Winston-Salem Journal

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  • 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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  • 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
  • Historic Seven Island Bridge finds home in King

    Posted on: 8:40 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    KING, N.C. — For nearly a decade, the historic Seven Island Bridge has been collecting rust in the woods in...
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    (David Rolfe/Journal)
  • VSU football player pleads guilty to assaulting WSSU quarterback

    Posted on: 12:47 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 12:53pm, April 15, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Lamont Britt, a Virginia State University football player, pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting the Winston-Salem State University...
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    Lamont Darnell Britt (right) was arrested by WSSU campus police and charged with misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury on Rudy Johnson (left). (Pictures from WSSU athletics and VSU athletics)
  • Same-sex couple files joint NC tax return in protest

    Posted on: 10:19 am, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 10:20am, April 15, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Mary Jamis and Starr Johnson probably weren’t the only couple to mail off their state tax return...
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    Mary Jamis (left) and Starr Johnson get postage for their North Carolina tax return from the downtown Winston-Salem post office. (Walt Unks/Journal)
  • Bikers come from around the world to Winston-Salem for weekend races

    Posted on: 7:52 am, April 14, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Look out for the cyclists Friday and Saturday in Winston-Salem and surrounding areas. The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic...
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    Lauren Carroll/Journal file photo
  • Vehicle crashes into house in Winston-Salem

    Posted on: 9:05 pm, April 13, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Residents of a home on Ogburn Avenue are thankful no one was injured Sunday night when a...
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    The scene where a truck that was being towed broke loose and ran into the living room of a house at 4498 Ogburn Ave. in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday Apr. 13, 2014. No one was injured in the accident. (Bruce Chapman/Journal)
  • Questions arise as e-cigs fall in grey legal area

    Posted on: 1:42 pm, April 13, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A familiar puff of smoke is resurfacing inside some Triad restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. It’s coming...
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  • Discharge from Belews Creek power plant affects water quality

    Posted on: 11:12 am, April 13, 2014, by

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — On a small tributary of the Dan River, several miles upstream of the Rockingham County power...
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    The Pine Hall Road Ash Landfill (foreground) sits on the banks of Belews Lake across Pine Hall Road from the Belews Creek Steam Station. Now closed, the wet ash disposal site is where Duke Power stored decades worth of the byproducts from the coal burning process at Belews Creek. (Walt Unks/Journal)
  • More job cuts likely at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Posted on: 11:08 am, April 13, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Another round of major expense reductions — including job cuts — are coming at Wake Forest Baptist...
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    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • Randolph Childress named to Manning’s staff at WFU

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, April 12, 2014, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Coach Danny Manning completed his first staff at Wake Forest by naming Randolph Childress an assistant coach...
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    Danny Manning