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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 JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 21:26:00

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.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-12-14 11:03:29

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.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 20:03:00

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.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 05:15:00

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.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-12-13 11:39:52

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

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 02:30:00

Deshon Tarez Oakes, 26, of 449 W. 24th St., Winston-Salem charged with insurance fraud

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Deshon Tarez Oakes, 26, of 449 W. 24th St., Winston-Salem. Oakes was charged with felony insurance fraud and felony attempting to obtain property by false pretenses.

YES WEEKLY - 2018-12-12 18:24:33

The North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Keeps Getting Worse

The midterms were a month and a half ago, but the fight’s not over in North Carolina, where Republican House candidate Mark Harris’ 9th District election campaign is under investigation over allegations that an aide kept absentee ballots from being returned. Harris beat his opponent, Democrat Dan Mc

SPLINTER - 2018-12-14 13:24:00

Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral

An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”

CHARLOTTE STORIES - 2018-12-13 11:56:39

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools closed Thursday

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools announced that schools will be closed Thursday. “Our transportation crews continue to find road conditions unsafe for bus travel & bus stops plus we’re still clearing campuses so they are safe for students & staff,” WS/FCS said in a statemen

MY FOX 8 - 2018-12-12 17:29:31

Winston-Salem man dies after car crashes into tree

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A man who crashed his car into a tree on Dec. 1 in Winston-Salem has died, according to a press release. Andre Laron Coles, 43, of Winston-Salem, was driving a 2009 Kia Spectra east on Forest Drive when it happened.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-12-11 18:32:13

Black ice still a problem this morning in Triad

The Triad remains under a winter weather advisory through 11 a.m. as black ice creates a few hazardous spots on the road, according to the National Weather Service. Any snow or ice that melted Tuesday may have frozen again over night. However, roads are expected to gradually improve throughout Wedne

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 12:12:00

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

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 16:37:00

Sentencing for Winston-Salem woman convicted of federal tax-fraud charge continued until May

The sentencing of a Winston-Salem woman convicted of federal tax fraud charges has been continued until May, according to court records. Claudia Lynette Shivers pleaded guilty in August in U.S. District Court in the Middle District of North Carolina to one count of conspiring to defraud the United S

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 18:46:00

New retirement community on its way in Winston-Salem

Edna Prince stood outside of her future home - excited about the construction happening just a few feet away. “It's good to come out and look and see the progress that has been made,” she said.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-12-12 13:27:55

Roads steadily get cleared in Winston-Salem; weather a concern this weekend

The winter weather advisory has been lifted for the Triad, but residents should still be cautious with the weather, according to the National Weather Service. The picturesque snowfall is over, and the city is continuing to dig its way out of the mess left behind.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 12:27:00

Winston-Salem cancels residential trash collection for Wednesday, but advises all residents to put carts out Thursday

There won't be any residential garbage, recycling or yard-waste collection Wednesday — the third day in a row — because of hazardous road conditions, Winston-Salem announced in a news release.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 21:29:00

Side streets are still slick in and around Winston-Salem. Stay home if you can, say officials.

City officials urge residents to stay off the roads and to be patient as they work to clear streets of snow and ice. "We're still focused on the primary streets," said Randy Britton, senior community educator with Winston-Salem. "The main roads are being cleared, but the neighborhoods are in very po

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 15:13:00

Roads and highways in Forsyth County will have icy spots Wednesday morning, officials say

Road and highways in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will be passable this morning, but plenty of icy spots are likely, city and state transportation officials said Tuesday. The winterlike storm Sunday and Monday delivered 10 to 14½ inches of snow to Forsyth County, with Winston-Salem receiving abo

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 02:15:00

LIST | School Closings, Delays For Wednesday Due To Inclement Weather

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) – A number of schools are announcing closings or delays for Wednesday, December 12, due to inclement weather. Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools – Closed Wednesday.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-12-11 21:38:00