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Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

    Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

Peter Oliver’s dramatic story of being a local Moravian slave who learned pottery and purchased his own freedom is still remembered today, by historical experts and his descendants. Oliver’s skill

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Editorial: Nation of Immigrants

    Editorial: Nation of Immigrants

(pictured above:  New citizens take part in the local naturalization ceremony on July 4.) Old Salem’s Independence Day naturalization ceremony was one of many that took place last Friday, on

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New Americans

    New Americans

Old Salem hosts Fourth of July nationalization ceremony (pictured above:  The new citizens take their oath on July 4th.) Old Salem Museum and Gardens kicked off a day of Fourth of

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Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow

    Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow

Jaycees hosts youth conference at WSSU Students focused on becoming better leaders in their schools and communities learned tools to do just that during the Winston-Salem Jaycees’ annual Hugh O’Brian

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God’s Acre Easter service is a sight to see

    God’s Acre Easter service is a sight to see

The longest running Easter sunrise service in the nation will greet the dawn with brass bands, songs and prayer on

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Local celebs taking part in unique show

    Local celebs taking part in unique show

(pictured above: Restaurateurs Stephanie Tyson and Vivian Joyner will take part.) No Rules Theatre Co. (NRTC), which is partly based in

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Delta exhibit features black artists

    Delta exhibit features black artists

Owens Daniels had called Winston-Salem home for several years before he ever set foot in Old Salem. But once the

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Post-Civil War freedoms to be probed at symposium

    Post-Civil War freedoms to be probed at symposium

The North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University and Old Salem are hosting a

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Senior Spotlight: Sam McMurray

    Senior Spotlight: Sam McMurray

A native Winston-Salem resident, Sam McMurray is 97-yrs-old. He was born on June 20, 1916. As a child, he wanted

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New citizens take oath on patriotic holiday

    New citizens take oath on patriotic holiday

In their six years of marriage, Alfonso Tobar has never seen his wife cry. Edith Sabillon came dangerously close to

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