Nostalgic retailer opens new store location in North CarolinaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
1st Annual Kernersville Jeep Jam to be held April 1stThe Planking TravelerNewsBreak Contributor
SAU’s first track recruit under Jackson is a gemThe Triangle TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Clemmons Educational State ForestDavid O'DohertyNewsBreak Contributor
Mother & Son Glow Golf Challenge coming to Kernersville April 28thThe Planking TravelerNewsBreak Contributor
North Carolina aircraft dedicated to Vietnam veterans
KING, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s an iconic aircraft of the Vietnam War and is now part of a veterans memorial. A UH-1 Huey now rests high on a pedestal at The American Legion Post 290 on Main Street. The Huey which was used in Vietnam, Desert Storm and the Iraq War was placed on the […]
Girl straddled by drag queen sparks outrage at North Carolina school
A drag queen straddled a girl during a racy performance at a North Carolina community college — prompting the school to potentially “revise” its rules surrounding underage shows, according to officials. A viral video shows the drag queen busting a lap dance-like move on the apparent teenager at Forsyth Technical Community College’s Pride Fest, which students as young as 14 were invited to attend, according to FOX News. The busty dancer then briefly wraps her legs around the student as the girl sits in a chair at an on-campus restaurant, where the drag show was held, according to footage posted by the...
Body found near Stokes-Patrick border
Teenagers riding an ATV in Stokes County stumbled upon a body over the weekend, according to Patrick County, Virginia, Sheriff Dan Smith. The teens called the Stokes County Sheriff’s office, but officials there, upon arriving on the scene, discovered the body was 169 yards across the North Carolina-Virginia border, on the Patrick County side, so they called the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office.
Winston-Salem fire officials on scene of crash with reported injuries on Shattalon Drive, Chilton Road
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Winston-Salem fire officials are on the scene of a crash with reported injuries on Shattalon Drive and Chilton Road. The extent of the injuries reported is unknown at this time. The cause of the crash is also unknown. Drivers are asked to use take an alternate route while Shattalon Drive is […]
Pinnacle set for group of new businesses this year
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Pinnacle is growing by five new businesses in 2023. The Pinnacle shopping center will welcome Crave Cookies, Duck Donuts, Talbots, Cavender’s and Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux this year, Heather Hill, property manager of The Pinnacle, told Bristol Now. Each business, Hill said, is set to be operational by the end of the year, and some will open well before then.
EDITORIAL: De-annexation of Smith Reynolds Airport makes economic sense
When it comes to matters that pit city against county, we are nearly always on the side of the city. Cities exist as collectives for economic activity, cultural development and progress, while the rural areas outside them, and the people who live there, are largely dependent on our urban centers for employment, entertainment, shopping and more. There is no Costco in Rural Hall.
NC public school says it’s looking to ‘revise campus policies’ after student straddled by drag queen
A North Carolina public school says it's exploring ways to "revise campus policies" after a video showed a drag queen straddling a young girl during an LGBTQ Pride Festival at the school.
Suspect in custody after pursuit with NC troopers, Winston-Salem officers ends on US-52, police say
FORYSTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A suspect is in custody after a pursuit on Wednesday with troopers and Winston-Salem officers that ended on US-52, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 9:53 p.m., NC Highway Patrol troopers called the WSPD and told police that troopers were involved in a vehicle pursuit entering into […]
Chamber honors area business leaders
The King Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year award went to Sandy Smith, left, of Century 21 SmithLove Realty, seen here with Beth Potts of Piedmont Natural Gas, sponsor of the award. The Duke Energy Citizenship Award was presented to the YMCA Bright Beginnings Program. Pictured here are,...
Smith tosses No-Hitter in Wildcats’ win
Kaden Fuller (4) slides into third base after tripling with the bases loaded. Wildcat coach Kirk Goodson (20) meets with Bryson Bowman and Jake Smith (5) during a pitching change. Jennifer Cecil | For The Stokes News. Dylan Gastley (10) slides into second base against Christianburg. Jennifer Cecil | For...
A Perfect 10
Brandon Shemo has been a steady leadoff hitter for the Vikings this season. Jackson Lester was 1-for-3 with the game’s only RBI against Starmount. Michael Frye recorded the save out of the bullpen against the Rams. Sarah Bullins | For The Stokes News. DANBURY – North Stokes’ baseball team...
Wildcats LAX survives double overtime
Justin Adkins led the Wildcats with two goals against rival North Davidson. Senior Cai Parks faces off against a North Davidson player. Daniel Stanley gets a save against the Black Knights. Michael Mullins | For The Stokes News. KING – West Stokes men’s lacrosse team survived sudden death overtime against...
Man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in death of man found on Mount Vernon Ave in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has been convicted of murder after the shooting death of a man in Winston-Salem. The Forsyth County District Attorney’s office announced on Wednesday that Antione Rasha Majett pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of Ramiro Marin Mendoza. Around 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 13, 2018, Majett […]
Bridge in Pilot area temporarily closed
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Work crews temporarily closed a section of Simmons Grove Church Road in the Pilot Mountain area today so a small older bridge can be replaced with a span meeting modern design standards, which is requiring detours. The section of that road crossing Flat Shoal Creek is...
Building fire closes portion of Main Street in Walnut Cove
WALNUT COVE, N.C. — The Walnut Cove Fire Department is investigating the cause of a building fire on Main Street Tuesday morning. Crews said it happened during the six o'clock hour. According to the fire department, the fire has been extinguished. Firefighters blocked off Main Street from 4th to...
Suspects ID’d in gift card scam
A public appeal for information about a gift card scam targeting local Food Lion stores using “confusion tactics” has led to the identification of two suspects involved, according to the Mount Airy Police Department. However, their names have not been disclosed to the media, apparently due to charges...
Billy Packer's lesser-known legacy: Broadcaster was a pioneer in helping recruit Black players to ACC
Billy Packer's exploits as a broadcaster and player are well known, but he quietly had an outsized impact on Wake Forest and the ACC during his four years as an assistant coach with the Deacons.
Woman dead after hit by car in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem woman has died from her injuries Tuesday after she was hit by a car on March 17th, according to police. Around 4:55 a.m. on Friday, March 17, Winston-Salem police found 62-year-old Lue Karen Pate laying in the road after being hit by a car. She was taken to the hospital suffering serious injuries.
Triad law enforcement reacts to new gun law
ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Triad sheriff's offices announced they will no longer issue pistol purchase permits, with the passage of a new law Wednesday. North Carolina representatives voted to override Governor Roy Cooper's veto of Senate Bill 41, making the bill law. The bill eliminates the need for a...
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Announces 2023 Indoor Concert Series
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The lineup is out for the 2023 indoor concert series at the Winston-Salem fairgrounds!. Six artists will be coming to the city from May through August. This morning on The Local Vibe, Event and Branding manager for the Winston-Salem fairgrounds DJ Hargrave joined us to share more.
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