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Fire at Pilot Mountain State Park has burned 180 acres

Nov. 28, 2021 13:20 PM EST

PILOT MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters in North Carolina are working to put out a fire in Pilot Mountain State Park that has already burned 180 acres. The North Carolina State Parks and Recreation Department said the park is closed and likely will be all week. ...

USGS reports 7th minor earthquake in days near Winston-Salem

Nov. 28, 2021 11:31 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has reported another minor earthquake that took place near Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that Saturday's quake was the seventh seismic event to occur in Forsyth and Surry counties in the past six...

Pair of earthquakes hit central North Carolina in 4 days

Nov. 24, 2021 15:54 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook a portion of central North Carolina early Wednesday, the second earthquake to hit the region within a week, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a 2.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:05...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 24, 2021 13:37 PM EST

Charlotte Observer. Nov. 22, 2021. Editorial: NC Republicans are becoming the party of bigots, insurrectionists and the cowardly who let it happen “This is not who we are.” Six relatively simple words. Why...

LaRavia leads Wake Forest in 92-61 rout of Kennesaw State

Nov. 23, 2021 23:14 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jake LaRavia scored 19 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Wake Forest in a 92-61 rout of Kennesaw State on Tuesday night, its fifth straight win to start the season. Wake Forest held a 45-32 advantage at...

Wake Forest makes 16 3-pointers, beats North Carolina A&T

Nov. 20, 2021 19:08 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored 19 points, Daivien Williamson added 18 and Isaiah Mucius 16 to lead Wake Forest to a 87-63 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday. Williams (3 of 4), Williamson (4 of 7) and Mucius (4 of 7) led a 3-point...

N. Carolina man charged after teen's body found near road

Nov. 17, 2021 15:21 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in the death of a teenager whose body was found on a roadside, according to a sheriff's office. WGHP reported on Wednesday that the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jaylen...

4 N. Carolina juveniles hurt after crashing stolen vehicle

Nov. 17, 2021 14:11 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Four juveniles riding in a stolen vehicle were injured when they crashed into a home, police in North Carolina said. Winston-Salem police said one of the juveniles was listed in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries, the...

Lawsuit challenges North Carolina rules on transgender ID

Nov. 16, 2021 15:33 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's requirement that transgender people undergo sex reassignment surgery as part of establishing their identity is discriminatory and does not align with a majority of states and medical organizations, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal...

Eight wounded in weekend shootings in North Carolina city

Nov. 15, 2021 14:22 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Eight people were wounded by gunfire in a North Carolina city over the weekend, including three people who were shot while they were in their vehicles, according to police. Winston-Salem police said four people were wounded early Saturday...