• Anitra Mitchell (left) and her mother, Charlotte Parris, operate the Mainstream Boutique store on Oakwood Drive in Winston-Salem. (David Rolfe/Journal)

    Mother-daughter team operate successful women’s boutique in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Shopping and going to the movies are a few ways Charlotte Parris and her daughter Anitra Mitchell have always shared time together, but several years ago, the women took their bond a step closer by going into business together, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. In June 2011, the mother-daughter team bought a […]

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    Goodbye New York, hello Texas: On the move to (and from) NC

    Have you been checking out a possible move to Texas lately? Or have you met that New York family that moved in down the street? If so, you’re in line with the recent trend in migration between North Carolina and the other states of the union, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. New estimates from the […]

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    Student participation rates in Forsyth County low on required tests

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Eighteen Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools are being penalized by the state after failing to administer tests to all eligible students, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Parents of students at a dozen local high schools, several middle schools and as many nontraditional schools can expect to receive letters next month, detailing the district’s failure […]

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    Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

    Take a look around you, and in your mind’s eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible. You’d probably like a device that helps you see much more of it. Scientists working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear […]

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    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tackles domestic abuse, sexual assault policy changes

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday announced a sweeping domestic abuse and sexual assault policy for the league’s 32 teams, mandating all players and staff undergo education and training about how to prevent abuse. The training and education sessions will begin within the next month, he said. The announcement follows a number of high-profile cases […]

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    Student affairs to review arrest of N.C. A&T student who refused to pull up pants

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A N.C. A&T University student was charged with resisting an officer Thursday after a professor said the 22-year-old refused to pull up his pants, the News & Record reported. The university has no dress code, however, according to an email from Samantha Hargrove, spokeswoman for the school. Thursday morning, student Jordan Baker […]

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    Woman searches for owner of bracelet with soldier’s photo inside

    BROWNSBURG, Ind. — A central Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a soldier whose picture is in a Sterling silver bracelet. She’s been trying for a year now, but thanks to the Internet and the power of social media her effort is picking up steam, again. It’s a mystery that began with a […]

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    Scotland votes ‘no’ to independence, will remain part of UK

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom — along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland — following a historic referendum vote. By 55 percent to 45 percent, a majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away and becoming an independent nation. UK Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed Scotland’s decision in a televised […]

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    Polls close as Scotland’s voters make their choice in independence referendum

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Voters in Scotland made their choice Thursday — remain part of the United Kingdom, or form their own independent nation. Now, the counting of the votes begins. Polls at more than 5,500 stations across 32 districts, from the remote highlands and islands to the big cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, closed at […]

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    Police seize more than a pound of meth in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Police seized approximately 544 grams of methamphetamine while searching an Asheboro residence. Officers executed a search warrant at 208 W. Presnell St. on Wednesday. As a result of the search, 544 grams of suspected methamphetamine was found inside of a wooden statue located inside of the residence. Otoniel Recardo Reta was arrested at […]

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    Greensboro man charged with murder of victim found behind Holiday Inn Express

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with a man who was found dead in his vehicle behind Holiday Inn Express earlier in September. Montray Deboris Price, 21, of 1706 Maplewood Lane, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the death of 32-year-old Kevin Christopher Millner. Millner was found dead in […]

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    Ebola patients buying survivors’ blood from black market

    As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors of the virus, the World Health Organization warned. The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has killed at least 2,400 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the countries most […]