Month: July 2015

Locals attend SkillsUSA Championships

The SkillsUSA Championships is the national-level competition for public high school and college/postsecondary students enrolled in career and technical education programs. SkillsUSA organizes this event, and it is considered the single greatest day of industry volunteerism in America annually at…

Graham pleased with what he saw during WA elementary football camp

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Winston Academy first through sixth graders got a taste of what it would be like to play for new Patriots’ head coach Junior Graham last week during a three-day football camp. “This year it…

Foster seeks to serve as Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector

From staff reports My name is Russell Gene “Rusty” Foster and today I am formally announcing my candidacy as an Independent Candidate for Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector. I am the son of Judy and Gene Foster and was raised in…

Democratic, Republican primaries set for Tuesday

From Staff Reports The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, with polls scheduled to be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Voters are reminded that unopposed local candidates for county and county-district offices will…

Back to School/Stay in School Rally held

Over 200 students attend By Elmetra Patterson The Winston County Branch NAACP held its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School Rally, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Louisville High School Auditorium with approximately 200 students there to get free school supplies with each receiving…

Knowledge about elections helps all in the community

From press & staff reports How deep is your knowledge of the hot national topics? How about the ones right in your own back yard? An informed citizenry is one of the most critical elements to a democracy. Without it,…

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice. As the Democratic and…

VBS fun

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School June 14-19.

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923…

ECCC to hold final Fall registration session August 14

New and transfer students who plan to attend the 2015 fall semester at East Central Community College and have not registered for classes are encouraged to attend the final registration session on Friday, Aug. 14, from 8 a.m. to 1…