More than three years after entering North Carolina, JPMorgan Chase & Co. finally is dipping its toes into the Triad banking market. JPMorgan spokeswoman Allison Reed said the bank doesn’t have additional details on its Triad presence, including whether it has plans for a Winston-Salem branch. JPMorgan announced in August 2019 plans to open at least 40 branches in North Carolina within three years. That’s on top of clients through its Commercial Bank, Private Bank and Investment Bank divisions that have more than 200 employees in the state. In September, TD announced it would open two Charlotte branches by summer 2023 and 15 overall by 2025.
Ryan referred to former President Trump’s statement, on stage, about Vance kissing his ass — crude, but nothing new. Trump lackeys Steve Bannon, Roger Stone, Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort have all been convicted of crimes, some of which former President Trump pardoned. Dan served on the Winston-Salem City Council for 19 years, representing the Southwest Ward. Prior to his work with the City Council, he was a member of the Environmental Management Commission and the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission. That’s taxpayer money that former President Trump moved into his own coffers.3 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
Bannon gets 4 months behind bars for defying 1/6 subpoenaWASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon has been sentenced to serve four months behind bars. He was convicted of defying a subpoena from the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Prosecutors had asked the judge in his case to impose a hefty sentence of six months in jail. Ukrainian forces bombard river crossing; Kherson a fortressKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces are bombarding Russian positions in the occupied and illegally annexed southern Kherson region. BOSTON (AP) — As the harmful effects of extended pandemic school closures become more apparent, some educators and parents have regrets.3 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
Former State Sen. Stan Bingham, a Republican who represented Davidson and Guilford counties, died Thursday. A native of Winston-Salem, Bingham served in the N.C. Senate from 2001 to 2017, according to his biography. However, that bill failed because Republican and Democratic legislators couldn’t agree on the Senate Bill 4’s final language. Bingham drew some criticism in June 2011, when he said on the N.C. Senate floor that he and State. Bingham received a bachelor’s degree in forestry from N.C. State University in 1968.3 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
Wisconsin’s Johnson beats Barnes; key Senate seat stays GOPMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has defeated Democrat Mandela Barnes to keep a seat in Republican hands. Abortion supporters win in conservative, liberal statesWASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot. Russia says it's withdrawing troops from key Ukrainian cityKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s military has announced that it’s withdrawing from a key Ukrainian city and nearby areas. Climate talks host Egypt gets green energy, transport dealsSHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt, the host of this year’s U.N. climate talks, is racking up a number of deals to green its energy and transport systems still heavily reliant on heavily polluting fossil fuels. Turtles in demand as pets, leading to a spike in poachingPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Scores of turtle species are under threat from poaching.2 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
Innovation Quarter's Regenerative Medicine Development Organization said Wednesday it is collaborating with analytical giant SAS Institute to enhance the productivity of the group's RegeneratOR Test Bed lab space. The Test Bed, which debuted in June 2021, is known as a “manufacturing-in-a-box” concept that assists regenerative medicine companies in accessing production equipment and resources. The goal is bringing together resources to advance the regenerative medicine field nationally and create an economic development engine for the region and North Carolina. The accelerator helps regenerative medicine start-ups and growth companies with new or emerging technologies move from research to commercialization. Eleven collaborating companies, including Oracle, BioSpherix and PHC, formerly Panasonic Healthcare Corp., made the launch of the RegeneratOR Test Bed possible.2 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Of the seven stadiums Qatar built for the World Cup, one will disappear after the tournament. That’s what the games’ organizers have said about Stadium 974 in Doha — a port-side structure with more than 40,000 seats partially built from recycled shipping containers and steel. Qatar says the stadium will be fully dismantled after the World Cup and could be shipped to countries that need the infrastructure. Stadium 974, named after Qatar’s international dialing code and the number of containers used to build the stadium, is the only venue that Qatar constructed for the World Cup that isn’t air-conditioned. Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the organizing committee for the World Cup, did not respond to a request for more information about plans after the tournament.2 months ago Winston-Salem Journal
Diane Warren was in the recording studio with Sofia Carson to work on her new song "Applause" when she got an unexpected phone call earlier this year. The prolific songwriter had been nominated for best original song at the Oscars 13 times. Warren collected her honorary statuette Nov. 19 at the annual Governors Awards, alongside fellow recipients Euzhan Palcy, Peter Weir and Michael J. Some of her more famous Oscar nominated songs include "Because You Loved Me," from "Up Close and Personal," "How Do I Live," from "Con Air" and "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing," from "Armageddon." After all these years of trying to get an Oscar it's like, wow, what a moment, right?"2 months ago Winston-Salem Journal