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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

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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


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


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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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

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

Pilot Mountain to receive downtown assistance Read more


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


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



'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


Mount Tabor upends Smith

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Prep Zone scoreboard: Friday's results



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