Winston-Salem, North Carolina

What is Winston-Salem, North Carolina known for?


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"A Rose and a Baby Ruth" for Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) record label, Colonial Records. The song, written (songwriter) by John D. Loudermilk, climbed to No. 6 on the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart (record chart). By 1960, "A Rose and a Baby Ruth" had attained gold record (music recording sales certification) status for ABC-Paramount (ABC Records) (which had acquired the song from Colonial (Colonial Records)). The self-penned B-side (A-side and B-side) of the record, "If You Don't Know", revealed Hamilton's ambitions to be a rockabilly-country singer. In late 1959, Hamilton moved his family to Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee), Tennessee to further his work as a country musician. George Hamilton IV and Friends Biography Page On February 8, 1960, Hamilton officially became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Later that same year, he began recording for RCA Records, having been signed by Chet Atkins. '''Salem College''' is a liberal arts (Liberal arts colleges in the United States) women's college (Women's Colleges in the Southern United States) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina founded in 1772. Originally established as a primary school, it later became an academy (high school) and finally a college. It is the oldest female educational establishment that is still a women's college (Timeline of women's colleges in the United States#First and oldest) (coeducational Moravian College, originally Bethlehem Female Seminary, was founded in 1742). It is the oldest female institution in the Southern United States. Governor's School enrolls approximately 800 students each summer, half each in programs housed at Salem College in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) (known as Governor's School West, or GSW) and at Meredith College in Raleigh (Raleigh, North Carolina) (known as Governor's School East, or GSE); GSE was previously held on the campus of St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg (Laurinburg, North Carolina). Recently, due to budget cuts, Governor's School 2010 has only accepted 600 students total. The "Triangle" name was cemented in the public consciousness in the 1950s with the creation of Research Triangle Park, home to numerous high-tech companies and enterprises. Although the name is now used to refer to the geographic region, "The Triangle" originally referred to the universities, whose research facilities, and the educated workforce they provide, have historically served as a major attraction for businesses located in the region. The region should not be confused with "The Triad" (Piedmont Triad), which is a North Carolina region adjacent to and directly west of the Triangle comprising Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina), Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), and High Point (High Point, North Carolina), among other cities. Most of the Triangle is represented by, and closely associated with, the second (North Carolina's 2nd congressional district), fourth (North Carolina's 4th congressional district) and thirteenth (North Carolina's 13th congressional district) congressional districts. *Wilmington (Wilmington, North Carolina) - WWAY 3 *Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) - WXLV-TV 45 image_shield shield_size city_logo - RiverRun International Film Festival 1998 Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) North Carolina International Held annually each Spring, devoted to the role of cinema as a conduit of powerful ideas and diverse viewpoints. - - North Carolina Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina), Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina), Raleigh (Raleigh, North Carolina), Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), Durham (Durham, North Carolina), Jacksonville (Jacksonville, North Carolina) - Brown & Williamson was founded in Winston (today's Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)), North Carolina, as a partnership of George T. Brown and his brother-in-law Robert Lynn Williamson, whose father was already operating two chewing tobacco manufacturing facilities. Robert Lynn Williamson's uncle James Nathaniel Williamson also became a prominent North Carolina businessman. After marrying the daughter of textile pioneer Edwin M. Holt, James Williamson became a principal in the Holt family (Thomas Michael Holt) textile interests and among the leading North Carolina businessmen of his time.Initially, the new partnership took over one of the elder Williamson's factories. Thomas Farish Williamson, father of Robert Lynn Williamson, Caswell County Notable People, hosted by rootsweb.com In February 1894 the new company, calling itself Brown & Williamson, hired 30 workers and began manufacturing in a leased facility. In 1927 the Brown and Williamson families sold the business to London-based British American Tobacco. The business was reorganized as the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation. Manufacturing and distribution were expanded, and work on a new B&W factory in Louisville was begun. * Pilsen (Lower West Side, Chicago#Pilsen), Chicago, Illinois (Czech when named, but Hispanic in late 20th century, multi-cultural in early 21st century) * Old Salem, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (historic; German speaking Moravian (Moravian Church)) * Solvang, California (Danish (Denmark)) US 52 enters North Carolina just north west of Mount Airy (Mount Airy, North Carolina). It goes by Pilot Mountain (Pilot Mountain (North Carolina)), 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.


radio hit

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


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, North Carolina . The festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and presents a variety of feature-length and short films from all genres, and also presents special events, regional premieres of significant films, celebrity tributes, family events and classic retrospectives as well as panel discussions and parties. Chapman, the daughter of a cotton mill owner, Marshall was named Martha Marshall Chapman II, in part for her paternal grandmother. Had she been a boy, her name


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School, Salem Montessori School, Berean Baptist Christian School and Woodland Baptist Christian School. Until 2001, Winston-Salem was home to Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (North Carolina)) (now in Kernersville, North Carolina), one of only three Catholic high schools in North Carolina. * Salem Academy, located in Old Salem, has been providing education to young women since 1772. * Forsyth Country Day School (in nearby Lewisville

-Salem resident was elected to statewide office (when Richard Burr was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004). Robert B. Glenn High School in Kernersville, North Carolina is named after the former governor. The '''Piedmont Triad''', or '''Triad''', is a north-central region of the U.S. state of North Carolina that consists of the area within and surrounding the three major cities of Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina), Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), and High

, for instance, founded within its downtown the Piedmont Triad Research Park, a highly interactive, master-planned innovation community developed to support life science and information technology research and development. Dell, Inc. in the early 2000s struck a deal with local officials allowing for the construction of a new computer assembly plant near the Triad city of Kernersville (Kernersville, North Carolina). Additionally, the University of North Carolina


large role

partly because of it created the first arts council in the United States, founded in 1949, and because of the local art schools and attractions


leading roles

, North Carolina. The leading roles were played by Sean Hayes and Alicia Fowler. Paxton's story line followed the classic Chinese version, but with the addition of several supporting characters. Returning to New York, she worked further with the APA, and then was cast as Eleanor of Aquitaine in ''The Lion in Winter'', a performance that garnered her a Tony Award in 1966. Rabb directed her one last time as Natasha in ''War and Peace'' in 1967, the same year they agreed


strong sports

of these schools continue to feature strong sports programs to this day, having won a large number of state titles since rejoining the NCHSAA. Since 1977, Concord High has been a 3A (AAA) member of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and still competes in the South Piedmont Conference (SPC). The South Piedmont Conference dates back to the 1930 season and the WNCHSAA, and Concord High is the only charter member of the SPC that remains in that league, having never played in another athletic conference. Early life Pyle, the daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, was born in Houston (Houston, Texas), Texas and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She has two older sisters, Debbie and Julie, two older brothers, Sam and Paul, one younger half-brother, Gordon, and a half-sister, Meredith. , 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.


development studies

. Route 421 in North Carolina US 421 , a section from west of Fourth Street to east of Church Street has begun project development studies to completely upgrade and streamline. The project includes removing the existing pavement and replacing it with new concrete pavement, upgrade and modernize entrance and exit ramps, and replace most of the bridges on and over the freeway. No cost or time frame has been given at this time.


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a Hungarian-Jewish family as well as playing the young and old Calypso in the adaptation of The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley. She appeared in the rotating cast of the Off-Broadway staged reading of ''Wit & Wisdom''. "Synopsis of Wit & Wisdom" at Theater Mania In 2007, she received the North Carolina Award for fine arts. Her husband, John Ehle, won the same award in 1972


previous band

, United States genre Deathcore, Deathgrind '''Glass Casket''' is a deathcore band from Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), North Carolina. They were originally called Gadrel when they released their first demo ''To Cherish a Falsity''. The band formed after several members previous band Narayan broke up. Dustie Waring and Blake Richardson are also currently members of Between the Buried and Me. Adam Cody is also currently a member

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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