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Mayor Joines Seeks Applicants for Public Assembly Facilities Commission

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications from city residents interested in serving on the Public Assembly Facilities Commission. The commission oversees the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, the Benton Convention Center, Bowman Gray Stadium and BB&T Ballpark. There are seven vacancies on the commission. Interested citizens may submit applications at any […]

by · August 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Government Services
Public Input Session Scheduled for Happy Hill Park Improvements

Public Input Session Scheduled for Happy Hill Park Improvements

By Staff City officials will hold a public input session Wednesday, Aug. 19, to display a site analysis and gather public opinion about improvements to Happy Hill Park. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30pm at the Gateway YWCA, 1300 S. Main St. There will be a brief […]

For Monday- Chestnut & Sixth Intersection Closing for Stormdrain Repairs

For Monday- Chestnut & Sixth Intersection Closing for Stormdrain Repairs

y Staff According to the City of Winston-Salem the intersection of Chestnut and Sixth streets will be closed at 8am Monday, Aug. 17, to replace a stormdrain pipe buried about 10 feet below the road surface. Work is expected to be completed Sept. 4, weather permitting. Detours will be posted. […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Police to Hold School Supplies Giveaway

Police to Hold School Supplies Giveaway

By Staff The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Community Resources Unit is sponsoring a school supplies giveaway at 11am. Wednesday, Aug. 19, in the parking lot of the Winston Mutual Building, 1225 E. Fifth St. The first 300 school-age children who attend will receive a book bag, composition notebook, paper, and pencil. […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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3rd Shift… Raleigh’s War on Winston-Salem… You’re Either For Us or Against Us

By Chad Nance “If you smell something, say something.” Jon Stewart On Friday August 7th the Winston-Salem City Council called a special meeting between themselves and our legislative delegation – the group of men and women who are supposed to be representing our interest in Raleigh. The entire enterprise went […]

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Comments Sought on Draft Transportation Plan

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Urban Area Transportation Advisory Committee, the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority are seeking public review and comment on the Draft 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The plan covers all facets of transportation, including highways and streets, mass transit, bike lanes, […]

by · August 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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WSFD Accepting Applications for Their Citizens Fire Academy

The Winston-Salem Fire Department is accepting applications for the Citizen Fire Academy, to be held Mondays from 6 to 8pm, Aug. 10th through Sept. 28th. Participants will learn about fire department operations and receive hands-on experience in fire and life safety, including an opportunity to ride along on emergency calls. […]

by · August 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Signal Improvements to Affect Some Downtown Intersections Monday

Signal Improvements to Affect Some Downtown Intersections Monday

By Staff The block of Second Street between Spruce and Marshall Streets will be closed at 9 am Monday, July 20 to install new metal poles and mast arms for traffic signals at Second and Marshall Streets. Marshall Street will remain open; however, lanes may be closed at times. Work […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Police and Fire Departments Wish Citizens a Safe Independence Day

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Police and Fire departments are urging all citizens to have a happy and safe Independence Day by following a few simple safety tips. The WSPD would like to remind Independence Day celebrants to consume alcohol responsibly and to use a designated driver if they consume alcohol […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Collection Changes for Independence Day Holiday

Collection Changes for Independence Day Holiday

  City Winston-Salem offices will be closed Friday, July 3, to observe the Independence Day holiday. CityLink, the city’s citizen service call center, will be staffed from 9am. to 5:30pm to assist citizens and will be available outside of those hours for water, sewer and other non-911 emergencies. Recycling and […]

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