Jan. 28, 2015 08:13
A new chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party will be selected Feb. 7 in Pittsboro. There are currently six candidates running, and they include current vice-chair Patsy Keever, former state senate candidate Tommy Davis, LGBT rights activist......
Jan. 21, 2015 08:16
At its January 20 meeting, the Winston-Salem City Council discussed plans for the closure of a 492-foot portion of Ninth Street between N. Chestnut Street and N. Patterson Avenue....
Jan. 14, 2015 11:47
In an effort to be environmentally friendly, the Winston-Salem Police Department has adopted a new records policy in which many hard copy records of cases will be destroyed and only the electronic copy will remain. The public safety committee at their meeting Monday night approved the policy....
Jan. 7, 2015 10:43
There is a grassroots effort being made in the city of High Point to bring a Trader Joes store to the city. A Facebook group entitled “Bring a Trader Joe’s to High Point” was started about a month ago and has now amassed more than 3,000 followers. The only Trader Joes currently located in the Triad is in Winston-Salem....
Dec. 31, 2014 10:57
Winston-Salem was ranked the 22nd best city to live in by the online publication Vocativ in its article titled “The Livability Index: The 35 best U.S. cities for people 35 and Under.” Cities are ranked according to eight criteria that include demographics, housing, jobs, food, entertainment, nightlife, getting around and appeal....
Dec. 24, 2014 10:07
As a result of Winston-Salem city offices closing for the Christmas holiday, the sanitation schedule for the city will change as follows. Garbage will be collected this week one-day early, and Friday’s collection will occur on Monday Dec. 29....
Dec. 17, 2014 10:11
The interchange between Business 40 and Macy Grove Road was scheduled to open a couple of weeks ago, but progress was slowed when signs could not be installed. The interchange is part of a $40 million project that will improve Macy Grove Road between Industrial Park Drive and Old Greensboro Road....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
Two major road projects in Forsyth County have been listed in Gov. Pat McCrory’s transportation improvement program—a 10-year plan that is projected to fund 478 highway projects and create 300,000 new jobs. The plan is contingent on the General Assembly’s approval of the $1 billion bond package McCrory has put forth....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
Don Martin and Ted Kaplan were sworn in as the newest members of the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Monday night. Kaplan, a democrat, defeated incumbent Bill Whiteheart 55 percent to 44 percent in the election while Martin, a republican, ran unopposed....
Nov. 26, 2014 10:14
More than 10 restaurants and breweries came together November 20 for the fifth annual Taste of the South event held at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The event is held as a benefit night for the group Authoring Action—a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping teens find their inner talent through writing and the performing arts....

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