On August 04, 1990, Winston-Salem police officers found 74-year-old Thressa Nicholson dead in her Lakeview Boulevard home. An autopsy revealed she’d been strangled. Finally, in 2009 DNA evidence led to the arrest of 39-year-old Michael Dwayne Miller for First Degree Murder and First Degree Rape. According to Winston-Salem Police Lieutenant Rob Cozart, Miller was in prison at the time of his arrest—giving investigators the DNA sample they needed to close this case.
The downtown Winston-Salem landmark remains vacant after hotel developer Dennis Quaintance opted against converting the historic R.J. Reynolds Building into a luxury hotel. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer with the Triad Business Journal discusses why with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.
Black Theatre is for Everyone! That’s what The North Carolina Black Repertory Company believes, and with a thirty-three-year track record of exposing diverse audiences to Black classics, developing new works, and sustaining Black theatre internationally, who are we to disagree?
NCBRC’s 12th annual production of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes is December 7-9 at the Arts Council Theatre in Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Drive, with evening shows at 8:00pm and matinees at 3:00pm.