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Category: Politics

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

September 24, 2015 by McKenzie Maddox

Holly Avenue Neighborhood Asks For Rezoning

By Caroline Green and McKenzie Maddox   Holly Avenue Neighborhood is working with city officials on a proposal to rezone a portion of the neighborhood … Read More

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 Kaitlin Mundy

Teens Effect Change Through Authoring Action

A group of teens laughing and eating Oreos quickly transformed into a team of young adults rehearsing artistic pieces about weighty topics like abuse, family … Read More

November 6, 2014 by Kaitlin Mundy

Business 40 Project May Affect Broad Street Businesses

The project that will shut down Business 40 exits is not slated to begin until spring of 2016, but one downtown owner is already worried … Read More

October 23, 2014 by Kevin Closs

Board of Elections Opens for Early Voting

Forsyth County voters lined up outside the Board of Elections office on Chestnut Street to cast their ballots as early voting for the 2014 elections … 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