Winston-Salem Journal - Afternoonnews

Forsyth library director to retire. Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin has led system since 2000.

Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin, the director of the Forsyth County Public Library system, will retire on Dec. 31, ending a 40-year career with the … Read more

Local News


High Point man wanted after drug deal leaves 1 shot

HIGH POINT — A man faces charges after police said he shot a person in the leg during a drug deal.  Read more


2 face charges after High Point officers stop a vehicle driving around with bullet holes

Police said Sateria Johnson, 21, of High Point and Julius Jones, 27, of Archdale face charges.  Read more


Heroin/fentanyl and marijuana seized in High Point resulting in 3 arrests

HIGH POINT — Three people face drug charges after police said they found Friday what they believe to be 56 grams of heroin, .5 grams of her… Read more

Asset-image Obituaries published Dec. 9, 2019


Authorities arrest man accused of stealing ambulance in Greensboro

GREENSBORO — Police have arrested a man accused of stealing an ambulance from Cone Health Wesley Long Hospital on Saturday evening. Read more

Business News

High Point healthcare company plans to sell home medical equipment business

Advanced Home Care, one of High Point's largest private employers, said Monday it has agreed to sell its home medical equipment business in… Read more

North State telecommunications company agrees to be sold for $240 million to Charlotte company

North State Telecommunications Corp. said Monday it has agreed to be sold to a Charlotte fiber-optic network company for $240 million in ca… Read more


Truist CEO: Most customers won't see any account changes

Truist Financial Corp. crossed a pivotal threshold over the weekend with the official legal and regulatory combining of BB&T Corp. and … Read more



App Trail: Shawn Clark named App State interim head coach

Appalachian State has named Shawn Clark the interim head football coach. Read more


Five early things to know about Wake Forest’s Pinstripe Bowl opponent, Michigan State


App State has decision to make: Embrace the stepping stone mantra or lean on tradition?

Updates at 3:33 p.m. with Clark named interim coach for New Orleans Bowl: Read more


A look at Eli Drinkwitz's expected App State buyout and what he could make at Mizzou

With Eli Drinkwitz on the way out at Appalachian State for Missouri, it’s time to consider the buyout. Read more


Jaylen Alston of WSSU showing off his versatility this season

Don’t ask Coach Cleo Hill Jr. of Winston-Salem State what positions his starters play. He decided his hybrid form of basketball is the best… Read more