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  • The Garage, longtime music venue in downtown Winston-Salem, plans last show on New Year’s Eve

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Garage, one of Winston-Salem’s oldest music venues, will suspend operations Jan. 1, the owner has announced, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Tucker Tharpe, the owner, said in a email to the city’s business community that its last show will be the annual New Year’s Eve concert featuring the band The Genuine. “The closure will be indefinite until we re-evaluate our business plan to find a new and better way of enriching the musical arts of North […]

  • Winston-Salem man convicted of human trafficking, accused of selling girl, 12, into prostitution

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man was convicted Monday on charges that he sold a 12-year-old girl to other men who raped her numerous times, resulting in her getting pregnant and contracting a sexually-transmitted disease, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Armando Graciano, 43, pleaded guilty in Forsyth Superior Court to attempted rape of a child, human trafficking, sexual servitude and two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. Judge David Hall of Forsyth Superior Court consolidated the charges into one, […]

  • Food Freaks closes restaurant in Winston-Salem, but keeps truck

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Food Freaks Beer Geeks has closed its restaurant at 2630 Foxtrot Court off Hanes Mall Boulevard, but will keep operating its food truck, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. The restaurant is owned by husband and wife Brandon and Marie Cassidy, operating as Cattle Cart LLC. The restaurant, which opened in 2016, focused on specialty stuffed burgers and craft beers. It was an outgrowth of the Food Freaks food truck that Brandon Cassidy founded in 2013. Oct. 22 […]

  • Davie County fires deputy accidentally shot three years ago by former sheriff

    MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — A Davie County sheriff’s deputy who was accidentally shot by former sheriff Andy Stokes during a standoff three years ago has been fired, according to documents that the Winston-Salem Journal obtained through a public-records request. Cpl. Chris Fleming, 30, of Cooleemee, was terminated on Oct. 12 from the Davie County Sheriff’s Office, according to a Personnel Action Form signed by current Sheriff J.D. Hartman and Fleming. Hartman did not give a reason for the termination on the […]

  • Walkertown man gets arrest warrant for unlawful wounding against man beaten in Charlottesville unrest

    A Walkertown lawyer obtained an arrest warrant last week against a black man who was beaten after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., two months ago, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Harold Ray Crews, 48, obtained the warrant on Oct. 9 from a city magistrate in Charlottesville. The warrant charges DeAndre Harris, 20, of Suffolk, Va. with felony unlawful wounding. Crews, who is white, accused Harris of striking him with a blunt weapon on the left side of his […]

  • 2 people arrested after allegations against teacher spark disturbance at Winston-Salem school

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two people were arrested Thursday for their alleged roles in a disturbance at Carter G. Woodson School at 437 Goldfloss St. after several female students claimed that a teacher inappropriately touched them, authorities said Friday, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. One of the girls’ mother said she believes her daughter’s accusation against the teacher, and she plans to discuss the matter with the Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office. The incident occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. when Winston-Salem […]

  • Winston-Salem man convicted in 2013 fatal shooting

    A Winston-Salem man was convicted Wednesday morning on charges he fired a gun several times into a car, killing a man inside who was waiting for a friend outside an apartment complex, the Winston-Salem Journal reported. William Darius Aikens Jr., 33, pleaded guilty in Forsyth Superior Court to one count of voluntary manslaughter, one count of possession of a firearm by a felon and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle while in operation.  Aikens had initially […]

  • Kernersville woman undergoing rabies treatments after feral cat attack on her porch

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — There were 26 puncture wounds on her arms before Kathleen McNally was able to wrestle away a feral cat that attacked her on her porch earlier this month, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. The attack left McNally shaken. She is undergoing rabies treatments and she is afraid to leave her Kernersville home or even get out of her car to walk up the steps. “I feel like crying when I have to get out of my car,” […]

  • Local couple dies a few hours apart after 70 years of marriage

    ELKIN, N.C. — After learning her husband of 70 years had died, Rachel Holcomb told a nurse: “My husband passed away today, but it’s all going to be OK,” according to the Winston-Salem Journal. A few hours later, she died peacefully in her sleep. “To have spent 70 years married and then to die so close together, I thought it was beautiful,” said their daughter, Jewell Park. It was a tale of love only Nicholas Sparks could’ve concocted, as James, […]

  • New restaurant, bar to open in downtown Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A new restaurant is being developed at 414 N. Liberty St. by Mayfair Street Partners, which is also developing a restaurant in the Pepper Building, less than a block away, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Mayfair Street Partners, based in Cumming, Ga., is buying the building next to the historic Woolworth’s building. Simon Burgess, Mayfair’s managing director, said that the company has the property under contract and expects to close in a month or two. Linville Team […]

  • Parole possible for Winston-Salem man who killed Chris Paul’s grandfather

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man serving a life sentence for his role in killing the grandfather of Chris Paul will be eligible for parole in 12 years, a Forsyth County judge ruled Thursday morning. Paul plays in the NBA for the Houston Rockets and is a former Wake Forest basketball standout. Rayshawn Denard Banner, now 29, was convicted, along with his brother, Nathaniel Cauthen, and three other teenagers in the death of Nathaniel Jones, who was found bound, gagged […]

  • Teen found dead behind Winston-Salem business ‘a human, a friend, a kid who didn’t deserve this’

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An 18-year-old homicide victim found Tuesday morning with a gunshot wound to the head was registered as an incoming senior at Carver High School, the school system confirmed. Eduardo Vladimir Barrientos’ body was found Tuesday at 8:55 a.m. more than a 15-minute drive from his home on Winnabow Road. Railroad workers performing a routine line check found his body on a pathway in the wooded area behind Sunnyside Ice, at 2001 Glendale St., 20 feet from the […]