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WF Innovation Quarter looks to revive vacant power plant

    WF Innovation Quarter looks to revive vacant power plant

Photo by Tevin Stinson BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is looking to pump new life into the old Bailey Power Plant. Known for its signature brick

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Barber Family gathers in Winston-Salem

    Barber Family gathers in Winston-Salem

In above photo: The Barber family poses in front of Hawthorne Inn. (Submitted photo) Special to The Chronicle John and Mary Barber married in Sandy Ridge, N.C. in 1888. They

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Officials nudge apartment managers to ban smoking

    Officials nudge apartment managers to ban smoking

(pictured above: County Health Director Marlon Hunter addresses attendees.) Public health officials are making a push to persuade local property owners and managers to implement smoke free policies. “As landlords and

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Labor union marker to be unveiled today

    Labor union marker to be unveiled today

A fertile period of labor organizing in the tobacco industry during the 1940s fed into the Civil Rights Movement. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated to workers

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