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Phillips, Jr., Richard Dean "Dick"  Winston-Salem Journal

November 28, 1949 - August 1, 2019 Richard Dean "Dick" Phillips, Jr., 69, died unexpectedly on Aug. 1, 2019 at his home. Dick was born on Nov. 28, 1949 in.

Discovering Dino: As young athlete, Babers found meaning of 'Ohana

Editor's note: As Dino Babers has led the return of Syracuse football to relevance, he has kept his life story a closely guarded secret. This week, beat writer Nate ...

Howard, Mr. Larry Vance  Winston-Salem Journal

August 2, 1947 - July 7, 2019 Larry was born on Aug. 2, 1947, in Winston-Salem, NC, to Merlin and Elsie Howard. He passed away peacefully at his home in.

Harvel, Phyllis Yates Goff  Winston-Salem Journal

November 13, 1934 - July 28, 2019 Mrs. Phyllis Yates Goff Harvel, 84, of Winston-Salem, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 at her home with family by her ...

Fight at Parkland High game leaves coaches telling different stories — and Randolph County superintendent apologizing  Winston-Salem Journal

Officials at Parkland High School are disputing a story that appeared in a Triad newspaper alleging Parkland players and students acted aggressively during ...

8 students face criminal charges after police break up fight at Parkland High School  WXII12 Winston-Salem

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating a fight that took place at Parkland High School on Tuesday afternoon.

8 students charged after Parkland High fight; 23 officers responded  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Eight students face charges after a fight broke out at Parkland High School Tuesday afternoon. Police reported 23 Winston-Salem ...

'Unsafe environment' at Parkland High ends basketball game early, Randolph County coach claims  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM — Officials at Parkland High School are disputing a story that appeared in a Triad newspaper alleging Parkland players and students acted ...

Longform: How Mack Brown Fixes Football Programs  247Sports

Mack Brown built the foundation for a successful program and football family while posting the worst record in Carolina history.

Robbed of their senior night: Parkland players, parents speak out about forfeited basketball game against Wheatmore  Winston-Salem Journal

GREENSBORO — A victory Tuesday against Western Guilford gave the impression that the Parkland boys basketball team had gotten back to business.

15th Bookmarks festival to open with true crime and have 60 authors  Winston-Salem Journal

After 15 festivals, the little book festival that could is all grown up.

Police Use Pepper Spray To Break Up Fight At Parkland High, 2 Students Go To Hospital

Two students were fighting and early efforts to break up the fight were unsuccessful, forcing the officer to use pepper spray.

Controversy over forfeited N.C. game focuses on details of on-court fight  USA TODAY High School Sports

A forfeited high school basketball game in North Carolina has courted controversy based on the description of the atmosphere and a fight.

Parkland's Lee Kpogba makes it official, early signs with Syracuse  Winston-Salem Journal

It's all finally official for Lee Kpogba. Kpogba, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound senior outside linebacker from Parkland High School, signed his National Letter of Intent with ...

About 3,920 students are expected to graduate this year from Forsyth's 16 high schools  Winston-Salem Journal

On a gray and rainy graduation day, spirits were anything but dismal as the Atkins High School seniors, clad in bright maroon and gold cap and gowns, ...

Student at Parkland High School had pellet gun at school  Winston-Salem Journal

Staff at Parkland High School found a 14-year-old student had a pellet gun while the student was in the school's in school-suspension classroom on Friday, ...

Parkland High Student Shot At After Robbery Near School: Police  WFMY News 2

Winston-Salem Police need help finding two men who shot at a high school student near Parkland High School.

Biographies of authors coming to Bookmarks Book Festival - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Bookmarks 2019 September 7 Festival Biographies. Katherine Arden, an acclaimed and bestselling author of fantasy novels, is best known for her Winternight ...

Prep Football 2018: Lee Kpogba wanted to help bring pride back to Parkland football. The Mustangs have not had a losing season since 2015.  Winston-Salem Journal

In a crowd of blue, white and red practice jerseys, Lee Kpogba was easy to spot on July 30, the first day of high school football practice.

Brooks Jones: A gun in my classroom? No thanks.  Winston-Salem Journal

I am a public school teacher in Forsyth County. As a special education teacher, I work with students at the middle-school level and help them manage learning ...

2 teens cited after brawl at Reynolds High athletic event; pepper spray used  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Two teenagers were cited after a fight broke out at a Reynolds High School athletic event Thursday night. This is the second fight at a ...

WHS boys forfeit game due to unsafe environment  Asheboro Courier Tribune

WINSTON-SALEM - Citing "an unsafe environment," Wheatmore High School varsity boys associate head coach Brandon Thalasinos took his team off the floor ...

Carver High School Officer Uses Pepper Spray To Break Up Fight At School: Police

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WFMY) - A school resource officer at Carver High School had a minor injury after using pepper spray to break up a fight at school ...

Arrest warrants provide details of the alleged actions of some students involved in Tuesday's fight at Parkland High School  Winston-Salem Journal

Arrest warrants filed against six students at Parkland High School portray a chaotic scene surrounding Tuesday's fight, where 23 Winston-Salem police officers ...

2 more teens cited after fight breaks out at athletic event at Reynolds High School  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two more teenagers were cited after a fight broke out at a Reynolds High School athletic event Thursday night. This is the second ...

Former Parkland teacher convicted of inappropriately touching student  Winston-Salem Journal

A former teacher at Parkland High School sent messages to a 15-year-old female student and then grabbed her buttocks in a faculty elevator as they hugged, ...

Manderline Scales, long-time Winston-Salem educator, dies at 91. She was one of four black teachers to integrate Parkland High School.  Winston-Salem Journal

Manderline Scales, who dedicated her life to educating area students, has died, her family said Tuesday.

Focus on: Isabel Pennington  Winston-Salem Journal

The NCHSAA Class 3-A state swimming championships from a year ago are a distant memory for Isabel Pennington of Parkland.

Winston-Salem school board weighs options for new Reynolds High School stadium  Triad City Beat

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board members continue to weigh their options on whether to provide funds to build a new athletic stadium for Reynolds ...

Teacher of the Year: Parkland High English teacher takes top honor in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools  Winston-Salem Journal

Had Charity Sutphin been asked 10 years ago what she would be doing in 2015, she probably would have said she would be a lawyer.

Police chase yields 4 arrests  WXII12 Winston-Salem

Four people were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after a police chase in Winston-Salem. Winston-Salem police said officers in undercover vehicles were ...

Parkland auditorium to be named for long-time teacher  Winston-Salem Journal

The year was 1970, and Flonnie Anderson's theater students were on stage at Parkland High School for a performance of “Take Me Higher,” a piece written by ...

Mount Tabor Boys Basketball 63-54 Over Parkland | High School  Winston-Salem Journal

It wasn't a thing of beauty, but Mount Tabor fought off Parkland 63-54 in Coach Tom Muse Gym… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. Load comments ...

Adams, III, James "Tommy"  Winston-Salem Journal

March 6, 1952 - May 2, 2019 James "Tommy" Adams, III, 67, died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center. Tommy was ...

All-Northwest Football 2018  Winston-Salem Journal

Meet the best high school football players from throughout the Journal's coverage area.

Teacher pay increase in one budget, no increase in another. Forsyth commissioners could decide between the two today.  Winston-Salem Journal

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote on the county's 2019-2020 fiscal year budget today as they consider two options — one that ...

School board approves contract with WSPD to provide officers in 16 schools  Winston-Salem Journal

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education unanimously approved Tuesday night a $1.88 million contract with the Winston-Salem Police ...

Lee Kpogba  Winston-Salem Journal

Parkland Senior. Height: 6-2. Weight: 210. Position: LB. According to Coach Martin Samek of Parkland, Lee Kpogba had the “it” factor when he first joined the ...

Photos: The Journal's best images from February  Winston-Salem Journal

Margaret Vardell Sandresky, 97, plays the piano in front of a portrait of her late husband, Clemens Sandresky, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home in ...

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools staff scopes out land for new Ashley and Brunson schools  Winston-Salem Journal

Walker. Staff members with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools are scoping out potential locations to build a new Ashley Academy for Cultural & Global ...

Staff outlines new proposal for school resource officers in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools  WXII12 Winston-Salem

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School District is getting closer to finalizing its plans for the School Resource Officer layout for next school year.

Parkland runner heads to NC State  Winston-Salem Chronicle

Alexis Patterson was surrounded by family and friends as she signed her letter of intent to run for N.C. State.

Winston-Salem high school assistant teacher charged with indecent liberties with a student

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Parkland High School assistant teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student, according to police. Darren ...

Gunshot wound killed 18-year-old whose body was found Wednesday behind a Winston-Salem apartment complex  Winston-Salem Journal

Detectives are investigating a young man's death as a homicide after an autopsy showed he had been shot to death, authorities said Thursday.

Students skipping class at local high school causing problems in surrounding community

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police, businesses and people living in the area of Parkland High School in Winston-Salem say they've been dealing with the same ...

Parkland, App State's Doug Middleton scores 1st NFL TD  Winston-Salem Journal

New York Jets safety Doug Middleton, an undrafted rookie who attended Appalachian State and Winston-Salem's Parkland High School, scored his first NFL ...

Parkland High School girls' team is on track to be champs again  Winston-Salem Chronicle

In spite of a training schedule setback and minor injuries, there's not even a hint that Parkland might be slowing down. That's bad news for the contenders who ...

Leak, Lakira Denise  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 01/03/1998 - 01/25/2019 In his infinite wisdom and goodness, GOD called our dearly beloved Lakira Denise Leak, home on January 25, ...

Seniors lead Parkland to eighth consecutive team wrestling title  Winston-Salem Journal

With an eighth straight NCHSAA team wrestling championship appearing just out of reach, Coach Maurice Atwood of Parkland turned to the long arms of his ...

Livengood, Wanda Bullin  Winston-Salem Journal

April 24, 1953 - April 29, 2019 On Monday, April 29, 2019, Wanda Bullin Livengood, 66, of Winston-Salem went home to be with her Lord and Savior. She was ...

Triad Teacher's Crossover Between Pop Culture And Science Might Be The Perfect Formula For Teaching

Without any context, walking into Matt Brady's classroom might make you think his lessons are only about superheroes, but when you look a little closer you ...

Pappas, Martha Terry  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM December 26, 1952 - February 27, 2019 Martha Terry Pappas, 66, died peacefully on February 27, 2019 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice ...

Some parents upset after district keeps schools open during storm  WXII12 Winston-Salem

Several parents say they're upset that Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools remained open as Tropical Storm Michael hit the Piedmont Triad. Advertisement.

Thompson, Tom Muse lead inaugural Parkland Sports Hall of Fame class  Winston-Salem Journal

The names Homer Thompson and Tom Muse are synonymous with Parkland athletics.

Edwards, Susan Bates  Winston-Salem Journal

June 4, 1951 - May 18, 2019 Susan Bates Edwards, of King, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at her home. Susan was born on June 4, 1951.

Reynolds High stadium plans get OK from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school board  Winston-Salem Journal

For well over an hour, speakers at Tuesday's school board meeting presented their arguments for and against a proposed sports stadium for Reynolds High ...

The Journal's Year in Photos 2018  Winston-Salem Journal

Blaze Thompson of Greensboro attacked the frigid water of Hanging Rock Lake with gusto as he took the "Polar Plunge" on New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, ...

Oct. 30 new deadline for high school students to register to compete  Yes! Weekly

(Greensboro) – Triad Stage announces registration deadline extension for the North Carolina August Wilson Monologue Competition. The August Wilson ...

Parkland basketball court named in Tom Muse’s honor  Winston-Salem Journal

Tom Muse was the boys' basketball coach at Parkland for 30 years, so the school decided to honor him by naming the court after him. The Mustangs had already ...

Hinshaw, Wayne, Gray | Obituaries  Winston-Salem Journal

November 24, 1950 - May 29, 2019 Wayne Gray Hinshaw, 68, of Winston-Salem passed away Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at Kate B. Reynold's Hospice Home ...

Cope, William Brent  Winston-Salem Journal

KERNERSVILLE March 15, 2019 William Brent Cope, 59, of Jacksonville, North Carolina passed away at Forsyth Medical Center Friday March 15, 2019.

Football recruiting: 4-star linebacker Lee Kpogba commits to Syracuse  Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

While the Syracuse Orange on-field football product has been great this year, we haven't necessarily seen the recruiting upswing to go with it... yet. But perhaps ...

Holleman, Charles Norman  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 05/10/1955 - 12/22/2018 It is with great sadness we announce the death of Charles Norman Holleman Sr., 63, of Winston-Salem, NC.

Stand-up comedian finds the funny side in human behavior  Winston-Salem Journal

While a student at Parkland High School, DeJahzh Hedrick would scribble jokes, raps and other observations in a notebook with no real thoughts on what to do ...

All-female school board to represent Winston-Salem and Forsyth County  Winston-Salem Journal

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education will be made up entirely of women for the first time in its history.

Game of the Week Winner: The Parkland Mustangs  WXII12 Winston-Salem

Rolling to a 10-0 record on the season so far, the Parkland Mustangs down Dudley 21-7 in Winston-Salem.

Welcome Back: Russell feels at home playing for Mustangs  Winston-Salem Journal

Parkland. As an 8-year-old, David Russell thoroughly enjoyed attending basketball practices at Reagan. Russell had a courtside view because Travis ...

LeCedra, Shepherd, Skaggs, Holloway, Braegelmann named 2018-19 MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of Week  NFCA Home Plate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Giana LeCedra of Lowell (Mass.) High School, Avery Shepherd of Southeastern Local High School (South Charleston, Ohio), Laila Holloway ...

Former Parkland band director convicted in sexual abuse of female student  Winston-Salem Journal

One night several years ago, Terry Jones Jr., then the band director at Parkland High School, dropped off James Martin's teenager daughter at her house around ...

Parkland teacher puts in an alford plea on taking indecent liberties with student  Winston-Salem Journal

A Parkland High School student's senior year has been ruined because a teacher molested her last year, the student's mother said Wednesday in Forsyth ...

Syracuse football recruiting: 4-star LB Lee Kpogba commits to SU

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Class of 2019 linebacker Lee Kpogba committed to Syracuse football on Tuesday night. The highly touted senior from Parkland High School in ...

Pope, Harold Sherman  Winston-Salem Journal

PFAFFTOWN Apr 6, 1949 - Sept 27, 2018 Harold Sherman Pope Jr., 69, passed peacefully through the gates of heaven on Sept 27, 2018. Sherman was born in ...

Holcomb-Faye introduced as new Parkland boys' basketball coach  Winston-Salem Journal

The Parkland boys' basketball team finished 9-15 overall and 1-11 in the Central Piedmont 4-A Conference this past season.

Winston-Salem schools 'a living hell' for gay student in the 80s. Today, transgender student feels safe in classrooms but less so outside them.  Winston-Salem Journal

We're talking about what it's like to be LGBT in Winston-Salem public schools, then and now.

Winston-Salem students demand change during national walkout against gun violence  Winston-Salem Journal

At the Career Center, a stark white poster blanketed a wall in the common area, inscribed with a promise: “Never Again.” At least 300 Career Center students ...

Hutchins, Robert "Lewis"  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 10/10/1951 - 12/6/2018 Robert "Lewis" Hutchins, 67, of Winston-Salem, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 peacefully in his sleep.

Remembering Dr. Manderline Scales  Winston-Salem Chronicle

The City of Winston-Salem was shaken to its core last weekend when news surfaced of the passing of Dr. Manderline Scales.

Aging Matters: Shepherd’s Center volunteer orientation Tuesday  Winston-Salem Journal

Shepherd's Center volunteer class Tuesday. The Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold volunteer orientation from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Randy Pettitt, a veteran track announcer, returning to Bowman Gray Stadium this season  Winston-Salem Journal

The man with the shaved head, flashy sport coat and colorful neck ties will be back at Bowman Gray Stadium.

Avengers Reassemble? Fans speculate on how the new Marvel movie will conclude  Winston-Salem Journal

We're one week away from having the answer to one of the biggest pop culture questions ever: How will the Avengers stop the supervillain Thanos now that he's ...

Community Milestones  Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school board OKs teacher bonuses  Winston-Salem Journal

Red shirts and buttons showing solidarity with educators were seen scattered throughout the auditorium Tuesday as several people spoke to the ...

Players to watch for: Towson Tigers  Blogger So Dear

Who are two guys who could shine for Towson against Wake Forest this week?

NC Senate District 34 – Vickie Sawyer  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Name: Vickie Sawyer Age: 43 Party: Republican Hometown: Mooresville Family: Brett Sawyer, husband; Sydney and Braedy Sawyer, daughters Education:

4-star LBs Mikel Jones, Lee Kpogba visiting Syracuse football this weekend

The program has an opportunity to reach a little higher up on the recruiting board and is hosting a trio of four-star talents this weekend.

Pegram, Elias "Butch" H.  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Feb. 1, 1948 - Aug. 14, 2018 Mr. Elias "Butch" H. Pegram Jr., 70, passed into God's loving care on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the Kate B.

Record-breaking: County graduates 3,700+ students  Winston-Salem Journal

High school graduates made history this weekend with the county's largest graduating class ever by more than 100 students.

'Enough is enough' — 1,500 people crowd Corpening Plaza to demand change in wake of school shootings  Winston-Salem Journal

More than 1500 people stood in complete silence Saturday in tribute to the 17 people killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last month.

Reynolds Stadium takes another step forward: Design documents up for committee approval  Winston-Salem Journal

Jay Blair became emotional during his comments to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education nearly two weeks ago.

Syracuse football recruiting: 4-star LB Mikel Jones commits

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse football grabbed a second highly rated linebacker for its 2019 recruiting class in as many days as IMG Academy's Mikel Jones ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to require students to carry clear backpacks  WXII The Triad

When students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return to class after spring break next week, they'll be required to carry clear backpacks. The move is ...

Stokley of Mint Condition headlining WSSU Homecoming festivities  Winston-Salem Journal

For more than 30 years, Stokley Williams' tenor voice has anchored the jazz-infused neo-soul of Mint Condition. But for the past year, he has been re-introducing ...

Beyond racing: Bowman Gray a legend of the gridiron in North Carolina  Winston-Salem Journal

Bill Faircloth can recall his second-to-last Wake Forest football game like it was yesterday — a 3 p.m. kickoff with clear skies ending in a win unlike any other in.

Local man got Stan Lee to autograph baby's footprints; Winston-Salem residents remember comic creator Stan Lee  Winston-Salem Journal

To his fans, he was known as Stan “The Man” Lee. Lee, 95, who died Monday, was a force of nature in the comics industry, and likely the most famous comics ...

East Forsyth 54, Parkland 0 | High School |  Winston-Salem Journal

KERENERSVILLE— East overpowered visiting Parkland 54-0 on Friday for its second straight con… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save.

Parkland's coach Hughes honored by national track association  Winston-Salem Chronicle

BY CRAIG T. GREENLEE. FOR THE CHRONICLE. For the second year in a row, Antwan Hughes of Parkland High is the Coach of the Year for girls track in ...

Support Dudley High School's Marching Band of Thunder  WFMY News 2

The Dudley High School Marching Band of Thunder is raising money for the school's music programs.

Students at 11 Forsyth high schools receive diplomas

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- It had been more than 50 years since anyone graduated from Walkertown High School – until Saturday, according to the ...

Jones, David Allen  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Feb. 15, 1958 - Aug. 14, 2018 David Allen Jones, 60, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday evening surrounded by family. David was ...

Star maker, filmmaker, Daniel Peddle has an eye for discovering beauty  Winston-Salem Journal

As a talent scout for the fashion industry, Daniel Peddle has a proven eye for finding beauty.

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