem to be closed Sunday - Winston-Salem Journal

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 19:05

US 52 ramp in Winston-Salem to be closed Sunday
Winston-Salem Journal
U.S. 52 ramp in Winston-Salem to be closed Sunday. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. TRAFFIC SIGN. DAVID ROLFE ...

Winston-Salem School Administrative Office placed on lockdown after threat - myfox8.com

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 00:09

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Winston-Salem School Administrative Office placed on lockdown after threat
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Administrative Office was placed on lockdown for a short time on Friday after a former employee threatened to shoot administrative personnel, according to authorities. Christina Vazquez ...
Winston-Salem/Forsyth school board will name new superintendent on TuesdayWinston-Salem Journal
Police: Woman Threatened To Shoot WSFCS EmployeesWFMY News 2

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Federal cuts could hit students most in need - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 04:09

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Federal cuts could hit students most in need
Winston-Salem Chronicle
Members of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education and system officials have already begun working to determine what can be done to alleviate the blow of the sequestration, which a report from Superintendent Don Martin has estimated will ...

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I Pledge … - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 04:09

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I Pledge …
Winston-Salem Chronicle
More than a dozen volunteers took an oath Saturday on the campus of Winston-Salem State University to serve as advocates for children in court. For 30 years, the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program, a division of the State of North Carolina Administrative ...

Local facilities say life-saving is a priority - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 04:09

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Local facilities say life-saving is a priority
Winston-Salem Chronicle
Darleen Kotey, director of Golden Lamb Rest Home in Winston-Salem, said she found it hard to believe that a facility that serves senior citizens – even healthy ones – would not have someone on staff who is qualified to act in the case of an emergency ...

Surprise party greets centenarian at church - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 04:03

Surprise party greets centenarian at church
Winston-Salem Journal
Richard Doub, son, and Jana Doub, daughter in law, react to a story told by Gladys Doub during the surprise party for her 105th birthday at the Fellowship Hall of Olivet Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday March 21, 2013. CIT ...

Triad Has Ties To 14 Teams In NCAA Tournament - WFMY News 2

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 03:33

Triad Has Ties To 14 Teams In NCAA Tournament
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Winston-Salem, NC -- Two teams from North Carolina are out, three more play tomorrow. But the Triad has ties to more than a dozen other teams in the NCAA Tournament. WFMY News 2's Lauren Melvin found the road to the Final Four could go through ...

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Panthers re-sign Munnerlyn - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 02:35

Panthers re-sign Munnerlyn
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Panthers re-sign Munnerlyn - Winston-Salem Journal: Panthers. Friday, March 22nd, 2013. Advanced Search · 26° · Clear · Home · NEWS · Ask Sam · Business · Columnists · Local · State / Region · Journal West · Nation / World · Special Reports · Weather ...

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Lack of trash may cost taxpayers in Winston-Salem - myfox8.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 22:46

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Lack of trash may cost taxpayers in Winston-Salem
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– The City of Winston-Salem says people are throwing away less and no trash means no cash for the city's budget. Since 2008, there's been a nearly 30,000 ton reduction in solid waste coming into the Hanes Mill Landfill. City leaders ...

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Winston-Salem Mayor Cited In Car Crash - WFMY News 2

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:35

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Winston-Salem Mayor Cited In Car Crash
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Winston-Salem, NC -- The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating after a car crash involving Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines. Police say he hit a car while driving on Second Street. He was in his personal car at the time of the crash when he ...
Winston-Salem mayor cited in fender-bender downtownWinston-Salem Journal
Winston-Salem mayor cited in car wreckGreensboro News & Record

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Police: Victim was speeding, texting before vehicle overturned in fatal crash - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:23

Police: Victim was speeding, texting before vehicle overturned in fatal crash
Winston-Salem Journal
A Winston-Salem woman who died Tuesday when her vehicle overturned off Ziglar Road was driving 65 mph in a 45-mph zone and texting on her phone, according to a police accident report. Lindsay Kae Mathis Burns, 23, of the 300 block of Robbins Lane, ...

Winston-Salem man interrupts trial, pleads guilty to robbery - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 13:42

Winston-Salem man interrupts trial, pleads guilty to robbery
Greensboro News & Record
WINSTON-SALEM — A Winston-Salem man interrupted his own trial and told the judge he would plead guilty to charges he robbed a credit union last year after his uncle testified against him. Rodney Jerome Rainey, 41, was being tried in Forsyth Superior ...

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Jeremiah Wright looks to inspire gala-goers - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 04:06

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Jeremiah Wright looks to inspire gala-goers
Winston-Salem Chronicle
“Thank you for all that you did to make The Chronicle such a different, distinct and important organ for people of African American descent and for all those in the Winston-Salem area.” Awards will be presented to 19 local community servants, including ...

A Doctor in the Family - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 04:05

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A Doctor in the Family
Winston-Salem Chronicle
Carmen's parents, Beverly and Ted Robinson of Winston-Salem, could barely contain their emotion after their daughter received her assignment to the top tier medical school. “I'm very emotional, very grateful, very proud,” Ted Robinson said. “It's what ...

Black Catholics find hope in Pope Francis - Winston-Salem Chronicle

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 04:03

Winston-Salem Chronicle

Black Catholics find hope in Pope Francis
Winston-Salem Chronicle
She attended Catholic churches around the country before coming to Winston-Salem and joining St. Benedict in 2001. She said unlike Winston-Salem, which has several Catholic churches, some cities only have one, so Catholics of all backgrounds worship ...

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Man pleads guilty after uncle testifies during trial - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 02:55

Man pleads guilty after uncle testifies during trial
Winston-Salem Journal
Family members contacted Winston-Salem police when they recognized Rainey in security camera footage that was featured on area broadcast news channels about the robbery, White said. James said Rainey took responsibility and apologized to the court ...

Panthers sign safety Miller - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 02:41

Panthers sign safety Miller
Winston-Salem Journal
Panthers sign safety Miller - Winston-Salem Journal: Panthers. Wednesday, March 20th, 2013. Advanced Search · 50° · Cloudy · Home · NEWS · Ask Sam · Business · Columnists · Local · State / Region · Journal West · Nation / World · Special Reports ...

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Go, See, Do: Messy Science - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 23:12

Go, See, Do: Messy Science
Winston-Salem Journal
ARTIST VISIT: 6 p.m. today in Room 102 of the F. L. Atkins Building at Winston-Salem State University. John Sims will explore the relationship between mathematics and culture in his lecture “Rhythm of Structure: Journey of a MathArtist.” A collection ...