11:00 pm
Sun June 29, 2014

New Owners Get Keys to R.J. Reynolds Building

Ron Caplan, president of PMC Property Group, answers a question during a press conference at the former R.J. Reynolds headquarters building in downtown Winston-Salem on Friday, June 27, 2014.
Credit WFDD photo by Paul Garber

The buyers of the former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters in Winston-Salem officially took ownership of the building Friday.

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7:30 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Chatham-Randolph Megasite Ready for Auto Manufacturing Plant & Other Development

Nat Taylor of Winston-Salem firm Taylor & McChesney stands on the 1,818-acre Chatham-Randolph Megasite near Siler City. The site recently received official certification from the state of North Carolina.
Credit Catherine Carlock/Triad Business Journal

Earlier this month the more than 1,800-acre megasite in Chatham and Randolph counties received official state certification, making it the largest site in North Carolina with the designation and the only certified Megasite.

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Cell Phone Towers
5:40 am
Wed June 25, 2014

What You Need to Know to Testify at a WS Public Cell Tower Hearing

On June 26, Winston-Salem residents can learn what they can and can not say during a special use permit hearing for new cell phone towers.
Credit City of Winston-Salem

Before you can weigh in on a new cell phone tower in Winston-Salem, are you a resident in good standing? Find out at a public meeting.

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8:30 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Randolph County Group Opens Consignment Shop to Help Reduce Euthanasia of Adoptable Cats & Dogs

Dogwill/Catwill, the RSPCA thrift store in Asheboro, N.C. opened on March 29, 2014. The profits from their sales help support local programs to end euthanasia of adoptable pets.
Credit Randolph County SPCA

A group of residents in Randolph County are working hard to save the lives of thousands of cats and dogs in their community.

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5:43 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Increase in Manufacturing Jobs Helps Revive Davie County

Ashley Furniture held a groundbreaking ceremony for its plant expansion in April, 2013. The company moved into the former RJR Tobacco Complex in Advance and hopes to employ 750 people by the end of the year.
Credit Katie Arcieri

Wisconsin-based Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. announced in 2012 that it would open an $80 million distribution and manufacturing facility in Davie County that would create 550 jobs. But a series of delays and obstacles prevented the project from moving forward for a year.

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