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Business 40 gets its first blacktop downtown

People who cross bridges over the Business 40 work zone can now see something new below:  Pavement. Read more

Local News

Catman II -- Son aims to build on father's legacy as the biggest Panthers fan in the world

CHARLOTTE — Greg Good Jr. slipped out of the passenger seat of a red Ford Expedition and promptly fastened a blue wig to his head. Read more

Greensboro mourns loss of K-9 officer Rambo

WFMY-Channel 2 is reporting that Rambo was hit by a car about 8:30 p.m. while chasing a robbery suspect and later died at an emergency vet's office. Read more

Forest announces run for governor in Winston-Salem

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest kicked off his campaign for governor here on Saturday, telling around a thousand supporters that his themes would be “u… Read more

Scooters return to Winston-Salem in September

Power-assisted scooters should be back on the streets of Winston-Salem sometime in September, city officials say. Read more

Ask SAM: How do I cancel my landline?

Q: I have been trying for weeks to cancel my AT&T land line. I’ve called various numbers. On one of them, a robot asked what I was call… Read more

Business News

N.C. DHHS recommends curtailing vaping as it explores potential link to severe lung disease with unknown cause

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services issued a recommendation Friday that consumers of vaping products should stop using them wh… Read more

UTC's spin-off plans spur Raytheon's interest in $130 billion megadeal

An addition-by-subtraction corporate expansion strategy is at the heart of United Technologies Corp.’s attempt to purchase Raytheon, accord… Read more

Kontoor agrees to form pilot program targeting worker abuse in African country

Kontoor Brands Inc. has agreed to take several steps to protect female factory workers in Lesotho. The women, who assemble jeans, say they … Read more

Sports

Wake Forest tennis players string together qualifying run at Winston-Salem Open

The past, present and future of Wake Forest men’s tennis were on display on Saturday afternoon during the first round of qualifying at the … Read more

Wake Forest wants to maintain program’s developmental identity as goals elevate

Wake Forest’s football program is one that’s evolving. Read more

Berdych, Isner had memorable W-S match seven years ago

It's been seven years since Tomas Berdych played a competitive tennis match at the Winston-Salem Open. Read more

Newton-less Panthers lose to Bills 27-14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Josh Allen completed 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards and led two scoring drives, Kevin Johnson returned an interception… Read more

Landing Murray a coup for W-S Open

The announcement late Thursday night that Andy Murray would be playing in this year’s Winston-Salem Open wasn’t just a home run. It was a g… Read more