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Recycling Carts to be Removed from Non-Compliant Households

Recycling Carts to be Removed from Non-Compliant Households

By Staff Households that ignore warnings and repeatedly put garbage and other non-recyclables in their recycling carts will have their carts removed and lose their recycling privileges under a policy recently approved by the City Council.

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North Carolina Native Becomes Attorney General of the United States with No Help from NC Delegation

By Staff   Loretta E. Lynch’s delayed confirmation vote for U.S. attorney general finally came Thursday five months after President Obama submitted it to Congress. Lynch grew up in segregated Greensboro, but neither North Carolina Senators Tillis or Burr voted for the United states’ first African-American woman to become Attorney […]

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Supreme Court Slams NC Supreme Court Decision on 2010 Gerrymandering

By Staff   The hammer-lock that the North Carolina Republican Party has on state politics could not exist without the 2010 gerrymandering where Democratic voters and African-Americans were lumped into urban districts while the more GOP friendly subrubandoughnut and rural districts were reinforced and sliced up to ensure Republican hegemony. […]

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Friends of the Library Book Sales County-Wide This Weekend

By Staff One of the best way Forsyth County’s dedicated readers can find hinden gems and long-sought after volumes is at the Friend’s of the Library book sales. You can discover a secret many of us have been in on for a while. This weekend from one end of Forysth […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Winston-Salem Water Tank Maintenance Could Bring Discolored Water

By Staff   Some Utilities Division customers on the south and east sides of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County may notice a temporary discoloration in their water on Wednesday, April 15, when the division takes a water tank out of service for minor repairs and painting. The Sides Road Water Tank, […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
A Forsyth County Coalition Forms Around the Energy Freedom Act

A Forsyth County Coalition Forms Around the Energy Freedom Act

By Staff   “As faith leaders, we are morally compelled to do all possible at this critical time to create a clean and affordable energy future for North Carolina.” -Bishop Todd Fulton, President, Minister’s Conference of Winston-Salem & Vicinity   At a press conference on Friday, April 10th, state legislators […]

Westoak-Flyntvalley Intersection Closing- Flyntvalley Storm Drain Repairs Extended

Westoak-Flyntvalley Intersection Closing- Flyntvalley Storm Drain Repairs Extended

By Staff The intersection of Flyntvalley Drive and Westoak Trail will be closed Monday morning, April 6, to replace a broken storm drain pipe. Construction should be completed and the intersection reopened on Wednesday, weather permitting. Detours will be posted. The closure of Flyntvalley Drive is being shifted to the […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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City of Winston-Salem Job Fair Seeks to Fill 40 CDL Openings

By Staff   The city of Winston-Salem will hold a job fair April 10 specifically for CDL drivers and equipment operators to fill a critical shortage within its workforce. The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Connections Center at 2701 University […]

by · April 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Gov. McCrory, NASCAR, Apple CEO and Others Voice Opposition to Discrimination Legislation

By Staff   State legislation that would allow individuals to discriminate against others (mainly LGBTQ citizens) has become all the rage in state legislatures all over the South. Messaged as “Religious Freedom” bills by supporters, these laws would allow individuals and businesses to discriminate against individuals as long as they […]

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3rd Shift… Don’t Feed the Trolls WSPD… Zero Charisma Points & Harassing the Police

By Chad Nance   As many of you have heard by now, the Winston-Salem Police Department got trolled like a female gaming journalist who publicly voices the opinion that she’d like to see more female characters in video games. Some guy from Walkertown named Rick Goins had been spending some […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 9 comments · Community, Government Services