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Silver Alert Issued for Winston-Salem Woman

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Tamara Lynn Mallory. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Tamara Lynn Mallory, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. 47 year-old Ms. Tamara […]

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Police Arrest Shooter who Fired into Homes

By Staff Tuesday morning at approximately 1:08am, Officers with the WSPD responded to a house break-in progress at 1011 Betty Drive. According to the residents, the suspect forced open the front door armed with a firearm. The suspect then left the home after being confronted by the occupants. During this […]

by · July 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Winston-Salem Police Officer Charged in Death of Motorist

Winston-Salem Police Officer Charged in Death of Motorist

By Staff   Following an investigation by the North Carolina highway Patrol, 47 year-old Winston-Salem police officer Sgt. John William Leone Jr. has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. The wreck in question took place on May 13th 2015 at the intersection of Reynolda and Polo Roads. The collision […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 4 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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CCD Weekend Guide and Fireworks Guide – July 2-5

Compiled by Carissa Joines   Camel City has some classics scheduled to help you celebrate this July 4th weekend! A naturalization ceremony on the site of the first Independence Day celebration, baseball, fireworks, classic films, honky tonk music in the street, local art and artists, and the Heavy Rebel Weekender […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Two in Winston-Salem Arrested for Helping Escaped Murderer

By Staff   According to the SBI, two people were arrested Wednesday, accused of aiding escaped murderer Kristopher McNeil elude police last weekend following his escape from Brown Creek prison. McNeil was captured Sunday near the Davidson/Forsyth County line. 30 year-old Shyla Daniel Ryder and 44 year-old Mazandra Yvette Spigner, […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Developing: Human Remains Found at Pfafftown Home

By Staff   As a result of a joint investigation between the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the WSPD, along with the Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office, investigators have charged two Pfafftown residents after finding human remains in their back yard. During the course of a WSPD Missing Person investigation, […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Police and Fire Departments Wish Citizens a Safe Independence Day

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Police and Fire departments are urging all citizens to have a happy and safe Independence Day by following a few simple safety tips. The WSPD would like to remind Independence Day celebrants to consume alcohol responsibly and to use a designated driver if they consume alcohol […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

By Staff The Dixie Classic Fair Farmers Market is looking for participants of all ages to compete for a share of $200 in prize money during its second annual “Aw Shucks!” corn-shucking contest on Saturday, July 11, at 9am. There is no charge to enter and all the corn shucked […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

By Staff For the past two days, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office have received several calls from citizens inquiring about the validity of a telephone call or message they had received claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office. During these calls, a male caller contacts citizens and identifies himself as […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Professor Timothy Davis Named WFU Law’s Newest Academic Dean

By Staff   Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Timothy Davis will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the first African-American to serve in this role at the law school. “Soon after Tim arrived in 1998, the whole community knew to […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest