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Photos: Reagan's Gabriel Hollingsworth  Winston-Salem Journal

Reagan senior wide receiver Kallai Buyna (9), junior quarterback Gabriel Hollingsworth (16) and senior offensive lineman Devonte Washington (65) mug for the ...

Reagan's Gabriel Hollingsworth has battled injuries over the years. That didn't stop him from playing or getting a scholarship.  Winston-Salem Journal

The words Gabriel Hollingsworth had waited more than a decade to hear had finally arrived. He heard them during a hallway meeting on May 7 — a Tuesday ...

More than 1,000 gathered to celebrate the life of a man shot to death outside a Winston-Salem restaurant  Winston-Salem Journal

More than a thousand people came to Union Baptist Church on Tuesday to celebrate the life of Julius “Juice” Randolph Sampson Jr., a 32-year-old married ...

Rain forces time, location change for North Forsyth High School graduation  Winston-Salem Journal

Due to a strong chance of rain and thunderstorms Saturday, North Forsyth High School's graduation will be held indoors at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds ...

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.

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.

Nearly 4,000 graduate from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools amid rain  Winston-Salem Journal

At each of this weekend's 13 local graduations, family members beamed with pride, the graduation march played without fail, the graduation programs doubled ...

Teen fatally shot Sunday was North Forsyth student  Winston-Salem Journal

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.

LIST | Forsyth County High School Graduation Services

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Caps, gowns, diplomas - they're all part of graduation season and it's finally here. Here's a list of Forsyth County High School ...

No violation by WSFCS teacher who invited NOI speaker to class  Triad City Beat

A WSFCS teacher says she has been cleared of wrongdoing after a Nation of Islam representative visited her class.

Photos: Mount Tabor boys soccer 4-1 over North Forsyth  Winston-Salem Journal

Mount Tabor senior Soul Dayan (from left) celebrates his goal with teammates Ashlee Coad-France and Buddy Ferguson in the second half of a Piedmont Triad ...

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 ...

About 3,920 students are expected to graduate this year from Forsyth's 16 high schools  Winston-Salem Journal

On a gray and rainy graduation day, spirits were anything but dismal as the Atkins High School seniors, clad in bright maroon and gold cap and gowns, ...

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 ...

‘I will fight for black children.’ The response from a teacher who says she was targeted for protesting the Confederate statue  Winston-Salem Journal

A teacher at North Forsyth High School became the subject of a blog post on a conservative website questioning her choice of classroom speakers and accusing ...

Winston-Salem antiracist leader targeted by right-wing smear piece  Triad City Beat

An article on a conservative site insinuates that antiracist leader Miranda Jones is teaching anti-Semitism to her WS/FCS students.

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.

Experience key factor in search for school superintendent, residents say  Winston-Salem Journal

Parents, educators and community members had the attention of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education members Wednesday morning, spelling out ...

Gibson Elementary brings in men from the community to serve as role models for its male students  Winston-Salem Journal

Fourth- and fifth-grade male students at Gibson Elementary School did breakfast a little differently Friday morning.

Goodwin, Robert Flournoy  Winston-Salem Journal

Goodwin Winston-Salem Robert Flournoy Goodwin Jr. Nov. 1, 1929 - April 10, 2019 Robert Flournoy Goodwin Jr., died April 10 in his 90th year at Arbor Acres.

SCC hosts History Day competition  Mount Airy News

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently hosted a regional National History Day competition for middle school and high school students…

Mount Tabor Boys Basketball 103-60 Over North Forsyth  Winston-Salem Journal

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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.

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 ...

Watkins Blackwell, Edwina Marlene  Winston-Salem Journal

Watkins Blackwell Winston Salem Edwina Marlene Watkins Blackwell Sept. 10, 1963 - March 24, 2019 Mrs. Edwina Marlene Watkins Blackwell, aka "Ponsy" was ...

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 ...

Bowles was fixture at North Forsyth  Winston-Salem Journal

Those around North Forsyth High School knew that only one thing could keep Gene Bowles away, and that unfortunate moment came in the wee hours of ...

Forester, Jr., Leo Franklin  Winston-Salem Journal

November 16, 1954 - July 3, 2019 Mr. Leo Franklin Forester, Jr., 64, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He was born in Forsyth County on November 16, ...

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 ...

Icenhour, Carol Caudle  Winston-Salem Journal

Icenhour, Carol Caudle September 9, 1964 - May 9, 2019 Carol Caudle Icenhour, age 54, of Rural Hall, passed away peacefully at Trellis Supportive Care on ...

Smith, Brian Kenneth  Winston-Salem Journal

March 13, 1963 - May 18, 2019 Mr. Brian Kenneth Smith, 56, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born March ...

Lynch, Virginia B.  Winston-Salem Journal

Lynch, Virginia B. September 5, 1948 - June 14, 2019 I leave behind my husband of 50 years and the love of my life, Mike Lynch. My two loving sons,

Parrish Jr., Charles Raymond  Winston-Salem Journal

December 4, 1954 - June 23, 2019 Charles Raymond Parrish Jr., 64, of King, NC, went to be with the Lord on June 23rd, 2019. He was born on December.

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.

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.

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. Sophomore Laila ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

Betty Moorefield, 75, shares a laugh with her sister Gerry Ann Smith, 69, on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Brookdale Senior Living in Winston-Salem, N.C. Smith ...

Kimbrough pledges unity as he takes office as Forsyth sheriff  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.

Atkins, looking for a change, resigns as North Forsyth AD  Winston-Salem Journal

David Atkins has resigned as the athletics director at North Forsyth High School after nine years.

Spainhour, Jeffrey David  Winston-Salem Journal

November 26, 1976 - June 8, 2019 Jeffrey David Spainhour, 42, of Tobaccoville, NC, died unexpectedly at home Friday, June 8, 2019 after a long illness.

School lunches, all summer long, help Triad kids stay fed  Triad City Beat

The USDA's Summer Food *Service* Program ensures that children in low-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer.

Hall, Foster Allen  Winston-Salem Journal

Hall Winston Salem Foster Allen Hall Jr. 5/25/1955 - 4/6/2019 Mr. Foster Allen Hall Jr., of Winston Salem, passed away on April 6, 2019, at the age of 63. Allen.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Seniors power North Forsyth to second-round win  Winston-Salem Journal

Come playoff time, Coach Sean Vestal of North Forsyth believes that guards and seniors win games.

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 ...

'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. From the time he showed up to be assistant coach ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

The Next Generation of Innovators to Compete in Two Student Competitions at the 2019 Inmar Analytics Forum  GlobeNewswire

University students from around the U.S., and local middle and high school students, will showcase innovative solutions that bridge the gap between ...

Family and football feeding former WSSU/ECU LB Pat Green’s fire  HBCU Gameday

Pat Green, like thousands of other pro football prospects, spent the last weekend glued to the television watching the NFL Draft. Like many of them he didn't hear ...

Williams, Joe "Joey" Gray  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Feb. 3, 1962 - Oct. 18, 2017 Joe "Joey" Gray Williams Jr., 55, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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.

Gregory “Catman” Good leaves a legacy of self-expression and encouragement for others to 'Express yourself'  Winston-Salem Chronicle

The Winston-Salem community lost a loving local celebrity on Friday, July 5, when Gregory “Catman” Good passed away in hospice care after a lengthy illness.

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.

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

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

Retired educator coming 'home' for event  Mount Airy News

Special guests from far and wide have been keynote speakers for the Surry NAACP's annual banquet, but this year that person is a former educator who'll be…

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.

Focus On: John Timmins  Winston-Salem Journal

John Timmins, the veteran boys' soccer coach at North Forsyth, was born in Texas, but his family moved to Boston when he was 2.

Art Smarts  Winston-Salem Journal

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Speaker: Civil rights gains under fire  Mount Airy News

A man at the cutting edge of the civil rights struggle returned to the site of his high school this weekend to tell banquet attendees that injustices overcome…

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 ...

Joe Rick  Winston-Salem Journal

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

Henley, Thomas Mark  Winston-Salem Journal

Pfafftown April 21, 1955 - June 25, 2016 Mr. Thomas Mark Henley, 61, of Pfafftown, passed away, Saturday, June 25, 2016. He was born April 21, 1955 in ...

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 ...

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.

Porter, Charles Owen  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem June 30, 1961 - Feb. 21, 2016 Charles Owen Porter, 54, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Charles was born June 30, ...

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 ...

Bowles, Wilson Eugene (Gene)  Winston-Salem Journal

Bowles KING Wilson Eugene (Gene) Bowles December 27, 1951 - May 31, 2015 Wilson Eugene (Gene) Bowles, 63, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Joe, Charlie Lee  Winston-Salem Journal

Kernersville November 7, 1973 - June 7, 2016 Mr. Charlie Lee Joe Jr., 42, of Charlotte, NC and 215 Christi Lane, Kernersville, NC transitioned to his heavenly ...

2nd person dies in fiery wrong-way crash on Hwy 52  My Fox 8

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A second person has died as a result of a fiery wrong-way crash that happened on Highway 52 in Winston-Salem this past weekend.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Phyllis Dunning  Winston-Salem Journal

Since Phyllis Dunning retired from teaching 23 years ago, she's continued to share her passion for the arts as she volunteers at myriad art events in ...

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,

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.

Mickey, Kimberly Matthews  Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem April 18, 2016 Kimberly Matthews Mickey, 57 years old, daughter of Barbara Matthews and Archie Matthews, was a lifetime resident of ...

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 ...

SATURDAY: A Cause to Rock Charity Show Raises Funds for Student-Athlete Darryl Gaines at The Local  High Country Press

For many, a daylong, 13-act concert is all it takes to wipe the calendar clean for a Saturday afternoon and evening. Luckily for music lovers of the High Country, ...

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. ...

Mother of stabbing victim forgives her son's attacker  Winston-Salem Journal

The mother of a Winston-Salem man stabbed to death said Monday that she has forgiven her son's attacker.

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 ...

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