Winston-Salem Journal

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  • 30k bulbs on display at Ciener Botanical Garden

    Posted on: 12:33 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    KERNERSVILLLE, N.C. — There are few finer weeks on the calendar than the ones that fill the month of April....
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    Muscari armeniacum-grape hyacinths, and Tulipa sylvestris-wild tulips, surround a Tulipa 'Prinses Irene'-triumph tulip as seen in one of the garden bedsduring the spring bulb display at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville. (Bruce Chapman/Journal)
  • Driver accused of killing 11-year-old: ‘I just started praying for him’

    Posted on: 12:25 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Billy Roger Bailey, the driver accused of passing a stopped school bus and hitting and killing 11-year-old...
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    Billy Roger Bailey stands during a break in his trial.
(Andrew Dye/Journal)
  • Winston-Salem man transforms yard into Revolutionary War playground

    Posted on: 11:14 am, April 18, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Gunfire echoed across Sherwood Forest on Thursday as students in a backyard learned about life during the...
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    Eric Spaar fires his replica musket during an 18th century living history demonstration at his home for Redeemer School third and seventh graders. (Walt Unks/Journal)
  • Witness says Bailey never saw 11-year-old in road

    Posted on: 4:00 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 04:02pm, April 17, 2014

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Billy Roger Bailey, the driver accused of passing a stopped school bus and hitting and killing...
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    Billy Roger Bailey stands during a break in his trial.
(Andrew Dye/Journal)
  • Kernersville man accused of striking boy with car ‘didn’t hit brakes,’ trooper says

    Posted on: 2:09 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Billy Roger Bailey was going about 46 mph in his Jeep Cherokee when the vehicle hit Hasani...
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    Hasani Wesley (courtesy of Wesley family)
  • Ex-CEO Susan Ivey Cameron returning to Reynolds

    Posted on: 12:40 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Susan Ivey Cameron is returning as Reynolds American Inc.’s top executive on May 1, succeeding her successor,...
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    Reynolds Building
  • BB&T to raise dividend after posting $501 million profit

    Posted on: 11:19 am, April 17, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Another solid quarterly performance, spurred again by significant improvements in its loan portfolio, led BB&T Corp. to...
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    BB&T
  • Pro teams arrive, prepare for Winston-Salem Cycling Classic

    Posted on: 11:14 am, April 17, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Mike Cobler, owner of Cycletherapy Bikes in Lewisville, worked past midnight, into Wednesday, tinkering with high-end, carbon...
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    Lynn Berry of Lewisville (left in green) guides the men's team Amore & Vita and the women's Michaela Fanini on a ride of the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic road course, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (Walt Unks/Journal)
  • Novant Health says three more may have been exposed to deadly disease

    Posted on: 8:42 am, April 17, 2014, by

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Novant Health Inc. said Wednesday three more brain or spinal surgical patients may have exposed to...
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    novant
  • NC reduces backlog on food-stamp applications enough to meet federal standards

    Posted on: 1:00 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    The U.S. Agriculture Department informed state health officials Tuesday they have made enough progress on eliminating a large backlog of...
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    food stamps
  • Trial begins for man accused of passing stopped school bus, killing student in Kernersville

    Posted on: 10:49 am, April 16, 2014, by

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — One of the last things Hasani Wesley did before he walked out of his front door for...
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    Hasani Wesley (courtesy of Wesley family)
  • Thomasville man accused of shooting son during fight

    Posted on: 8:28 am, April 16, 2014, by

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A Thomasville man was arrested Sunday after a fight between him and his son ended with his...
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    Phil Alexander Lones