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Getting Down to Business on Workforce Preparation

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

While the Great Recession is officially over, many Americans are still struggling to regain their economic footing. One way to get our country on a sound path to recovery is a focus on better preparing our students for success in the workforce.

School Counselor's Family 'Will Never Get Over' Her Murder

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.05.2014 | Crime

Maggie Daniels' family said in a written statement that the popular North Carolina school counselor's slaying has left them devastated. "Our lives ...

Politicians React To The Death Of Maya Angelou

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Beloved poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou died on Wednesday at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the age of 86. Politicians took to Twi...

Where Are America's Hardcore Fashionistas? Hint: Not in New York or LA

John Egan | Posted 07.06.2014 | Style
John Egan

Adjusting for regional pricing differences, women in Winston-Salem spend more per capita on clothing, shoes, dry cleaning, alternations, jewelry, watches, and closet and storage products than women in any other major metro area.

A New Sheriff Is in Town: The Triad Welcomes a New Indy Paper

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 05.31.2014 | Media
Victor M. Feraru

There are not many publications that will give us an unbiased story about the true news that matters. That was until recently when a group of muck raking reporters and editors decided they would take to the streets and form their own paper.

Charges Dropped Against Dad For Freak Accident That Buried 2 Children

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Crime

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec 6 (Reuters) - A judge has dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against a North Carolina man whose young daughter and ...

GOP Mayoral Candidate Drops Out Over Racial Slur

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Republican mayoral candidate in Winston-Salem, N.C., has dropped out after local party leaders withdrew their support ...

GOP Mayoral Candidate Drops Out Over Racial Slur

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Republican mayoral candidate in Winston-Salem, N.C., has dropped out after local party leaders withdrew their support ...

Labor Surplus, Labor Shortage, and the Skills Gap Between

Dr. Gary M. Green | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dr. Gary M. Green

We have two significant problems with the job market in the current recovery -- a labor surplus and a labor shortage. High unemployment and a lack of ...

6 Best Big Cities To Retire

Posted 10.19.2012 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 readers are always looking for the latest and greatest retirement hot spots. In the past we've run stories on the best college towns for r...

Winston-Salem's Wine Country

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

The iconic brand created by R. J. Reynolds in 1875 has all but disappeared and the new players in town include a bevy of wineries that are taking the area by storm.

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

HBCUs Shouldn't Be a Last Resort

James D. Jackson | Posted 10.01.2011 | College
James D. Jackson

Just about 5 years ago, I would not have imagined that I'd be in school at an HBCU. Eventually, I discovered one of the perks of going to an HBCU. There are people there that want to help you, that is, if you want to be helped.

President Obama and This Generation's 'Sputnik Moment'

David Coates | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Coates

Less and less is it the case that the United States remains, to quote the president, as "the home of the world's best universities."

Obama's Bipartisan Investment Strategy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.

Obama's New Theme: A Sputnik Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While Obama may indeed be right about America being in serious danger of falling behind on a worldwide scale, this Sputnik moment simply doesn't have a Sputnik. There is no one overarching threat.

Strange Sleepers: Artist Puts Mannequins In Compromising Positions (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Artist Mark Jenkins did an installation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina of mannequins in odd positions. Some were sleeping (see below), some were div...

Press Descend On Obama Following Wright Controversy

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In the last few days, the weary and distracted candidate Obama has been more forceful and passionate. Confronting his displeasure with Rev. Wright seems to have lit a fire under the Barack ass.

Krispy Kreme CEO Resigns

AP | IEVA M. AUGSTUMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. chief executive Daryl Brewster has resigned amid a sputtering turnaround effort. The Winston-Salem-based company said Mon...