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Supreme Court judge adds author to list of accomplishments

    Supreme Court judge adds author to list of accomplishments

North Carolina Supreme Court Judge Mark A. Davis will be able to add published author to his list of accomplishments next month when his book, “A Warren Court of Our Own: The Exum Court and the Expansion of Individual Rights in North Carolina,” is officially available for purchase. 

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Public speaks on possible quarter-cent tax increase

    Public speaks on possible quarter-cent tax increase

For the first time since the decision to levy a quarter-cent sales tax was presented by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, last week the public had the opportunity to share their thoughts on the levy that is intended to be used to increase teacher pay across the local school district. 

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Chief Justice Cheri Beasley visits students at Mineral Springs

    Chief Justice Cheri Beasley visits students at Mineral Springs

Earlier this week, North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley spent time with students from Mineral Springs Elementary and Middle Schools.

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Quarter-cent tax increase in limbo, County Commissioners expected to vote this month

    Quarter-cent tax increase in limbo, County Commissioners expected to vote this month

Sometime this month the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will make a decision on a motion to include a quarter-cent sales tax increase on the ballot in 2020. The capital acquired from the tax increase is expected to be used to increase local teachers’ supplements.

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Burke leads rifle initiative at Smith Reynolds Airport

  Burke leads rifle initiative at Smith Reynolds Airport

After it was sent back to the public safety committee for discussion earlier this summer, the Winston-Salem City Council has approved an amendment that will allow wildlife officers to discharge rifles to shoot deer within the boundaries of Smith Reynolds Airport. 

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City Council approves renaming of Dixie Classic Fair

  City Council approves renaming of Dixie Classic Fair

During a meeting on Monday, Aug. 19 the Winston-Salem City Council voted to rename the Dixie Classic Fair.

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Forsyth County Social Services recognized with two Best Practice awards

  Forsyth County Social Services recognized with two Best Practice awards

Forsyth County Department of Social Services employees took home two honors at the Social Services Institute’s Best Practice awards held in Hickory on July 31.

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Whit Davis announces campaign for 2020 Forsyth County District Court judge seat

  Whit Davis announces campaign for 2020 Forsyth County District Court judge seat

Winston-Salem native Whit Davis proudly announces his candidacy for District Court judge in the Forsyth County 2020 elections.

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Court approves settlement in H.B. 2 replacement case

  Court approves settlement in H.B. 2 replacement case

The State of North Carolina cannot use H.B. 142, the law that replaced H.B. 2, to prevent transgender individuals from using public restrooms and other facilities in state government buildings that match their gender under an agreement approved on July 23 by a federal court. 

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Trump levels racist attack on Congresswomen of color in latest social media rant

  Trump levels racist attack on Congresswomen of color in latest social media rant

Trump levels racist attack on Congresswomen of color in latest social media rant

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