News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – July 24, 1914Read more

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Extended families
 When I was growing up on the farm, we had a blessing that sometimes we overlook today. It was not unusual to know several families in the … Read more

Letters to the editor

Rambling with Arlene
Praise the Lord everyone.  God is so good to me.  I must tell you that I feel so ashamed. I know I don’t do all I need to do for God to see … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.
Rev. Mason Joy and his wife are bringing much joy to the members of … Read more

Residents urged to clean up cemeteries

Vincent Bragg, a resident of Pearl, is a descendant of Beckie McDonald who is buried in Lovorn Cemetery located on private property on East Winston Road. Bragg is hoping to bring awareness to the abandoned cemeteries around Winston County, in hopes of them receiving clean-up and routine upkeep. Pictured here are the tombstones of Bragg’s 5th great grandmother, Beckie McDonald, and his 4th great grandmother Rebecca McDonald-Stewart.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Many who are not familiar with the Winston County would not know of how it relishes in its traditions and its history of not forgetting … Read more

100 year birthday


100 years young
Ms. Virginia Martin of Noxapater celebrated her 100th birthday at Noxapater Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20.  Friends and family gathered … Read more