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Winston-Salem Native, 14, Killed In Alabama Wreck - WFMY News 2

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 00:52

Winston-Salem Native, 14, Killed In Alabama Wreck
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Pike County, AL -- A two-vehicle collision killed two people in Alabama Friday night--one was a Triad native. Celeste Burgess, 14, of Winston-Salem, died at a hospital following the accident on Alabama 93 just before 10 a.m. Friday. State Troopers say ...
Rising Winston-Salem basketball star killed in wreckmyfox8.com
Wreck Kills Two People in BanksWNCF

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Ask SAM: When did Winston-Salem approve liquor sales? - Winston-Salem Journal

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 12:07

Ask SAM: When did Winston-Salem approve liquor sales?
Winston-Salem Journal
Volunteers and supporters from the Winston-Salem Ronald McDonald House will hold a document shredding event at Hanes Mall from 9 a.m. to noon today in the outer parking lot of Belk Department Store near Stratford Road. You can drop off private ...

Winston Salem, NC - mediabistro.com

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 07:25

Winston Salem, NC
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Students get overview of careers in aviation - Winston-Salem Journal

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 03:49

Students get overview of careers in aviation
Winston-Salem Journal
Caroline-Skye Rice smiles as she settles into the pilot's seat of a small Cessna at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, NC, for a flight around the field and a chance to take the controls Fri., June 21, 2013. Pilot Zack Waddell, rt., checks to be ...

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Suspects accused of stealing credit card in Winston-Salem - myfox8.com

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 20:12

Suspects accused of stealing credit card in Winston-Salem
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Winston-Salem police have released photos of three suspects in connection to a stolen credit card that was used at two stores. Winston-Salem police have released photos of three suspects in connection to a stolen credit card that was used at two stores.
Police search for suspect in ATM robbery attemptWinston-Salem Journal

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Makeovers, expansions and relocations for area businesses - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 04:04

Makeovers, expansions and relocations for area businesses
Winston-Salem Journal
“We've been looking at Winston-Salem for a while now, just waiting for that perfect location,” said Mindy Stroupe, a spokeswoman for LM Restaurants. “When this opportunity came across our desk, we did some research and determined Hanes Mall would be ...

Winston-Salem same-sex couple featured in video - myfox8.com

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 01:40

Winston-Salem same-sex couple featured in video
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A same-sex couple from Winston-Salem has been featured in a video promoting marriage equality called “A Tale of Two Dads.” Although it's been more than a year since Amendment One was passed in North Carolina, ...

A Tale of Two Dads: Winston-Salem same-sex couple featured in video - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 01:38

A Tale of Two Dads: Winston-Salem same-sex couple featured in video
Winston-Salem Journal
Husbands Mark Maxwell (left) and Tim Young-Maxwell sit for a portrait with photos of their children in their Winston-Salem home on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Maxwell and Young have adopted four children over the years and were recently featured in a ...

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Next Kernersville chief: Winston-Salem's Cunningham - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 22:43

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Next Kernersville chief: Winston-Salem's Cunningham
Winston-Salem Journal
The town of Kernersville has hired Winston-Salem police Chief Scott Cunningham as its next police chief. Cunningham will replace former Kernersville police Chief Kenneth Gamble, who resigned in March. Town Manager Curtis Swisher said Thursday that he ...
Former Winston-Salem Chief Takes Job In KernersvilleWFMY News 2
Scott Cunningham named next Kernersville police chiefmyfox8.com
Winston police chief to lead Kernersville agencyGreensboro News & Record

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Editorial: Answers needed in officer-shooting death of Winston-Salem woman - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 20:51

Editorial: Answers needed in officer-shooting death of Winston-Salem woman
Winston-Salem Journal
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons had issued a Silver Alert for Melissa Anne Jenkins on March 29 at the request of the Winston-Salem Police Department, the Journal's John Hinton reported. Silver Alerts are issued statewide when an individual who may ...

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Former Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham Named Kernersville ... - WFMY News 2

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 19:20

Former Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham Named Kernersville ...
WFMY News 2
Kernersville, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham who announced he was retiring at the end of June won't be taking a break after all; instead he's accepted a new job offer, about 20 miles from Winston-Salem. The Town of Kernersville ...

Greensboro, Winston-Salem mayors oppose gun bill - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 17:42

Greensboro, Winston-Salem mayors oppose gun bill
Greensboro News & Record
Greensboro Mayor Robbie Perkins and Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines are among 14 North Carolina mayors who oppose a bill that would eliminate a law that requires North Carolina residents to get a permit before buying a handgun. The letter (.pdf) to ...
Mayors, including Joines, oppose legislation eliminating background checks on ...Winston-Salem Journal

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Exclusive: GMAC Insurance to keep 'sizable presence' in Winston-Salem in new ... - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 14:33

Exclusive: GMAC Insurance to keep 'sizable presence' in Winston-Salem in new ...
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
GMAC Insurance will retain a "strategic and sizable presence" in Winston-Salem under its newly introduced brand name, according to officials with the company. National General Insurance, the new name for GMAC Insurance, is one of the largest employers ...
GMAC to keep Winston-Salem operation; number of workers may changeGreensboro News & Record

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Area tops state in percentage of owner-vacated foreclosures - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 04:06

Area tops state in percentage of owner-vacated foreclosures
Winston-Salem Journal
The Winston-Salem metropolitan statistical area has the highest percentage of owner-vacated foreclosures of the state's largest urban areas, according to a report timed for release Thursday by RealtyTrac Inc. About 32 percent of 1,089 foreclosed home, ...

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Tea party protesters' message: Audit the IRS - Winston-Salem Journal

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 03:00

Tea party protesters' message: Audit the IRS
Winston-Salem Journal
Lynn Vernon, center, of Winston-Salem, joined the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Patriots in a protest against the IRS on Westbrook Plaza Drive in Winston-Salem, Wed., June 19, 2013. She was with about thirty others protesting the alleged targeting of ...

NC governor talks reform at Winston-Salem appearance - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 04:07

NC governor talks reform at Winston-Salem appearance
Winston-Salem Journal
In an interview with the Winston-Salem Journal, McCrory expressed confidence that he soon will get to sign into law bills that would transform the commerce and transportation departments. He acknowledged his version of Medicaid reform may be the ...

Tourism authority raises it budget - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 04:07

Tourism authority raises it budget
Winston-Salem Journal
“The board's approval is positive endorsement of our plant to continue aggressively selling and marketing Winston-Salem as a visitor destination, and to increase convention, sports and vacation hotel-room bookings,” said Richard Geiger, president of ...

Senge promotes Camp Snowball at lunch talk: - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 02:52

Senge promotes Camp Snowball at lunch talk:
Winston-Salem Journal
The "Tomorrow's Business Today" luncheon at the Big House Gaines Ballroom I of the Embassy Suites Hotel in Winston-Salem, N.C., Tuesday June 18, 2013. The luncheon was a fundraiser for this year's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ...
Winston-Salem Event Raises Money for Systems Thinking CampWFDD

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High Point, Winston-Salem Budgets Released - WFMY News 2

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 02:44

High Point, Winston-Salem Budgets Released
WFMY News 2
According to a news release issued by Winston-Salem, city services will cost the same, Trans-Aid and some bus routes will begin Sunday hours and property owners whose property declined in value by 8 percent or more will pay less in city property taxes, ...

Report: Winston-Salem woman died from eight gunshot wounds - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 02:32

Report: Winston-Salem woman died from eight gunshot wounds
Winston-Salem Journal
A Winston-Salem woman died from eight gunshot wounds to her chest and abdomen on March 31 after she pointed a weapon at several law-enforcement officers who shot her, an autopsy report said Tuesday. Melissa Anne Jenkins, 60, was shot seven times ...