Winston-Salem, North Carolina

What is Winston-Salem, North Carolina known for?


regular high

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.


growing local

in Winston-Salem. Although traditionally associated with the textile and tobacco industries, Winston-Salem is transforming itself to be a leader in the nanotech (nanotechnology), high-tech and bio-tech fields. Medical research is a fast-growing local industry, and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the largest employer in Winston-Salem. In December 2004, the city landed a deal with Dell, Inc. providing millions of dollars in incentives to build a computer assembly plant nearby in southeastern Forsyth County. However Dell closed its Winston-Salem facility in January 2010 due to the poor economy. A portion of downtown Winston-Salem has been designated as the Piedmont Triad Research Park for biomedical and information technology research and development. Largest employers According to the Winston-Salem Business Inc.'s 2012–2013 data report on major employers, , 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.


run+film

throughout the U.S.. Her brother is actor Vincent D'Onofrio. She is also one of the founders of the River Run Film Festival in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), North Carolina along with her brother Vincent and their father Gene D'Onofrio. She was also involved in the '''Naples Film Festival''', '''Fort Myers Film Festival''', and is the talent and film coordinator for '''The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival.''' She is married to musician Shawn Halladay and has a son, Hakan D'Onofrio from a previous relationship, and two stepdaughters, Alicia and Chantal Halladay. History Approved by AASHTO in September 2005, after receiving an earlier approval from the FHWA in July 2005, I-285 would connect Interstate 85 (Interstate 85 in North Carolina) to Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) in concurrency with US 52 (U.S. Route 52 in North Carolina), a total of , 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.


music movies

covering news, opinion, arts, entertainment, music, movies and food. The ''Winston-Salem Chronicle'' is a weekly newspaper that focuses on the African-American community. Radio stations These radio stations are located in Winston-Salem, and are listed by call letters, station number, and name. Many more radio stations can


home national

pub_12.pdf North Carolinians enjoy outdoor recreation utilizing numerous local bike paths, 34 state parks (List of North Carolina state parks), and 14 national parks (National Park Service) which are the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site at Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina Flat Rock


significant films

, 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


previous decades

The New York Times title 8 CAROLINA BANKS FAIL AS BOOM ENDS date 1930-11-21 accessdate 2010-04-25 Only Wachovia remained open with infusions of cash from Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). Because of the explosive growth of the previous decades, the 'per capita' debt owed by the city (through municipal bonds) was the highest of any city in the nation. http: www.nps.gov nr travel asheville


covering news

covering news, opinion, arts, entertainment, music, movies and food. The ''Winston-Salem Chronicle'' is a weekly newspaper that focuses on the African-American community. Radio stations These radio stations are located in Winston-Salem, and are listed by call letters, station number, and name. Many more radio stations can


unique sound

-Salem, NC Charleston, SC (Charleston, South Carolina) instrument '''Jump, Little Children''', later known as '''Jump''', was a band formed in 1991 in the city of Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina), North Carolina. Known for their unique sound, energetic live performances, and willingness to interact with fans, the band built a strong following over their fourteen years together. They played their final show on December 30, 2005 in their adopted hometown


directing films

book of essays ''Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now'' to Winfrey. group note In 1981, Angelou and du Feu divorced. Her attempts at producing and directing films were frustrated throughout the 80s. She returned to the southern United States in 1981, where she accepted the lifetime Reynolds Professorship of American Studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she

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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