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Krispy Kreme’s 79th Birthday Fan Fest Set for July 13th at BB&T Ballpark

By Staff BB&T Ballpark will host Krispy Kreme’s 79th Birthday Fan Fest during the Winston-Salem Dash’s game on Wednesday, July 13, at 7pm As a thank you to the community, Krispy Kreme is offering free tickets to the game at three local locations while supplies last. This limited time offer […]

by · June 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Guides & Events
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Local Funding for Collaborative Project Will Help ​Families with Young Children Thrive

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the United Way of Forsyth County, and The Winston-Salem Foundation provide joint funding for a collaboration among five leading community agencies. By Staff Five leading community agencies have announced a collaborative project which will receive funding from three major community funding organizations in a […]

by · June 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Neighborhoods, Non-profits
What’s Happening in Camel City June 23-26

What’s Happening in Camel City June 23-26

Compiled by Carissa Joines Summer is officially upon us, and the long evenings provide opportunity for all kinds of activity in Camel City. Live music outdoors, a night at the museum, fundraisers and theater are just some of the events on tap this weekend. Check out our guide below and […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity Issues a “Call to the Community”

by staff The Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity has issued a Call to the Community, seeking community engagement alongide officials and law enforcement in reducing violence. Bishop Todd L. Fulton, President of the MCWS&V, along with Rev. Alvin Carlisle, Social Justice Ministry Chair for the Conference, relased the follownig […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Construction to Affect Activities at Salem Lake Beginning June 27

Last day for fishing licenses and boat registrations is June 26th by staff The bait shop, fishing pier and boat launch ramp at Salem Lake will be closed starting Monday, June 27, to allow for construction of a new marina center and related improvements. The Salem Lake Trail will remain […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Sporting/Outdoors
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Mountain Valley Hospice to Administer National Model for Medicare/Medicaid “Care Choices” Program

by staff The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has selected Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care to administer its “Care Choices” demonstration model. Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care provides hospice services to terminally ill patients and their families in 17 counties from 8 locations in North Carolina and […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Local Modernist Home in Competition for Matsumoto Prize

by Staff Adam Sebastian is no stranger to modern design. He and his partners at STICH Design shop have been leaving their modernist print all over Forsyth County, in particular two iconic parks in Downtown Winston-Salem – Bailey Park and ARTivity on the Green. Sebastian himself has already won a […]

“Luigi” to Throw First Pitch as the Dash Celebrate 20 Years of Nintendo 64

“Luigi” to Throw First Pitch as the Dash Celebrate 20 Years of Nintendo 64

20th Anniversary of Nintendo 64 set for Thursday By staff The Winston-Salem Dash will honor Nintendo 64, one of the most popular gaming systems of all time, with several promotions and activities during their 7 p.m. game Thursday against the Wilmington Blue Rocks at BB&T Ballpark. Fans at Thursday’s game […]

by · June 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Winston-Salem Urban League Extends Application Deadline for Teen Jobs Program

By Staff With the Winston-Salem City Council Finance Committee set to recommend that City Council increase the budget for the Summer Youth Employment Program, the Winston-Salem Urban League will be extending the deadline for applying to the program. The proposal, by Councilman Derwin Montgomery, would increase program budget to $50,000 […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Health Officials Encourage Caution as Temperatures Rise

By Staff As North Carolina approaches summer, health officials with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are urging citizens to take extra precautions against heat-related illnesses. “It is critical for people to take preventive action since North Carolina summers can be dangerously hot,” said Dr. Randall Williams, State […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health