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Posted on: January 30, 2023

New Winston-Salem Police Chief Announced


City Manager Lee Garrity announced that he is appointing Assistant Chief William Penn, Jr. to be Winston-Salem’s new police chief. The appointment is effective immediately. A formal swearing in ceremony date will be announced soon.

Penn was selec...


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Posted on: December 21, 2022

City of Winston-Salem Implements New Security Measures


Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 3, all employees and visitors to City Hall and the Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building will be required to pass through metal detectors and allow their bags, cases and other containers to be examined for prohibited items.

Signs wi...


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Posted on: August 10, 2022

New Winston-Salem Collects App & Online Tool Launched


The city has launched a new app and online tool that takes the guesswork out of curbside collections, be it garbage, recycling, yard waste, brush or bulky item collection.

The app is called Winston-Salem Collects and is free for Apple and Android. It sends...


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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Adopted Ward Lines Posted


Information about the new adopted lines for Winston-Salem’s eight wards is posted at The ward lines must be adjusted to account for population changes revealed by the 2020 census.

The proposed ward lines that were presented to...


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Posted on: April 4, 2019

What Can You Recycle?

Picture chart with items accepted and not accepted in recycle program

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

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