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  • Davidson County man charged with murdering another man during a domestic dispute

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Davidson County man has been arrested in the shooting death of another man who lived at his home, authorities said Monday, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Joseph Mark Welborn of Koontz Road was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of James William Foster, 42, who lived at the same address, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident happened at 12:34 p.m. Saturday when Davidson County sheriff’s deputies received a report of a […]

  • Man taken to hospital after shooting in Winston-Salem; mailman recounts scene

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — One man was injured after an incident at a house in the 2300 block of East Sprague Street on Wednesday afternoon, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Winston-Salem police said gunshots were fired, but no one was shot. The man injured had a laceration, Sgt. Charles Olivo said at the scene Wednesday. The man was taken to a local hospital, Olivo said. His injuries were not life-threatening. George Lytt, a mailman with the U.S. Postal Service, said he had […]

  • Krispy Kreme launches home delivery service in Triad

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Getting a dozen freshly made Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts delivered straight to you is no longer a sugary dream, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. The company has launched, with the help of Grubhub.com, an online-only ordering service featuring delicacies and coffee made at shops in Clemmons, Winston-Salem and four others in the Triad. The online service also allows for placing pickup orders during normal business hours. The service is not available by calling the shops to place […]

  • Driver trapped in school bus in Winston-Salem after power line falls on it

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — School bus driver Debra Harris was taking students home during the big storm Thursday when her bus snagged a power line on Carver School Road, leaving her trapped in the bus for more than five hours, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Harris was driving north on Carver School Road about 2:15 p.m. and had only one more student to drop off on her first run of the afternoon when trees toppling in a yard pulled down power lines […]

  • Crazy Crab, new seafood restaurant, coming to Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A new seafood restaurant is coming to the former Hero House space at 1375 Peters Creek Parkway, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Crazy Crab & Seafood is expected to open in November. Owner Liming Zhang is currently renovating the space. Zhang said he owns eight Japanese restaurants and seven ice-cream stores in such states as Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. He said he was drawn to North Carolina on the recommendation of a friend and fellow restaurateur. Crazy […]

  • Teen’s arrest at Hanes Middle School was ‘disturbing and violent,’ says Winston-Salem Urban League, who wants SRO removed

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem Urban League is calling for the local school system to remove a school resource officer from Hanes Magnet Middle School after what it calls the “disturbing and violent arrest” of a 14-year-old female student, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. The Winston-Salem Police Department said Friday that it was investigating the circumstances of the arrest after a video was posted on Facebook showing the incident. On Tuesday afternoon, the department identified the school resource officer as Tyler […]

  • Infection within Oak Grove football team postpones Friday’s game against Salisbury

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Oak Grove High School’s JV and varsity teams will not play this week due to a contagious bacterial infection among the school’s players. The teams were supposed to play Salisbury High School on Thursday and Friday nights. Salisbury High Principal Luke Brown tweeted a statement confirming the infection. pic.twitter.com/GX6R0kPKcF — Salisbury HS (@SHSHornetNation) October 3, 2018 Oak Grove coach Mark Holcomb told the Winston-Salem Journal the infection was discovered at practice on Tuesday afternoon. Skin checks […]

  • Winston-Salem man convicted of punching 2-month-old daughter, causing rib fractures

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man was convicted Friday on charges that he punched his 2-month-old daughter in the face and caused numerous rib fractures, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Michael Dion Coleman II, 26, pleaded guilty in Forsyth Superior Court to three counts of felony child abuse, inflicting serious physical injury. Coleman was scheduled to go on trial next week on the charges before deciding to enter the guilty pleas. As part of a plea arrangement, Judge Michael Duncan […]

  • Bail bondsman indicted for shooting at Winston-Salem man in Hanes Mall parking lot

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A bail bondsman was indicted Monday on charges that he fired his gun at a Winston-Salem man he was trying to take into custody at Hanes Mall, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Thermon Desmond Sellers, 31, of Charlotte, was indicted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a weapon into a moving vehicle and possession and discharging of firearms. The indictments move the case from Forsyth County’s district court to superior court, […]

  • Toddler died of brain tumor complications after car hit his ambulance in DWI, autopsy reveals

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 2-year-old boy who was injured when a drunken driver crashed into the ambulance transporting him died shortly after from complications of a brain tumor, according to an autopsy released Monday, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. The boy, Braylon Hunter Jenkins, was traveling by ambulance on U.S. 52 to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center from Virginia. At 1:15 a.m. Feb. 11, the ambulance was hit on the left side by a 2003 Honda Accord driven by Jose Martin Duran […]

  • 18-year-old Ararat woman in critical condition after hit-and-run; Mount Airy man charged

    An 18-year-old Ararat woman remains in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle in an apparent domestic dispute last week, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Elyssa Kierstin Jones was at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in critical, non-stable condition Monday, Surry County Sheriff Jimmy D. Combs said. Sometime before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to a domestic dispute in the 1300 block of Grassy Creek Road in Pinnacle, the sheriff said. As officers were responding, the caller […]

  • Man charged in courthouse bathroom assault during murder trial

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man attending the murder trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a relative was charged Tuesday with assaulting a woman in a restroom at the Forsyth County courthouse, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Charles Arthur Goldsmith, 35, of Forest Parkway in Clayton County, Georgia, is charged with misdemeanor assault on a female, an arrest warrant said. The arrest warrant alleges that he punched Michelle Annette Robertson twice in the head. The incident happened at 12:15 p.m. […]