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Articles by Blythe Riggan

November 20, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Reynolds Smoking Ban Sensitive Topic for Winston-Salem

Reynolds American has been making or selling cigarettes in downtown Winston-Salem since R.J. Reynolds opened his first tobacco factory here in 1913. And all this … Read More

November 20, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Column: Downtown Winston-Salem as a Food Desert

Downtown Winston-Salem is often described in many ways: historic, artistic, and innovative. However, downtown’s cultured art scene and local culinary delights often mask another description … Read More

October 15, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

First Same-Sex Couple Legally Married on Monday

Mary Ann Ellis and Robin Idol, of Kernersville, became the first same sex couple Monday to be legally married in Forsyth County. The couple was … Read More

October 9, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Our Neighbor: A Woman of Many Hats (and a Bike Helmet)

Downtown Bike Patrol Route Officer Susan Warner, 44, is currently Winston-Salem Police Department’s only female bike patrol officer. She joined the police force at age … Read More

September 25, 2014 by Blythe Riggan

Nighttime 5k Run Brings Variety of Runners Downtown

More than 1,000 runners hit the streets of downtown Winston-Salem on Friday, September 19th to compete in the 4th annual Moonlight Madness 5k. The race, … Read More