The report came out Thursday that showed an 11.6 percent drop from 2013. Violent crimes were down 7.4 percent and property crimes fell 12.2 percent. 08:55 PM
Industries for the Blind is the largest employer of people who are blind or visually impaired in the United States.
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Earlier this month, the Stokes County community had to remove the statue of a soldier at a cross, and a Christian Flag, to settle a federal lawsuit over the matter.
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NC DHHS Reports Nine More Flu Deaths, Total Stands at 137
The Department of Health and Human Services released its newest numbers on Thursday. So far 137 people in North Carolina have died from the virus this season, passing last year’s total. Most of the deaths have occurred in people age 65 and older. 12:50 PM
NC Legislature Could Step in on Abortion Clinic Rule Proposal
Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building. 12:25 PM
Parents Express Concerns Over Chemicals in Schools
Toxic waste was found beneath Hanes and Lowrance Middle Schools in the early '90s. School leaders are interested in rebuilding on the same site, however parents want the new school built elsewhere. 09:45 AM
Winston-Salem Police Arrest Suspects After Early-Morning Robbery
Officers say the Walgreens at 2125 Cloverdale Avenue was robbed. Police then made contact with the suspects on Business 40 westbound between Rt 158 and Linville Rd. 08:54 AM
North Carolina Parks Set Attendance Record
Around 15.6 million visitors visited the state's 39 parks and recreation areas last year—which is a 10 percent increase from 2013. Fort Macon logged more than 1 million visitors in 2014. 07:37 AM
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Stokes County Considers Jail Expansion
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