Lower revenue leads to job cuts at Journal

December 10, 2008

By Fran Daniel | Journal Reporter
Published: December 10, 2008

The Winston-Salem Journal said yesterday that it will cut 12 employees to offset lost revenue caused by the current economic climate.
The reductions will be across several departments, including advertising prepress, finance and syndicated marketing services. The majority of the cuts affect employees who put together local advertisements for the newspaper.


Foxx proposes cutting bailout in half

November 21, 2008

Published: November 21, 2008

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5th, introduced a bill Wednesday to cut in half the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package.

Under the program, which was designed to shore up the financial system by allowing the government to buy toxic mortgage-backed securities, the Treasury Department has injected nearly $290 billion into troubled banks.


Straight-ticket votes hurt, McCrory says

November 12, 2008

By James Romoser | Journal Reporter
Published: November 11, 2008

RALEIGH – Pat McCrory, who lost a close election for governor last week, said yesterday that he was done in by a wave of straight-party Democratic voters motivated by Barack Obama.


McCrory campaigns in Clemmons, rebuffs ads

November 3, 2008

By Richard Craver | Journal Reporter

Published: November 2, 2008

CLEMMONS – Pat McCrory headed down the final stretch of his run for governor yesterday by painting his opponent, Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue, as a member of a “power elite” that needs to have its grip on the state broken.


Forsyth to consider 4-hour extension of early voting

October 31, 2008

The Forsyth County Board of Elections will meet at noon Saturday to decide whether to keep the polls open until 5 p.m. that day.


Grab a chair, you won’t believe this. (Journal Endorses McCain)

October 30, 2008

We don’t know when the Winston-Salem Journal got half a brain, but maybe they found one while they were trying to find out why their sales are so far down.  Anyhowsomeever, they just endorsed John McCain for President and we are flabbergasted! 

Election ’08: President

“The Journal sides with McCain because he better suits this newspaper’s underlying editorial philosophy of limited government intrusion into the lives of American citizens, low taxes and fiscal responsibility. There is nothing in the character of Obama that makes us think he is unfit to be president. To the contrary, we admire much about the man. We just disagree with the course upon which he is likely to lead this nation.”


Breaking News & Weekly Update

October 14, 2008

October 13th, 2008 by Pat McCrory

Dear Supporters,

Yesterday I was honored to receive the endorsements of both the Winston-Salem Journal and the Greensboro News and Record! You can read the full endorsements below in the news section. These big endorsements come on the heels of the Charlotte Observer endorsement last week. Clearly, we have the momentum going into the final three weeks of the campaign. … http://blog.patmccrory.com/2008/breaking-news-weekly-update/

Early voters can beat crowds

October 6, 2008

By Paul Garber
Published: October 6, 2008

One in five primary voters in Forsyth County took advantage of early voting this spring, and with a highly contested presidential election less than a month away, election officials are hoping that number will be even higher this fall….http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2008/oct/06/early-voters-can-beat-crowds/news-local/