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NC Highway Patrol Reports 10 Fatalities Over Holiday Weekend

By Staff On Monday the Highway Patrol announced a preliminary number of ten motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the July 4th holiday period. The holiday weekend officially began at 6:00pm on Friday, July 3, and ended at 11:59pm, Sunday, July 5. Last year, the Highway Patrol investigated […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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CANCELLED: 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 […]

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
Accident Forces Road Closure on S. Hawthorne Road

Accident Forces Road Closure on S. Hawthorne Road

By Staff Thursday morning at approximately 3:40am police responded to a passenger vehicle that struck a wooden utilitiy pole at the south curb-line of 1210 S. Hawthorne Road. The pole completely snapped into two separate pieces. This pole was supporting power lines in the area, causing the power lines to […]

Update on City of Winston-Salem Bond Projects

Update on City of Winston-Salem Bond Projects

By Staff   The City of Winston-Salem is making their way through needed repairs that are being financed with money from the 2014 bond referendum.   Pecan Lane will be repaved from Sedge Garden Road to Solomon Drive. Work is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

by · June 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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City of Winston-Salem Utilities Division Warns of Water Discoloration Monday

  According to the City of Winston-Salem Utilities Division, some customers on the south and east sides of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County may notice a temporary discoloration in their water on Monday when the water tank on Sides Road is placed back in service. The Sides Road Tank was taken […]

by · June 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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State Highway Patrol Stepping Up Enforcement on Illegally Stopped Highway Vehicles

By Staff The State Highway Patrol will be stepping up its enforcement on illegally stopped vehicles along North Carolina’s Interstate Highways in an effort to save lives and increase safety for the motoring public. Over the last five years, nearly twenty percent of all fatalities on interstate highways involved a […]

Traffic Alert- N Stratford to be Shut Down Tuesday, Neighborhood Power to be Shut Off

Traffic Alert- N Stratford to be Shut Down Tuesday, Neighborhood Power to be Shut Off

By Staff The Winston Salem Police Department has announced that Duke Energy has identified a large willow oak on North Stratford road that needs to be removed. To do it safely the road will need to be blocked and they will also need to de-energize the line for part of […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Use Caution During the Memorial Day Holiday

Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Use Caution During the Memorial Day Holiday

By Staff The State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday officially kicks off the summer vacation season in North Carolina. Last year, the Highway Patrol investigated 264 fatal collisions and over 9,169 injury collisions during the summer months.

WSPD Warns of WSSU Commencement Congestion

WSPD Warns of WSSU Commencement Congestion

By Staff The WSPD would like to advise motorist that there is heavy traffic volume and congestion around the following areas near Bowman Gray Stadium: Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Reynolds Park Road Rams Drive, US 52 (both directions) Hwy 421 This is due to the Winston Salem State University Commencement […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety