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WSTA Driver Attacked With Knife at Downtown Transit Center

By Staff   Wednesday morning 26 year-old Nicole Vinson used a knife the slash the face of WSTA driver Lee Martin. Vinson has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to cause serious injury and disorderly conduct by violence. Mr. Martin remains in the hospital getting […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

By Staff According to campus authorities Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus has experienced a major power outage today and more than half of the campus buildings in the central and north sections of campus are affected. Crews are working on site to identify the cause of the problem and restore power […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
Suspicious Package Found in Lowes Grocery Parking Lot on Robinhood Road

Suspicious Package Found in Lowes Grocery Parking Lot on Robinhood Road

By Staff   On Wednesday at approximately 10:46am, patrol officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a report of two coolers left unattended in the parking lot of Lowe’s Foods on Robinhood Road. After officer arrived they cleared the imeadiate area around the coolers and called in the Hazardous […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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William “Trey” Mayo Appointed Fire Chief

By Staff   City Manager Lee Garrity announced the appointment of Rocky Mount Fire Chief William “Trey” Mayo as Winston-Salem’s next fire chief on Wednesday morning. Mayo will assume his duties Jan. 12 2015, following the retirement of Chief Antony Farmer on Dec.31st. Mayo, a third-generation firefighter, began his fire-service […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
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Local Competitors Qualify for the 2015 National Senior Games

By Staff     During the North Carolina Senior Games held this fall, 154 competitors age 50 and over from Forsyth and Stokes counties qualified for the 2015 National Senior Games, to be held July 3 – 16, 2015 in Minneapolis. The senior games feature 38 events, including athletic events […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Police Holding “Stuff the Patrol Car” Toy Drive

By Staff The Winston-Salem Police Department is holding a “Stuff the Patrol Car” toy drive Dec. 6 – 11  to serve needy families in Winston-Salem. A police officer will be at the Oak Summit (Walmart) Shopping Center at 320 E. Hanes Mill Road from 10 a.m. to 2 pm Saturday, Dec. […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Reporting Rape

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Reporting Rape

By Andrew David Cox             Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Man Shot in Winston-Salem Home Invasion

Man Shot in Winston-Salem Home Invasion

By Staff   On this Monday at approximately 2:42pm, , officers with the WSPD responded to a reported shooting at 521 Forest Hill Ave. Officers found Cedric Jones suffering from two gunshot wounds. According to Mr. Jones he was inside his home when two suspects forced entry into the residence […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

Micro-Doc- Surviving Faith Assembly- A Former Cult Member’s Story

By Jack Pennington   Josh Wilson grew up as a member of “Faith Assembly”, an extreme fundamentalist Christian sect run by Hobart Freeman. Freeman encouraged the members of Faith Assembly to “walk by faith”, to trust God for everything.           Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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2 Men Killed In Union Cross Wreck

By Staff   Saturday night following an accident on the 1700 block of Union Cross road two young men died from their injuries becoming the 13th and 14th traffic fatalities in Forsyth County in 2014. 17 year-old Drake Brown and 20 year-old Matthew Jones died on the scene from their […]

by · November 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety