Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
Award-Winning biographer Penelope Niven died at the age of 75 the night of August 28 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Niven wrote biographies on Carl Sandburg, Edward Steichen and Thornton Wilder. She was a recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature and won several other awards....
Aug. 27, 2014 11:15
“Question of the day. Should citizens who are found in possession of small amounts of marijuana be arrested and placed in jail, or should they be issued a citation and have to appear in court? Firstly, I am not in any way advocating for decriminalization or for legalization....
Aug. 20, 2014 11:14
The Winston-Salem City Council is considering amending its on-street parking ordinance by adding language that gives motorists the right to park on any street that has a width greater than 26 feet....
Aug. 13, 2014 12:11
“Eliminating the Department of Education is a fringe, out of the mainstream idea that runs against our commonsense North Carolina values,” said Kay. “It would put thousands of our students and teachers at risk at a time when they’ve already been asked to shoulder the burden of Speaker Tillis’ irresponsible education budget....
July 30, 2014 11:17
The city of Winston-Salem is considering a list of different locations that will be home to free high speed Internet connections with an installation cost of $300 to $500. There will be no installation cost for small and midsize business locations and no obligation to purchase....
July 23, 2014 10:35
The 48 Hour Film project is a timed film competition in which filmmakers have 48 hours to produce a seven-minute film in their city. Last month the production teams in Greensboro were each given randomly selected genres, and all of the films were asked to include a required set of components....
July 16, 2014 11:37
Cascade’s Saloon proximity to the railroad tracks would complicate demolition. Permits would be needed to ensure that crews would not disrupt the railway traffic, which according to Mayor Nancy Vaughan, sees 65 trains pass through downtown every day.....
July 9, 2014 10:54
The Winston Salem City Council approved the requests for four AT&T cell phone towers at its meeting Monday night. One will be located on the northwest side of New Walkertown Road across from Northampton Drive. It will be a monopole tower and rise to a height of 150 feet....
July 3, 2014 10:09
A preliminary injunction against North Carolina’s new Voter ID law brought by the state’s chapter of the NAACP will be heard Monday at 9:30 am in the US District Court in Winston-Salem....

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