Lisa O'Donnell, Winston-SalemJournal

Lisa O'Donnell


Winston-Salem, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Lisa:

Separated from his twin Cody, Caleb Martin has proven himself in Miami

Caleb Martin is one of those NBA players whose stats line doesn't reflect his value to the Miami Heat. → Read More


Tailgating isn't just for football. → Read More

Bassett is Back

The sixth season of the popular Martha Bassett Show at the Reeves Theater & Cafe in Elkin will begin on Feb. 2. → Read More

Greensboro police investigate homicide

A man died of his injuries from an aggravated assault in Greensboro Sunday. → Read More

First Day Hikes get people started on the right foot

First Day Hikes will return to all of North Carolina's state parks on Sunday. → Read More

Chris Paul graduates from Winston-Salem State University

About eight hours after leading the visiting Phoenix Suns to a win over the Los Angeles Clippers — and coming three rebounds short of a triple-double — a weary Chris → Read More

Local schools awarded grants from Jimmie Johnson Foundation

Two local schools are among 18 statewide that have been awarded money from the Jimmie Johnson Foundation. → Read More

Parent accused of assaulting East Forsyth coach

A parent is facing charges after he walked into the gym at East Forsyth High School on Tuesday and became involved in a confrontation with Aaron Grier, the school's girls → Read More

Gun found at Clemmons Middle School.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office confiscated a firearm from a student at Clemmons Middle School just before dismissal on Thursday. → Read More

False reports of shooters called in at schools around the region, including Parkland High School in Winston-Salem.

A phony call to 911 about a reported shooting at Parkland High School this morning was among several such calls that happened around the state, including in Wilkes County. → Read More

$1,500 in new bonuses approved by school board

Employees of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will be getting another $1,500 bonus. → Read More

Avett Brothers, Maren Morris to headline MerleFest 2023.

Festival will honor 100th anniversary of founder Doc Watson's birth → Read More

Update: U.S. 52 has reopened.

A six-vehicle crash has closed the inside lane of U.S. 52 south and all of U.S. 52 north between Patterson Avenue and Germanton Road, Winston-Salem police said Monday afternoon. → Read More

Unloaded handgun taken from student at Winston-Salem Prep.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office confiscated an unloaded handgun from a Winston-Salem Prep student on Wednesday. → Read More

Keith Wilkes Field coming to Carver

The football team at Carver High School will soon be playing on Keith Wilkes Field. → Read More

Man dies after fall at Grandfather Mountain

A man accidentally fell to his death on Sunday at Grandfather Mountain in Avery County. → Read More

Formula for how schools are graded should be changed, according to survey results

Participants in a statewide survey are calling for North Carolina to change the way it measures school performance. → Read More

Medicaid expansion, abortion, school funding top issues in House race

The race for the N.C. House District 72 features a one-term incumbent and a political newcomer. → Read More

Livestock shows hearken back to fair's ag heritage

Guernseys, Jerseys, Holsteins, Brown Swiss and Ayrshires take part in annual 'beauty pageant.' → Read More

After child wandered away from elementary school, district offers plan for fencing at Hall-Woodward

The school board may vote as early as Tuesday on whether to pay for new fencing at Hall-Woodward. → Read More