Winston-Salem

Children
1:40 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Creating A New Vision of Winston-Salem

African Americans from across Winston-Salem say residents need to do more to reduce teen violence in the city.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

Some Winston-Salem residents are taking back their youth from crime and violence.

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Employment
3:27 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

High-tech Workers Are Target of Triad's Talent War

High-tech workers are enjoying a war for talent in the Triad.
Credit PerfectZero via flickr

  In practices reminiscent of the late-'90's dot-com bubble, high-tech workers are being poached by competing employers. Sign-on and referral bonuses, other financial and intangible incentives are once again in use in the aerospace, logistics and computer technology support industries. In this week's Business Report, a discussion about some Triad companies and employees who are benefiting from this talent war.

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens
6:25 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Old Salem Receives $1.25 Million Toward Capital Campaign

Vierling House & Garden at Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Credit readontheroad via flickr

The town of Salem was founded in 1766 by the Moravians, a Protestant group of people that began in what is now known as the Czech Republic. Today, Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of this country’s most comprehensive historic attractions, sharing the experiences of those who lived and worked in the early South.

 

In May of 2013, Old Salem launched a $17.6 million dollar capital campaign to sustain its ability to continue educating visitors about Salem’s history, and its impact on Winston-Salem. 

 

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Arts
9:40 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Winston-Salem Gets a New (Mobile!) Art Supply Store

Bibi Coyne sells a drafting supply kit (tailored to the student's supply list) to a student at UNCSA.
Bethany Chafin

Bibi Coyne has started a mobile art supply store in Winston-Salem.
Artists work with their hands, but they also depend on and work with a variety of tools of the trade as well. 

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Business
9:00 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

American Idol Hopefuls Compete for a "Golden Ticket" in Winston-Salem

15 year-old Savannah Richmond of Garner, N.C. missed the first day of school to make the American Idol audition in Winston-Salem Monday.
Keri Brown

The American Idol Audition Tour Bus rolled into the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds in Winston-Salem Monday.

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