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2008-08-07 06:00:27

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.

2008-08-07 06:00:27

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.

2008-08-07 06:00:00

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.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

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.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

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.

2008-07-31 06:00:43

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.

2008-07-31 06:00:35

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.

2008-07-31 06:00:35

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.

2008-07-30 06:00:34

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.

2008-07-27 06:00:30

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.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
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