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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Leaf Collection Begins Nov. 1

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City crews will start collecting leaves on Monday, Nov. 1, in the western quadrant of the city (quadrant 3), which is the area north of U.S. 421/Salem Parkway and west and south of Reynolda and Yadkinville roads.

Collection will proceed clockwise by quadra...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Quarry at Grant Park Closing Two Weeks for Phase II Improvements

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The Quarry at Grant Park, previously known as Quarry Park, will be closed Nov. 1 – 15 while heavy trucks access the park to install a concrete wall for the new playground planned as part of the phase II improvements to the park.

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Police Promotions Announced

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Police Chief Catrina Thompson announced today the promotion of 14 police officers and three non-sworn employees. A promotion ceremony will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and will be livestreamed over the city’s YouTube channel to allow famil...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Fourth Street Closure Scheduled

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Fourth Street, between Green and Burke streets downtown, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, through 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, to allow a crane to set tanks onto a building. A detour will be posted. For more information call CityLink 311.

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Fall Festivals Coming Up

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Recreation & Parks and the Winston-Salem Police Department are holding fall festivals this week and next.

A fall festival for adults age 50 and up is being held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the Brown and Douglas Recreation Center, 4725 Indiana...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

City Offering Business Training Program; Class Registration Open

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The city’s Office of Business Inclusion and Advancement is again offering a free nine-week business training course for people interested in starting a small business or who recently started one. However, to keep participants safe this year the ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

City and County Receive Additional Money for Pandemic Rental Assistance

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The city will receive up to $5.9 million and the county up to $3.2 million from the federal government to continue a rental-assistance program for low-income city residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the new round of funding, benefits will be...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Joines Issues Mask Order for Carolina Classic Fair and WSSU Football Games

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Mayor Allen Joines today ordered that masks, shields or other face coverings be worn by anyone attending the Carolina Classic Fair and Winston-Salem State University football games played at Bowman Gray Stadium.        ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Oak Crest and Reynolda Park Historic Marker Unveilings Scheduled for Next Week

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Two new local historic markers, for the Oak Crest Historic District and the Reynolda Park neighborhood, will be unveiled during ceremonies the week of Oct. 3.

The Oak Crest Historic District marker will be unveiled at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at 1322 Polo Ro...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

City Council Approves First Allocation of Federal Coronavirus Relief; Public Outreach Planned

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The City Council has approved spending $2.95 million in federal pandemic relief for crime prevention, an eviction-assistance program and a one-time bonus for city employees who performed essential work during the pandemic.

The expenditure, approved Monday,...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Due to operator shortages WSTA will temporarily suspend 13-night service routes

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Due to a continued serious shortage of bus operators, WSTA has been forced to temporarily suspend night service on 13 routes after their 7pm outbound trips.  This temporary suspension will be effective beginning Sunday, September 19, 2021.

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Salem Lake To Be Lowered for Phase II Improvements

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The water level at Salem Lake will be lowered Tuesday, Sept. 7, to allow contractors to build a new boat ramp and repair the shoreline bulkhead as part of the phase II improvements to Salem Lake Park.

The water level is expected to remain lowered for 60 to...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Joines Amends Public-Speaking Provision of Mask Order

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Mayor Allen Joines has amended his city-wide mask order to allow performers and public speakers to remove their masks if they are at least 10 feet away from audience members.         

“After consulting with the ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Eviction Diversion Packet Offers Resources for Those Facing Eviction

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A group of community organizations convened by the Human Relations Department has created an Eviction Diversion Packet with information and resources to help residents facing eviction. 

The packet is available in English and in Spanish and is post...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Johnnie Taylor and Patrice Toney Appointed Assistant City Managers

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City Manager Lee Garrity announced today the appointments of Johnnie Taylor and Patrice Toney as assistant city managers, effective immediately. 

Taylor currently is the director of operations for the city. He will oversee Information Systems, Cen...

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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 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 initiative’s mission of preserving the ...

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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: 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 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 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 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 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) Certification Web T...
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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 feel about ...

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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 Scheduled in in February...
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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 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: 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: 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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