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HAWS preparing to apply for $30 million grant

    HAWS preparing to apply for $30 million grant

For the fourth time the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem (HAWS) will apply for the federal grant they plan to use to transform Cleveland Avenue Homes.

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Supreme Court judge adds author to list of accomplishments

    Supreme Court judge adds author to list of accomplishments

North Carolina Supreme Court Judge Mark A. Davis will be able to add published author to his list of accomplishments next month when his book, “A Warren Court of Our Own: The Exum Court and the Expansion of Individual Rights in North Carolina,” is officially available for purchase. 

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Public speaks on possible quarter-cent tax increase

    Public speaks on possible quarter-cent tax increase

For the first time since the decision to levy a quarter-cent sales tax was presented by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, last week the public had the opportunity to share their thoughts on the levy that is intended to be used to increase teacher pay across the local school district. 

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Wake continues Voices of Our Time series with Mitch Landrieu

    Wake continues Voices of Our Time series with Mitch Landrieu

Wake Forest University recently invited Mitch Landrieu, former mayor of New Orleans, to discuss his time spent in office, how he helped lead the rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the removal of four Confederate monuments in The Crescent City.

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Chief Justice Cheri Beasley visits students at Mineral Springs

    Chief Justice Cheri Beasley visits students at Mineral Springs

Earlier this week, North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley spent time with students from Mineral Springs Elementary and Middle Schools.

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Winston-Salem Chamber hosts inaugural State of Education luncheon

    Winston-Salem Chamber hosts inaugural State  of Education luncheon

In an attempt to bring the community together for an important conversation on workforce opportunities and the role institutions of higher education play in building those opportunities, last week the Winston-Salem Chamber invited all six CEO’s from the colleges and universities in the city to participate in a panel discussion. 

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Dixie Classic Fair name change put on hold by W-S City Council

    Dixie Classic Fair name change put on hold by W-S City Council

On Tuesday, Sept. 10, members of the Winston-Salem City Council decided to hold off on changing the name of the Dixie Classic Fair but did approve a resolution that will allow for a name change to go in effect next year.

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Clark resigns amidst rumors of racist text message

    Clark resigns amidst rumors of racist text message

Less than a week after she stepped down from the Board of Education, the racist text message sent by Lori Goins Clark that led to her resignation and the abrupt retirement of interim superintendent Dr. Kenneth Simington began to make rounds on social media.

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Dr. Pringle Hairston sworn in as WS/FCS superintendent

    Dr. Pringle Hairston sworn in as WS/FCS superintendent

After being sworn in during a brief ceremony on Monday, Sept. 3, Dr. Angela Pringle Hairston officially assumed her role as Superintendent of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS).

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Quarter-cent tax increase in limbo, County Commissioners expected to vote this month

    Quarter-cent tax increase in limbo, County Commissioners expected to vote this month

Sometime this month the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will make a decision on a motion to include a quarter-cent sales tax increase on the ballot in 2020. The capital acquired from the tax increase is expected to be used to increase local teachers’ supplements.

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