10 hrs ago
Robber headed back to prison again
A Bassett man was ordered to serve almost eight more years of a 20-year prison sentence Monday after being convicted of his third probation violation. "I know you think it's a huge sentence, but I'd normally give you 14 years, 9 months," Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. told Waylon Allen Cox, 29, Monday.
14 hrs ago
Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour
In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. In this Sept.
15 hrs ago
Ridgemont closes investment in The Cook & Boardman Group
Ridgemont Equity Partners has closed a majority investment in Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based The Cook & Boardman Group , which distributes commercial metal and wood doors, door frames, door hardware and related products. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Beach Carolina Magazine
Wilmington Artist Harriet M. Forbis selected 2014 Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner
This year's Artist for the 21st Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival is Wilmington artist Harriet M. Forbis with her New Orleans Jazz-inspired tuba performer with a glow in his rainbow-cloaked eyes. Harriett states that on a 2010 venture to the Delta City of New Orleans, she came across a unique and sizable performer at Cafe Du Monde that inspired this wonderfully kaleidescoped rainbow piece entitled "Jazz: The Soul of New Orleans" .
Fitch Affirms Winston-Salem, NC's Water & Sewer Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
The bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge of the net revenues of the water and sewer system . Revenues include rates, rentals, fees and other income associated with the ownership and operation of the system, but specifically excludes investment income.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Seattle Gay News
City of Winston-Salem recognizes same-sex marriage
In an August 28 letter to city workers, Winston-Salem Human Resources Director Carmen Caruth said the city would recognize all marriage licenses from any U.S. jurisdiction, regardless of whether the couple is same- or opposite-sex. In her letter, Caruth cited the ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturning Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage and the subsequent statement by North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper that he would no longer defend his own state's laws against same-sex marriage.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Ancient Swamp Creature Named For Mick Jagger—And For Good Reason
Sure, being knighted is an impressive achievement. But you haven't really made it big until scientists name a prehistoric swamp creature after you .
Medical News Today
Viral infection in nose can trigger bacterial infection in the ear
Middle ear infection is very common in young children. Now, a new study from the US suggests one of the triggers can be a viral infection in the nose.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Man wanted in connection with murder of 3-year-old girl may have SC ties
The FBI Baltimore Cross Border Task Force and Prince George's County Police Department are asking for the public's help in finding Davon Wallace, 25, wanted for the murder of three-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb. The Maryland United States Attorney's Office has charged Wallace with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and the FBI is now searching for him.
Shelby Shopper And Info
Rosetta Smith Lynch
Mrs. Rosetta Smith Lynch, 67, of 1208 Meadow Wood Drive, Shelby, NC departed her earthly vessel on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby. She was born Monday, June 9, 1947 to Leon Smith and Etoulia Caldwell-Smith in Smyrna, SC.
Peach donations benefit North Carolina food banks
Harris-Teeter Super Markets and Titan Farms donated more than 58,000 pounds of peaches to North Carolina food banks. Harry Hankins , store director in High Point, N.C., Martha Pfeiffer of Titan Farms, and Clyde Fitzgerald of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, during an early September event.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Earnings bite into Krispy Kreme shares
The Winston Salem, North Carolina-based company said its net income totaled 8 cents per share. Adjusted for pretax expenses, it earned 13 cents per share.
Food pantry seeks donations to fill empty shelves
For two Thursdays each month, folks line up at the Pay It Forward food pantry on Harper Avenue to get free bags of groceries. For one of the smallest of the 16 food banks in Caldwell County, getting a share of the donations pie is a struggle, and shelves often are empty at the end of the day.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Here's why Bank of Kentucky's founder decided to sell
Bank of Kentucky Financial Corp. CEO Bob Zapp decided it was time to sell the company as the costs to comply with regulations kept skyrocketing.
Winston-Salem, NC Defies Gay Marriage Ban by Recognizing Married Same-Sex Couples as Spouses
Winston-Salem is believed to be the first city in North Carolina to defy the state's ban on same-sex marriage and recognize married, same-sex couples with valid out-of-state marriage licenses specifically as "spouses," Citing the 4th Circuit's ruling overturning Vriginia's gay marriage ban and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announcing that he would no longer defend the ban in court, Winston-Salem's Human Resources Director Carmen Caruth told gay employees that city benefits would be extended to their spouses and children Winston-Salem currently does not offer domestic partner benefits to unmarried couples.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
On Top Magazine
Winston-Salem Recognizes Marriages Of Gay Employees For Purpose Of Benefits
Winston-Salem, North Carolina now recognizes the marriages of its gay and lesbian city employees for the purpose of benefits. According to the Winston-Salem Journal , Carmen Caruth, the city's human resources director, sent a letter last month informing employees that Winston-Salem would recognize any valid out-of-state marriage license.
The Wichita Eagle
Once solid, job safety net frays for construction work
He'd spend his days in the sun, building homes as other men in his family had a generation before. Each evening, he'd sit down to dinner with his middle school sweetheart, Amanda, and ask the children they would have about their day at school.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Supply-Chain Solution Released
Data integration and analysis firm Management Science Associates Inc. launched a program-management solution targeting the distributor class of trade. Management Science Associates , Pittsburgh, Pa., launched its Distributor Trade Program Management service, designed to help distributors and their retail customers drive compliance with trade programs, resolve distribution voids and achieve optimal payouts.