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Cemetery effort identities names on headstones 

    Cemetery effort identities names on headstones 

Those who clear and clean up Happy Hill Cemetery are still looking for volunteers, especially those with loved ones who were laid to rest in the historic African-American cemetery.  

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Happy Hill school and spring get historic marker

    Happy Hill school and spring get historic marker

Happy Hill has a new marker to denote a historic spring and an 1867 school built by freedmen. The marker was dedicated on Saturday, May 20, in a ceremony by

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Happy Hill Salutes Cops

    Happy Hill Salutes Cops

(pictured above: Honoree Delray Anthony (left) poses with Council Member Derwin Montgomery and organizer Ben Piggott.) Some of Winston-Salem’s finest grew up in Happy Hill, the city’s oldest African American community.

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Jobs program pushes to fill roster

    Jobs program pushes to  fill roster

YouthBuild, a new City of Winston-Salem program, is giving high school drop-outs a chance to earn their GEDs while learning the lucrative construction trade. YouthBuild is targeting drop-outs ages 16

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Safety rules remain as pool season starts

    Safety rules remain as pool season starts

Bolton Pool, which opened over the Memorial Day holiday, will also be open June 1-2, as will Polo Pool. The

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100 years later

    100 years later

Winston-Salem is holding a big birthday party this weekend. It was 100 years ago that the towns of Winston and

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Looking Back

    Looking Back

Residents point to significant local black history events over the last 100 years The city’s four-day Centennial Celebration, which began

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