Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Police seek help in Brannon cold case

Last week, the Winston-Salem Police Department (WSPD) released a video asking the community to help bring those responsible for the death of Theron Thomas Brannon III to justice. Around 2 a.m. on Christmas Eve 2016, the Brannon family heard gunshots...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Local church buries time capsule

Goler Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church just wrapped up its yearlong 75th anniversary with the burial of a time capsule.  The capsule dedication service took place right after this past Sunday’s morning service on March 18.  The idea of the time capsu...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Forsyth to get new election board soon

Forsyth County Board of Elections Gov. Cooper finally appoints State BOE There will soon be a very different makeup for the Forsyth County Board of Elections, but that may change as the court battle over election boards continues. On Friday, Gov....

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

County plans Human Services consolidation

Forsyth County commissioners passed a resolution declaring their intent to consolidate the departments of Social Services and Public Health. Commissioners voted 8-1 on the resolution, which authorizes staff to prepare a strategy for the merger. Cons...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

NW Guilford Wins Second 4-A State Title

NW Guilford Wins Second 4-A State Title Courtesy NCHSAA Sports / March 16, 2018Share this article: Northwest Guilford junior guard Cayle King was named the Most Outstanding Player of the chamionship game. She tallied 15 points, three assists and t...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Breast feeding is good for mother and child

Breast feeding is good for mother and child By Dr. Veita Bland / March 16, 2018Share this article: It has long been known that babies gain so much when their mother’s breast feed. We know that the milk from the mother is superior to cow or other f...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Book review: Down the River Unto the Sea”

Book review: Down the River Unto the Sea” By Terri Schlichenmeyer / March 16, 2018Share this article: Something’s wrong. It may look just fine, but you know better. Call it intuition, call it plain-as-day, but there’s something off, something not-q...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Students ‘walkout’ for gun safety

Students ‘walkout’ for gun safety By Yasmine Regester / March 16, 2018Share this article: Nearly 200 Grimsley High School students participated in a walkout on the morning of March 14. One month to the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Scho...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Commentary: A business salute to Marion Barry

“Marion Barry gave opportunity to Washington, D.C.” – current Mayor Muriel Bowser Marion Barry Jr. made a lot of blacks rich.  Barry served as the second mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth mayor from 1995 to...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Some commissioners want a county sales tax

Forsyth County commissioners are considering a quarter-cent county sales tax. A staff presentation was given to the commissioners about the county sales tax option last month. County Commissioner Chair Don Martin likes the idea and renewed the discu...

Southeast / North Carolina - 6 months ago

Prep captures fifth state title

Phoenix defeat Pamlico County 70-46 to take NCHSAA 1A Championship   Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (WSPA) wrapped up a magical season with a state title last weekend when they defeated Pamlico County by 24 points. After starting out slow on Marc...