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The N-word. A standoff between school systems. Here's how the story continues to unfold in Davidson County.

Lexington Middle School sports teams will resume playing Davidson County teams in the 2020-21 school year, ending a standoff between the tw… Read more

Local News

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Fire severely damages home on Hemlock Drive

A vacant home on Hemlock Drive in Winston-Salem caught fire Saturday afternoon, severely damaging it. Read more

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Portrait at N.C. Supreme Court of writer of notorious slave ruling reviewed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In North Carolina's Supreme Court chamber, above the seat held by the second African American chief justice, hangs a t… Read more

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Police investigating after 2 men shot at bar in south Winston-Salem

Two Winston-Salem men are in the hospital Saturday with serious injuries after an early morning shooting at the Lubuchanas bar on Starlight… Read more

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Journalnow.com: Obituaries published Jan. 18, 2020

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Armed man robs Marco's Pizza restaurant on Reynolda Road

An armed man robbed Marco's Pizza Friday in the 4900 block of Reynolda Road in northwest Winston-Salem, authorities said. No one was injure… Read more

Business News

The Briefcase: Pilot Mountain gains access to downtown assistance from NC

Pilot Mountain to receive downtown assistance Read more

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Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before sel… Read more

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Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner. Read more

Sports

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'Everything is starting to come together.' Isaiah Wilkins, a former Mount Tabor standout, found his fit at Virginia Tech following a slow recruitment road.

Isaiah Wilkins believes he's "in a pretty good place right now," appearing relaxed while he said so Tuesday in the middle of a corridor at … Read more

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Mount Tabor upends Smith

Why the Spartans won Read more

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Prep Zone scoreboard: Friday's results

GIRLS BASKETBALL Read more

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North Stokes knocks off Bishop McGuinness in Kernersville. It was the Vikings' first win against the Villains since the 2010-11 season.

KERNERSVILLE — Ben Chesnet has had a goal since he joined the North Stokes boys basketball team three years ago. Chesnet, a 6-foot-2 junior… Read more

Thunderbirds come from behind, edge Thunder 3-2

After dropping two straight games to Danbury at the start of the new year, the Carolina Thunderbirds find themselves back on the winning tr… Read more