McDonald’s restaurants have provided job opportunities for American youth for decades. Assisting its employees in furthering their education is paramount to the company as well.
Happy Hill Cemetery Friends invites volunteers to help clean up the historic Happy Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m at the corner of Willow and Pitts streets in Happy Hill. Help is also needed on May 28, The group has been working for years to restore the historic cemetery, located in the city’s oldest black community, which was hit hard in last week’s severe weather and is now littered with downed branches and trees.
Investigators with the Winston-Salem Police Department say they have seen a significant increase in credit card fraud this year.
The Winston-Salem Foundation hosted its annual Community Luncheon on May 4 with a record-breaking crowd of over 1,200 community members in attendance. The Foundation also announced the recipients of the 2016 Winston-Salem Foundation Award and the 2016 ECHO Awards.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and Novant Health have announced that they will partner to provide free in-home nurse visits to all mothers with newborn babies who are born and reside in Forsyth County.
Historic Preservation Month is being observed in May with lectures, panel discussions, trolley tours of historic neighborhoods, a tour of the historic Rural Hall train depot, the unveiling of a new local historic marker and more.
Winston-Salem will celebrate National Bike Month in May with organized bike rides, films, Walk & Roll Winston-Salem, the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, USA Cycling championships and more.
With many boycotting North Carolina because of HB 2, events that draw visitors from out of state, like next year’s National Black Theatre Festival, may be affected.
Photo by Tevin Stinson Students from the three universities in Winston-Salem listen during the rally held outside the Forsyth County
Hopkins BY TODD LUCK THE CHRONICLE Beth Hopkins said that after graduating from Wake Forest University in 1973 with Cum