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Lexington council to consider zoning request for proposed Starbucks

The Lexington City Council will consider issuing a zoning permit for a proposed Starbucks at Plaza Parkway during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The city has received a request for a major zoning permit from Lexington Plaza Parkway for construction of a 2,500-square-foot building


Police looking for man wanted in connection to road rage assault in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police in Winston-Salem are looking for a man in connection to a road rage assault earlier this week. Police said it happened Wednesday at US 53 and South Main Street. Photos were posted online which shows a car and the man.


Three identified in Swing Dairy Road wreck

The Lexington Police Department has released the names of three people involved in a head-on collision on Swing Dairy Road Wednesday. Anthony Johnell Fowler of Lexington was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem with non-life-threatening injuries following the wreck.


24 students suddenly sickened at NC elementary school; cause identified

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WFMY) — The Forsyth County Health Department says it now knows why two dozen students and a teacher at Petree Elementary School suddenly got sick earlier this week.


Historic rehabilitation tax credits would gain 10-year extension with N.C. House bill

Historic rehabilitation tax credits would gain at least a 10-year extension to 2030, as well as a slight increase in the expense cap, if a bipartisan House bill introduced Wednesday is approved.


Lexington armed robberies up sharply in 2019

Lexington has seen four times as many armed robberies so far in 2019 as it saw in the same time period last year, keeping police busy. By mid-March of 2018, the city had three reported armed robberies. This year, 12 have been reported, according to Lt. S. Sharpe.


New search warrants reveal at least 60 guns seized from North Carolina home after Diana Keel’s disappearance

NASHVILLE, N.C. — New search warrants show at least 60 guns and three knives were seized from the Keel home after Diana’s disappearance, according to WTVD. The search warrants were tracked down by ABC11 the same day Rexford Lynn Keel was returned from Arizona to face a murder charge in his wife’s de


Deputies: Lexington man took $1,470 from stolen account

A Lexington man was arrested Tuesday after police say he forged a signature on four checks, and used checks linked to someone else’s account to obtain more than $1,400. William Monroe Green, 36, of 171 Greenwood St., was charged with four counts of forgery of an instrument and six counts of obtainin


Man accused of walking into North Carolina Barnes and Noble store and firing pellet gun

CARY, N.C. — An 18-year-old man is accused of walking into a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Cary and firing a pellet gun. WTVD reported that Jonathan Kyle Courtney, 18, of Cary, was charged with two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon and one count of discharging a barreled weapon into an o


Five Points restaurant in Winston-Salem closes abruptly

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Five Points restaurant, 109 South Stratford Road, has closed, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. A sign posted on the door this week, said, “We will be closing due to unforeseen circumstances.”


Top 10 North Carolina Homes Literally “On The Water” You Can Rent For The Weekend

What better place to plan that relaxing get-a-way than on the water – literally. We recently discovered some daily/weekly vacation homes in North Carolina where you can just open up the back door and go fishing or dive off into the cool water.


County jail's problems not new, will take millions to solve

On Feb. 28, the Department of Health and Human Services sent a warning to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. The letter described conditions at the Davidson County Detention Center as reaching levels that "jeopardize the health, safety and welfare of inmates and staff."


18-year-old shot during NC home invasion while 4 children were inside

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Thomasville police say an 18-year-old was shot after arriving home to find three intruders in his house. It happened at a home on Jordan Street shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.


Worker run over by truck, killed at High Point construction site identified

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A worker was killed when a truck ran him over Wednesday, according to a preliminary report from the North Carolina Department of Labor. Lester Earl Barwick, 80, has been identified as the victim, according to a High Point police incident report.


Instagram post sparks outrage; Wake Forest investigating source of post

A racist Instagram post suggesting Wake Forest University build a wall to separate the institution from Winston-Salem State University sparked anger and concern Saturday. Wake Forest University officials condemned the post and said they are investigating the source of the image, which was determined


Five men charged in LSD drug-trafficking ring. Drugs were allegedly sold to kids in Forsyth and Davie counties.

Five men are facing charges that they trafficked large amounts of the hallucinatory drug LSD so that it could be sold to high-school and middle-school students in Davie and Forsyth counties.


Deputies on Scene of Shooting Investigation in Randolph County

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Randolph County Sheriff's Deputies are on the scene of a shooting investigation tonight. Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, deputies were called to somewhere in the 6000 block of Branson Davis Road, which is near the Sophia and New Market areas of the county.


WFU's president reacts to 'deeply offensive and unacceptable' Instagram post

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On Saturday night Wake Forest University's president said he is deeply troubled by a post shared Friday night on Instagram that he said has "created deep concern and anger among the Wake Forest community and the Winston-Salem State University community."


Jay Croop's glue-guy mentality a big part of Carolina Thunderbirds success this season

Once Jay Croop puts in a small pinch between his cheek and gum, he’s ready to roll for the Carolina Thunderbirds. One of Croop’s pre-game routines is a small pinch of chewing tobacco before hitting the ice as one of their key players in a drive for the Federal Hockey League championship.


Empty three-story Denton home destroyed by fire

DENTON – Fire crews from multiple departments responded to a large structure fire that destroyed an abandoned home Friday afternoon. At 1:43 p.m., Denton firefighters received a call for a working structure fire at 1038 N. Main St. Upon arrival, crews saw the home engulfed in smoke with heavy fire s