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Gunmen rob Winston-Salem store Friday morning
A Winston-Salem convenience store was hit by robbers this morning. Three masked men walked into the Shell gas station at 101 S. Broad Street about 6:10 a.m., said Lt. Gregory Dorn.
Person critically injured after hit by vehicle in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A person is in critical condition after allegedly stepping out in front of a moving car in Winston-Salem. The person was walking west on the eastbound lanes of Silas Creek Parkway, facing traffic.
Adopt a dog for $15 or cat for $10 this weekend in Forsyth County
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – Would you like to help a homeless animal find a “furever” home this Christmas season?. A pet adoption event this weekend in Forsyth County is offering adoptions at a 90 percent discount.
For the first time ever, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education will be made up entirely of women and chaired by an African-American woman
For the first time in the history of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, the school board is made up entirely of women and the woman chosen to lead the board is African American.
Who's a good boy? Forsyth County Sheriff' Office K-9s sworn in, ready for duty
Four new recruits at the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office were all top dogs Thursday afternoon. The four dogs — Bruno, Rex, Kimbo and Bane — were sworn in at a ceremony where they were presented with badges and a framed “Oath of Office” stamped with their paw prints.
Officers who shot suspect during chase back on duty
Two Winston-Salem police officers who shot a man accused of firing at police during a 6-mile-long chase in June are back on active duty. Officer Matthew LaValley and Detective Karl A. Williams returned to active duty on Oct. 5, Lt. Brian Dobey, a spokesman for the Winston-Salem Police Department, sa
Detour in place in downtown Kernsville due to railroad problem
KERNERSVILLE — Malfunctioning railroad arms has caused traffic to be rerouted in Kernersville. The railroad arms at Bodenhamer Street have come down more than once, according to the police department. The problem began Tuesday night. Officials with the railroad company fixed the problem, and the arm
Winter drawdown keys Kerr Lake’s bass
Lower water level sends bass into feeding mode in December. Guide Joel Richardson of Kernersville, N.C., said bass fishing at Kerr Lake, aka Buggs Island, is “as good as it gets” come December.
Go See Do: Friday, Dec. 14
Heart of the Triad Choral Society’s Holiday Concert: 7 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Saturday at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, 794 Sedge Garden Road. Free, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, go to www.heartofthetriadmusic.com.
Bomb threats nationwide today, from Winston-Salem to Raleigh to Washington state
Winston-Salem police are investigating bomb threats made today against three businesses, a police official said. The threats sent to the businesses via email were made against Quality Mobile X-Ray and Ultrasound at 3330 Healy Drive; Paul Cox and Todd PLLC at 3411 Healy Drive and The Phoenix Company
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to close again Friday; will be an optional teacher workday
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will be closed Friday — the fifth day in a row following last weekend's severe winter storm. Friday will be an optional teacher workday, according to the announcement from the school district.
Firefighters face early morning house fire in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Firefighters in Winston-Salem are facing an early morning house fire on Barnes Road. The fire department reported units on scene just before 6:30 a.m. on the 500 block of Barnes Road.
Forsyth Humane Society Offering 90% Off Pet Adoptions Dec. 14-15
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- If you've been thinking about bringing a furry friend home for the holidays, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to do so. Forsyth Humane Society is offering 90 percent off dog and cat adoptions on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15.
Winston-Salem police investigate ‘unsubstantiated bomb threats,’ which appear to be part of a nationwide trend
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police in Winston-Salem investigated “unsubstantiated bomb threats” on Thursday as similar threats were reported throughout cities across the country.
Huge fire erupts on North Carolina highway after tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gas crashes
A large tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gasoline reportedly hit an icy part of the road on I-73 in Greensboro, North Carolina, which sent the vehicle flying. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side, igniting a massive fire that forced officials to close portions of the highway Thursday mo
Winston-Salem police investigate Wednesday evening shooting
A man was shot Wednesday night. Henry Ivan Magadan, 25, was shot while driving away from the 2600 block of North Liberty Street about 7:15 p.m., police said. Magadan was shot in the lower leg. Additional information as to how he sustained the injury was not available.
Kernersville bowhunter kills 151-inch 9-pointer, 139-inch 11-pointer two months later
Tory Pegg kills 151-inch 9-pointer, 139-inch 11-pointer. For Tory Pegg of Kernersville, N.C., the 2018 deer season will be one to remember the rest of his life. Not only did Pegg arrow a huge 151-inch, 9-point buck in September, he pulled out his bow one more time and arrowed a giant 11-pointer on t
Fiery Crash Closes Stretch of I-73, I-85 in Greensboro
GREENSBORO (WFMY) - Parts of I-73 and I-85 in Greensboro are shut down after a fiery crash near where the highways intersect Thursday morning. The crash is near Exit 97-B on I-73 close to the I-85/I-40 intersection. Photos sent to WFMY News 2 showed huge flames on the I-85 on-ramp going over the hig
Officials warn to watch for black ice in the area this morning
The National Weather Service warns morning drivers that the commute will be a slick one, with black ice in Forsyth, Guilford, Davidson and Randolph counties. The counties remain under a winter weather advisory through 11 a.m. today, with refreezing of melted snow and ice creating hazardous roads, th
Elementary teacher wants to buy holiday gifts for all her students, asks Winston-Salem to help
Ten-years-old is too young to forgo the magic of the holidays, yet many of teacher Tracey Patrick’s students could go without a real celebration this December, she said. This realization prompted Patrick, a fifth-grade teacher at Old Town Elementary School — a Title I school that has a high percenta