WINSTON — When Dick Nichols passed away on March 24, just short of his 90th birthday, he left long legacy of community involvement and public service.
WINSTON — Shirley Rummel and Robert Zuver were honored with the First Citizen awards at the Winston Area Chamber of Commerce First Citizen Banquet on Monday night.
WINSTON — In addition to taking care of more than 600 wild animals at Wildlife Safari, employees have been dealing with heavy snow, downed trees and minor flooding.
For Eric and Patrice Cooper of Winston, help from the Wish Upon a Star program didn’t make all of their struggles disappear in 2016. But they said it sure made a huge difference at the time.
The cities of Winston and Dillard have been selected for assistance through a federal program to improve drinking water quality.
The Bats youth baseball team, in conjunction with Brosi Sugartree Farms, will hold a food drive for UCAN and a fundraiser for the team, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Brosi's, 540 Winston Section Road, Winston.
WINSTON — Kids dressed up as cats, superheroes, princesses and more enjoyed early Halloween festivities under the watchful eyes of cheetahs, tarantulas and monkeys at the Wildlife Safari Zoobilee on Friday and Saturday.
This November, residents of all the cities in Douglas County will choose their mayors and city councilors. In some cities, the familiar names of incumbents will fill the ballot, while in others voters will have some tough choices to make.
The walls of the Winston Middle School cafeteria may not be covered with flavored wallpaper, but that hasn’t stopped a group of children and teens from bringing to life the magical and whacky world of Willy Wonka.
Summer time means summer fun, and there has been no shortage of that in Winston. This month’s Summer Nite Cruise was as popular as ever, with close to 350 registrants bringing their muscle cars, classic vehicles and custom drives to an appreciative crowd.
WINSTON — Cowboys will take over the Riverbend Live! concert series Friday at Riverbend Park. Riders in the Sky and Andy Hedges, two cowboy country acts, take the stage 7 p.m. in Winston.
Described by Rolling Stone as “pure magic to watch and hear,” Texas native Ruthie Foster will bring her blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel to Winston’s Riverbend Park, 243 Thompson Ave., at 7 p.m. tomorrow, as the opener for Winston’s Riverbend Live! concert series.
Samantha Parks, who has taught science at Winston Middle School for the past five years, has been selected for the school’s Educator of the Year Award 2018.
In another step to “clean itself up,” the city of Winston is proposing an ordinance to ban people from parks or public property if they break the law or engage in disorderly conduct.
In addition to preparing for a spate of events that occur in the spring, the Winston Area Chamber of Commerce is continuing its focus on creating a welcoming, attractive community for visitors and residents alike. We are actively working with regional partners to develop Winston’s tourism po…
The city of Winston dedicated a new restroom facility Wednesday at Riverbend Park, work that city officials say will add more capacity during events.
WINSTON — A traveling basketball team brought an anti-bullying message to the Winston-Dillard School District on Thursday. They took their skills and comedy routine to Douglas High School after putting on a show for the Winston Middle School students earlier in the day.
The city of Winston is readying a new police station that will move the police department from cramped city hall quarters into its own building, a much-needed change for the department, according to city officials.