City of Winston-Salem

Environment
4:13 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

One of the Biggest Hazardous Materials Disaster Drills in the State is Taking Place in Winston-Salem

Firefighters conduct a hazardous material safety drill. https://www.facebook.com/USNavy or https://twitter.com/USNavy
by Official U.S. Navy Imagery via flickr (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Declan Barnes/Released)

The former Stroh’s Brewery Site in the Piedmont Triad Industrial Complex in Winston-Salem will be transformed into a hazardous materials disaster site.

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Business
5:43 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

A New Gateway to Downtown Winston-Salem is Now Open

Mayor Pro Tem Vivian H. Burke & Mayor Allen Joines (center) lead the ribbon cutting Tuesday for Research Parkway. The road will help connect the North and South districts of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter and help connect neighborhoods that some people felt were divided by U.S. 52.
Credit Keri Brown

On Tuesday, officials with the city, Forsyth County and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Research Parkway near the Innovation Quarter.

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News
5:18 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

110 Candles & Counting

This photo was submitted by Sina’s son, 88 year-old Carlyle Hayes. Sina was honored as the oldest living person in Winston-Salem during a luncheon in May. She is pictured with family members Lee Cain and Sarah Ann Joyner.
Carlyle Hayes

The oldest woman in Forsyth County is celebrating her 110th birthday  Thursday.

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News
5:11 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

You Are Never Too Old to Step Up to the Plate

The top winning teams at the Piedmont Plus Senior Softball Tournament will compete for a state title in September.
Credit The City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Dept.

More than 250 seniors will gather in Winston-Salem this weekend to play some serious softball.

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News
6:01 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

More Than 50 People in Forsyth County Are 100 Years or Older

Mayor Pro Tem, Vivian Burke and fellow city council members honored Sina Hayes with a special plaque Friday for being the oldest centenarian in Forsyth County. Hayes is 109 years-old.
Keri Brown

Living past 100 years old may seem unlikely for many people, but you may be surprised to know that dozens of centenarians are living in Forsyth County.

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