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Back to School: Transportation Safety Tips For All Motorists and Pedestrians

Back to School: Transportation Safety Tips For All Motorists and Pedestrians

By Staff Schools operating on traditional calendars began Monday with more than one million students attending North Carolina’s public schools. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have about 54,000 students attending the 81 schools in the district. While school is in session, there are additional concerns for motorists and pedestrians due to the […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Patrol Officer Michael P Moore to Receive WSPD Medal of Valor

By Staff Chief Barry Rountree will present the Winston-Salem Police Department’s Medal of Valor to Police Officer Michael P. Moore on Thursday, August 21st at 9pm during a ceremony at the Public Safety Center Auditorium. The Medal of Valor is presented to officers who performed in a manner that far […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Notifications, Public Safety
WSPD Warns Citizens About Robberies Set Up on Craigslist & Social Media

WSPD Warns Citizens About Robberies Set Up on Craigslist & Social Media

By Staff In a press release Tuesday, the WSPD warned citizens that several robberies have taken place recently during real-world meetings that have begun on Craigslist and other social networking sites. According to authorities the crime usually occurs during the actual meeting between the buyer/seller. The Winston-Salem Police Department strongly […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
I-40 Closed Until 5pm Saturday

I-40 Closed Until 5pm Saturday

By Staff     According to the WSPD a wreck involving two tractor trailer trucks has forced the closure of I-40′s West-bound lanes between the Winston-Salem city limits and the Lewisville-Clemmons Rd exit. All traffic westbound on both interstate 40 and business 40 is being diverted onto US 421 North. […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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UPDATED: One Local & One Regional Silver Alert Issued

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 85 year-old Lawrence Edward Noah. Mr. Noah weighs approximately 152 pounds, stands five-feet six inches tall and has gray hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown striped shirt, […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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WSPD Warns Residents off of Robinhood Rd & Peace Haven Rd About Rash of Auto Break-Ins

By Staff   Over the last few days, Patrol Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department have responded to numerous locations off of Robinhood Road and N. Peace Haven Road on reported Auto Breaking and Larcenies. Many of the targeted vehicles were broken into during the late evening and early morning […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Notifications, Public Safety
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Sheriff’s Office Warns of Jury Duty Scam

By Staff   According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office they have been made aware of a scam where the thief tries to have the victim send money to a location to avoid incarceration. Since the first of July, 2014, several reports have been made by residents of Forsyth County […]

Updated: National Weather Service Issues Severe Weather Warning

Updated: National Weather Service Issues Severe Weather Warning

By Staff The National Weather Service has issues a severe thunderstorm watch for Forsyth County until 10 pm Thursday. There is also an urban and small stream advisory in effect until 645 pm. The hazardous weather outlook is for the majority of central North Carolina. Scattered thunderstorms will develop in […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Forsyth County Health Officials Confirm First Case of Chikungunya Virus in North Carolina

By Staff At a press conference Thursday morning, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health confirmed the first case of Chikungunya virus infection in a North Carolina patient who recently traveled to the Caribbean. Chikungunya will make a patient sick, but rarely requires hospitalization. It is not spread through human […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Traffic Congestion Expected Saturday In WFU Area

by Staff The private memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou will occur on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m.  More than 2,000 guests are expected to be in attendance, including many dignitaries. The Winston-Salem Police Department anticipates that traffic congestion will occur sporadically between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. around Wake […]

by · June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety