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 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 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 Staff “It’s not too early,” said Acting State Health Director Dr. Megan Davies, M.D. “The last three flu seasons have begun early in North Carolina, so we don’t want people to wait too long.” According to NCDHHS, during the 2014 – 2015 season, North Carolina recorded its highest number […]
By Staff WSPD officers have been involved in at least seven vehicle wrecks while on duty in the last six months. In a press release following the Wednesday morning accident which in which, according to the city manager’s office, a police car pulled out in front of an oncoming motorcycle, […]
By Staff The Community Appearance Commission is seeking nominations for the 2016 Community Appearance Awards. Nominations should be made for places, projects, or individuals in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County that contribute positively to our community’s appearance and may include residential/neighborhood projects; retail, office and industrial projects; new construction, rehabilitation and […]
By Staff Tucker Street is closed to through traffic from Country Club Road to the intersection with Wayne Avenue to replace a collapsed storm drain pipe. Work is estimated to completed by Oct. 6, weather permitting. A detour is posted. For more information call CityLink 311.
By Staff The inaugural 9/11 Public Safety Challenge, a new event that combines the city’s 9/11 commemoration with a competition for high school Junior ROTC units, will be held from 9 to 11am Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex. The program will open with the annual 9/11 commemoration, […]
By Staff City County Utilities will close South Hawthorne Road from Fenimore Street to Miller Street for repairs beginning Thursday, September 10 from 9am to 3pm. The road will reopen fulltime Tuesday, September 15.
By Staff In a press release Tuesday, health officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health encouraged residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness following a death from West Nile virus infection. This was North Carolina’s first death and first […]