To paraphrase the Doobie Brothers, I am back to rockin’ down the highway.
While the FBI has received its share of criticism in certain political circles, I will say this: Agents did a fine job tracking down my $1.2 million.
After the latest bombardment, I figured we could make the best of a worsening situation and go into the artisanal nut business, selling our unwanted bounty to people at upscale farmers markets willing to pay to “experience” the fruits of our labor.
Note: Here’s a vintage column, lightly edited, from a simpler time, way back 2011. I’ll return with new shenanigans next week.
When it rains, it pours.
I reached into the pocket of my new-old jacket and found the key to my future. Now, I just have to locate the van to take me there.
Angry Man did not want to pay a restocking fee. I didn’t blame him one bit. Whatever came in the box he brought back to the tool store did not work.
You can wash your vehicle in the rain, but should you?
Depending on the situation, “shake it off” is either the best or worst advice someone can give or receive.
My phone rang. It was an unfamiliar number, which isn’t unusual.
The Bluegrass Hall of Fame says Shelby, N.C., native Earl Scruggs “not only pioneered the three-finger banjo but played it to standards of taste and technique unmatched by thousands of disciples over seven decades.”
Editor’s note: On Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, the N.C. Press Association, as part of its annual contest, awarded first place for lighter columns in the smaller daily division to Scott Hollifield. Judges called three of his reviewed works, “small town living at its best.”
With brilliant and dedicated researchers working around the clock publishing their results on multiple platforms in many languages we don’t understand, how can we keep up with the latest scientific advances that impact our lives?
Read through the obituaries published today in Winston-Salem Journal.
Duke Energy’s proposal to the N.C Utilities Commission for how it will meet state-mandated reductions in greenhouse gas emissions has drawn opposition from a company often on the receiving end of criticism from advocacy groups.
Q: I remember seeing a red box in my bank last year for items to be donated to seniors in the area. I always like giving around the holidays. Is that happening again this year? — WH
“Gaslighting,” defined as “the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one’s own advantage,” is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2022.
STATESVILLE — A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child and a woman faces charges for failing to report the abuse, the Statesville Police Department said in a news release.
Stacker compiled the most popular baby names for boys in North Carolina using data from the Social Security Administration.
Danny McNeal, 51, was at four times the legal limit for being impaired when he crashed into a bridge in September. Alyssa Taylor, 25, had texted her mother before the crash that she was riding with the truck driver from Delaware to North Carolina.
A Winston-Salem man was stabbed Saturday inside an apartment on Mock Street, authorities said.
Winston-Salem police say a Mount Airy man turned himself in on Tuesday in connection with a Nov. 6 shooting in which a man was shot in the head.
Law enforcement officials responded to a report of a shooting on Thursday night in southern Forsyth County.
Vacancies among the detention officers working at the Forsyth County Jail are not endangering public safety, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office says.
An election protest that has been appealed to the N.C. State Board of Elections will stop election winners such as the sheriff, county commissioners and school board members from taking their oaths of office in early December, but won’t leave any offices vacant.
On a 3-2 vote, the Forsyth County Board of Elections on Wednesday dismissed a protest of the 2022 midterm election that was filed by a group of local Republicans after election officials made an error that affected the way voting tabulators were shut down on Nov. 8.