Latest Winston-Salem, North Carolina Stories

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.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By David Nivens, High Point Enterprise, N.C. Aug. 4--HIGH POINT -- Many Triad officials are watching Winston-Salem closely to see if they will have to restrict water use to deal with the drought.

2008-07-31 21:00:20

By News & Record, Greensboro, N.C. Jul. 31--WINSTON-SALEM -- A Winston-Salem woman fought off a man who attempted to sexually assault her in her driveway, police said. Just after midnight, police responded to the 2400 block of Waughtown St. on an assault call.

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.

2008-07-27 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.

2008-07-27 06:00:23

By Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 27--The musicians in the Percussion Ensemble at the Enrichment Center on Marshall Street make money from performing and from recording.

2008-07-25 15:00:54

By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 25--Robert Steel, the recently hired chief executive and president of Wachovia Corp., bought 1 million shares of the bank's stock Tuesday.

2008-07-24 06:00:38

By Ed Bumgardner, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 24--The Anderson family of Winston-Salem, led by husband Joseph and wife Gail, exemplify peace and harmony in every sense.

2008-07-24 06:00:29

By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 24--Q. When I was going to the beach the other day, I noticed empty highway-patrol cruisers every few miles on Interstate 40 in the Triangle. I assume it is to stop speeders. Is it effective, and how do they go about setting it up? -- C.V. A.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.