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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.



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 ...



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.



Police called to break up fight at Parkland High School in Winston-Salem; 6 students arrested  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police and ambulances came to Parkland High School Tuesday afternoon after a fight. A fight broke out after school in the main ...



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.



Police ID 6 students arrested after Parkland High fight; 23 officers responded  Winston-Salem Journal

Nearly two dozen Winston-Salem police officers showed up at Parkland High School on Tuesday afternoon in response to the fight on campus.



Police Use Pepper Spray To Break Up Fight At Parkland High, 2 Students Go To Hospital  WFMYNews2.com

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



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.



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, ...



Ask SAM: Where did Parkland High School's name come from?  Winston-Salem Journal

Q: How did Parkland High School get its name? J.J.. Answer: When a new high school, which would consolidate the students from Gray and Griffith senior highs, ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Photos: Forsyth County Association of Educators hosts forum at Parkland High School  Winston-Salem Journal

State Rep. Evelyn Terry (D-Forsyth), representing N.C. House District 71, speaks during an education forum hosted by the Forsyth County Association of ...



6 students arrested in fight at North Carolina high school  Charlotte Observer

Six students who got into a fight at a North Carolina high school have been arrested, and one has been charged with assault on a government official.



Carver High School Officer Uses Pepper Spray To Break Up Fight At School: Police  WFMYNews2.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Administrators discuss students leaving campus, cutting class at Parkland High School in Winston-Salem; residents in the area are concerned  myfox8.com

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Students leaving campus and skipping class at Parkland High School was the focal point of a meeting between school administrators ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Ask SAM: How did Parkland High School get its name?  Winston-Salem Journal

Q: There is an ongoing discussion among some graduates of Parkland Senior High School of how the school got its name. I was hoping you could find out how ...



State and local candidates talk teacher pay, per pupil funding and respect for educators at FCAE sponsored forum  Winston-Salem Journal

State and local candidates endorsed by the Forsyth County Association of Educators attended a forum Wednesday at Parkland High School, detailing how they ...



Twin City Townhomes community sells for $10.15 million | Business  Winston-Salem Journal

A New Jersey real-estate developer has spent $10.15 million to buy the Twin City Townhomes residential community in Winston-Salem, according to a Forsyth ...



All-Northwest Football 2018 | Allnorthwest  Winston-Salem Journal

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



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, ...



McLean, Shekila Tamara  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Dec. 5, 1972 - Sept. 29, 2018 Shekila Tamara McLean, aka "KiKi", oldest daughter of Sharon and Harold Porter, was born December 5, 1972 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Carver High School student caught with gun in book bag, police say  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Carver High School student was caught with a gun in his book bag Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from ...



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 ...



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.



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. Kevin Jennings is a former teacher and the founder of the Gay, ...



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.



15-year-old Winston-Salem Boy Found After Silver Alert Issued  WFMYNews2.com

UPDATE -- Police say Matthew Rich has been found safe. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police say a silver alert has been issued for a 15-year-old ...



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 ...



Angel, Rachael Marie Hurst  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM August 8, 1972 - Jan.2, 2019 Rachael Marie Hurst Angel, 46, died unexpectedly Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at her home. Rachael was ...



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.



Parkland Magnet High School announces third HOF class  Winston-Salem Chronicle

*Monte Purvis- Class of 2003. 4-year starter in football. He is All Conference, All Region and All State. *Maurice Kent “Mossy” White- Class of 1971 Letterman in ...



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.



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.



Miller, Wendy Lee  Winston-Salem Journal

WALKERTOWN 9/15/1966 - 12/19/2018 Wendy Lee Miller, 52, entered her heavenly home December 19, 2018. A graveside funeral *service* celebrating her life ...



Parkland school shooting panel backs arming teachers, rips responding deputies  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

PARKLAND, Fla. – An investigative panel charged with studying the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead has recommended arming ...



Tyson, Herbert  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 11/17/1961 - 01/06/2019 Herbert Tyson Jr., 57, passed away quietly on January 6, 2019. He was born November 17, 1961 in Winston-Salem, ...



Parkland High School teacher accused of indecent liberties with student  WXII The Triad

A Winston-Salem teacher has been arrested on suspicion of committing sex crimes against a female student on campus.



Student attacked by dog at Hanes Magnet School in Winston-Salem  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A student was attacked by a dog at Hanes Magnet School Thursday afternoon, according to Winston-Salem police. Police said two ...



Moser, David Wayne  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Sept. 4, 1970 - Nov. 11, 2018 Mr. David Wayne Moser, 48, of Winston-Salem passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Wake Forest ...



Guilford County students speak ahead of Wednesday ‘March For Our Lives’ rally  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- As part of a national bus tour, Marjory Stoneman Douglas student activists plan to stop in Greensboro on Wednesday evening.



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 ...



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

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 ...



Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools announces makeup days  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools students will not have to make up the two days school was canceled in September because ...



Smith, Willie Lee  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM April 24, 1966 - October 5, 2018 Mr. Willie Lee Smith Jr., 52, better known as "Wally," passed away suddenly Friday, October 5, 2018. He was ...



Mount Tabor trudges past Parkland to move into first place in Piedmont Triad 3-A  Winston-Salem Journal

It wasn't a thing of beauty, but Mount Tabor fought off Parkland 63-54 in Coach Tom Muse Gymnasium to take sole possession of first place in the Piedmont ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to close on May 16 over teacher absences  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will be closed for students on May 16 because of requested employee absences, the school ...



Oliver, Aaron A.  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 12/24/1957 - 7/3/2018 Mr. Aaron A. Oliver, 60, was born on December 24, 1957 to the late Barbara Heath Oliver and Cecil T. Oliver, Sr. in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Students skipping class at local high school causing problems in surrounding community  myfox8.com

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 ...



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

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.



Students in Winston-Salem put ‘Cozmo’ toy robot to Deal or Dud challenge  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Cozmo is a small robot that promises to play games with you, even recognize your face and say your name. FOX8 asked the robotics ...



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 ...



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 teachers look at science of superheroes  Winston-Salem Journal

After years of using pop culture to make their science classes more interesting to students, Matt and Shari Brady have expanded to the internet.



Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools prepares for Business 40 project  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- When Business 40 closes for the Business 40 Project, students and parents will be up to the test. “That's going to be a challenge,” ...



Special teams set the tone for Dudley in win over Parkland  Winston-Salem Journal

GREENSBORO — Special teams have been an adventure for Dudley's football team in recent years. Even when the Panthers were contending for and winning ...



Woman arrested after allegedly pushing a bike-patrol officer in Winston-Salem  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A woman was arrested after authorities said she pushed a Winston-Salem bike-patrol officer and his foot went into a water main hole.



Investigation into fight at local high school basketball game continues  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police are still investigating what sparked a fight at a local high school basketball game Wednesday night at Carver High School as ...



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 ...



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.



Cuthrell, Gregory D.  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM 10/9/1964 - 8/12/2018 Mr. Gregory D. Cuthrell, 53, was born on October 9, 1964 to the late Lloyd M. Cuthrell, Sr. and Virginia Bailey Cuthrell ...



Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools gets a food truck to help deliver meals to students while school is out  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- As a way to reduce food insecurities in the community, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will utilize a food truck starting Monday ...



Man dies after getting punched during fight in Winston-Salem  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man died earlier this month after getting punched during a fight in Winston-Salem, according to a press release. At approximately 2 ...



Winston-Salem man accused of threatening a school shooting at Walkertown schools  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Winston-Salem man was arrested Tuesday morning after threatening mass violence at three Walkertown schools, according to a ...



Jarman, Jack Wayne  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM July 4, 2018 Jack Wayne Jarman, passed away on July 4, 2018 at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, VA.



Turkey Bowl grows on and off the field  Winston-Salem Chronicle

The Elite 8 Alumni Association nonprofit held its annual Turkey Bowl flag football game this past Thanksgiving Day. On a crisp and cool Thursday morning, ...



Some local teachers calling for higher wages following budget approval  WXII12 Winston-Salem

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School District approved its new budget on Tuesday amid several teachers expressing concerns that their wages are not ...



NC Senate District 34 – Vickie Sawyer  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Name: Vickie SawyerAge: 43Party: RepublicanHometown: MooresvilleFamily: Brett Sawyer, husband; Sydney and Braedy Sawyer, daughtersEducation:



High school music teacher arrested after caught-on-video beating of student  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

MAYWOOD, Calif. – A high school music teacher in California was arrested after a classroom fistfight between him and a student was caught on video, officials ...



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.com

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 ...



#JustAsk to #JustAskMe: Conversations around teacher supplements in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools increase ahead of next school board meeting  Winston-Salem Journal

After a video of a meeting between Superintendent Beverly Emory and the Forsyth County commissioners circulated on social media over the weekend, several ...



Student accused of assaulting SRO after 150 Glenn High students leave cafeteria at lunch for water gun fight  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A student was arrested during a chaotic scene at Glenn High School on Friday afternoon, according to a news release from ...



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.



Former Register of Deeds Norman Holleman dies  Winston-Salem Journal

Former Forsyth County Register of Deeds Norman Holleman died Saturday after what family members said was a long battle with leukemia.



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.



Schools to get tax money excess from tax bond  Winston-Salem Journal

In a 6-to-1 vote Thursday, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved giving the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools a 40 percent allocation of ...



3 Parkland High School basketball players sign letters of intent to play at prep school  Winston-Salem Chronicle

From left to right are Casey Wilkins, Josh Reid and Jaidon Berrow. All three young men will attend Littlejohn Sports Academy next year. Submitted photo.



West Virginia Picks Up New Verbal For 2019 – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

West Virginia's football program picked up a verbal commitment for the class of 2019 over the weekend. Lee Kpogba, a 6-2, 210-pound linebacker from Parkland ...



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.



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