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SportsXtra: This week's featured high school athletes, March 15  Winston-Salem Journal

Laila Holloway, even as a sophomore, has proven to be a pitching and offensive catalyst for the softball team at Parkland. Laila Holloway. Buy Now. Sophomore ...

North Forsyth has hired a football coach. See who the Vikings selected.  Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth announced that it has hired Jay Blair to be its next head football coach.

Photos: The Journal's best images from February  Winston-Salem Journal

Margaret Vardell Sandresky, 97, plays the piano in front of a portrait of her late husband, Clemens Sandresky, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home in ...

North Forsyth gains approval to name track, baseball stadium after longtime coaches  Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth High School is another step closer to dedicating two sports facilities after longtime Vikings coaches.

Blackburn, William Terry  Winston-Salem Journal

KING Nov. 23, 1950 - Feb. 23, 2019 William Terry Blackburn, 68, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.

Photos: Reagan defeats North Forsyth 47-7 to win Hammer Bowl  Winston-Salem Journal

The coin toss between Reagan and North Forsyth prior to the Hammer Bowl on Friday night, Aug. 24, 2018, at North Forsyth High School in Winston-Salem, N.C. ...

Teen fatally shot Sunday was North Forsyth student  Greensboro News & Record

A 16-year-old who died from a gunshot wound Sunday was a North Forsyth High School student, according to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.

North Forsyth track to be named after former Vikings coach Scott Brent  Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth may soon name the track that surrounds the field at Nifong-Crafford Stadium after a former Vikings coach.

Unhappy with proposed names for new middle school on Robinhood Road, school board postpones decision  Winston-Salem Journal

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school board approved new names for the baseball stadium and track at North Forsyth High School on Tuesday, but chose ...

North Forsyth hires Charlotte assistant as its next boys basketball coach  Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth went outside of the county to hire its next boys basketball coach.

North Forsyth High student hit by car  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Forsyth High School student was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon, according to Brent Campbell with ...

Video: Scenes from WSSU Homecoming Parade  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem State University Marching Band performs during the Winston-Salem State University Homecoming parade in Winston-Salem, N.C..

Catch a rising star: Ring has come from being adopted from Romania to being integral part of North Forsyth's baseball team  Winston-Salem Journal

north forsyth. Senior Garrett Ring is a solid catcher and hitter for the North Forsyth baseball team, but his greatest value to the team involves innings caught.

Kimbrough pledges unity as he takes office as Forsyth sheriff | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

Bobby Kimbrough, the first black sheriff of Forsyth County, pledges to “leave no one behind on this journey” as he takes the oath of office.

Spartans bolt past Vikings in Piedmont Triad 3-A conference opener  Winston-Salem Journal

Not even a 40-minute lightning delay during halftime could stop the Mount Tabor boys soccer team on Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Student charged with possessing gun at North Forsyth High School  Winston-Salem Journal

A student at North Forsyth High School was arrested Friday on charges that he had a gun in his car, authorities said.

Almost 7,000 Duke Energy customers remain without power following ice storm  Winston-Salem Journal

Almost 7000 Duke Energy customers remained without power in the Triad and Northwest North Carolina on Monday evening following this weekend's ice storm ...

Teen girl fired shot that killed another teen in her Winston-Salem apartment, police say  Winston-Salem Journal

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of another teen who was found Nov. 18 with a gunshot wound at an ...

Mount Tabor wallops North Forsyth in 43-point blowout  Winston-Salem Journal

Mount Tabor and North Forsyth were thought to be two of the best boys basketball teams in Forsyth County.

Mount Tabor Spartans advance to semifinals in NCHSAA 3A boys soccer playoffs  Winston-Salem Journal

Mount Tabor senior Buddy Ferguson (7) celebrates his goal with teammates in the second half of a Piedmont Triad 3-A boys soccer match against North Forsyth ...

Writer takes inspiration from Faulkner, O'Connor to create her own Southern Gothic world  Winston-Salem Journal

In “Amidst This Fading Light,” Rebecca Davis uses a famous Stokes County murder as the springboard for a larger tale about life in the Piedmont during the ...

Kimbrough reflects on his life and career a day after his election as sheriff of Forsyth County  Winston-Salem Journal

After Bobby Kimbrough Jr. won the Democratic nomination in May for sheriff of Forsyth County, he and his campaign staff knew he'd face big challenges in his ...

Heath, Henry "Clay"  Winston-Salem Journal

ADVANCE June 16, 1948 - Jan. 16, 2019 Mr. Henry "Clay" Heath Jr., 70, of Advance, NC, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Clay was born in ...

Everhart, Mark L.  Winston-Salem Journal

TOBACCOVILLE June 26, 1969 - January 25, 2019 Mark L. Everhart, 49, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 25, 2019. He was born June 26, 1969.

'I was going to give it all that I had.' Bill Hayes' work ethic made him a central figure in Winston-Salem athletics.  Winston-Salem Journal

No thread is woven deeper into the fabric of football as played in Winston-Salem than the story of Bill Hayes.

Community Milestones  Winston-Salem Journal

The following area students were awarded scholarships from the Military Officers Association of America for 2018: Kyley E. Cook, a student at Elkin High School.

Scales, Priscilla D. Penn  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Sept. 17, 2018 Priscilla D. Penn Scales, departed this life Monday, September 17, 2018 after an extended illness. She was a native of ...

North Forsyth's Anthony Hicks to focus on just basketball  Winston-Salem Journal

Anthony Hicks loves football, but after being hurt the past two seasons as quarterback at North Forsyth, he's decided to make a change.

Simons, William Charles  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 12/28/2001 - 11/18/2018 William Charles Simons Jr., a.k.a. "Will," 16, passed away unexpectedly on November 18, 2018. He was born on ...

North Forsyth loses top player, settles for share of conference title  Winston-Salem Journal

Unable to overcome the loss of their best player, the North Forsyth Vikings and coach Sean Vestal now have to share what originally looked to be all theirs.

2015 North Forsyth Graduation  Winston-Salem Journal

Amid the rainbow of graduation gowns worn at Saturday's 11 commencement ceremonies, a common… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save.

Gibson, longtime principal and school namesake, dies  Winston-Salem Journal

Julian “Jevie” Gibson worked as the principal of North Forsyth High School for 21 years, helping to guide its students and teachers through the early years of ...

North Forsyth teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A teacher recently fired from North Forsyth High School has been arrested for taking indecent liberties with a male student following ...

Brown, Robert  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM September 15, 2018 Robert Brown, a Winston-Salem native, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 after a well-fought fight with cancer ...

Brame, Dorothy Ann Allen  Winston-Salem Journal

CLEMMONS 06/02/1951 - 05/17/2018 Mrs. Dorothy Ann Allen Brame, 66, affectionately known as "Bookie," transitioned into eternity on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

NCHSAA rules on high school athletics reclassifications as populations change  North State Journal

To say that it's been a challenging fall for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association would like saying that Hurricane Florence brought a little bit of rain ...

50 years later, North’s class of ’65 celebrates momentous walk across coliseum stage  Winston-Salem Journal

On a hot June day in 1965, more than 500 soon-to-be graduates filed into the Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum.

Universalities unveiled in August Wilson monologue contest | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

Against a cheerful blue sky, stray clouds hung above the metalloid frame of a '39 Ford that sat stationary on a winding, red-dirt road. The scene felt like Alabama, ...

Owners fired up about new brewery in Bailey Power Plant  Winston-Salem Journal

Incendiary Brewing Company hopes to light a fire under Winston-Salem this weekend with its grand opening.

Lyons, David Jackson  Winston-Salem Journal

ROCK HILL, SC Jan. 4, 1954 - Aug. 26, 2018 Mr. David Jackson Lyons, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 26, 2018. David was born January 4, ...

Turkey Bowl grows on and off the field  Winston-Salem Chronicle

The Elite 8 Alumni Association nonprofit held its annual Turkey Bowl flag football game this past Thanksgiving Day. On a crisp and cool Thursday morning, ...

Student's deadly shooting looks accidental, police say  Winston-Salem Journal

A teen who died 10 days ago was shot once in the leg, police said today.

Holston, Donald Wayne  Winston-Salem Journal

MOCKSVILLE May 6, 1946 - Sept. 19, 2018 Donald Wayne Holston, 72, of Mocksville, passed away on September 19, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health in ...

N. Forsyth celebrates legacy of Margaret 'Maggie' Griffin  Winston-Salem Chronicle

Last weekend the auditorium at North Forsyth High School was officially renamed to honor former music and drama teacher Margaret “Maggie” Griffin.

Personal trainer branches out into the meal-delivery service  Winston-Salem Journal

A personal trainer's side business is heating up in Advance, offering healthy meals to 25 to 30 clients a week.

Piedmont mother wants son transferred over gang at school

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police say if your child goes to school in Winston-Salem, he or she likely shares a hallway with a gang member. In the case of one ...

Hamilton's last tracks released on new album with Outer Banks band  Winston-Salem Journal

Some of George Hamilton IV's last recordings were recently released on CPC Records.

Students at 11 Forsyth high schools receive diplomas

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- It had been more than 50 years since anyone graduated from Walkertown High School – until Saturday, according to the ...

Joyner, Stanley Wayne  Winston-Salem Journal

HILLSBOROUGH February 17, 1963 - September 29, 2018 Mr. Stanley Wayne Joyner, 55, of Hillsborough passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at his ...

Oehman, Daniel  Winston-Salem Journal

Oehman Rural Hall Daniel Oehman April 7, 1947 - August 29, 2018 Daniel Oehman, 71, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Kate B.

Asheboro slips past North Forsyth  Winston-Salem Journal

With multiple missed chances and one perfect opportunity wasted, the North Forsyth boys' soccer team was left with what could have been Wednesday night.

History Day winners  Mount Airy News

DOBSON — A number of students from Surry County and elsewhere in this region of North Carolina are heading to a statewide National History Day competition ...

Surry CC announces history day competition winners  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently hosted a regional National History Day competition for middle school and high school students, and the winners ...

EduHam Program Puts NC Students On Hamilton Stage  Charlotte, NC Patch

NC Students Take Center Stage On Hamilton Stage - Charlotte, NC - High schools from around North Carolina performed on the Hamilton stage before seeing ...

Niklas Luloff is a leader on and off the field  Winston-Salem Journal

Niklas Luloff is different from most other athletes in the sense that he didn't participate in a variety of different sports before settling on one. At an early age, the.

Burge, Myrtle Eleanor Shouse  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Dec. 18, 1922 - March 6, 2018 Myrtle Eleanor Shouse Burge, (Eleanor), 95, died peacefully March 6, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...

Two local teachers urge Winston-Salem City Council to take action regarding Confederate statue  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines said Monday night that he has contacted the United Daughters of the Confederacy and is talking with the organization's ...

The power of hope and music: How Taylor Swift changed a North Carolina girl’s life

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Charli Robertson is like many teenage girls. She loves Taylor Swift and her music. “I want to write about Taylor Swift,” Robertson said ...

21 schools in Forsyth County welcome new principals  Winston-Salem Journal

Last week, Andy Lester-Niles was walking the halls of Vienna Elementary School.

Walkertown Wolfpack top N. Forsyth Vikings  Winston-Salem Chronicle

Last week the Walkertown Wolfpack faced off against the Vikings of North Forsyth and walked away with a 54-48 victory in a closely contested game.

Art Smarts  Winston-Salem Journal

Local educators discuss why the arts are an essential part of a well-rounded education.

Resilient Petree bounces back  Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth. North Forsyth junior Deante Petree readily admits he was terrified when he was injured during a basketball game last season. The Vikings were ...

Kedrick Flomo Signs With The Racers  MSU GoRacers

Kedrick Flomo, out of North Forsyth High School in Winston-Salem N.C., will be a freshman with the Racers in the fall.

Joe Rick  Winston-Salem Journal

Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer; Erskine Bowles *Service* Award winner.

Price, Trinity Elizabeth  Winston-Salem Journal

TOBACCOVILLE Dec. 8, 1997 - Nov. 4, 2017 Trinity Elizabeth Price, 19, passed away November 4, 2017 as a result of an auto accident. She was born ...

Lovell, Johnnie Mae Khalida  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem December 12, 1950 - December 10, 2016 Johnnie Mae Khalida Lovell, 65, was born on December 12, 1950 to the late John Lovell, Jr. and ...

Black History Month: Winston-Salem Police and Fire departments honor 6  Winston-Salem Chronicle

In photo: The Voices of Galilee Praise Team of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church sings during the third annual Public Safety Black History Month Celebration.

App State Announces 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Class  High Country Press

By Tim Gardner. Appalachian State University Athletics and the Former Athletes Association have announced the 2018 Hall of Fame class. In alphabetical order ...

RJ Reynolds alum headlines Hall of Fame inductees  Winston-Salem Chronicle

On Friday, Jan. 26, Charles Bailey will be inducted into the R.J. Reynolds High School Hall of Fame.

Memorial Day activities  Winston-Salem Journal

UNCLE SAM'S MEMORIAL TRIBUTE DISPLAY: Bolton Home and Garden Building, Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

All-Northwest Boys Basketball  Winston-Salem Journal

Donavon Greene. Mount Airy • Sophomore • 6-3• Power Forward. Greene helped Mount Airy reach the NCHSAA Class 1-A Western regional semifinals and ...

Cuthbertson, Maurice  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 11/04/1985 - 7/25/2017 Mr. Maurice Cuthbertson, 31, known to family and friends as "Fella" was born on November 04, 1985 and ...

Man charged with murder in death of Winston-Salem teen  WXII The Triad

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a Winston-Salem teen last spring.

Cockerham, Floyd L.  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem May 12, 1954 - Dec. 12, 2016 Mr. Floyd L. Cockerham III, affectionately known as Butch, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 at the Kate ...

Shooting suspect in Carver High School incident remains in jail; football game between Carver and Reynolds to be played Monday  Winston-Salem Journal

The 18-year-old Carver High School student charged with shooting another student Friday afternoon remained in the Forsyth County Jail on Saturday, while a ...

North Forsyth High School | Strong Showing for the North Forsyth Vikings Men's Track and Field Team  Loudoun Prep Sports

A big crowd and a big night at the Scott Brent Invitational (City/County Championship April 12 & 13), all added up to a big confidence boost for the North Forsyth ...

East Forsyth's Trish Gainey Named WS/FC Schools Principal of the Year  Camel City Dispatch

By Kim Underwood WS/Forsyth County Schools. trish gainey. Trish Gainey, the principal at East Forsyth High School, is the 2015 Principal of the Year for ...

Community Milestones for Monday, March 20  Winston-Salem Journal

Four students at Wilkes Community College have won state-level awards in the 51st Annual National Career Development Association's Poetry and Poster ...

Urban leaders dismayed that school bond neglects East Winston | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

by Jordan Green. Urban community leaders in Winston-Salem are disappointed that a proposed $325.8 million school bond doesn't include more investment in ...

Winston-Salem police: Man shot to death after answering door  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem police are investigating the shooting death of a man Tuesday night at a house at 2051 Bloomfield Drive, the second fatal shooting to occur at the ...

The changing face of career and technical education  Winston-Salem Journal

Last week, a crew of five huddled under the wing of a small Cessna 150 to work on some faulty wing-flap rigging.

GIBSON, Julian  Winston-Salem Journal

GIBSON WINSTON-SALEM Julian "Jevie" Gibson March 31, 1922-Feb. 17, 2015 Julian "Jevie" Gibson passed away February 17, 2015. Julian was born in ...

Sexton: Former Hanes Mall Santa took to the wrestling mat  Winston-Salem Journal

It's not a straight path from working as a mall Santa Claus to barnstorming North America as a professional wrestler. Not even close.

Destined to Farm  Winston-Salem Journal

When Justin Strickland sits in his barn at Old Holler Farm on an old bar stool that once belonged to his grandfather, he knows that he and his family are right ...

Petree, Donald "Donnie" Gray  Winston-Salem Journal

Colfax 07/14/1973 - 11/10/2016 Donald "Donnie" Gray Petree Jr., 43, departed this life on November 10, 2016 in Greensboro, N.C. He was born July 14, 1973 in ...

Zaninelli, Denise Esther  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 10/12/1957 - 10/17/2017 Denise Esther Zaninelli, affectionately known as "Ms. Z", left this world surrounded by family on October 17, 2017, ...

S.C. shooting inspired play that's Scotland-bound  Winston-Salem Journal

When an actor can sing, dance and act, she's called a triple threat.

Peoples, Theodore "Ted" Orville  Winston-Salem Journal

KERNERSVILLE 12/30/1961 - 11/9/2017 Theodore "Ted" Orville Peoples III, 55, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 9, 2017 after a two and half ...

Lee, Robert Edward  Winston-Salem Journal

Raleigh January 19, 1954 - October 17, 2016 Mr. Robert Edward Lee III, 62, Bob Lee, of Raleigh, NC, died October 17, 2016 of ALS. He was a beloved son,

CROUCH, Corey Bernard  Winston-Salem Journal

CROUCH WINSTON-SALEM Corey Bernard Crouch March 4, 1986 - Sept. 22, 2014 Mr. Corey Bernard Crouch was born March 4, 1986 to Sonya and Bernard ...

Checking out: Winston-Salem waitress retires after 45 years at same restaurant  Winston-Salem Journal

Find something you love to do, the saying goes, and you'll never work a day in your life.

Andrews, Stacy Ingram  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem 10/10/1972 - 01/20/2016 Stacy Ingram Andrews, was born October 10, 1972 to Doug and Artina Ingram. She departed this earthly life on ...

Cardinals earn split decision with Glenn  Mount Airy News

WINSTON-SALEM — East Surry's women's basketball team started their participation in the 2016 SouthData Winter Classic just the right way, as they defeated ...

Haynes ~ Merrill Wedding - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Ashley Haynes and Christopher Merrill of Arden were united in marriage on October 7, 2017 at the home of Joe and Janice Brumit in Asheville. Pastor Marcia ...

First Baptist Church on Village Drive hires new pastor  Lexington Dispatch

The Rev. Daryl Raymon Napper Sr. of Winston-Salem will deliver his first sermon Sunday as the new pastor of First Baptist Church on Village Drive.Bruce Cross ...

Reverend Jason Louis Ruff to speak at Annual Men's Day Service  Winston-Salem Chronicle

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE. The Winston-Salem District Men's Booster Ministry will hold its annual Men's Day celebration on Sunday, March 20, at Goler ...

East Wilkes fall to East Forsyth  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

WINSTON SALEM — While East Wilkes has had a great run so far for girl's basketball, the men's basketball team hasn't had the best of luck against its ...

Unusual name, skill as hairdresser brought couple back together  Winston-Salem Journal

Weeta Heath started building a house in Advance, but then her life took a remarkable turn.

Aggie Baseball Adds 12 Players  NCAT Aggies

GREENSBORO (June 8, 2016) – Ben Hall took full advantage of being fully staffed and possessing the title of North Carolina A&T head baseball coach without ...

Scott Sexton: Police wary, but engaging after killing of Dallas officers  Winston-Salem Journal

Even if they didn't show it, Winston-Salem bike officers were a little tense Friday before they rolled out for a 10-hour shift patrolling the downtown area.

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