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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Local Governance Study Commission Holding Public Information/Input Sessions

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorJan. 17, 2020

The Winston-Salem Local Governance Study Commission is holding three public sessions at the end of January to brief city residents on the various ways the City Council could be restructured, and to collect publi...

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Posted on: January 4, 2020

Mayor Joines Statement on Death of Former Council Member Wanda Merschel

NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorJan. 4, 2020

Mayor Allen Joines issued the following statement today upon the death of former City Council Member Wanda Merschel:

"Wanda was a true public servant who loved this city. She leaves a lasting legacy that we w...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Mayor Joines Statement on Lowery Street Shooting

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorDec. 20, 2019

Mayor Allen Joines today released the following statement about the shooting this morning at the Joycelyn V. Johnson Municipal Services Center:

"On behalf of the City Council, I want to express how deeply sa...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Local Governance Study Commission Briefed by Former Mayors, Plans Public Input Sessions

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorDec. 5, 2019

During their meeting Dec. 4 the members of Winston-Salem Local Governance Study Commission were briefed by the former mayors of Durham and Greensboro on how their councils were elected and their experiences with ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Mayor Joines Hosting Tenth Annual City Hall Holiday Music Series

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorDec. 4, 2019

Mayor Allen Joines is inviting city residents and downtown workers to City Hall to hear traditional and contemporary holiday music during the tenth annual City Hall Holiday Music Series, to be held Dec. 9-13. All...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

New Initiative Ensures Low-Income High School Graduates Can Attend College

Mayor Allen Joines, Council Member Denise D. Adams pose with BB&T, Forsyth Tech and Winston-Salem Al

NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorNov. 13, 2019

Under a new initiative intended to alter the cycle of poverty, students in low-income households who graduate from any high school in Forsyth County will be able to attend Forsyth Technical Community College fre...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Local Governance Study Commission Briefed on Other City Councils

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorNov. 6, 2019

During their November meeting yesterday the members of Winston-Salem Local Governance Study Commission were briefed on how several other cities and towns in North Carolina elect their city officials.

Jim Westmorel...

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Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Linda Jackson Barnes Appointed to N.C. Human Relations Commission

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorOct. 16, 2019

Linda Jackson Barnes, the director of Mayor Allen Joines’ office, has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to a four-year term on the N.C. Human Relations Commission. Barnes was sworn in Sept. 26.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Winston-Salem Posts Healthy Job Growth

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NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorOct. 17, 2019

Non-farm employment in the Winston-Salem metropolitan area grew by more than 3.9 percent from August 2017 to August 2019, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, rising to ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Truliant Steps Up to Support Think Orange Corporate Investment Fund

NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorAugust 22, 2019

Truliant Federal Credit Union is the first entity to make a substantial multi-year pledge to support the city’s Think Orange campaign to combat hunger in Winston-Salem. Truliant’s $25,000 p...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Local Governance Study Commission Briefed on Districting Standards

NEWS RELEASEOffice of the MayorOct. 2, 2019

During their October meeting yesterday the members of Winston-Salem Local Governance Study Commission were briefed on constitutional and legal standards for re-drawing council ward lines and for adding at-large s...

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