March 4, 2015 08:08
“They have asked us what our position is, and we’ve told them we’re waiting to hear from the Supreme Court; and if that petition is either denied or not certified, then you know, we’ll anticipate they’ll receive some notification letting them know they’ll need to shut down,” city attorney Angela Carmon said at the meeting....
Feb. 25, 2015 11:06
Alfred Schnog spent his early childhood in the midst of the Nazi rise to power in Germany. Schnog, who is Jewish, watched as many of his young friends joined the Hitler Youth. As the persecution of Jews intensified during the 1930s, Schnog was an eyewitness to the Kristallnacht violence that occurred on Nov....
Feb. 18, 2015 08:15
The city of Winston-Salem will implement a recycling education program that will include restrictions on recycling for those who do not follow the rules. The program comes in response to issues the city has been having with contamination....
Feb. 4, 2015 08:27
Lowe, the pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church who has served various positions within the party, was chosen over former city councilwoman Joycelyn Johnson by 101 voting precinct members. In his victory speech, he said his major priorities for the coming legislative session will be jobs, healthcare and voting rights....
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....

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