Category: News

The decisions of those elected impact every citizens’ wallet

From press & staff reports Your own personal wealth could be a driving factor in showing up to the voter’s booth because those we elect are the ones who decide how much money to invest in public services. County supervisors,…

Makes this a better county, state and country by voting

From press & staff reports Voter turnout in the United States fluctuates in national elections but has never been as strong as other well-established democracies. Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

VBS fun

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