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Arrest Made in the Killing of Two Year-old Jaxson Swain

Arrest Made in the Killing of Two Year-old Jaxson Swain

By Staff At approximately 10:42pm on August 16, 2015, Emergency Medical Services personnel and patrol officers with the WSPD responded to 5450 Grubbs St. on a reported child abuse. Emergency Medical Services personnel immediately transported 2 year-old Jaxson Swain to Brenner Children’s Hospital where he was treated for injuries. At […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Winston-Salem Open and Lowes Foods Announce Community Hero Award Program

By Staff The Winston-Salem Open has announced a new program at the 2015 tournament – the Community Hero Award. In conjunction with Lowes Foods, the Winston-Salem Open is recognizing five local community members for their outstanding service to Winston-Salem and the surrounding areas. The organization being represented by each award recipient […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center Hosts 20th Anniversary Fundraisers

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center Hosts 20th Anniversary Fundraisers

By Staff   Riverwood will be celebrating 20 years of “Walking On” with back-to-back fundraisers. “Boots and Brews” will take place on Friday, September 18 at the BB&T Ballpark in downtown Winston-Salem, NC from 6:30 – 9:30pm. On Saturday, September 19 a family friendly celebration of “Riverwood’s 20th Birthday” will […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
Collision Results in Serious Injury to Motorcyclist

Collision Results in Serious Injury to Motorcyclist

Collision Results in Serious Injury to Motorcyclist By Staff Friday morning at approximately 7:36 Officers with the WSPD responded to a crash involving a motorcycle in the intersection of Union Cross Road and On-ramp to 311North. 52 year-old Janice Bender was riding west on Union Cross Road on her 2004 […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Police Blotter, Public Safety
School Bus Rear Ended – One Student Taken to Hospital

School Bus Rear Ended – One Student Taken to Hospital

By Staff On Thursday afternoon at 2:21pm, officers of the WSPD responded to the 1500 block of Jonestown Road on a reported traffic crash involving a WSFC School bus and a Chevrolet Blazer. The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School school bus was travelling North on Jonestown Road when it stopped for traffic. […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Theatre Alliance Receives Grants for Renovation Project

By Staff   Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance recently received two grants that will support its Size Matters campaign to renovate its theater and help to continue an on-going series of play readings. The Winston-Salem Foundation has awarded a grant of $4,500 that will help fund the expenses of Theatre Alliance’s campaign […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances
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Winston-Salem Musicians Come Together to Help Their Neighbors

By Staff Across the Horizons and SoundLizzard Productions has announced a unique community based project they are collaborating on. They will produce, market, and sell a Christmas CD that will contain tracks from a variety of well-known Winston-Salem musicians and cover various musical genres. The majority of the profits from the […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
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Missing Winston-Salem Woman Located a Month After Disappearance

By Staff Patricia Williams went missing in mid-July.  A silver Alert was issued and authorities began to search for her. When Ms. Williams was last seen, she was moving out of her apartment and informed neighbors that she was going to Raleigh, NC. She does not have a vehicle. If […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Manhunt Ends Following Home Invasion in Kernersville

By Staff The manhunt for the only remaining suspect in a manhunt that began early Tuesday morning with an attempted home invasion in Kernersville. 28 year-old Jerrell Andre Terry of Winston-Salem was arrested by Stokes County deputies and has been charged with Obstructing and Delaying a Public Official and a […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Police Blotter, Public Safety
3rd Shift… Summer of the Gun… Violence Against Women and Why We Allow It

3rd Shift… Summer of the Gun… Violence Against Women and Why We Allow It

By Chad Nance “Singing, holy Toledo I can’t see the light anymore (Hank Williams said that) All those horizons that I used to guide me are gone (I’m damn sure Van Morrison said that …) And the darkness is driving me farther away from the shore (I said that.) Throw […]

by · August 26, 2015 · 12 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, News