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Dwight Sparks, Author at clemmonscourier

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Volunteers come together to build playset for young girl with leukemia

By Dwight Sparks The Clemmons Courier While she celebrated her birthday at Chick-fil-A and Build-A-Bear, workers invaded little Abby Keatings’ back yard in Clemmons West ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:10 am

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Molly Powell wins state music honor

North Carolina hosts 13 state-wide Junior Festival Music festivals each year as part of the National Federation of Music Clubs national program. This year just ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, May 14, 2018 3:04 pm

Lifestyle

Hobson-Southard

Bryn Allen Hobson and Ryan James Southard were married on April 21st at College Park Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. The bride’s uncle Rev. Shay Reyner ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, May 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Opinion

Last words: ‘Tell my father I died right’

COLUMBIA, S.C. — In the rotunda of the South Carolina state capitol is a painting of the “Angel of Marye’s Heights.” The angel was Sgt. ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, May 14, 2018 9:58 am

Obituaries

Dorothy Rae Wilson Boyles

Dorothy Rae Wilson Boyles Mrs. Dorothy Rae Wilson Boyles, 88, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 12:24 pm

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Editor Dwight Sparks

By Jill Osborn Dear Reader, over the last several years, the goal of this column has been to help us know our neighbors better. To ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, May 7, 2018 2:42 pm

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Foundation hires Sandi Scannelli as president

The Clemmons Community Foundation has hired its first President & CEO. Sandi Scannelli was confirmed by the organization’s Board of Directors in February, and officially ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, May 7, 2018 9:31 am

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Clemmons fire dept.’s new rating will lower insurance premiums

By Jim Buice The Clemmons Courier When’s the last time you heard insurance premiums for property owners going down instead of up? Well, brace yourself ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:06 am

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Editor Dwight Sparks to retire after 33 years

Dwight Sparks, editor and publisher of the Davie County Enterprise Record and The Clemmons Courier for 33 years, will retire June 1. He announced his ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:03 am

Opinion

33 years have altered more than my hair

See that young whippersnapper in the photo? He thought he was God’s gift to journalism, wise beyond his years, able to move mountains, deflect the ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 4:31 pm

Obituaries

Peggy Louise Earnhardt Bost

Peggy Louise Earnhardt Bost, born in Statesville, N.C. on April 1, 1927 passed on to glory on Sunday, April 15, joining the ranks of the ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, April 20, 2018 4:46 pm

Obituaries

William Evan Hall

William Evan Hall William Evan Hall, 93, died peacefully April 11, 2018, at Trinity Elms Health and Rehab Center in Clemmons after a period of ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, April 13, 2018 8:37 am

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Country music concert opens summer series April 15 at Tanglewood

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced the lineup for its 2018 Summer Park Series that will include three events at Tanglewood ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 10:20 am

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Paving bids save $100,000 over estimate

By Jim Buice The Clemmons Courier By the time the final numbers were in, Clemmons ended up saving nearly $100,000 for the first phase of ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 30, 2018 11:06 am

Opinion

Pelting school shooters with a hail of rocks

Say what you want about us Americans, but admit that we are inventive people. The horrors of school shootings have riveted our attention in recent ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 30, 2018 10:59 am

Obituaries

Obituaries for March 29, 2018

Etta Dunn Sheets Mrs. Etta Dunn Sheets, 77, of Winston-Salem passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 30, 2018 10:49 am

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Betty Phelps

By Jill Osborn Growing up on a farm in Clemmons, Betty Phelps decided to go to college after high school. She attended UNC-G in Greensboro, ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 30, 2018 10:45 am

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New pastor at Clemmons Moravian

The Rev. Christopher Thore is the new pastor of Clemmons Moravian Church. For the past 18 years he has been the founding pastor of New ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 30, 2018 10:40 am

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73 pounds of old pills collected

The Annual Medicine Drop held on March 19th brought out over 100 citizens, disposing of 73 pounds of pills. The event, sponsored by the Forsyth ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 23, 2018 9:11 am

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Bermuda Run annexes sports complex property

By Jim Buice The Clemmons Courier The proposed Carolina Athletic Performance facility can officially call Bermuda Run home after a 22-acre tract purchased from Twin ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Friday, March 23, 2018 9:07 am

Legal Notices

Forsyth County, NC, Legals for March 22, 2018

NORTH CAROLINA FORSYTH COUNTY NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of MATTIE H. TAYLOR (a/k/a Mattie Hemric Taylor; Mattie Lee Hemric ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 4:09 pm

Obituaries

Etta Dunn Sheets

Mrs. Etta Dunn Sheets, 77, of Winston-Salem passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born on March ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:58 pm

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West Students to perform popular musical ‘Hairspray’

The curtains go up next week on West Forsyth High’s student performance of the popular musical “Hairspray.” Shows are March 22 and 23 at 7:00 ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Monday, March 19, 2018 2:51 pm

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Historian to speak to Lewisville society March 19

Due to snow, Randell Jones’s address to the Lewisville Historic Society has been rescheduled to March 19. He will present “From Time to Time in ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, March 15, 2018 3:52 pm

Obituaries

Obituaries for March 15, 2018

Sidney Allen Beauchamp Our loving husband and father, Allen, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home with his ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, March 15, 2018 9:58 am

Opinion

George Washington’s white post still marks village

WHITE POST, Va. — Slap-dab in the middle of the road in this tiny unincorporated village is a big white post. It has been there ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Thursday, March 8, 2018 3:25 pm

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Meg Brown

By Jill Osborn “Since my mom was from Detroit, Michigan, and North Carolina was the furniture hub — all her friends would come down and ... Read more

by Dwight Sparks, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:56 pm

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