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Andy Griffith Show actress passes away at 81

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (WGHP) —An actress known for being in The Andy Griffith Show has passed away. The Andy Griffith museum posted on their Facebook that Maggie Peterson Mancuso passed away. She played Charlene Darling, the daughter of the eccentric Darling family, who caused trouble around town with their folksy mountain beliefs. Peterson also appeared […]
MOUNT AIRY, NC
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Former Sheriff BJ Barnes Is Done With Garbage Detail

A lot of people in Guilford County were disappointed when former Sheriff BJ Barnes lost his bid for reelection four years ago. However, that loss has given Barnes a chance to work on a project that he’d been wanting to tackle for a long time: write a trilogy of crime novels. This week, Barnes is letting everyone know that the third and final book of that trilogy is now complete.
GUILFORD COUNTY, NC
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7 People Injured in ‘Related’ Shootings in North Carolina

Seven people were injured following multiple shootings in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Sunday, in what police are calling “related” incidents. As reported by NBC News, Winston-Salem Police Department public information officer Kira Boyd shared that “preliminary information” indicates the shootings were related. The victims were left with “non-life threatening injuries.”
WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Mount Airy News

Koozies property ‘in limbo’ after auction

With a city government-imposed deadline looming Wednesday for owners of unsafe commercial buildings in Mount Airy to either repair or demolish the structures, a snag has occurred regarding the possible sale of one. That is what’s commonly referred to as the former Koozies location at 455 Franklin St., a dilapidated...
MOUNT AIRY, NC
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Man rescued after fall at Davidson County state park

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A hiker was rescued on Monday after a fall at Boone’s Cave State Park near Lexington, according to Davidson County Emergency Services. The man was walking on a closed trail headed to his favorite fishing spot when his foot slipped off the trail, and he fell and injured his other […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC
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Election conspiracy theorists to address Surry County commissioners

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (WGHP) – In Surry County, where the elections director has been under fire because she won’t give a Republican official illegal access to voting equipment, at least three proponents of baseless claims of a stolen presidential election have been invited to speak at tonight’s meeting of the Surry County Board of Commissioners. […]
SURRY COUNTY, NC
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Toast the return of Yadkin Valley Wine Festival

ELKIN — After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival once again will fill Elkin Municipal Park with locally made wine, beach music and a family-friendly good time, Saturday, May 21. Unlike street festivals, this event encourages groups to bring blankets and chairs and...
ELKIN, NC

Winston-Salem residents react to a violent weekend

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Several people living in Winston-Salem told WFMY News 2 they have concerns about rising crime and violence. While these residents said they aren’t living in fear, they are worried about the violence. Winston-Salem police are investigating a shooting involving three separate scenes that left seven...
WINSTON-SALEM, NC
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High Point City Council Considering Two Economic Incentives

On Monday, May 16, the High Point City Council will evaluate two requests for performance-based economic incentives packages. One is for $414,863 for an Ecolab project in the High Point North Industrial Center at 2519 Sandy Ridge Rd. and another is for $75,000 for Metal Works of High Point to upfit a building at 1245 Hickory Chapel Road.
HIGH POINT, NC
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New disc golf course opens at Madison Heights public park

Disc golf for the first time has glided into a Madison Heights city park. The new disc golf course opened more than a week ago at the city’s multi-use, 31-acre Rosie’s Park at 1111 Farnum. “It’s been really popular since we opened it,” said City Manager Melissa Marsh....
MADISON HEIGHTS, MI

Reynolda House offers free admission to active-duty military will be accessible through Labor Day

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — This summer, Reynolda House and the Blue Star Museums program wants to show their appreciation to military members and their families!. Reynolda House will offer free access to active-duty military, National Guard, and Reserve personnel and up to a total of five family members under the Blue Star Museums program. The Blue Star Museums program starts on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022 and will end on Labor Day.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC
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