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Residents raise questions about vacant commercial property that held hope

    Residents raise questions about vacant commercial property that held hope

When construction began on 2285 Premier Park Lane in early 2000, residents who live in the East Winston community thought the business park located just off East 14th Street, near New Walkertown Road, would draw business ventures to a neighborhood in dire need of rejuvenation.

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‘Boss Lady’ crowns Mother of the Year

    ‘Boss Lady’ crowns Mother of the Year

Since 2000, Anita “Boss Lady” Dean-Arnette of The Light (1340 AM WPOL) a Christian radio station, has invited listeners to send in letters to nominate their mothers for Mother of the Year. This year, station officials sorted through scores of letters and decided Alice Dixon-Sims deserved to wear the 2016 crown.

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New initiative looks to help education shortfalls

    New initiative looks to help education shortfalls

Project Impact was announced last week during the Winston-Salem Foundation’s annual community luncheon. President of the foundation Scott Wierman said, “We can’t just look at the school system to fix issues in our schools without any help.

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Diggs-Latham Elementary celebrates Cinco de Mayo

    Diggs-Latham Elementary celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Last Friday, more than 100 students, parents and faculty members at Diggs-Latham Elementary School came together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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Sorority Chapter presents ‘Stop the Bullying’ workshop

    Sorority Chapter presents ‘Stop the Bullying’ workshop

Over 60 children recently gathered at the Carl H. Russell, Sr. Community Center to participate in a Stop the Bullying workshop held at the learning center.

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Editorial: Start now to determine best candidate for U.S. House

    Editorial: Start now to determine best candidate for U.S. House

Three candidates will be competing in the June 7 Democratic primary for the chance to run against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, who was first elected in 2004 to represent the 5th Congressional District.

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Editorial Cartoon: Way out there…

Editorial Cartoon by in-house illustrator Ron Rogers

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Letters to the Editor: Vote!

    Letters to the Editor: Vote!

Letters to the editor of The Winston-Salem Chronicle, May 12th Issue. Congratulations one year later on 41 years in business, Praise for Chronicle reporter, Voting does come at a cost, Honor these non-conforming trailblazers by voting.

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Column: High-performing schools are the best gateway to success

    Column: High-performing schools are the best gateway to success

Although U.S. high school graduation rates have significantly improved, U.S. Department of Education statistics show that African-American and Hispanic/Latino students are still graduating 5 to 10 points behind the national average.

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Column: Sneaker give-away was well-intentioned but short-sighted

    Column: Sneaker give-away was well-intentioned but short-sighted

What a wonderful gesture by the Chris Paul Family Foundation to supply more than 200 pairs of shoes to the students at Cook Elementary. That shows there are people in the community who care about the future of our inner-city youth.

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