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Highway Patrol and NCDOT Team Up for “Spring Litter Sweep”

Highway Patrol and NCDOT Team Up for “Spring Litter Sweep”

Troopers across the State Vow to Keep North Carolina Highways Clean By Staff The State Highway Patrol and NCDOT are once again teaming up in its annual Spring Litter Sweep campaign. During the campaign, which began April 1st and continues through April 30, troopers across the state are attentively looking for those […]

by · April 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign Entering Enforcement Phase

by staff Police officers in Winston-Salem will be on the lookout over the next two weeks for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians who are violating laws pertaining to pedestrian and bicycle safety. Through Friday, April 22, officers will be issuing warnings, to be followed by a week of stepped-up enforcement April […]

Silver Alert Issued for Tobaccoville Man

Silver Alert Issued for Tobaccoville Man

by staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Patrick Antonio Bostic. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Patrick Antonio Bostic, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Mr. Bostic is described […]

by · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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WSPD & Sheriff’s Office Warn of Phone Scams

By Staff According to the WSPD they have recently received multiple calls involving jury duty, missed court, and IRS scams. In these cases, citizens were called by someone claiming to be a law enforcement or IRS official and advising the citizen that they missed jury duty, missed court or failed […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Forsyth County Health Officials Confirm First Zika Travel-Related Case

By Staff On Friday  the Forsyth County Department of Public Health confirmed the first case of Zika virus infection in a Forsyth County patient who had recently traveled to a country with ongoing Zika virus transmission. To protect patient confidentiality no additional details on this patient will be provided. “The FCDPH is working […]

by · March 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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How to Prepare for Spring Storms and Tornadoes

March 6-12, 2016 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina From the WS/FC Office of Emergency Management Most Forsyth County residents view spring with a sense of renewal: flowers bloom, warm weather returns, people get out and about. Those carefree days can also be a time for unpredictable storms that strike […]

by · March 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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NC Attorney General’s Office Warns of Phishing Scam

By Staff In a press release Monday, the NC Attorney General’s office asked citizen to think twice before responding to any email seeking personal information or money, no matter who appears to have sent it, Attorney General Roy Cooper warned North Carolinians during National Consumer Protection Week. “Scammers can use […]

by · March 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Water Tank Antenna Removal to Close Block of Bethabara Road on Monday

Water Tank Antenna Removal to Close Block of Bethabara Road on Monday

By Staff The 2700 block of Bethabara Road, between Miller Road and Oak Grove Circle, will be closed to through traffic at 8am Monday morning in order to set up a crane and remove cellular equipment from the top of the water tank at 2777 Bethabara Road. Work is expected […]

by · March 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Family & Friends Search for Missing Teen

By Staff 15 year-old Doris “Monica” Roman has been missing since Febuary 26th when she was last seen in Walnut Cove. She is described as being five-feet, six-inches tall with hazel, brown eyes and dark brown hair. If you may have seen Ms. Roman or have information regarding her whereabouts […]

by · March 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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WSPD calls for Caution & Patience on the Roads Following Damaging Winds

By Staff The Winston-Salem Police Department is requesting that all motorists use caution when traveling during their morning commute. There are still some locations with downed power lines and trees as well as some roadways without functioning traffic signals. The traffic signals along the corridor of Robinhood Road as well […]

by · February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety