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Arts
7:30 am
Thu July 17, 2014

The Power of Service: Inspiring Winston-Salem One Song at a Time

Members of the Performing Arts Project shared their musical talents at the Bethesda Center for the homeless in Winston-Salem on Monday, July 14.
Credit Anissa Morgan

A group of young performers from around the world are using their musical talents to help some people in the Triad who are facing major life challenges. 

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Business
5:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Movie Adaptation of Latest Nicholas Sparks Book Will Be Shot in Winston-Salem: Extras Needed

A movie version of the book is set to film in Winston-Salem late this summer.
Credit nicholassparks.com

Winston-Salem will once again be the backdrop for a major motion picture. Filming for the movie adaptation of the latest Nicholas Sparks book, The Longest Ride will take place in the city later this summer and producers are looking for local talent.

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Sports
3:24 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Cycling Center Planned for Downtown Winston-Salem

Organizers hope to turn this vacant building on Liberty Street into a cycling center that could one day train U.S. Olympic athletes.
Credit WFDD photo by Paul Garber

A new cycling center is in the works for downtown Winston-Salem.

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Business
12:47 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Lab Explosion Injures 2

Emergency crews have blocked off First Street between Church Street and Chestnut because of the chemical explosion at a lab in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
Credit Paul Garber

Two people were injured after a lab explosion in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem Monday.

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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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