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  • Wake Forest among 4 N.C. private universities to make best-value list

    Posted on: 5:50 pm, October 25, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest University was one of four North Carolina schools recognized for best values among private universities...
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  • Developer to tear down historic Hanes plant

    Posted on: 6:45 pm, October 24, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The massive former Hanesbrands Inc. plant on Stratford Road — a sign of Winston-Salem’s past manufacturing might...
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    Hanes Knitting plant on Stratford Road. (Charlie Buchanan/The Winston-Salem Journal)
  • Man shot by police in Winston-Salem charged with assault with deadly weapon

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, October 24, 2013, by , and , updated on: 10:28pm, October 24, 2013

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police filed charges against one of the men shot by two police officers last week, alleging...
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  • ZeekRewards receiver to announce claim decisions

    Posted on: 3:53 pm, October 17, 2013, by , updated on: 03:54pm, October 17, 2013

    The receiver in the ZeekRewards.com Ponzi scheme expects to begin mailing letters in a few weeks that will let tens...
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  • Forsyth teen pregnancy rate drops for fourth straight year

    Posted on: 4:52 pm, October 16, 2013, by

    The pregnancy rate for Forsyth County teenagers dropped 8.4 percent during 2012 to 508 — the fourth consecutive yearly drop,...
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  • NC DOT seeks bids for a bridge to lift Outer Banks highway above the ocean

    Posted on: 7:13 pm, October 10, 2013, by

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Transportation solicited bids this week to build a $124 million bridge that would...
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    Parts of N.C. 12 remain underwater after Hurricane Sandy brushed the Outer Banks. (WTVD Photo)
  • Central Library to stay in current location

    Posted on: 3:51 pm, October 10, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners decided in an informal vote Thursday afternoon to keep the Central...
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  • DMV pilot program hopes to improve wait times, customer service

    Posted on: 8:08 pm, October 9, 2013, by

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A new pilot program at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is working to cut down...
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  • Protestors in Winston-Salem urge end to government shutdown

    Posted on: 9:27 pm, October 8, 2013, by

    Federal employees and their sympathizers marched in front of the Ward Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse on Main Street on...
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    Jennifer Warfield, a Veteran Service Representative for the Department of Veterans Affairs, protests during her lunch hour outside the Hiram Ward Federal Building downtown. (Winston-Salem Journal photo)
  • Suspicious package found in Winston-Salem determined to be box of paper

    Posted on: 5:03 pm, October 8, 2013, by and

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A suspicious package that was discovered Tuesday afternoon on the northwest corner of Fourth and Main streets...
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  • Mount Airy hospital cutting 12 to 15 jobs

    Posted on: 4:23 pm, October 7, 2013, by

    Northern Hospital of Surry County has joined the expanding list of North Carolina hospitals that have eliminated jobs in response...
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  • South Korea firm to open plant in Thomasville, create 72 jobs

    Posted on: 5:26 pm, October 4, 2013, by

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A South Korea manufacturer of polyester staple fiber confirmed Friday its plans to open a manufacturing plant...
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