Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 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 - 7 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...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Ida Mae Nelson turns 100

Winston-Salem mayor declares today Ida Nelson Day By Raeford Wilkins Ida Mae Nelson was born on March 15, 1918, in Winston-Salem, N.C.  to Hilton Wilkins and Emma Hardy.  Ida’s mother had a high school education, but her father did not have any form...

Southeast / North Carolina - 7 months ago

Rec. center crowns winter league champions

The Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center just wrapped up another successful winter basketball league.  The two age groups, 5-9 and 10-13, had their championship games last Thursday, March 8.  At the end of the night, the Spurs won the 5-9 age group...

Southeast / North Carolina - 8 months ago

2018 CIAA Tournament

2018 CIAA Tournament Joe Daniels / March 9, 2018Share this article: Advertisement Latest Headlines Advertisement Since 1967, the Carolina Peacemaker has served as North Carolina’s leading news weekly with a national reputation. Founded by...

Southeast / North Carolina - 8 months ago

Va. Union women & men win CIAA titles

Va. Union women & men win CIAA titles Peacemaker & Wire Reports / March 9, 2018Share this article: William Jenkins, a Va. Union sophomore forward, had a double double with 16 points and eleven rebounds in the championship game against John...