Winston-Salem News

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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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11:23 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Goodwill Opens Relocated Prosperity Center in Winston-Salem

Sherry Carpenter, a vice president of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, talks Friday during an open house for the non-profit's Prosperity Center.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina cut the ribbon Friday on a new location for its Prosperity Center located on Waughtown Street.

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