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“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

By Staff The annual “Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” biking and walking festival will be held Sunday, May 1, in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, offering activities, food and ice cream trucks, and an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to “play in the street. Research Parkway will be closed […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Ways to Prevent Common Injuries in Kids

By Staff Each year, more than 9 million children are seen in U.S. emergency departments, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children. An estimated 7 million of those children suffer accidental injuries, which are the leading killer of children and adolescents. “Warm weather […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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The New York Times Turns the National Spotlight to the Innovation Quarter

By Staff North Carolina has been in the national spotlight over the last few weeks for all of the wrong reasons, but in an article in the  New York Times reporter Keith Schneider highlighted some of the best our state, and city, have to offer.  In the article our Innovation Quarter and […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

By Dan Besse Once again the eerie echoes from an old Poltergeist sequel whisper across our state capital, as the NC General Assembly begins its 2016 budget “short session” in Raleigh this evening. As reported last week in CIB, worries to watch for include legislation recommended by the Environmental Review […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Environment, Guests
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Tip and Toss: 8 Steps to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites This Summer

By Staff April is North Carolina’s Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month with the goal of encouraging individuals to protect themselves by eliminating mosquito breeding areas and taking preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of mosquito and tick bites. Tick- and mosquito-borne infections are common in North Carolina. More […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Police Accepting Applications for Youth Citizens’ Police Academy

Police Accepting Applications for Youth Citizens’ Police Academy

By Staff The Winston-Salem Police Department is now accepting applications for the Youth Citizens’ Police Academy. This program is being offered to young men and women, ages 16 or older, who are interested in learning about the Winston-Salem Police Department or a career in law enforcement. There is no cost […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
“Welcome to Dukeville” Micro Doc Premiers Online

“Welcome to Dukeville” Micro Doc Premiers Online

The story of one North Carolina community’s struggle for clean water against a state government that seems intent on protecting the vast Duke Energy Corporation at the expense of  regular folks.  Sometimes you have to take the fight to the man when it comes to our most basic human rights, like access […]

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Grassroots Grant Funding Available Through NBN and United Way of Forsyth County

By Staff Does your community have a special project they’ve been waiting to see become a reality this spring or summer? Are you ready to organize residents around what really matters in your neighborhood? The time is now to get your applications in for Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods small grants […]

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Neighborhoods
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Arts Council Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini Grants

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini Grants. These grants provide community groups and individuals access to funds up to $500 for small projects that promote creativity and use the arts as a means of […]

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Forsyth Humane Society’s Mutt and Strut 5K and Community Day April 30th

Forsyth Humane Society’s Mutt and Strut 5K and Community Day April 30th

By Staff The Forsyth Humane Society is hosting Mutt and Strut, a fundraising event, on Saturday, April 30th. The event will include a 5K race, Puppy Pageant, Food Trucks, music, and vendors. The 5k is open to both competitive and leisure participants, which may include walkers and pets. For competitive […]

by · April 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Non-profits