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  • Herbalife CEO Rich Goudis resigns unexpectedly over ‘comments which recently came to light’

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The chief executive of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., Rich Goudis, resigned unexpectedly late Tuesday for reasons that the company said were related to its “expense policies and business practices.” In a regulatory filing late Tuesday, Herbalife said Goudis, who was the primary face to its Winston-Salem operations, voluntarily resigned. He had been with the company since 2004 and as chief executive since June 2017. Goudis took on the role in a high-profile promotion following the company reaching a […]

  • Former East Forsyth High School volunteer convicted of having sex with student

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Kernersville woman was convicted Wednesday for having sex with an East Forsyth High School student while she was a volunteer. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that 44-year-old Jennifer Ann Pike pleaded guilty in Forsyth Superior Court to two counts of crimes against nature. She had initially been charged with four counts of sex acts with a student and two counts of taking indecent liberties with a student. As part of the plea agreement, Assistant District Attorney Pansy […]

  • Man wanted in sexual assault case in Washington, D.C., arrested near Winston-Salem

    SALISBURY, N.C. — A man accused of committing a crime in the Washington, D.C., area earlier this month was arrested in Salisbury, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Mark Anthony Blue, 29, of Washington, D.C., is in the Forsyth County jail without bond after his arrest. He was wanted by the Capitol Regional Task Force for an offense on Dec. 3, said Deputy U.S. Marshal Donald Johnson. He’s charged with first-degree sexual assault with the use of a firearm. According to Washington, […]

  • Winston-Salem woman convicted of allowing toddlers to smoke marijuana

    A Winston-Salem woman who was seen on a viral Facebook video allowing young children marijuana was convicted on Monday, the district attorney confirmed to FOX8. Judge Gordon Miller of Forsyth District Court found 18-year-old Candice Jasmine Little guilty of three counts of misdemeanor child abuse and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that Miller gave Little a suspended sentence of a total of 120 days in jail. He gave her an active […]

  • Former Walt Disney World employee indicted on charges of abusing 8 Winston-Salem boys

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A former Walt Disney World employee was indicted Monday on charges that he sexually abused eight Winston-Salem boys in the 1990s and early 2000s, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. Michael Todd Pegram, 46, of Bridge Creek Boulevard in Ocoee, Florida, was indicted by a Forsyth County grand jury on 21 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child, five counts of first-degree sex offense, one count of attempted first-degree sex offense and one count of statutory sex offense. […]

  • Hops Burger Bar coming to downtown Winston-Salem this spring

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Hops Burger Bar, a nationally renowned gourmet burger restaurant with a hometown feel, will debut at a downtown Winston-Salem site in the spring, its co-owners said Wednesday. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that Hops has taken over the lease at 901 Reynolda Road from Carmine’s 901 Grill, said Chris Martin, co-owner and company president. Carmine’s Italian Restaurant on Jonestown remains open. The transaction closed Monday with renovations slated to begin in January. The 3,100-square-foot restaurant is in a […]

  • Winston-Salem State University football player dies in crash in Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Freshman Johnathon Gilmore, a backup tight end at Winston-Salem State, died in a car wreck in Fayetteville. Jaime Hunt, vice chancellor of strategic communications for WSSU, sent the campus the following statement: Dear Campus Community, I am deeply saddened to share that Winston-Salem State University freshman Johnathan T. Gilmore lost his life in a car accident this weekend in Fayetteville, N.C. Johnathan planned to major in business and was a member of WSSU’s football team. Johnathan was […]

  • 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 […]