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Category: Politics

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

September 28, 2018 by David Ajamy

Affordable Housing Downtown and Beyond on Top of the City Council’s Agenda

Affordable housing has dominated this month’s city council meetings, with two projects being supported, one in the Northwest Ward and one in the Southwest Ward. … Read More

December 7, 2017 by Lily Walter

Column/Profile of Michael Bradford

When I think of the criminal justice system, the theme song to Law and Order pops into my head, and I can see images of … Read More

October 17, 2017 by Lily Walter

Immigrant Rights Group Holds Protest

About 80 protesters, wearing black and carrying signs, gathered around a black wooden coffin in the warm evening Sept. 28, waiting for the downtown demonstration … Read More

September 28, 2017 by Lily Walter

Confederate Statue Debate Continues

Debate over the future of Winston-Salem’s Confederate statue continues behind closed doors as city officials are unable to take legal action, city officials said. Located … Read More

November 5, 2015 by Anna Conte

Old courthouse holds a new purpose

Courtrooms dating back to 1926 are now home to city residents wanting to live in central downtown Winston-Salem, all made possible with the renovation of … 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 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

September 24, 2015 by Anna Conte

New Restaurant adds to the redevelopment of Liberty Street

Southern-style barbecue restaurant and bar, Camel City BBQ Factory, becomes the latest addition to a developing street in downtown Winston-Salem, bringing new life to Liberty … Read More