Heard it Here

Wake Forest Students Cover Downtown Winston-Salem

November 6, 2018 by Phoebe Zerwick

Election Day Voices

With its bus station, office towers, and coffee shops, downtown makes an ideal place to take the pulse of the city’s electorate. Heard it Here … Read More

November 2, 2018 by Regine Boykin

Turnout Strong in Early Voting

The brisk October air reddened peoples’ noses at the Forsyth County Board of Elections. Clusters of campaign posters were posted around the entrance. Walking up … Read More

November 2, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Photo ID Amendment Causes a Stir Among Voters

Of the six amendments to the state constitution this election, one in particular stands out to many voters—an amendment that would require photo identification to … Read More

November 2, 2018 by William May

Will the Upcoming Midterm Election Captivate Young Voters?

Sunny Sompalli, a 20-year-old Wake Forest student from Raleigh, said that he had not registered to vote in the midterm election. “I mean to be … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Regine Boykin

A Day with the Patrons of Central Library

Downtown’s Central Library is a place of professional and creative development, a cozy study space and just a place to kick back. It houses the … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Jessica Baker

Profile on Laura Lashley

Walking around downtown, one is sure to see many murals painted on the sides of buildings. Perhaps among these, one might notice some walls painted … Read More

October 19, 2018 by William May

Winston-Salem Anticipates City Park Development

William May A 17-foot-deep pit of dirt and gravel the size of a city block might catch the eye of a passerby strolling down Fourth … Read More

October 19, 2018 by Katherine Laws

Crystal Towers residents prepare for move

Coming home to Crystal Towers means entering an 11-story, yellowish building on Sixth Street— right on the edge of downtown. On one side of the … Read More

October 19, 2018 by David Ajamy

A Taste of South-Asian Cuisine Has Found its Way Downtown

After almost 20 years, the dream of starting a South-Asian restaurant in Winston-Salem has finally taken form. Abdullah Alkafi and Hasan Furuque are both South-Asian … Read More

September 28, 2018 by Regine Boykin

Young Professionals Meet Winston-Salem Urban League

Brandi Gray is a young, Winston-Salem native who attended the Winston-Salem Urban League’s Young Professionals Meet Up earlier this month. Working two jobs, one as … Read More

September 28, 2018 by William May

Local Jazz Orchestra sets sights on Community

One overcast September evening, trombonist Cameron MacManus waited patiently outside the Stevens Center, despite an imminent downpour. As other members of the Camel City Jazz … Read More

September 28, 2018 by Katherine Laws

New Life Breathed into Passageway Park

  After its recent renovations, Winston-Salem’s Passageway Park connects more than just Trade Street and Cherry Street. The Passageway was built in 1974 complete with … Read More