Originally settled by a Bishop in 1753 the name Salem rose from a translation of the Hebrew word Shalom. Winston was formed in 1849 and named after a Revolutionary War hero. The towns combined in 1889 when the mail offices for both areas were merged. The economy grew up mostly around the Reynolds Tobacco Company. It was in Winston Salem in 1911 that Wachovia Bank was formed. Today it is also home to the headquarters for Krispy Kreme donuts.
Local Newspapers: The Winston-Salem Journal Courier
Local Sports Teams: The Cash (A baseball), Wake Forest Deamon Deacons
Local Colleges: State UniversityWake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Zip Codes associated with winston salem, north carolina: 27012, 27019, 27101, 27103, 27104, 27105, 27106, 27107, 27127, 27284, 27295
Towns/Cities near winston salem, north carolina : Kernersville, Walkertown, Lewisville, Clemmons, Wallburg, Thomasville, Tobaccoville, Stokesdale, High Point
Thought they'd never admit it, from time to time, the folks who pick the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have used the designation "Early Influence'' because "Dang it, we goofed and they should've been in a long time ago'' was a bit incriminating. But in the case of the "5'' Royales , it's absolutely accurate.Restaurant closing after nearly 5 years
Bob's Big Gas Subs & Pub, a Winston-Salem restaurant located in a former gas station, is shutting down operations. Bob's opened in September 2010, according to the newspaper.Sentencing hearing today for adoptive parents of Erica Parsons
Sentencing hearing today for adoptive parents of Erica Parsons Sentence hearing for today for adoptive parents of Erica Parsons Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/local/erica-parsons/2015/03/27/sentence-hearing-for-today-for-adoptive-parents-of-erica-parsons/70530652/ WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons could learn today how long they'll be behind bars. Casey and Sandy Parsons were convicted of fraud for collecting state and federal funds for Erica's care even though she had not been living with them for more than a year.Sutler's Spirit Co. sets grand opening
With its gin ready to hit the shelves of local ABC stores, Winston-Salem craft distillery Sutler's Spirit Co. has announced a grand opening celebration at its West End Mill Works location.Freeland new president of the NC Art Education Association
Penelope Proffit Freeland of Yadkinville has taken the office of president for the North Carolina Art Eduation Association during their Centennial Year. She is a visual arts administrator at Central Office for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.Advisor Profile: Credit Union Advisor Advocates for Elders
How Wells Fargo Serves the Ultra-Rich Ultrahigh-net-worth investors can have complex needs. That's why Abbot Downing, Wells Fargo's group serving investors with $50 million or more, has family historians and psychologists on staff.Fitch Affirms Novant Health (NC) Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA-' rating on the following bonds issued by the North Carolina Medical Care Commission on behalf of Novant Health, Inc.: The bonds are unsecured obligations of the obligated group , which is typical of a corporate parent model. As the system's corporate parent and sole member of its affiliates, Novant is an OG member, along with its two largest revenue-generating affiliates, Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC and The Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC.Wake Forest Spring Football Observations: 3/24
It was a brisk morning in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, but the Deacs were still out for another spring practice in full pads. I was able to catch about a half hour of practice before heading to work.Fairfield To Open In Winston-Salem, Nc With Innovative Next Generation Design And D cor
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Twin City Stage will present "Mary Poppins," opening on March 27, at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem. Additional performances will be held March 28-29, April 2-5 and 9-12.Women Can Now Give Themselves Instant, Remote-Controlled Orgasms
Thanks a lot, science! Now women are going to replace us with a remote control. Actually, we should rephrase that.Latin Labor Staffing expands with High Point office
With the new office, at 2312 S. Main St. in High Point, the firm seeks to serve businesses in cities across the region, including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Asheboro, as well as Salisbury. The company also operates in Atlanta.Winston Salem Police car hits building
EVEN A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATER THIS WEEK. MUCH MORE ON THAT COMING UP. KIM: NEW THIS MORNING, A WINSTON-SALEM POLICE OFFICER IS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER POLICE SAY HE CRASHED INTO A BUILDING IN THE REYNOLDA VILLAGE.Governor McCrory Announces Business Court Nominee
The Houston woman who was shot in the back of the head during an apparent road rage incident was released from the hospital Sunday as the search for the shoo... -- When Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl. Shaun Begg got the opportunity to play hockey on a rink high up in the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia, he jumped a... On Tuesday, March, 17, the Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Glenn Thompson, held a public hearing to review the definition of EPA's "waters of the U... ORLANDO, Fla.Union County golf club in $44M deal for 6 Southeastern courses
Firethorne Country Club is among six Southeastern Golf included in a $44 million deal to be sold to ClubCorp Holdings Inc. .Acne patients: 'substantial proportion' fail to collect prescribed treatment
Among 143 patients under the care of dermatologists for their acne, just over a quarter failed to collect prescriptions from the pharmacy in a study published online in JAMA Dermatology . Could new combinations of treatments help those people with acne currently trying to follow prescription regimes involving more than one med? Followed up by the researchers from the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the patients were called to ask about "primary adherence" to treatments - that is, about whether they collected their pharmacy treatments in the first place, or used them at all when they did.
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