triad

Economy
6:00 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Census: Population In The Triad Is On The Rise

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city of Winston-Salem grew by 1.12 percent from 2013 to 2014, adding about 2,640 people. The estimated population is 239,269 as of July 1, 2014.
Credit Paul Garber

Winston-Salem grew faster than the state as a whole from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Winston-Salem grew by 1.12 percent from 2013 to 2014, adding about 2,640 people. Greensboro also added residents, roughly about a one percent increase. It’s a trend that some researchers expect to continue for both cities in the coming years.

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Business
6:35 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Triad Adding to State's E V Charging Stations

In Winston-Salem, owners of hybrid cars do not have to pay to charge at the Main Street station. But City Sustainability Manager Wendell Hardin says beginning in May 2014, that will change. Drivers will pay between $1.50-$2.00 an hour.
City of Winston-Salem

Electric car owners can charge up in the Triad.

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Business
7:04 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Rural Counties Weigh Economic Development Options

Counties included in the Piedmont Triad Partnership.
Credit Piedmont Triad Partnership

The Piedmont Triad Partnership began as an economic development tool to market the Triad to prospective businesses both domestically and internationally.  That's been affected by reorganization at the state level. Business Journal contributing writer, and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, Justin Catanoso, spoke with WFDD's Audrey Fannin about the changes bringing both uncertainty and opportunity to the region. 

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Children
11:32 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Packing A Lunch will Help Feed Some Guilford County Children

You can save $5-$10 dollars a day by not eating out for lunch. This week, BackPack Beginnings wants you to pack your lunch for at least one day and donate what you save to feed a hungry, Guilford County child for a weekend.
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This week, consider skipping one meal in a restaurant to help fill the belly of a hungry child in Guilford County.

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News
5:24 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Small WS Independent Pharmacist Challenges Big-Store Goliaths

David Marley (behind counter in blue shirt) talks with a customer about their prescription at Marley Drugs in Winston-Salem.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

Buying generic drugs is one way many people save money on health care costs. But one independent pharmacist says people are still spending too much.

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