Winston-Salem

Commentary
1:00 am
Sun October 20, 2013

Remembering a Childhood on the Farm

Jean Spencer shares memories of her childhood on the farm with her daughter on this episode of StoryLine.
Credit StoryLine

  This week on StoryLine, we hear from Jean Spencer. Born and raised on the farmlands of Des Moines, Iowa, Jean recently moved to Winston-Salem after the passing of her husband. She talks with her daughter, Rosemary Van Schooten, and shares wonderful memories of her life on the farm.

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Craft Breweries
1:30 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Small Breweries = Big Business in the Triad

Craft breweries are big business in the Triad.
Credit Bernt Rostad via flickr

Craft breweries are a $10 billion industry in North Carolina, and employ more than a thousand people in the Triad alone. Justin Catanoso, a contributing writer with the Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, discusses the growth of this industry in the Triad with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.

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Precincts
2:02 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

School Board Member Questions Safety of Voting in Some Schools

Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools member considers safety issues with voting at schools.
Credit Alan Cleaver via flickr

  Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school officials are looking at the possibility of making changes to the way people vote in precincts located in local schools.

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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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