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Wednesday Jul 2 | Business Journal

CommunityOne hires former NewBridge commercial banking team

CommunityOne is ramping up its operation in Greensboro and Winston-Salem with the hiring of three commercial bankers formerly at NewBridge Bank .


Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Asheboro, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Town to get tough on tax collection5:45 pm | 0

At least half of the property owners in Dobbins Heights are delinquent on their tax payments, and the town plans to collect.


Related Topix: Dobbins Heights, NC, Tyrrell County, NC, Richmond County, NC, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

Officials answer East Bend water line questions

Engineer Mike Goliber shares details with East Bend residents about the upcoming water line project which will provide water to East Bend from Winston... County Manager Aaron Church addresses about 50 members of the East Bend community who attended a meeting about the new water line to East Bend, slated... EAST BEND - Around 50 area residents ... (more)


Related Topix: East Bend, NC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

3rd case of mosquito-borne virus reported in N.C.

A third case of Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken its victims for weeks, has been reported in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Buncombe County, NC, Alamance County, NC

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Crime writer's fascinating life rivals his fiction

HAMISH O'HALLORAN is one of those scruffy but smart, straight-ahead Irish attorneys who would have been portrayed on film by the late great Pat O'Brien.


Related Topix: Pat O'Brien

Thu Jun 26, 2014

School Bus Fleet

Bus driver credibility weakens bus-passing fatality case

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that new evidence about a bus driver's record and her supervisor's actions, which forced an earlier mistrial in a case about a driver of a car allegedly passing a stopped school bus and striking and killing Hasani Wesley, 11, led to a prosecution plea deal.


Business Journal

Hanesbrands to become 'bigger, stronger' company with acquisition

Hanesbrands bras, including Playtex and Wonderbra brands, sit on display. The Winston-Salem company's plans to acquire DBApparel of France won't mean new local jobs, but a company official says the purchase will make it stronger in terms of purchasing power and supply chain operations.


Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

North Carolina reports second case of chikungunya viral infection

North Carolina's second case of chikungunya, a viral infection that can be transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, has been confirmed in an Alamance County resident who recently traveled to the Caribbean.


Related Topix: Alamance County, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

News Observer

House OKs bill allowing more electronic filings

The requirement was added to a series of largely technical changes to election and campaign laws that the House passed by a vote of 80-34.


The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Latane J. Clore

A native of Haywood County, she previously resided in Lewisville, for 20 years. She was the daughter of the late Orville Cleveland and Roxie Noland James.


Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, Lewisville, NC, Advance, NC, Cary, NC

Burlington Times News

Kernersville man pleads guilty to bus stop death in Winston-Salem

A Kernersville man has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was struck by a car while crossing a road to get on a school bus.


Related Topix: Kernersville Area, NC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Robesonian

Smokeless tobacco kills baseball great

In my last column, I wrote about the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean islands and the possibility it could arrive in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Camden Chronicle Independent

Maggie C. Britt

Maggie "Mag" Cunningham James Britt, was the youngest daughter born to the late Evroy W. Cunningham and Henerietta James Cunningham on April 8, 1932, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Thu Jun 19, 2014


NC House bill addresses early ballots after death

Lawmakers want to make sure that absentee votes cast by North Carolina residents who die before an election will count.


Durham's average wage growth 14th fastest in U.S.

Durham County's average weekly wage grew the fastest of any of the nine largest counties in North Carolina in the fourth quarter of 2013.


Related Topix: Durham County, NC, North Carolina, Durham, NC, Winston-Salem, NC

Tue Jun 17, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Heat wave and dehydration

These brutally hot and sticky conditions are just starting to kick in and we have a whole lot of summer still ahead.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

The Charlotte Observer

After months of controversy, Charlotte Catholic High gets new interim principal

Charlotte Catholic High School, beset by controversy for much of the year, has hired an educator from the Triad as the new interim principal.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Winston-Salem, NC

Sun Jun 15, 2014

'Alienation of affection law unconstitutional, Forsyth County judge rules'

"Alienation of affection law unconstitutional, Forsyth County judge rules": Yesterday's edition of The Winston-Salem Journal contained this article .


Sat Jun 14, 2014


Judge rules against NC alienation of affection law

A Forsyth County judge has ruled that North Carolina's law allowing people to sue their spouse's lover and collect damages violates constitutional protections on free speech and free expression.


Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Durham dodges mosquito-borne illness so far

No known case of a painful mosquito-borne illness from the Caribbean has been reported in Durham so far, according to health officials.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Durham County, NC