10th Annual Converge South Conference Coming to WFU in October

10th Annual Converge South Conference Coming to WFU in October

By Staff   The Southeast’s original user-focused technology conference, “ConvergeSouth,” will take place at its new venue Oct. 17 at Wake Forest University School of Law with a full slate of speakers and topics aimed at everyone from social media newbies to experienced bloggers, web developers and entrepreneurs. Our 10th […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
wieners & losers

Nostalgia and Neon Lights- The Golden Age of the Arcade Returns with Wieners & Losers

By Michael A. Wiseman Within the first five minutes of Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph,” you know everything is going to be alright. There’s an unmissable vibe. As the camera slowly zooms in to its Fix It Felix, Jr. arcade cabinet, and the on-screen action feigns exposition, it’s secretly winning over every audience […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
grand opening

W-S Based Piedmont Advantage Credit Union Launches New Business Model & Flagship Branch

By Carissa Joines The approach to Piedmont Advantage Credit Union’s new flagship branch and corporate headquarters instantly signals the direction the company is taking with its updated business model. The building, and the new business model, are equally a throwback to the company’s inception, as a credit union partner of […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
rai ceo susan cameron ringing nyse bell august 1st 2014

RAI & Lorillard Receive Requests For Additional Information From FTC

y Staff Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard, Inc. today announced that each company has received a request for additional information (“second request”) from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with Reynolds American’s pending acquisition of Lorillard and divestiture of select brands to Imperial Tobacco Group, PLC (LON: IMT). The second […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Buy Local- Sunshine, Camel City’s Own Energy Drink

By Staff As all of us spent a good chunk of the day replaying Felix Baumgartner’s HALO jump over and over again, Winston-Salem’s Joe Parrish and Keith Vest’s gear were turning. As amazing as Baumgartner’s RedBull sponsored leap from the stratosphere was, the entire stunt begged the question? What next? […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Good News! 200 Jobs coming to Forsyth County with United Furniture Industries Expansion

Good News! 200 Jobs coming to Forsyth County with United Furniture Industries Expansion

By Staff   North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that United Furniture Industries NC, LLC is expanding operations in Forsyth County. The company plans to create 200 new jobs and invest $5.2 million over the next three years in Winston-Salem. United Furniture Industries is based in Mississippi and […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Center for Design Innovation Names New Director

The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) has announced that Dr. Pamela L. Jennings has been named director of the center, effective October 1. The CDI is a multi-campus center of the UNC system that has a partnership with Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), the University of North Carolina School of the […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
ménière’s disease

Local Doctors to Help Find Treatment for Ménière’s Disease

By Carissa Joines Ménière’s disease is a crippling disorder which results in repeated violent attacks of dizziness, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and hearing loss or permanent deafness in the affected ear. As if those symptoms weren’t bad enough, the most severe cases of Ménière’s are only able to be […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
wedding photography - by sally gupton

Camel City Women at Work – Sally Gupton Photography

By Asia Sheppard   Sally Gupton is a prominent and extraordinary photographer from Winston-Salem. I got to catch up with her at her cozy and welcoming office downtown. Sally is just like the vibrant photos that she shoots: charismatic, elegant, and engaging. The Person Sally is a native of Winston-Salem […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
dr ward

Former Wake Med Prof Joins Novant Health

By Staff William G. Ward, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon and researcher, has joined Novant Health as physician leader of the musculoskeletal service line in its greater Winston-Salem market, including Clemmons, Mocksville, Kernersville and King. He will also be lead clinician at Novant Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, a new practice […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation