Feb. 27, 2013 09:02
Guilford County Schools announced last week that it will dedicate $20,000 to fund literacy programs at schools in High Point. The money was donated by the city of High Point a week prior after the city won it by being paired with winning driver Kasey Kahne through the Race to Education Program at the Charlotte Motor Speedway....
Feb. 20, 2013 08:50
The transformation of the east side of Winston-Salem took an additional step on Monday with the permanent closure of the entrance ramp from East 5th Street to US Highway 52. The NC Department of Transportation has already closed the remaining exit and entrance ramps at 3rd , 4th and 5th streets, which together link downtown to the east side....
Feb. 13, 2013 09:29
As a former president of the National Physicians Center for Family Resources, Dianna Lightfoot’s positions on early childhood education drew scrutiny immediately upon her appointment on Feb. 5....
Feb. 6, 2013 09:46
“We continue to add jobs to our city and our community, even in spite of the most severe economic recession that we’ve had in over three generations,” he said. “And our community has seen more than its fair share of job loss through companies going out of business or jobs being moved offshore....
Jan. 30, 2013 08:39
First Baptist Church on Fifth in downtown Winston-Salem will begin providing emergency overnight shelter on nights when the temperature is predicted to dip below 40 degrees beginning Wednesday and continuing through the end of February. The service will be operated by First Baptist and Anthony’s Plot, a Moravian social outreach organization....
Jan. 23, 2013 10:07
Greensboro police aren’t enforcing a NC Supreme Court decision against internet sweepstakes venues yet, despite sheriff’s departments throughout the state acting on the ruling to shut them down....
Jan. 16, 2013 09:13
The city of Greensboro is inviting potential bidders to come up with plans to use methane gas emitted from the White Street landfill, and has posted a request for qualifications on its website....
Jan. 9, 2013 09:36
Mayor BerniJOta Sims, at-large Councilman Britt Moore, Ward 1 Councilman Jeffrey Golden, Ward 3 Councilwoman Judy Mendenhall and Ward 5 Councilman Jim Davis voted to move ahead with the purchase. At-large Councilwoman Becky Smothers, Ward 2 Councilman Foster Douglas, Ward 4 Councilman Jay Wagner and Ward 6 Councilman Jason Ewing opposed the deal....
Jan. 3, 2013 10:33
It’s all but certain that the Forsyth County Commission will vote to approve Mark Baker as the replacement for Debra Conrad, who has resigned her seat to serve in the NC House. The commission meets on Thursday in a special session to consider the recommendation of Baker by the Forsyth County Republican Party....
Dec. 26, 2012 09:14
Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham has announced that he will retire at the end of June 2013. Cunningham’s retirement will give him exactly five years in the position considering that he was sworn in on June 30, 2008....

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