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Driver Accused Of Assaulting WFU Campus Police, Then Hit-And-Run: Police

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police say a man is accused of using his car to assault two Wake Forest University campus police officers, then crashing with another vehicle, and running away from the scene. The crash happened at Polo Road and Reynolda Road on Tuesday around 4 p.m. According

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 03:29:58

Goat Missing After Several Rockingham Co. Home Break-Ins

REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A goat is missing after several home break-ins in Rockingham County. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said the goat was last seen Monday morning in a yard on U.S. 29 Business in Reidsville, NC. It has since disappeared after a number of home break-ins. The Rockingham County

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 19:16:58

Robert E. Lee's former church removes his name

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general. Lee was a member of the church and served as senior warden of the vestry when he was president of then-Washington College (now Washington and Lee Univers

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-20 02:03:05

The Grass Is Dead Play bluegrass versions of Grateful Dead songs

The Grass Is Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute band, but rather than trying to emulate the legendary San Francisco band, the Grass Is Dead does bluegrass renditions of Dead tunes. In their own way, the country-flavored banjo-fueled Florida band is keeping the spirit of the Dead alive, having fun with

YES WEEKLY - 2017-09-20 08:34:54

The Kruger Brothers to Play at Lee Street Theatre This October

SALISBURY, NC - Live at Lee Street presents The Kruger Brothers live in concert! This internationally recognized band will play one night only on October 14th! You may have seen them at Merlefest in Wilkesboro, NC more than a few times! The Kruger Brothers originated in Switzerland and became a trio

YES WEEKLY - 2017-09-19 16:29:07

Triadfoodies Chef's Table: Vin 205

Tucked in the corner of Stratford Towers shopping center on South Stratford Road in Winston-Salem, sits a bistro that has come into its own. Vin 205 Farm to Table Bistro aims to be a major player in Winston-Salem's rapidly growing culinary scene. Wine Merchants and Vin 205 have been nestled together

YES WEEKLY - 2017-09-19 14:51:13

Armed at School: Educators Take 3-Day Firearms Course

GREENVILLE, Ohio -- A group that keeps track of school shootings in the U.S. said there were 240 incidents since 2013 -- about one a week -- including one last week at a high school near Spokane, Washington. Some teachers believe the answer is to arm themselves, while others strongly disagree. Eight

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 02:01:56

Restored 1938 Tractor Pulls Emotional Load for Great-Grandpa

WYOMING, Minn. - A 1938 tractor is a daunting restoration for a 1937 great-grandpa. "Oh, it was pretty tough," laughs 80-year-old Dick Collen when asked about the condition in which he first found the Allis Chalmers B, now split in half in his garage. When he hauled it home, Collen estimates the tra

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 11:52:49

Hurricane Maria Crushes Puerto Rico as Category 4 Storm

"Extremely dangerous" Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico Wednesday morning and is expected to punish the U.S. territory with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters say. Maria weakened slightly to a Category 4 hurricane overnight Wednesday before making landfall at Yabucoa, Puerto Rico,

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 11:29:51

Teens Not Grasping 'The Responsibilities of Adulthood,': Study

Today's teens are on a slow road to adulthood, putting off risky behaviors from drinking to sex, but also delaying jobs, driving, dating and other steps towards independence, according to a new study based on 40 years of survey data. Compared to teens from the 70s, 80s and 90s, today's teens "are ta

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 11:18:49

Guilford County Schools names top teacher, principal (Video)

GREENSBORO - At the culmination of a high-energy awards ceremony Tuesday night Guilford County Schools crowned Shanda Hamm of The Middle College at GTCC-Greensboro as Teacher of the Year in a hail of multicolored balloons, streamers and confetti. She will go on to represent the district at the regio

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-19 23:04:00

Amber Alert Issued For 3-Month-Old NC Girl

HAYWOOD CO., N.C. -- The Haywood County Sheriff`s Office is searching for missing 3-month-old Cali Marie Cochran. She is approximately 20 inches tall, weighing 10 pounds. She has brown hair, and unknown colored eyes. Officials believe she could be with Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. and Heather Marie Coc

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 10:26:02

Wrangler Celebrates 70th Anniversary With Annual Jeansboro Day

GREENSBORO, N.C. - You might want to just go casual and rock your favorite pair of jeans. Wrangler, a global leader in jeanswear, is celebrating its 70th Anniversary at the 3rd Annual Jeansboro Day. The family friendly celebration is free and open to the public. It will feature a 70s-inspired

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 09:01:46

Va. woman dedicates life to saving senior dogs

HAYMARKET, VA. (WUSA9) - In this part of the country, it's common knowledge that many older people move South to retire. But there's one spot in Haymarket, Va. where many elderly from the south are flocking. Elderly dogs, that is. These elderly moved north to Debbie Gretz' home in Haymarket, Va. fro

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-20 08:51:45

How to double your Wi-Fi speed!

CLEVELAND, OH - In my quest to highlight bargains and get you the most bang for your buck, chances are you are not enjoying the Internet speeds for which you are paying. I can already hear the voices of the cynics reading this article: "There's nothing that you can buy that will double your intern

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-20 08:31:49

Hurricane Maria's Rapid Intensification Rare, But Not Unheard Of

GREENSBORO, NC -- Maria's rapid intensification Monday from a Category 1 to a Category 5 within a day was rare, but not unheard of. In the past 12 years, there have been 4 hurricanes, including Maria, that have done the same thing. With warm water & low wind shear in place, Maria grew from a Categor

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 20:20:20

Public Meeting Focuses On Business 40 Improvement Project

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Transportation officials are hosting public meetings on Tuesday to answer questions about Business 40 construction. The meetings will take place at the Old Salem Visitors Center located at 900 Old Salem Road. The first meeting was held from 12 to 2 p.m. and the second meeting

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 19:23:11

Officers crack down on speeding on West Friendly Avenue

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro police officers are continuing to monitor speeds on West Friendly Avenue at the request of neighbors in the Greenway Drive area. The original complaint came months ago and officers began operations, watching traffic during patrols, and even placed electronic StealthSta

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-20 00:18:14

The Syllabus: September's speakers (mid-month update)

Author Margot Shetterly (from left), Nobel Prize winner John Mather and novelist Emily Giffin are among the speakers scheduled to appear in late September at universities in the area. It's starting to get closer to the end of September than the middle of September, so it's time for the mid-month upd

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton: Would we put the homeless out of sight and out of mind?

A few years ago, 12 men and women wrote about their experiences while homeless in downtown Greensboro; one a story about watching clouds move in the reflection of building windows; another about the house he dreamed of building for his mother (who was also homeless). The finished stories were displa

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 04:00:00