First Waughtown Baptist Church (FWBC) honored six 2016 high school and college graduates during its annual College Day service Sunday, May 15. One of the high school honorees received a $1,500 scholarship offered in memory of for-mer Pastor E. L. Grant and church musician Mrs. Carrie Bitting.
For the second time this school year, students from area high schools came together last week to discuss the state of race relations in area schools at Parkland High School.
More than 150 mothers and daughters gathered at the Carl Russell Recreation Center on Saturday morning to partake of a special brunch in their honor.
McDonald’s restaurants have provided job opportunities for American youth for decades. Assisting its employees in furthering their education is paramount to the company as well.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Saturday, May 7, is a day which will be forever be recalled in African-American history. On this date, the first African-American U.S. president delivered the commencement address at Howard University, largely considered the “Harvard” of America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Happy Hill Cemetery Friends invites volunteers to help clean up the historic Happy Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m at the corner of Willow and Pitts streets in Happy Hill. Help is also needed on May 28, The group has been working for years to restore the historic cemetery, located in the city’s oldest black community, which was hit hard in last week’s severe weather and is now littered with downed branches and trees.
Investigators with the Winston-Salem Police Department say they have seen a significant increase in credit card fraud this year.
The Winston-Salem Foundation hosted its annual Community Luncheon on May 4 with a record-breaking crowd of over 1,200 community members in attendance. The Foundation also announced the recipients of the 2016 Winston-Salem Foundation Award and the 2016 ECHO Awards.
After completing his tenure as Superintendent of Guilford County Schools, Maurice “Mo” Green officially assumed his role as executive director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.
Community and business leaders along with graduating high school seniors were recognized at the 19th annual Winston Lake Family YMCA Black Achievers Gala at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center.