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Economy
1:00 am
Sun December 14, 2014

Winston-Salem Named Among Top Cities To Live For 35 & Under

Winston-Salem takes the top spot on Vocativ's list for affordable housing.
Credit photo by: mbtphoto (away a lot) via flickr

Winston-Salem has received high rankings for being a great place for retirees to live, but a new report says the Camel City is also a great place for millennials to call home.

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Economy
9:06 am
Sun November 9, 2014

Winston-Salem Will Have More Shopping Downtown: Mast General Store Begins Construction

Mast General Store is going into the bottom two floors of the former Coe Plaza at 516 N. Trade St. in downtown Winston-Salem.
Credit Sheri Moretz/Mass General Store

A Valle Crucis retailer know for its mountain shopping experience is coming to downtown Winston-Salem.

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Arts
1:40 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

West End Mill Works Welcomes Newest Entrepreneurial Addition - The Olio

The Olio

A new hub is shaping within the City of Arts and Innovation. "An incubator for entrepreneurial ventures and Do-It-Yourself culture," West End Mill Works has been steadily growing and investing in arts, crafts, and creative manufacturing since its first businesses opened in late 2013.

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Business
5:11 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Chocolate Factory Brings Sweet Smells To Former Winston-Salem Tobacco Warehouse

The Peters family and their employees at Black Mountain Chocolate Factory join Mayor Allen Joines for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday in downtown Winston-Salem. Visitors get to see how chocolate is made at the store.
Credit Keri Brown

The Arts District in downtown Winston-Salem continues to expand, and now there is edible art to enjoy. Black Mountain Chocolate Factory is the first tenant to open in the Old Winston Tobacco Warehouse.

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Discrimination
5:28 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Darryl Hunt: Physically Free, Mentally Still Locked-Up

"You never get over the traumatic experience of being in prison. You just learn to live with it," Darryl Hunt.
Credit Kathryn Mobley / 88.5 WFDD

"I've been home for ten years; I still do my prison routine."

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