Latest Winston-Salem Journal Stories
By Ed Bumgardner, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Aug. 7--Bassist Michael Lachowski knows that his band Pylon, along with pals The B-52s and R.E.M., helped make Athens, Ga., the center of the alternative-rock universe.
By Tim Clodfelter, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Aug. 7--TWO CREATIVE FORCES -- David Gordon Green, a director who's an alumnus of the N.C.
By Tim Clodfelter, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Aug. 7--On Monday, kids and parents can learn how to get to Sesame Street on their computers.
By Elizabeth DeOrnellas, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Aug. 5--Last year, the city collected 78,000 tons of garbage -- waste that Mitchell Britt would like to see put to good use.
By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 31--RALEIGH A bill signed by Gov. Mike Easley today makes it easier for the state to impose mandatory water-use rules on communities during droughts, the governor's office said.
By Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 31--The acceptance of higher-priced cigarettes by smokers and their increasing use of smokeless products increased Reynolds American Inc.'s profit by 12 percent in the second quarter, the company said yesterday.
By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 31--JEFFERSON The annual Wallace and Peggy Carroll Vigilance Awards were presented Saturday by the National Committee for the New River.
By Laura Giovanelli, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 31--There's the Green Party, and there are parties with green beer around March 17 each year. And then there are parties that just try to generate a little less trash.
By Wesley Young, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 30--With water flow in the Yadkin River approaching low levels not seen since the 2002 drought, the City-County Utilities Division is asking residents, businesses and institutions to voluntarily conserve water until further notice.
By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 27--Tuesday Foster-care meeting: The Children's Home Society of North Carolina will have a free informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at its center, 604 Meadow St., Greensboro, for people interested in learning about the foster-care process.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.