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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Eleven student governments in the University of North Carolina system have signed a proclamation opposing legislation that would allow concealed weapons permit holders to store handguns in locked vehicles on the system's campuses. The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/195zlZ9) that the student leaders agreed to the proclamation Tuesday night and announced it on Wednesday.
Sooner or later, the time comes when parents and children sit down and have "the talk." And it has nothing to do with the birds or the bees.
Winston-Salem's new police chief, Barry D. Rountree, said that although this past week has been different than what he expected, he has confidence moving forward as chief.
A solution to mitigate the ever-growing challenge of climate change is only about 149.6 million kilometers away - literally. The energy from the fiery, radiant star at the center of our solar system - the sun - already supports almost all life on Earth, so why not harness that power and create renewable energy to help soften the blow of fossil fuel emissions on the environment?
After a long, hard fight, victims of North Carolina's eugenics program may finally be getting some compensation.
Two Greensboro men were arrested early Sunday and charged with stealing $50,000 worth of socks from a HanesBrands Inc. distribution center in Kernersville. The arrests came as part of an investigation into the loss of about $2 million worth of merchandise over the past two years, town police said.
This story was published in papers nationwide, including the Houston Chronicle and the Seattle PI, and featured on television news stations. Subsequently, National Geographic filmed a documentary about the child violinist.
Forget reindeer at Christmas. Former President Woodrow Wilson had a flock of sheep that grazed on the White House's lawn.
Typhoon Haiyan ravaged cities and families Friday when it made landfall in the Philippines.And it hit close to home for local Filipinos, including Daisy Ong.
One piece of ginger cake just wasn't enough for seven-year-old Rowan Solomon.
Harley Affeldt's love for his wife Virginia is still as fresh as the bouquet of red roses he gives her every Valentine's Day.
The old adage, "every dog has its day," certainly rang true Sunday at the dedication party for Tanglewoof, the new dog park at Tanglewood Park. Dogs and their owners showed up in droves, despite the chilly, blustery weather, to celebrate the opening of the new park.
Lunch on Sunday for Fred Hoover, Jr., of Circleville, Ohio, consisted of Krispy Kreme jelly-filled doughnuts-six of them in two minutes, to be precise. Hoover beat out seven other contestants to win the doughnut eating contest held in the Millennium Center at the Heavy Rebel Weekender music festival.
Sgt. John Morris, the Winston-Salem Police Department's basic training supervisor, said he selected William Armstrong to deliver "Noelle's" baby Wednesday because he seemed the most nervous of all the cadets.
A miniature Jeep with a stuffed monkey in the driver's seat and towing a trailer containing three Indian Runner ducks drove into a pen at the Dixie Classic Fair on Monday morning.
Wake Forest senior Corvaya Jeffries won't graduate unless she can pay a school debt of a little more than $500 by May 17. On top of that, she owes about $30,000 in student loans, she said in a recent interview.
Financial aid officials at Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University say they are working to decrease the amount of loans that students take out to fund their education.
Xizi Liao, who was born and raised in Shanghai, found herself in an uncomfortable situation her freshman year at Wake Forest University. Sitting in Benson Student Center with other freshmen during a pre-orientation program, she felt out of place, she said. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.
With a wound on his leg, an IV in his arm, fluid in his lungs and a collapsed lung, Gregory Porter wasn't feeling very well Tuesday afternoon. Although Porter appeared to be breathing, he was not alive. That's because Porter is a new, high-fidelity mannequin that will soon be taken care of by students using Forsyth Technical Community College's new simulation lab.
Iris Carter and three of her students went the wrong way on U.S. 52, got stuck in traffic and then lost in Winston-Salem on Tuesday night.
Thirty-nine years ago, Herman Eure became the first African-American man to become a full-time faculty member at Wake Forest University. Eure, a biology professor who specializes in parasitology, studying the relationships between parasites and their hosts, is retiring.
Jessica Shortall and Karen Borchert hit a home run for hunger. Inspired by a shared love of cooking and desire to give back, the two women started a program to feed the hungry, called Homerun, almost 15 years ago, during their junior year at Wake Forest University.
While most middle-school students are basking in the sun at the pool as summer winds down, 14 are learning about a new way to harness the sun's energy. The students are enrolled in Hanes Magnet School's weeklong Power Up! Summer Camp, a partnership between the school and Wake Forest University's Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials.
The UNC School of the Arts is in a pickle of sorts. A lease for a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car was donated by Robert L. "Rob" King III, the chief executive of Bob King Automotive Group and chairman of the UNCSA board of trustees, to UNCSA's Advancement Division in early June.