Winston-Salem's Town Hall was the site of the last recorded lynch mob in Forsyth County, in 1918.

Editor in Chief Brian Clarey chases down the story of the last recorded lynch mob in Forsyth County in 1918, only weeks after the end of World War I, and the spotty performance of the local newspapers that wrote the first draft of history in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.


The new 13th District runs from the urban western end of Guilford County to Iredell County.

New buyer lined up to acquire troubled Rolling Hills Apartments

New 13th District favors Republican candidate aligned with Trump

Insider and outsider compete for school board seat



charles-wood• Editorial: Voting while black

• Fresh Eyes: Victoria’s overdose

• Editor’s Notebook: NCAA boycott hits North Carolina where we live



dsc02359-copy• Citizen Green: Sept. 11: What changed and what stayed the same

• Fun & Games: Where football is church

• All She Wrote: A field guide to the folk festival



irie-rhythms• Food: A taste of Kingston in southwest Winston-Salem

• Barstool: The emergence of Pinky’s Pub

• Music: Draughon’s ‘Overflow’ cries holy and makes peace with demons


Triad City Beat This Week comes out ever Wednesday with links to stories in that week’s paper.


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