Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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largest black

Television TCT , Greensboro Cable-Only * News 14 Triad (News 14 Carolina) Transportation Public transportation The Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) has the responsibility of providing public transportation. It took over from the Safe Bus Company, founded in the 1920s as the largest black owned transportation company in the United States, in 1972. Operating out of the Clark Campbell Transportation Center at 100 West Fifth Street, WSTA has 26 daily routes, which run


historic short

. In 1991, ''Guiding Light'' was reinstated. By 1993, the Saturday morning movies were replaced with educational children's programs and infomercials. *Track owners (Two each from International Speedway Corporation and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated (Speedway Motorsports), the Hulman family (Indianapolis Motor Speedway), the Mattioli family (Pocono Raceway), and Dover International Speedway) *Four track owners from historic short tracks: Bowman-Gray Stadium Bowman


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Carolina . Their first "official" release (their actual first release was called ''Paper or Plastic'' 1996 , released through a small Winston-Salem-based label called Huel Records), ''A Sense of Coalition'' (1998) gained popularity on college radio stations for a cover of Don Henley's "The Boys of Summer (The Boys of Summer_(song)#Codeseven version)" (not to be confused with The Ataris' cover of the same song that became a mainstream radio hit years later


bestselling

journalist, writer and actor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina who became internationally prominent as a spokesman for Indian causes. He became famous following publication of his bestselling autobiography, purportedly based on his experience as the son of a Blackfoot chief. He was the first American Indian (Native Americans in the United States) admitted to the Explorers Club in New York City. After his tribal claims were found to be false, Long Lance was dropped by social


recording years

, and oversaw a remix. Easter said he found the presence of Hibbert "distracting" and added, "He came into my studio and it was like, now the big city guy is going to do it right. We mixed the song for about 12 hours and really, there wasn't enough equipment to warrant more than 45 minutes." Buckley, p. 57 The final mastering of the song disappointed the band. Guitarist Peter Buck, who described the recording years later as "muddy and hi-end", expressed his displeasure by breaking a copy of the finished single and nailing to his wall. In contrast, Buck also admitted that "there's something to be said for the original sort of murky feeling for the original recording ". Buckley, p. 58 '''Madison Smith Hedgecock''' (born August 27, 1981, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is a former American football fullback (Fullback (American football)). He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina (North Carolina Tar Heels football). '''Wallburg''' is a town in Davidson County, North Carolina. It is incorporated, but was never recognized as a CDP (Census-designated place) by the US Census prior to its incorporation in 2004. It is largely along North North Carolina Highway 109, about 8 miles southeast of Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) and about 5 miles northwest of High Point, North Carolina, between the intersections with Gumtree Road and Shady Grove Church Road, at an elevation of 920 feet above sea level. Neighboring municipalities include Kernersville (Kernersville, North Carolina), Thomasville (Thomasville, North Carolina), High Point (High Point, NC) and Midway (Midway, North Carolina). Conrad Stadium was renamed on September 3, 1988 in honor of Kidd Brewer, one of the most successful head coaches in Appalachian football history and a colorful part of North Carolina history. Brewer, a Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) native, served as head football coach of the Mountaineers from 1935–38, compiling a 30–5–3 overall mark in his four seasons at the helm of the Apps. An All-American at Duke (Duke University), Brewer's 1937 squad was unbeaten and unscored upon in the regular season. During the analog era, WPDE's over-the-air signal barely covered the entire Florence Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) market (media market) as typical with most UHF stations at the time. At one point, the North Carolina side of the market obtained a weaker signal from WPDE compared with Wilmington (Wilmington, North Carolina)'s WWAY and or WTVD from Durham (Durham, North Carolina). As of the digital transition, this station can now be regularly picked up in North Carolina because its digital signal is much stronger. In addition, the southern areas of Raleigh (Raleigh, North Carolina) and Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina) can pick up ABC from WPDE better than home affiliate WXLV (WXLV-TV) in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). WTVD has more reception in that area as well due to its powerful digital signal on VHF channel 11. This station's reception area includes eastern areas of Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina) and the Columbia (Columbia, South Carolina) market. The latter city's ABC affiliate WOLO-TV can be picked up in the northern and western parts of the Wilmington DMA because WWAY's current digital signal does not make it past US 701 (US Route 701) too well. The '''Career Center''' is a high school located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It offers an extension to the regular high school program. Classes offered include Advanced Placement courses, career and technical education (Vocational education) (CTE) courses, as well as English and other classes too small to be held at the regular high schools in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools program, such as Japanese and Chinese. It also offers extended day classes, which are classes held after school that allow students to "make up" a failed class in order to graduate. It moved to a new facility in January of 2012, after a bond vote sold its previous facility to Forsyth Tech (Forsyth Technical Community College). In addition to Northerners, the job markets in North Carolina's three largest metropolitan regions — Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and the Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina)-Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)-High Point (High Point, North Carolina) Piedmont Triad — have also attracted large and growing Latino (Hispanic and Latino Americans) and Asian American immigration and migration. A report released by the Brookings Institute in May 2006 entitled ''Diversity Spreads Out'', noted that the Charlotte metro area ranked second nationally with a 49.8% growth rate in its Hispanic population between 2000 and 2004. The Raleigh-Durham metro area followed in third place with a 46.7% rate of growth. , owner Carl Pohlad almost sold the Twins to North Carolina businessman Don Beaver, who would have moved the team to the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina) – Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – High Point (High Point, North Carolina)) area. The defeat of a referendum for a stadium in North Carolina and a lack of interest in building a stadium for the Twins in Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina) killed the deal.


black public

. He was 88 years old. '''Winston-Salem State University''' ('''WSSU'''), a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a historically black (Historically black colleges and universities) public (Public university) research university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. It is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. '''Salem Academy


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Carolina) Pilot Mountain , one of the most distinctive natural features in North Carolina. Through the Piedmont Triad region, US 52 is mostly a limited-access freeway. The route joins Interstate 85 Business into Lexington, North Carolina and shares Interstate 85 around Salisbury, North Carolina. The segment of US 52 from Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Lexington is currently being upgraded to Interstate highway standards for the future Interstate 285 (Interstate 285 (North Carolina)) corridor. The segment from northern Winston-Salem to just south of Mount Airy is expected to form part of the Interstate 74 corridor through North Carolina. Early life and education Cunningham was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and grew up in Lexington, North Carolina. He attended the Lexington City Schools and Forsyth Country Day School where he graduated in 1991. Cunningham studied at Vanderbilt University before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from UNC in 1996 with a Bachelor's degree (with Honors) in Political Science and Philosophy. Cunningham received a Master's of Science in Public Policy and Public Administration from the London School of Economics. He was awarded a law degree in 1999 from University of North Carolina School of Law. , owner Carl Pohlad almost sold the Twins to North Carolina businessman Don Beaver, who would have moved the team to the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina) – Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – High Point (High Point, North Carolina)) area. The defeat of a referendum for a stadium in North Carolina and a lack of interest in building a stadium for the Twins in Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina) killed the deal.


construction buildings

needed date April 2010 Every year the staff of the Empire State Building sends a Father's Day card to the staff at the Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem to pay homage to its role as predecessor to the Empire State Building.construction-buildings 167637-1.html Reynolds Building. Retrieved November 15, 2008.

name "sale" The building is well known for being the predecessor and prototype for the much larger Empire State Building that was built in 1931 in New York City.

-buildings 167637-1.html title Reynolds Building accessdate 2008-09-18 Every year the staff of the Empire State Building sends a Father's Day card to the staff at the Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem to pay homage to its role as predecessor to the Empire State Building.


community involvement

from Michigan City, Indiana, at U.S. 20 (U.S. Route 20), to Fort Fisher (Fort Fisher State Recreation Area) in North Carolina. The highway goes through the cities of Indianapolis, Indiana, Lexington, Kentucky, Boone


history made

Park Inn , 1912 While Asheville prospered in the decades of 1910s and 1920s (at one point, Asheville was the 3rd largest city in North Carolina, behind Charlotte and Wilmington), the period of Asheville's history made world-famous by the novel ''Look Homeward, Angel'', the Great Depression hit Asheville quite hard. On November 20, 1930, eight local banks failed.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

'''Winston-Salem''' is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County (Forsyth County, North Carolina), North Carolina, United States. With a 2013 estimated population of 236,441, it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the fourth largest city in the state. Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street , formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center.

Winston-Salem is called the "Twin City" for its dual heritage and "City of the Arts and Innovation" for its dedication to fine arts and theater and technological research. "Camel City" is a reference to the city's historic involvement in the tobacco industry related to locally based R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Camel (Camel (cigarette)) cigarettes. Winston-Salem is also known for its traditional furniture company. Many locals refer to the city as "Winston" in informal speech. "The Dash" is referenced from the hyphen between Winston and Salem and was popularized by the nickname of the local minor league baseball team, the Winston-Salem Dash.

In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by CBS MoneyWatch. The 10 Best Places to Retire

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