Winston-Salem News

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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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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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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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Regional Growth
6:00 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Work Begins on New Public Park in Downtown Winston-Salem

Photo illustration shows how planners envision the covered stage for Bailey Park at East End.
Credit Image courtesy of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

There’s a new park coming to downtown Winston-Salem.

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10:21 am
Sun March 2, 2014

Fairground Gets New Name

The rebranding of the fairgrounds includes a new logo.
Credit Logo courtesy of the City of Winston-Salem

There’s a new name for the fairgrounds in Winston-Salem, and the change comes with some controversy.

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