Ten branches of the Douglas County Library spent their last days as county-run libraries this week. With a formal closure date of April 1, many were wrapping up operations at least temporarily by Thursday or Friday this week.
With just seven weeks to go before Douglas County government pulls its funding from its small town branch libraries, city governments and library supporters are scrambling to determine their future.
WINSTON — The Winston Police Department said Thursday that it will be beefing up its DUII enforcement during the month of February.
WINSTON — One of the biggest Christmas presents to the Douglas County community this holiday season is Kayode, a 4,000-pound white rhinoceros that made his way to Wildlife Safari in early November from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
The Winston Core Project selected three additional directors to its board Tuesday — one of the final steps to forming a community corporation in charge of transforming a blighted 2-acre parcel of land at the center of Winston into a shopping center.
WINSTON — Unofficial vote results show Ken Barrett pulling ahead of Sandra Thorn in the race to be mayor of Winston. The latest results also indicate David Cunningham is leading the race for city councilor in Ward 2 ahead of incumbent Sandy Lipphardt.