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Man charged with using car to assault two Wake Forest University police officers

A 28-year-old man is accused of using his car to assault two Wake Forest University police officers while they were conducting an investigation on campus Tuesday, Winston-Salem Police said in a news release. Thomas Gillespie Eshelman III, of 202 Wake Drive, is charged with of two counts of felony as

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 03:10:00

Woman, child injured after head-on collision

A woman and child were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem with life- threatening injuries on Tuesday after a head-on collision on Gumtree Road near Mt. Vernon Road in Wallburg. According to N.P. Teague with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, at approximately 5 p.m. a

DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 00:33:51

Thomasville crash kills Kernersville woman

THOMASVILLE - A 21-year-old woman died Sunday in a crash involving three cars on N.C. 109 near Lambeth Road in Thomasville. The accident occurred after 3 p.m. at 3710 S. N.C. 109. According to Thomasville Police, a 2005 Toyota Tacoma driven by 37-year-old Barbara Johnson Lankford crossed the center

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:36:20

Local small businesses receive honor

On Tuesday, several leaders and officials gathered at Davidson County Community College to honor the backbone of the Davidson County community - small business owners. Each year, the Lexington, Thomasville and Northern Davidson County Chambers of Commerce choose a business that best represents the c

DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:00:00

Twin City Radio Theatre presents 'Frankenstein and Other Tales of Horror'

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Twin City Radio Theatre at King University will present the play "Frankenstein and Other Tales of Horror" in the Fine Arts Theatre on King's main campus in Bristol, Tennessee. The production takes place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. each evening and on Sunday, Oct. 1

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-19 20:35:00

Upscale Casual: Davie Tavern is developing a following in Advance

So many people west of Winston-Salem are used to driving into the city to dine in restaurants, but that may be beginning to change. As demographics have changed, more and more people have populated such towns as Clemmons, Lewisville and Advance. But the restaurant scene has been slow to catch up. Su

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:45:00

Salute to Heroes: Retired firefighter Dan Dwight honored for saving 4-year-old from near drowning

When a retired firefighter Dan Dwight, and his wife, Mary, moved to their Kernersville home in 2004, one of the big selling points was the community pool a few hundred feet from their front door. But last summer, that pool was very nearly the scene of a horrifying event. Dwight was a volunteer fire

WXII 12 - 2017-09-18 21:59:00

Kernersville woman killed in head-on crash, 3 others injured

A 21-year-old Kernersville woman died in a three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Davidson County. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. in the 3700 block of S. North Carolina Highway 109. Investigators said a 2005 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 37-year-old Barbara Lankford, and a passenger, 28-year-old J

WXII 12 - 2017-09-18 15:51:00

Planning board approves Powerscreen zoning request

The City-County Planning Board has recommended approval of a proposed redevelopment project on Temple School Road near the Herbalife Ltd. plant. Powerscreen Mid-Atlantic Inc. wants to acquire a 5.2-acre tract near Temple School's intersection with High Point Road. The request is expected to go befor

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Kernersville woman dies in Thomasville crash that injures 3 others

A Kernersville woman died Sunday and three other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in the 3200 block of N.C. 109 South, authorities said Monday. Melissa Jean Smith, 21, died at the scene from her injuries sustained in the crash, Thomasville police said. Barbara Johnson Lankford, 37, of Le

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-18 21:50:00

WWE Legend Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan Dies

(WLTX) - One of the most famous managers in pro wrestling history, Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan, has died. The WWE confirmed Sunday night Heenan passed away at the age of 73. During a career that lasted over 30 years, Heenan managed dozens of wrestlers. He also was known for being a color commentator d

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-18 03:02:02

King bust should visit Cultural Arts Center

As I understand it, the plan for Wilbur Lee Mapp's bust of MLK, when it comes back from the foundry, is to install it at Bragg Street. If that street is named for the incompetent Southern general who helped lose the Civil War, perhaps that would be appropriate. But to me it looks like the resegregat

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

Two men charged in drug case

Reed Two Triad men are facing a number of drug-related charges after allegedly being involved in a narcotics transaction in Yadkinville Friday. The alleged transaction took place on Shacktown Road near Avis Drive Friday. Delivery driver Derrick Deshaun Reed, 39, of Greensboro, and Jensen McCall Wil

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-18 19:47:15

VIDEO: 'Moonshine & Thunder' returns NASCAR to Wilkes County

Although respect for the law as well as those moonshiners making a living for their families are integral to the story, so is the humor highlighted in such moments as this court scene. Beanie Taylor | The Tribune The Forest's Edge Amphitheater truly is at the forest's edge. Beanie Taylor | The Trib

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:25:41

Yadkin Arts Council celebrates 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

Visitors to Saturday's 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival shop vendors' creations such as these windchimes. Assisted by Emily Shaw of the Yadkin Family YMCA, from left, T.J. and K.J. Rosado and A.J. Figueroa work on free craft projects during the 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival S

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:10:14

Senior Center hosts Spirit Week

Joyce Mainor, left, and Brenda James showed up in their poodle skirts for Thomasville Senior Center's Rock N' Roll Day on Friday. In celebration of National Senior Center Month, Thomasville Senior Center hosted Spirit Week last week with a new theme each day.Photo by Debbie Hightower THOMASVILLE - W

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:26:00

Personal coach 'kicks it up' and shares success story

THOMASVILLE - After achieving her personal fitness goals, Toni Tricarico has launched a new personal coaching business she calls "Kick it Up." One year ago in September she launched a personal journey which left her healthy, fit and 70 pounds lighter. She is hoping to share that experience with othe

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:21:00

Three-vehicle crash kills 1, injuries others

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed one young woman and sent others to the hospital. On Sunday shortly after 3 p.m., Thomasville police responded to the area of 3710 South NC Highway 109 in reference to a three-vehicle crash. A preliminary investigati

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 16:09:00

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

Thomasville police searching for car break-in suspects (VIDEO)

THOMASVILLE - The Thomasville Police Department is asking for the public's help regarding a recent rash of car break-ins. Detectives are investigating more than 20 car break-ins that happened Monday evening in the Hasty Community of Thomasville. The suspects took advantage of unlocked vehicles durin

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:32:00