July 23, 2014 10:35
To say that RJ Reynolds is synonymous with Winston-Salem could be construed as an understatement. First the man, and then the company, helped build the city into one of the most prosperous in all of the south, a powerhouse with global name recognition exceeding its rival to the east....
July 16, 2014 11:37
In the past it’s been corner stores selling materials for crack pipes or nefarious massage parlors operating outside of city regulations. Recently he’s tackled a corner store selling drugs and running a gambling ring. He’s even blown up a city employee’s side contract to pressure wash trash trucks after hours....
July 9, 2014 10:54
The argument that it’s the price we pay to have heat and lights, not to mention power for our cell phones, televisions and other first world conveniences, just doesn’t cut it when the sacrificial element in the mix is the water we depend on for our very existence....
June 18, 2014 10:21
The largest player on the Greensboro Grasshoppers this year – both in height and weight – has been at NewBridge Bank Park before 2014 – as a spectator. Granted, 6-foot-7, 240-pound Sean Townsley was not your average spectator. He was pitching for the Panthers of High Point University and had hopes of landing a professional baseball contract....
Feb. 5, 2014 09:52
Council members extemporized eloquently as they bequeathed honors on a number of parties, all worthy, including the endearing Tiny Indians cadet football team, the dignified ladies of the Kappa Alpha Kappa Sorority, the late intrepid arts supporter Copey Hanes, and dedicated city employees who retired in 2013....
Jan. 29, 2014 12:24
Twenty-three years after the brutal murder of 7-year-old Shalonda Poole, the Greensboro police finally found their man. Donald Preston Ferguson was even facing charges in South Carolina at the time of the crime for the 1989 rape of a 10-year-old girl, the News & Record....
Jan. 22, 2014 10:44
No, take that back. These are strange times for us to find it incongruous that a Republican governor and Democratic president would find common cause in celebrating an initiative with promise to aid the constituents they share in common....
Jan. 15, 2014 10:16
The dapper birthday boy, wearing a bow tie and a handknit crown, couldn’t have looked happier as he ran the length of a gigantic blanket fort at Glenwood Coffee & Books. A knot of friends in tow, including one dressed as a ninja turtle, he shrieked with delight and released untied balloons to zoom around the room....
Jan. 8, 2014 10:15
Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson declared a “war on poverty,” telling the nation in his 1964 inauguration: “Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope — some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both....
Dec. 31, 2013 01:31
Happy new year, and welcome 2014! Yes, the state of North Carolina has turned crimson red (and not the radical left kind), while the cities are ever more bastions of blue. The change has been underway since 2010, but consolidated in 2013, when the GOP took control of the executive branch and both legislative houses of state government....

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