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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Historically Underutilized Business Certification Web Training Being Offered

Minority and women-owned businesses can receive assistance certifying or re-certifying as historically underutilized businesses with the state of North Carolina through web-based training that will be available online Wednesday, May 25, from 10 to 11:30 a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Carl H. Russell Community Center Improvements

City residents are invited to join Council Member Barbara Hanes Burke at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the improvements to the Carl H. Russell Community Center, 3521 Carver School Road, Winston-Salem.

Following the ceremony t...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 17, 2022

City Receives LEED Silver Certification

Winston-Salem has received LEED Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities program in recognition of the city’s efforts to implement strategies to improve sustainability and the standard of living for ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Registration Open for Hispanic Trust Talk on May 26

The Human Relations Commission and staff with the Human Relations/Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department are inviting Hispanic residents to participate in a trust talk with local law enforcement officers to discuss issues of importance to the Hispanic...

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Human Relations
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Public Art To Be Installed in Bus Shelters

Images of nine works of original art, selected by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission for the Artistic Bus Shelter Program, will be installed this week at Winston-Salem Transit Authority bus stops throughout Winston-Salem. 

The ...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Applications available for Youth Citizens' Police Academy

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  The Winston-Salem Police Department is now accepting applications online for the Youth Citizens’ Police Academy. This program is being offered to young men and women, ages 16 or older, who are interested in learning about the...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Applications available for Youth Citizens' Police Academy

  The Winston-Salem Police Department is now accepting applications online for the Youth Citizens’ Police Academy. This program is being offered to young men and women, ages 16 or older, who are interested in learning about the...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

New Smart Meters are WaterSavvy

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Watch our 3-minute introduction to WaterSavvy: https://youtu.be/2blmArJo7E4.

Since late 2020, contractors for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities have been installing new “smart” water meters as part of a systemwide infrastructure upgrade. Customers rec...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Recreation Revises Swim Lesson Sign Ups

The city will accept sign-ups for free swim lessons at city pools starting May 14 under a revised registration system that will go into effect this year. 

Under the new system, parents and guardians can request lessons at up to three pools, ranked...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Applications Available for City of Winston-Salem University

The city is accepting applications for the next class of City of Winston-Salem University, to be held for 12 weeks starting Aug. 25, 2022. This free, in-person program gives citizens a better understanding of city government, including the responsibilitie...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Now’s the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November.

To encourage residents to pr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Lifeguards Needed!

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Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks will be hiring more than 90 lifeguards and related positions for the summer to work at its pools and Winston Waterworks water park. Start date for orientation & training: May 21, 2022. Learn more.

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Drink Up! Our Local Tap Water Surpasses Federal Requirements

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For more than twenty years, drinking water in Forsyth County has met or surpassed all water quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency. That excellent record continues today with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities 2021 Wa...

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2021 Water Quality Report Utilities
Posted on: April 7, 2022

“Rec & Roll” Debuts April 13 at Malloy Park

Starting this month, Recreation & Parks will hold a series of “pop-up” recreation events at six parks in Winston-Salem that normally do not host youth sports and other structured recreation activities.

The first “Rec &...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: April 4, 2022

SOAR Program Accepting Applications

The city is accepting applications for its Successful Outcomes After Release (SOAR) program through 11:59 p.m. on May 29, 2022.

SOAR is a six-month program that provides gainful employment to returning citizens while supplementing the city's exist...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

City Receives “Spirit of North Carolina” Award

The city was presented a Spirit of North Carolina Award from the United Way of North Carolina on Wednesday in recognition of the eviction diversion collaboration between the Human Relations/Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department and the Winston-Salem ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Joines Ends Mask Requirement for City Buildings

Mayor Allen Joines is allowing the mask requirement for city buildings and facilities to expire at the end of today. Also expiring is Joines’ order restricting in-person access to city buildings only to those with appointments. However, Joines i...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Transformative Grants Applications Orientation Session

An application orientation and information session will be held online at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, to assist local non-profits that are applying to the city for a transformative grant. The session will go over the application form and the process by which...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market Reopening April 1

The Liberty Street Urban Farmers Market will reopen for the season Friday, April 1. Hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30. The market is at 1551 Liberty St. in Winston-Salem.

The market provides a venue for urban farmers as well as other ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Weaver Fire Reimbursement Program Update

As of Friday, March 25, 180 households have received a total of $59,487 in reimbursement through a city program for expenses they incurred due to the evacuation during the fire at the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant on Jan. 31.

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Help Wanted!

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City Holding Job Fair March 25

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Park and Shelter Reservations Start Soon

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Park and Shelter Reservations start April 1 and can be rented through October 31.

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Spring and Summer Camp Registration

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Spring and Summer are just around the corner! Registration for spring and summer camps will be opening soon!

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Chris Murphy Named Director of Planning and Development Services

The City-County Planning Board has voted to hire Chris Murphy as the director of planning and development services for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Murphy succeeds Aaron King, who was promoted to assistant city manager in November 2021.

Murphy joined ...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: March 14, 2022

CERT Training in Lewisville, NC

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The Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council and Lewisville Fire Department is offering the Community Emergency Response Team 21-hour Basic Training Course. 

Disasters can severely restrict and overwhelm emergency response resources and leave communit...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

It's Bulky Item Season!

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The city’s annual bulky item pick-up begins March 7 and will run through Sept. 9. Collection crews will go through the city street by street, collecting bulky items that garbage crews cannot accept. Furniture, mattresses, appliances, grills, carpet, old t...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Weaver Fire Reimbursement Application Event; Program Details Posted Online

The city and the Experiment in Self Reliance Inc. will accept applications for Weaver fire reimbursements from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Fairgrounds Home & Garden Building, 421 27th St., Winston-Salem.

Low-income city residents who we...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Bulky Item Collection Begins March 7

The city’s annual bulky item pick-up begins March 7 and will run through Sept. 9. Collection crews will go through the city street by street, collecting bulky items that garbage crews cannot accept. Furniture, mattresses, appliances, grills, car...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Joines Officially Lifts Citywide Mask Requirement Except for City Buildings

Mayor Allen Joines officially rescinded Monday the citywide mask requirement but left it in place for city buildings.

The requirement also remains in place for public transportation, including city buses and the Clark Campbell Transportation Center.&nb...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Next Steps for Weaver Fire Reimbursement Program

Low-income city residents who live or work within the area that was evacuated during the fire at the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant will be able to apply for reimbursement of their expenses starting March 9 under a program the City Council approved M...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Tunnel Project To Close Second Street Downtown

The block of Second Street between Church and Chestnut streets will be closed for a prolonged period starting Monday, Feb. 28, to construct an inmate tunnel between the new Forsyth County Courthouse and the Forsyth County Detention Center, and to make sto...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Joines To Lift Citywide Mask Requirement

Mayor Allen Joines announced today that he will lift the citywide mask mandate at the end of this month.

“In consultation with Dr. Christopher Ohl of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Joshua Swift, the Forsyth County public health director, I...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Non-Discrimination Ordinances Now in Effect

Two new non-discrimination ordinances, pertaining to public accommodations and employment, are now in effect in Winston-Salem. The City Council adopted the ordinances last summer and they took effect Jan. 1. They prohibit discrimination on the basis of ag...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Water Quality Advisory Lifted for Muddy, Mill and Monarcas Creeks

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health told city officials this morning that the water quality advisory for Muddy, Mill and Monarcas creeks can be lifted. In an email to Assistant City Manager Aaron King, Public Health Director Joshua Swift said h...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 6, 2022

Weaver Fire Toxicology Hotline Established

CTEH LLC, a consulting firm retained by the Winston Weaver Co., has established a toxicology hotline for residents who live in the area affected by the fire last week at the Weaver fertilizer plant. The number is 866-412-7768 and is staffed from 8 a.m. to...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Joines Extends “Appointment Only” Access to City Buildings

Mayor Allen Joines has extended through Feb. 28 his order restricting in-person access to city buildings only to those with appointments. The extension takes effect at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28.

On Jan. 7, Joines ordered that members of the public access city...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: January 26, 2022

COVID-19 Compliance Policy Update

On Tuesday January 18, 2022 the City Council of Winston-Salem approved an extension of the prior COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Under the revised policy, employees who have not provided proof of full vaccination status are required to provide proof of a neg...

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Employee Center Main News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

“Young Dreamers” Honored

The City Council and the Human Relations Commission honored two city residents this week as the 2022 recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr. Young Dreamers Award.

The Young Dreamers Award recognizes two emerging or proven young adult city residents betwee...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

“Young Dreamers” Honored

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The City Council and the Human Relations Commission honored two city residents this week as the 2022 recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr. Young Dreamers Award.

The Young Dreamers Award recognizes two emerging or proven young adult city residents betwee...

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Human Relations
Posted on: January 20, 2022

City Council approved the revised COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

On Tuesday evening, the Winston-Salem City Council approved the revised COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Under the revised policy, employees who remain unvaccinated are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test each week. The following changes are...

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Employee Center Main News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

City Statement on Workers’ Compensation Process

The city of Winston-Salem issued the following statement regarding its workers’ compensation process, and the protocols that it must follow, in response to a recent story in the Winston-Salem Journal regarding Sgt. Michael McDonald:

“In...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Click or Call - At Your Service!

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Need help with WSFC Utilities services?

• Pay Bill or Billing Questions: cityofws.org/paywater    *DRIVE-THROUGH service is available at two locations & there's also a night deposit. See the In Person tab on the tabl...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

City Administering Housing Assistance Program for People Living with HIV/AIDS

As of January, the Community Development Department is administering a federal program that provides housing and other assistance to people living with AIDS in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes and Yadkin counties.

The department will oversee disbursement o...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Cigna Healthcare Debit Card

Employees who signed up for Cigna health insurance are receiving Cigna debit cards by mail. This card is NOT the same as your Flexible Spending Account (if you have enrolled in that program) from Savers Administrative Services. The health care de...

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Employee Center Main News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Can the Grease to Prevent Sewer Backups

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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities reminds you to Can the Grease. Everyone plays a part in preventing sewer overflows and backups in their home or business. Running hot water down the drain does not help. Fortunately, it’s as easy as pouring...

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Can the Grease Utilities
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Pine Straw To Be Prohibited Around Combustible Commercial and Multi-Family Buildings

The Winston-Salem City Council has amended the city fire code to prohibit the use of pine straw (pine needles) as a landscaping material within 10 feet of commercial and multi-family residential buildings with combustible exteriors. The council approved t...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Mayor Pro Tempore Adams Appointed Vice Chair of NLC Human Development Committee

Council Member and Mayor Pro Tempore Denise D. Adams has been appointed by the National League of Cities to serve as vice chair of the NLC’s Human Development Federal Advocacy Committee.

Adams was elected to a one-year term and will provide strat...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Eviction Diversion Packet Offers Resources for Those Facing Eviction

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A group of community organizations convened by the Human Relations Department has created an Eviction Diversion Packet with information and resources to help residents facing eviction. 

The packet is available in English and in Spanish and is post...

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Human Relations - Spotlight
Posted on: June 15, 2021

African American Heritage Initiative Offering Virtual Orientation Starting on Juneteenth

In conjunction with Juneteenth, the city’s African American Heritage Initiative Committee is posting this Saturday an online “virtual orientation” to better assist city residents who want to become involved with the initiative’s mission of preserving the ...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2021

City Receives First Half of Federal Coronavirus Relief

City officials are in the process of determining how the City Council may spend $51.7 million in federal pandemic relief money, but they do not expect to make a final determination until the U.S. Treasury Department publishes the final rules later this su...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 27, 2021

$530.9 Million Budget Proposed for 2021-2022

 After a year of austerity driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, a rebound in city revenues would allow the city to return in large part to “business as usual” under the proposed $530.9 million budget for 2021-22 that City Manager ...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

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Learn more about Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team (PEART) and how you can help aid our animals in your community.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

WSFC Utilities Ranks Tops in Nation for Water Quality

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A recent study has ranked Winston-Salem’s drinking water as one of the best in the nation. 2021’s Best Cities for Water Quality ranked our water quality second overall among the 200 largest cities throughout the country based on seven key factors. Winston...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

River Otter Mural Wins National Championship

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A river otter mural on a water tank in Winston-Salem has won the 2021 Knope National Championship, a March Madness-style competition for municipal water facilities hosted online by Engaging Local Government Leaders.

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utiliti...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City Edition - March 2021

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Bulky Item Collection Now Underway
  • Forsyth Creek Week Returns March 20 - 28
  • Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Certification Web T...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Police Awarded Strategies in Policing Innovation Grant and Implement Real Time Crime Center

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The Winston-Salem Police Department was recently awarded $700,000 through a U.S. Department of Justice / Bureau of Justice Assistance grant opportunity.  Eligibility for this competitive, open-bid solicitation included local, state, and federal&a...

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Police - Spotlight
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Donate to those in need

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Several area nonprofit agencies are generously providing financial assistance for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities customers with past-due water and sewer bills who have lost jobs due to the pandemic. 

If you’d like to contribute t...

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Water-Sewer Bill Assistance Utilities
Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Edition - December 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Conducting Resident Satisfaction Survey
  • Joines Authorizes Enforcement of Cooper’s Emergency Orders
  • Most of Winst...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Avoid. Deny. Defend.

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What you do matters! Learn to protect yourself and the people around you.

Visit AvoidDenyDefend.org to learn more.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

CERT

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Learn how you can become a local Community Emergency Response Team member and help aid first responders during the next disaster.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Will You Be Ready?

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Learn self-survival methods in case emergency officials get overwhelmed during the next urgent event.

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Edition - October 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • On-Street Parking Enforcement Back in Effect
  • Public Safety Agencies Holding Drive-Through “Trunk or Treat”...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Edition - August 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Winston-Salem Cancels the Carolina Classic Fair
  • Fire Department Offering "Virtual" Citizen Fire Academy
  • New Liberty S...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: July 8, 2020

City Edition - July 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Old Greensboro Road Bridge Fully Closed
  • Virtual Workshops Scheduled for Pedestrian Plan
  • Community Meal Program Continues With N...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Winston-Salem Wins Four Telly Awards

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsJune 5, 2020

A WSTV profile of Police Capt. Rick Newnum and a public service announcement for social medial about holiday collection changes were honored during the 2020 Telly Awards.

“Behind the Badge &...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Edition - June 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • $470.6 Million Budget Proposed for 2020-2021
  • Brush Collection, Code Enforcement, Yard-Waste Fee Collection Resume
  • Phase 2 Chang...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Upcoming City Bond Issue Earns Highest Possible Credit Ratings

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NEWS RELEASEFinancial Management ServicesMay 29, 2020

All three credit rating agencies have assigned AAA ratings – their highest possible ratings -- to the $89 million in general obligation bonds the city is scheduled to sell in June. The high ra...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 21, 2020

$470.6 Million Budget Proposed for 2020-2021

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NEWS RELEASEBudget and Evaluation OfficeMay 21, 2020

City services to residents would remain at current levels, but the city would implement a variety of belt-tightening measures to close a $13.4 million shortfall driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, under the...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Edition - May 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Winston-Salem Wins $30 Million Grant to Transform Cleveland Avenue Homes
  • City Panel Awards 23 COVID-19 Response Fund Grants
  • Joi...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: April 28, 2020

No Wipes in Pipes!

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Toilet paper shortages have exposed the growing problem of wipes clogging our sewer system. As people run out of toilet tissue they may turn to other products. Unfortunately, “flushable” wipes are falsely labeled and are part of multip...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City Edition - April 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • COVID-19 NEWS
    • Stay-at-home Order in Effect
    • Bulky Item Collections Suspended
    • City Allocates 1 Million to Help Economic Victims of...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: March 5, 2020

City Edition - March 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • Bulky Item Collection Begins March 2
  • Information Sessions on Downtown Two-Way Street Conversions 
  • Learn More about Cit...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 17, 2020

City Edition - February 2021

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Soliciting Voluntary Participation in Survey
  • Fire Department Consultant’s Report Delivered
  • Virtual Programs Scheduled in in February...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: February 7, 2020

City Edition - February 2020

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Inside this month’s edition:

  • City Observing Black History Month
  • Fairgrounds Unveils Logo for Carolina Classic Fair
  • Nominations Sought for Walk of Fame
  • Regist...
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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: January 3, 2020

City Edition - January 2020

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Inside this month's edition:

  • Local Governance Study Commission Holding Public Information/Input Sessions
  • Learn More about City Recreation Opportunities at Open House...
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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Outstanding Women Leaders Committee Accepting Scholarship Applications

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NEWS RELEASEMarketing and CommunicationsNov. 21, 2019

The Outstanding Women Leaders Program Committee is accepting applications for its 2020 Future Outstanding Women Leaders Scholarship, to be awarded next spring. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31....

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Applications Available for City of Winston-Salem University

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The city is accepting applications for the next class of City of Winston-Salem University, to be held for 12 weeks starting Jan. 30, 2020. This free program gives citizens a better understanding of cit...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Winston-Salem Police Department has joined Neighbors

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We are excited to announce that the Winston-Salem Police Department has joined Neighbors!  While this app will not be monitored by law enforcement 24/7, WSPD can see crime and safety related information posted on the Neighbors app.  So t...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Applicants Sought for Community Appearance Commission

NEWS RELEASECity SecretarySept. 3, 2019

Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling a vacancy on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission.

The vacancy must be filled by a person who...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Funeral Arrangements for Bill Stuart Announced

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Funeral Arrangements for Bill Stuart Announced; Memorial Book Available for Citizens to Express Their Condolences

The funeral for retired City Manager Bill Stuart will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10...

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on: August 3, 2019

Bond Projects

Check the progress of bond projects voters approved in 2014 and 2018.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Citizen Fingerprinting Location and Services By Online Appointment Only

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The Citizen Fingerprinting services has been moved from the Public Safety Center on 725 N. Cherry St. to the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center located at 1200 N. Patterson Ave. Citizens MUST schedule an online appointment for th...

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Police - Spotlight
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Wins Employee Safety Awards From N.C. Department Of Labor

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City departments and facilities received 32 gold and 11 silver awards in the NC. Department of Labor’s annual safety awards program. The awards recognized city departments or city facilities with 10 or more employee...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Disparity Study Information Now Online

The City of Winston-Salem is working on a disparity study, led by MGT Consulting Group, to determine if a gap exists between the use and availability of minority- and women-owned businesses in the city's relevant marketplace.

MGT will be studying expenditu...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Think Orange Roundtable Leads To New Partnership For Feeding Kids

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Thanks to a connection made through the city's Think Orange campaign, 280 children in Winston-Salem are receiving meals during summer weekends through a new partnership between the Forsyth Backpack Program...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

What Can You Recycle?

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Find a listing of what can and can't be recycled.

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