Yadkin County Schools will join other districts in not mandating masks when school starts in a few weeks. "Best of luck with that," Duke doctor says of mask-optional school districts.
Surry County Schools will be one of a few rural school districts to require students and staff wear masks indoors to start the school year. It will address the mask-mandate after four weeks.
Walk of Fame ceremony honors Maya Angelou, Stuart Scott, John Ehle and others, reflecting the city's arts and cultural heritage.
The Davie County Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 not to require masks for K-12 schools.
Board votes 6-3 on requirement in a meeting that was at times contentious, with the chairwoman forced to call for order several times. The district will evaluate the policy after nine weeks.
CDC masks in schools recommendations likely to impact WS/FCS decision
About 8,000 students were enrolled in summer programs put on by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, up from 5,000 in a normal summer.
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education is expected to decide masking guidelines for the coming school year at a special called meeting on Wednesday.
Councilwoman Barbara Burke doesn't want buses or a garage on the site of the old Hanes-Lowrance. She wants the school system to give the city the buildings for a community center.
Schools are likely to offer more on-site screening tests this year as a strategy to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Tests will be important to determine is a cough is a cold, flu or COVID.