Welcome to FitForsyth- New Online Fitness Tracking Program

By Staff   The Forsyth County Department of Public Health has introduced FitForsyth, a new program and app to encourage Forsyth County to take their health and fitness seriously. FitForsyth works similarly to Step Up Forsyth and Just Walk, in that you can track your physical activity. There will be […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services, Health
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Ways That You Can Help Our Friends & Neighbors in South Carolina

By Staff Our neighbors and many of our family members are stuggling today in South Carolina with the continuing challenges of the historic flooding that has covered small towns and big cities alike in water. The Salvation Army is currently on scene along with the American Red Cross. The American […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

City of Winston-Salem Departments Make Preparations for Storm

By Staff With high winds and heavy rains expected this weekend, city and county emergency response personnel met at 9 a.m. Friday morning to coordinate their plans to respond to any storm-related emergencies this weekend. Among the steps being taken by city departments: The Streets Division has put crews on […]

by · October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services

NC DHHS Encourages All North Carolinians to Protect Themselves from Flu as First Death of Season Reported

By Staff The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the state’s first death from flu for the 2015-2016 influenza season. An adult in the western region of the state died last week of complications from an influenza infection. (To protect the family’s privacy, the person’s hometown, […]

by · October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Colonel Joseph Winston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to Sponsor Blood Drive on Friday

Local DAR Chapters Nationwide are Coordinating Service Projects in honor of DAR’s 125th Anniversary   The Colonel Joseph Winston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a blood drive to benefit the American Red Cross, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the National […]

by · October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Weekend Guide – October 1-4

Weekend Guide – October 1-4

compiled by Kerri Hughes Camel City keeps it rolling this weekend with tons of fun activities! Due to the forecast for heavy rain this weekend, we recommend checking the website of your chosen event to make sure they have not made any changes or cancellations.  There is plenty to do […]

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The Electric Camel Pod – Running Amok in Raleigh & Making Your Way in Camel City

Tim and Chad sit down to talk about the incredible, anti-human legislation that poured out of Raleigh at the end of the 2015 legislative session.  In the second segment the guys welcome Rev. Terrance Hawkins from Winston-Salem First to discuss the realities of being young and African American in a […]

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New Winston Museum Presents New Exhibit “Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Winston-Salem’s Wheels of Change”

By Staff New Winston Museum has announced their latest exhibit, “Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Winston-Salem’s Wheels of Change,” which opened to the public on September 19th. From thundering locomotives to soaring flying machines, the idea of open, free movement has long captured our collective imagination. The advance of transportation from […]

by · September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

“Silent Witness” Candlelight Vigil to Mark Start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Staff City and police officials, employees with Family Services of Forsyth County, family members of domestic violence victims and their advocates will hold a domestic violence awareness event and a candlelight vigil on the front steps of City Hall at 7pm Thursday, Oct. 1, to mark the start of […]

by · September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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YouthBuild Winston-Salem Accepting Applications

By Staff YouthBuild Winston-Salem, a job-training program for high school dropouts, is accepting applications for its next class. Interested citizens can come to Belview Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays to learn more about the program and receive assistance with applying. The center is located […]

by · September 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services