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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Work On Building To Restrict Traffic On Marshall Street

The block of Marshall Street between Fifth and Fourth streets downtown will be reduced to one lane the week of July 26 to allow a contractor to put a crane in the street to work on a building. The lane reduction will take effect at 9 a.m. Monday, July 26....

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Building Maintenance To Close Westbound Lanes of Reynolds Boulevard

The westbound lanes of Reynolds Boulevard between Indiana Avenue and Shorefair Drive will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 22-23, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. while a contractor performs exterior maintenance on a building next to the street. A detour will ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

SOAR Program Accepting Applications

The city is accepting applications for its Successful Outcomes After Release (SOAR) program through 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2021.

SOAR is a six-month program that provides gainful employment to returning citizens while supplementing the city's exist...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Apply for ERAP Assistance Before the Eviction Moratorium Ends

City and county officials are encouraging eligible residents to apply for financial assistance with overdue rent and utilities bills before the moratorium on evictions expires July 31 and will offer assistance with applications outside of normal ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market Open for the Season

The Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market, at 1551 N. Liberty St.,(Map Link) is now open from 4 to 6 p.m. every first and third Fridays of the month through October 15.

Customers can buy fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs and a variety of other products. The ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Rent & Utilities Assistance Application Lab Now Open Monday- Friday

Low-income residents who are behind on their rent or utilities because of the pandemic can get help applying for assistance Monday through Friday at the new ERAP Application Lab at Forsyth County Department of Social Services, 741 Highland Ave., Winston-S...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Policy Recommendations Presented to Address Housing Needs

Creating an affordable housing trust fund, changing zoning law to allow more flexible housing options, establishing a land bank to counter gentrification pressures and developing an eviction prevention plan are among the new policy recommendations in a re...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

African American Heritage Initiative Offering Virtual Orientation Starting on Juneteenth

In conjunction with Juneteenth, the city’s African American Heritage Initiative Committee is posting this Saturday an online “virtual orientation” to better assist city residents who want to become involved with the initiativ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

WePLAY Movies in the Park Series Returns June 19!!!

City residents can again enjoy free, family-friendly movies this summer at local parks, starting with a free showing of “Tom & Jerry” on Saturday, June 19, at Jamison Park, 285 Meadowlark Drive. (Park Weblink)  A ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

City Receives First Half of Federal Coronavirus Relief

City officials are in the process of determining how the City Council may spend $51.7 million in federal pandemic relief money, but they do not expect to make a final determination until the U.S. Treasury Department publishes the final rules later this su...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Police Accepting Applications for Youth Citizens’ Police Academy

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The Winston-Salem Police Department is now accepting applications online for the Youth Citizens’ Police Academy. This program is being offered to rising and current high school students who are interested in learning about the Winston-Salem Police Departm...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Curbside Collection Exemption Requirements Take Effect July 1

Letters have been mailed to city households that currently are exempt from curbside garbage collection to ensure they are aware of new exemption requirements that take effect next month.

As of July 1, the city will stop providing backyard garbage collectio...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

$530.9 Million Budget Proposed for 2021-2022

 After a year of austerity driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, a rebound in city revenues would allow the city to return in large part to “business as usual” under the proposed $530.9 million budget for 2021-22 that City Manager ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

City Pools Opening Memorial Day Weekend

The city’s summer aquatics program gets underway this weekend when Bolton and Kimberley Park pools open for the Memorial Day weekend, May 29-31. Both pools will be open 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., be closed 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., and open 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Broadband Internet Discounts Available for Low-Income Households

Low-income households may be able to receive a temporary discount of up to $50 a month on broadband internet service under the federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. Applications are now being accepted.

Households may also receive $100 to buy a lapto...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Medical Verification To Be Required for Backyard Garbage Collection

Starting July 1, the city will stop providing backyard garbage collection to any household that has not submitted a letter from a medical provider verifying that no one in the house is capable of rolling a garbage cart to the curb.

The letter will have to ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Yard-Cart Sticker Renewal Cost Discounted for 2021-22

City residents renewing their annual sticker for yard-cart service next year will receive a $5 discount on the cost to reflect the four weeks during the 2020-21 service year when yard cart collections were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For these...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Winston-Salem Portrait Project To Be Virtually Unveiled April 10

The Winston-Salem Portrait Project, a new installation of public art commissioned by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission that comprises a sculpture downtown in Winston Square Park, eight murals throughout the city and a pop-up participa...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Applications for Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Accepted Beginning April 5

Low-income city residents who are behind on their rent or utilities because of the pandemic can apply for financial assistance starting April 5 under the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. A link to the application portal will be posted at Forsyth.cc/ER...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

COVID-19 Mortgage, Rent and Utilities Assistance Available

Low-income city residents who are behind on their mortgage, rent or utilities because of the pandemic may be eligible for assistance under the Rent, Utilities and Mortgage Assistance program.  Applications are now being accepted. A link to the ap...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

City Releases Statement on John Mackey Arrest Videos; Posts Them Online

The city has posted online the body camera videos of officers involved with the arrest of John Mackey Jr., on March 2, 2020, at the Liberty Citgo gas station at 1522 N. Liberty St. The city posted the videos after Superior Court Judge Richard Gottlieb gra...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Draft Pedestrian Plan Posted for Review

Transportation planners have posted the draft of a new masterplan for new sidewalks and other pedestrian improvements in Winston-Salem and want residents to review it and give them feedback.

The draft plan, along with a place to provide comments, is posted...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds To Host ACCHL D2 & D3 Championships

The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex will once again host the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League Championships, March 19-21, 2021. This year’s event will include schools from both Division 2 and Division 3 of the American Collegiate Hockey A...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Community Meeting on Housing, Development Priorities

Community development officials will hold an online community meeting Thursday, March 18, to solicit public input for a consolidated housing and community development plan for 2021-22. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Zoom. To request an invitation t...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City Edition - March 2021

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Bulky Item Collection Now Underway
  • Forsyth Creek Week Returns March 20 - 28
  • Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Certifica...
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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Reynolds Drive Closure Postponed

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementMarch 3, 2021

The planned closure March 4-5 of Reynolds Drive, between Pine Valley Road and the circle at Club Park Road, has been postponed. The closure, to remove a tree at 2802 Reynolds Drive, tentatively will be resched...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Reynolds Drive Closing for Tree Removal

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementMarch 2, 2021

The 2800 block of Reynolds Drive, between Pine Valley Road and the circle at Club Park Road, is scheduled to be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 4-5, to remove a large...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City Council Holding Strategic Planning Public Input Session

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NEWS RELEASEPerformance and AccountabilityFeb. 25, 2021 

In advance of their strategic planning workshop in late March, the city’s elected leaders are holding a virtual public input session March 4 to get a better idea of how residents f...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Applicants Sought for Community Appearance Commission

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NEWS RELEASECity ClerkFebruary 25, 2021

Mayor Pro Tempore Denise D. Adams is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling two vacancies on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission.

One vacancy must be filled by a person...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Public Safety Virtual Black History Month Celebration Showing Feb. 21 on WSTV

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionFeb. 17, 2021

The Police and Fire departments will honor select retirees during the virtual Public Safety Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.  The program can be watched on WSTV Digital Media...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

City Edition - February 2021

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Soliciting Voluntary Participation in Survey
  • Fire Department Consultant’s Report Delivered
  • Virtual Programs Sche...
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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Community Input Needed on Transportation Needs of Elderly, Disabled and Limited-Income Residents

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NEWS RELEASETransportationJan. 26, 2021

City transportation planners are seeking input on the transportation needs?of persons with disabilities, individuals with limited incomes and elderly adults in Winston-Salem and the surrounding area and have posted a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Information Session Scheduled for New DOT Participation Goals

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NEWS RELEASETransportationJan. 26, 2021 

City DOT officials are holding a virtual meeting Feb. 4 to acquaint local businesses with newly established goals for ensuring that disadvantaged businesses have a fair opportunity to participate in federal...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

City Soliciting Voluntary Participation in Survey

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NEWS RELEASEPerformance and AccountabilityJan. 26, 2021 

The city is again giving city residents the opportunity to voluntarily participate in its survey about city government and the services it provides.

The seven-page survey includes general que...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Changes in City Operations for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing & CommunicationsJan. 14, 2021

City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will not be staffed but non-911 emergency calls will...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Special Olympics Holding “Plunge in Place” Fundraising Campaign

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NEWS RELEASERecreation and ParksJan. 8, 2021

Special Olympics Forsyth County wants people to support its athletes by getting cold and wet during the virtual “Plunge in Place” fundraiser, being held this year in lieu of the traditional P...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

SOAR Program Accepting Applications

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NEWS RELEASEOperationsDec. 28, 2020

The city is accepting applications for its Successful Outcomes After Release (SOAR) program through 11:59 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021.

SOAR is a six-month program that provides gainful employment to returning citizens while supple...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementDec. 28, 2020

The city will collect Christmas trees and put them to good use as mulch for its parks and roadsides.

Residents in single family homes inside the city limits can put their Christmas trees at the curb for pick-up...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Applications Being Accepted for Social Justice and Anti-Poverty Initiatives

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NEWS RELEASEBudget and Evaluation OfficeDec. 18, 2020

The city of Winston-Salem is accepting grant applications through Jan. 15 from non-profit organizations for programs that address social justice and anti-poverty initiatives. The City Council recently s...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Rawson Street Closing Monday for Tree Removal

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NEWS RELEASE Vegetation ManagementDec. 18, 2020

The block of Rawson Street between Acadia Avenue and Monmouth Street will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 21-22, to remove a large tree. A detour will be set up. For more inform...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Changes in City Operations for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing & CommunicationsDec. 17, 2020

City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday and Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. The following city operations will be affected:

Week of Chri...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Edition - December 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Conducting Resident Satisfaction Survey
  • Joines Authorizes Enforcement of Cooper’s Emergency Orders
  • Most of Winst...
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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Prepare Now for Winter Weather

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NEWS RELEASEEmergency ManagementDec. 7, 2020

State and local officials are encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now for winter storms, during Winter Weather Preparedness Week, Dec. 6 - 12.

August Vernon, the director of Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Southwest Ward Holding Drive-Through “Hail & Farewell” Saturday for Mundy, Besse

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NEWS RELEASESouthwest WardDec. 3, 2020

Southwest Ward residents can meet incoming Southwest Ward Council Member Kevin Mundy and thank outgoing Council Member Dan Besse for his 19 years of service on the City Council at any of three “hail & fa...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Police & Fire Departments Accepting Toys Wednesday - Friday

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NEWS RELEASEPolice DepartmentNov. 30, 2020

Residents who wish to help local children have a brighter Christmas can donate toys during the “Pack the Patrol Car” and “Fill the Fire Truck” toy drive this week, sponsored...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

City To Hold Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Saturday

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsDec. 1, 2020

This year’s Christmas Tree Lighting celebration will be held virtually and livestreamed over the city’s YouTube channel (youtube.com/user/winstonsalemcitygov) and Facebook page (City ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Changes in City Operations for Thanksgiving Holiday

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing & CommunicationsNov. 19, 2020

City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The following city operations will be affected:

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

City Conducting Resident Satisfaction Survey

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NEWS RELEASEPerformance and AccountabilityNov. 16, 2020 

The city is again sending surveys to city residents to get a statistically valid snapshot of how Winston-Salem residents feel about city government and the services it provides.

A seven-page ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2020

Video of News Conference on Hartford Street Incident Posted Online

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsNov. 15, 2020

A video has been posted on the city’s YouTube channel of Police Chief Catrina Thompson’s news conference today regarding the incident Nov. 8 on Hartford Street in which police intera...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

North Stratford Road Closing Tuesday at Five Points for Tree Removal

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementNov. 13, 2020

The block of North Stratford Road between Country Club and Warwick roads, adjacent to the Five Points intersection with First and Miller streets, will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City Requesting Proposals for Restaurant in Union Station

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NEWS RELEASEReal EstateNov. 13, 2020

The city today sent out a request for proposals for opening a full-service restaurant in the restored Union Station, at 300 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Proposals are due by Dec. 31.

Two, and potentially three, suite...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

North Stratford Road Tree Removal Postponed

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementNov. 9, 2020

Plans have been postponed to close a block of North Stratford Road all day Tuesday, Nov. 10, to remove a large tree. Removing the tree will require temporarily relocating some power lines in the work area, howe...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Changes in City Operations for Veterans Day Holiday

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing & CommunicationsNov. 6, 2020

City offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, for the Veterans Day holiday. The following city operations will be affected:

Garbage collections the week of Nov. 9 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday wil...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

2020 Community Appearance Awards Program To Livestream Nov. 13

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NEWS RELEASECommunity Appearance CommissionNov. 6, 2020

The 2020 Community Appearance Awards Program will be held as a virtual event this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards program will be streamed live at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, on the city&am...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

North Stratford Road Closing Tuesday at Five Points for Tree Removal

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NEWS RELEASEVegetation ManagementNov. 6, 2020

The block of North Stratford Road between Country Club and Warwick roads, adjacent to the Five Points intersection with First and Miller streets, will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday,...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

New Director Named for Historic Bethabara Park

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NEWS RELEASERecreation & ParksOct. 30, 2020

The city has hired Frank Brown as the director of Historic Bethabara Park. Brown, who started earlier this month, previously worked for an architecture firm in Houston that specializes in traditional architec...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Second Street Lane Closures Scheduled for Friday through Sunday

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NEWS RELEASETransportationOct. 29, 2020

Second Street, between First Street and Brookstown Avenue, will be reduced to one lane during work hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30 through Nov. 1, to allow a contractor to remove a crane from a constructio...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Volunteers Sought to Plant Community Garden

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NEWS RELEASECommunity AssistanceOct. 27, 2020

Volunteers are needed to help plant a new community garden Saturday at Helen Nichols Park to honor the memory of Earline Parmon. Anyone age 5 and up is welcome to come between 9 a.m. and noon to help plant frui...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Virtual Forum Scheduled for Downtown Services Contract Renewal

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of Budget and EvaluationOct. 27, 2020

The contract for services within the downtown Business Improvement District is up for renewal and the city is holding an online public input meeting Thursday, Nov. 5, to solicit questions and comment...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Public Safety Drive-Through Fall Festival Coming Oct. 31

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NEWS RELEASEPolice DepartmentOct. 26, 2020

The Winston-Salem Police Department is partnering with the Winston-Salem Police Foundation and Galilee Missionary Baptist Church to hold a free candy giveaway during a Public Safety Drive-Through Fall Festival, fr...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Edition - October 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • On-Street Parking Enforcement Back in Effect
  • Public Safety Agencies Holding Drive-Through “Trunk or Treat”...
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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Public Input Needed for Transportation Improvements

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NEWS RELEASETransportation DivisionOct. 20, 2020

Local transportation planners are soliciting public input on what transportation improvements are needed in Winston-Salem and the surrounding area. They also want input on their plan for dealing with traffic...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Roots Day Canceled

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NEWS RELEASECommunity Appearance CommissionOct. 6, 2020

The Community Appearance Commission, Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful, and the Winston-Salem Vegetation Management Department will not hold the annual Community Roots Day this year to avoid endangering th...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Draft of Transportation Plan Updates Posted; Virtual Review Sessions Scheduled

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NEWS RELEASETransportationAugust 20, 2020

A draft of the updated plan for improving our transportation system over the coming 25 years is posted online. Five virtual review sessions have been scheduled to allow the public to provide feedback before the pla...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

New Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market Accepting SNAP EBT Cards

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NEWS RELEASEOperationsAug. 5, 2020

A new farmer’s market on Liberty Street, operated by the Urban Food Policy Council, will soon begin accepting SNAP EBT cards for payment.

The Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market is open from 4  to 6 p.m....

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Public Art Commission Seeking Bids to Restore Trade Street “Memory Wall of Peace and Love”

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NEWS RELEASEPlanning and Development ServicesAug. 4, 2020

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission has sent out a request for bids seeking an artist or team of artists to repair and restore the “Memory Wall of Peace and Love&rdq...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Edition - August 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Winston-Salem Cancels the Carolina Classic Fair
  • Fire Department Offering "Virtual" Citizen Fire Academy
  • New Liberty S...
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Posted on: July 8, 2020

City Edition - July 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Old Greensboro Road Bridge Fully Closed
  • Virtual Workshops Scheduled for Pedestrian Plan
  • Community Meal Program Continues With N...
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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Winston-Salem Wins Four Telly Awards

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsJune 5, 2020

A WSTV profile of Police Capt. Rick Newnum and a public service announcement for social medial about holiday collection changes were honored during the 2020 Telly Awards.

“Behind the Badge &...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Edition - June 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • $470.6 Million Budget Proposed for 2020-2021
  • Brush Collection, Code Enforcement, Yard-Waste Fee Collection Resume
  • Phase 2 Chang...
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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Upcoming City Bond Issue Earns Highest Possible Credit Ratings

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NEWS RELEASEFinancial Management ServicesMay 29, 2020

All three credit rating agencies have assigned AAA ratings – their highest possible ratings -- to the $89 million in general obligation bonds the city is scheduled to sell in June. The high ra...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

$470.6 Million Budget Proposed for 2020-2021

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NEWS RELEASEBudget and Evaluation OfficeMay 21, 2020

City services to residents would remain at current levels, but the city would implement a variety of belt-tightening measures to close a $13.4 million shortfall driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, under the...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Edition - May 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Winston-Salem Wins $30 Million Grant to Transform Cleveland Avenue Homes
  • City Panel Awards 23 COVID-19 Response Fund Grants
  • Joi...
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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City Edition - April 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • COVID-19 NEWS
    • Stay-at-home Order in Effect
    • Bulky Item Collections Suspended
    • City Allocates 1 Million to Help Economic Victims of...
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Posted on: March 5, 2020

City Edition - March 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Bulky Item Collection Begins March 2
  • Information Sessions on Downtown Two-Way Street Conversions 
  • Learn More about Cit...
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Posted on: February 7, 2020

City Edition - February 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Observing Black History Month
  • Fairgrounds Unveils Logo for Carolina Classic Fair
  • Nominations Sought for Walk of Fame
  • Regist...
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Posted on: January 3, 2020

City Edition - January 2020

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  • Local Governance Study Commission Holding Public Information/Input Sessions
  • Learn More about City Recreation Opportunities at Open House...
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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Outstanding Women Leaders Committee Accepting Scholarship Applications

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsNov. 21, 2019

The Outstanding Women Leaders Program Committee is accepting applications for its 2020 Future Outstanding Women Leaders Scholarship, to be awarded next spring. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31....

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Winston-Salem Again Ranked as a Top 10 Digital City

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NEWS RELEASEInformation SystemsNov. 15, 2019

For the 18th year in a row Winston-Salem has been ranked as one of the top 10 most technology-savvy cities of its size in America by the Center for Digital Government, a national research and advisory institute....

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Historic Marker for Local AKA Sorority Chapter to be Unveiled

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NEWS RELEASEHistoric Resources CommissionNov. 13, 2019

A local historic marker commemorating the Phi Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will be unveiled at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, on the south side of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive between...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Emmanuel Retirement Village

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsOct. 23, 2019

City residents are invited to join Mayor Allen Joines and members of the City Council at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Emmanuel Retirement Village at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at 1605 Village Meadow Circ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Funeral Arrangements for Bill Stuart Announced

NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsAug. 6, 2019

Funeral Arrangements for Bill Stuart Announced; Memorial Book Available for Citizens to Express Their Condolences

The funeral for retired City Manager Bill Stuart will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Applicants Sought for Community Appearance Commission

NEWS RELEASECity SecretarySept. 3, 2019

Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling a vacancy on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission.

The vacancy must be filled by a person who...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Applications Available for City of Winston-Salem University

NEWS RELEASEMarketing & CommunicationsOct. 2, 2019

The city is accepting applications for the next class of City of Winston-Salem University, to be held for 12 weeks starting Jan. 30, 2020. This free program gives citizens a better understanding of cit...

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