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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
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MLA Design Looking for Citizen Input on Hanes Park Improvements

By Staff The City of Winston-Salem has hired local design and civil engineering firm MLA to deliver a Repair & Renovations Master Plan for Hanes Park. As part of this process, MLA is calling for citizen input on how $1 million in bond money will be used to address current […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Mayor Urges Winston-Salem Residents to Support Charleston Terroist Attack Victims’ Families

By Staff   In a press release Mayor Allen Joines is urging Winston-Salem residents to support the family and friends of the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church. “I encourage every citizen of Winston-Salem to support those here who have been personally affected by the loss of family and […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Applicants Sought for Piedmont Triad Airport Authority

By Staff Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling a vacancy on the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority.

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Electric Camel Pod – City Councilman Jeff MacIntosh – Planning Winston-Salem’s Future

  Tim and Chad sit down for an hour of geeking out with City Councilman Jeff MacIntosh about how Winston-Salem is growing and what we as a community need to consider as we move forward with the Winston-Salem Renaissance.  How we build, where we build, and how we grow thoughtfully, […]

Repaving Scheduled to Begin Wednesday on Reynolda Road

Repaving Scheduled to Begin Wednesday on Reynolda Road

By Staff According to the City of Winston-Salem’s transportation department Reynolda Road, between West End Boulevard and North Stratford Road, is scheduled to be repaved Wednesday through Friday, June 10-12 if the weather permits. Work will take place from 9am to about 6:30pm each day. Traffic will be controlled by […]

by · June 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Memorial Day Causes Changes to Waste and Recycling Pickup

Memorial Day Causes Changes to Waste and Recycling Pickup

By Staff City offices will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. This has forced changes to a number of government services in the Winston-Salem area.

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Mayor Allen Joines Seeking New Boards and Commissions Members

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications from city residents interested in serving on the following boards and commissions: Emergency Management Advisory Council Public Assembly Facilities Commission Human Relations Commission Loan Committee Minority/Women’s Business Enterprise Advisory Committee Recreation and Parks Commission Sister Cities Zoning Board of Adjustment The volunteer […]

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Citizens Can Now Track Progress on Bond projects Online

By Staff   The city of Winston-Salem has activated a new web feature that allows citizens to track progress on the projects approved in the November bond referendum.  A web address, 2014Bonds.CityofWS.org, has been created to take citizens directly to the bond tracker page, where they can get details on […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services