downtown Winston-Salem

Business
11:22 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Inmar Moves to Innovation Quarter

Employees of Inmar, accompanied by the Winston-Salem State University Marching Band, held a parade in downtown Winston-Salem to celebrate the grand opening of their new headquarters in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Monday.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

Inmar, a consumer transaction network and systems company, has a new home and a new partnership.

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Regional Growth
9:32 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Rock the Block Yields to New Culinary Festival

Music plays during Rock the Block 2013.
Credit Photo courtesy of the City of Winston-Salem

A Winston-Salem festival that opened the doors to downtown for 12 years is coming to an end.

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News
7:18 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Pepper Building

Pepper Building, 1930s
Digital Forsyth Forsyth County Public Library

When the Davis McCollum Department Store first opened its doors in late October 1928, more than three thousand people crowded the streets at Fourth and Liberty.

"Everybody had heard about this fabulous new place and they just wanted to see it," said Fam Brownlee, a local historian. "Everything upstairs was really upscale, it was aimed at the high end, but they put a lot of emphasis on the basement, the bargain basement. And it had terrific prospects. Who wouldn't have wanted to invest in it, with everything booming? But it didn't last very long."

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