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Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

October 22, 2015 by Katie Dickens

Body Cameras Document Police Interactions Downtown

The Winston-Salem Bike Patrol used body cameras long before recent headlines of police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri and Charleston, South Carolina raised awareness of their … Read More

October 22, 2015 by Erin Patterson

McGee Becomes First Female Pastor at First Baptist

Inside the domed ceiling of First Baptist Church, a congregation of about 200 people listen to a sermon given by a woman. Emily Hull McGee, … Read More

October 22, 2015 by Caroline Green

Sweet Potatoes Chef Serves Up Soulful Food in New Book

When Stephanie Tyson visited her grandmother on Saturdays, there was always one thing cooking. Regardless of highs or lows, youth or age, there was always … Read More

October 19, 2015 by Erin Buchholz

First Presbyterian Church welcomes neighbors with free cookout

Blue skies, picnic tables, friendly faces and the smell of hot dogs in the air brought people to Winston Square Park Sunday afternoon to enjoy … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Emily Eisert

$28 Million Renovation Brings Library into 21st Century

About a year and a half ago, 660 W. Fifth St. saw roughly 30,000 visitors per month. Now, only a construction crew occupies the site. … Read More

October 8, 2015 by McKenzie Maddox

1st Annual Awakening Christian Music Festival graces Winston-Salem

Bundled in warm jackets and rain ponchos, a crowd of Christian music fans of all ages gathered in the BB&T Ballpark Stadium to sing, dance … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Daniel Sechtin

Rising Trend: Silly Adults, Art is for Kids!

When Amanda Miller opens the door to one of the youth studios at Sawtooth School for Visual Art, the distinct smells of clay and freshly … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Katie Dickens

Our Neighbor: Whitney Sapp

Whitney Sapp Dye Pretty is nestled between two art studios and right across the street from Finnegan’s at 621 Trade Street in downtown Winston-Salem. Whitney … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Caroline Green

Celebrating 30+ Years of Trade Street and the Art District

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of revitalization of the arts district, and particularly Trade Street. The Downtown Arts District Association celebrated thirty … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Anna Conte

Lawsuit filed against Ziggy’s venue and bar and security guard

A Ziggy’s patron has sued the nightclub and one of its security guards alleging that the security guard injured him last year in a scuffle … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Stephanie Sullan

The Retail Culture of Winston Salem

As Vanda Viehman stands in the check-out line, she comments on her trip to the rustic Mast General Store, “I come from Kernersville to Winston … Read More

October 8, 2015 by Erin Patterson

Sawtooth School Reinvents Books and Community Involvement

The latest exhibit in the Eleanor and Egbert Davis Gallery at the Sawtooth School of Visual Arts forces you to reimagine your concept of what … Read More