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Cancelled: Silver Alert Issued for Missing Winston-Salem Teen

by staff On May 23, 2016 at approximately 8:48 p.m., officers with the WSPD responded to the 700 block of Clemmonsville Circle on a Check on the Welfare call. Upon arrival, officers learned that Michael Ryan Maxwell, a 15 year-old white male who was reported as a runaway on May […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Now’s the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Now’s the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

By Staff Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. May 15-21 has been designated as N.C. Hurricane Preparedness Week, and Emergency Management Director Melton Sadler is […]

by · May 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Cancelled: Silver Alert Issued for Missing Lexington Man

by staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Justin Emanuel Baldwin. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Baldwin, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Baldwin is a 30 year old […]

by · May 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Water Tank Maintenance Could Bring Discolored Water to Portions of City

by staff Some Utilities Division customers who live in the northwest quadrant of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County may notice a temporary discoloration in their water when the Wake Forest Water Tank is taken out of service for planned repairs to the water distribution system. The Wake Forest tank, at 185 […]

by · May 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Cancelled: Silver Alert issued for Missing Guilford County Man

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 80 year-old Aaron William Snow. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Aaron William Snow, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Mr. Snow […]

by · May 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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