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City of Winston-Salem has these Black History Month Events Scheduled

City of Winston-Salem has these Black History Month Events Scheduled

By Staff The city’s Police, Fire, Human Relations and Recreation and Parks departments will hold events during February to mark Black History Month. Recreation and Parks, the Police Department and the Fire Department are accepting entries through Feb. 6 in their annual Black History Month coloring and essay contests. Entry […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Mayor Seeks Applicants for Public Art, Walk of Fame & Emergency Management Panels

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications for the Emergency Management Advisory Council as well as two new advisory panels recently approved by the City Council. The city will appoint six members to the Public Art Commission, a new city-county panel that will advise the City Council and the […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
City of Winston-Salem Sanitation Collections to Resume Tuesday

City of Winston-Salem Sanitation Collections to Resume Tuesday

By Staff Sanitation collections will resume Tuesday under an amended schedule to make up for collections that were canceled because of the winter storm. Garbage: Garbage collections that were missed last Friday will be collected on Tuesday, at the curbside only. All garbage collections this week will be postponed a […]

by · January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Update on City of Winston-Salem Storm Preperations and Closures

By Staff City departments have made the following preparations or adjustments to their operations in expectations of the pending winter storm: Emergency Management: The Emergency Operations Center will be activated on a limited basis Friday from 9 a.m. until 9pm Hours of operation may be extended if warranted by conditions. […]

by · January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Governor Declares a State of Emergency – Winter Weather Claims Two Local Lives

By Staff According to Governor Pat McCrory he has activated the State Emergency Response Team on Thursday morning and has declared a State of Emergency to prepare for expected snow and ice accumulations over the next 36 to 48 hours. Wednesday’s cold front brought two to four inches of snow […]

by · January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Collection Changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

Collection Changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

By Staff City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will not be staffed but non-911 emergency calls will be forwarded to on-call staff with the appropriate department. Requests for routine information or services may […]

by · January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Water Tank Maintenance Could Bring Discolored Water

Water Tank Maintenance Could Bring Discolored Water

By Staff According to the City of Winston-Salem, some Utilities Division customers who live in Clemmons may notice a temporary discoloration in their water the week of January 11th when a water tank is taken out of service for routine maintenance. The Clemmons Water Tank, at 3552 Clemmons Road, was […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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City of Winston-Salem Seeking Citizen Feedback on Bond Projects

By Staff The city has posted on its website an update of the status of the bond projects that city voters approved in 2014 and is soliciting citizens’ comments. The update, including photos and video of ground breakings, can be found at CityofWS.org/2014Bonds. According to City staffers, 33 of the […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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City of Winston-Salem Provides Opportunity to Recycle Trees – Locations

The city of Winston-Salem will collect Christmas trees and put them to good use as mulch for its parks and roadsides. Residents in single‑family homes inside the city limits can put their Christmas trees at the curb for pick-up during the regular city brush collection. All lights, decorations, stands and […]

by · December 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Deadline Looms for Applying to City of Winston-Salem U

By Staff The city is accepting applications for the next class of “City of Winston-Salem University,” to be held for 11 weeks starting Feb. 11, 2016. City of Winston-Salem University gives citizens a better understanding of city government, including the responsibilities of various city departments and the city’s role in […]

by · December 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services