Resources

Want to find out when the best time is to go leaf watching (ie. the fireworks of Fall) in Winston-Salem? Or maybe you’re just wondering when bulk pickup day is or what the city will pick up as far as recycling goes? Our resources category should have what you need. If not, please don’t hesitate to ask us for it!

Shop Our New MyWinston-Salem.com Store

You’ve asked, we delivered! The new MyWS online store is now here! Show everyone around town how much you love Winston-Salem with a little My Winston-Salem pride. We are now offering shirts, mugs, stickers, hats and more for sale via CafePress.

Perfect for gifts for your family, neighborhood block party, a local event or just because you love Winston-Salem (and we don’t blame you). And, if there is something you’re dying to see, let us know, we are always up for your ideas. But, why wait, start shopping today…

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Winston-Salem Schools

Arts Based Elementary School

Parents in Winston-Salem have a range of educational options for their children, including public schools, private schools, charter schools and even home schooling, which is legal in North Carolina. But with so many choices, it can be tough to decide which is best for a child’s individual needs. The decision isn’t always as simple as …

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Mother’s Day Gifts as Unique as Mom

Merlot & VanGogh Painting Class

As a mom, I can attest that yes, we love flowers, chocolates and handprint art by the little ones. But if you are looking for something unique and creative for Mom this Mother’s Day, Winston-Salem, NC, is full of unique options. It’s all about togetherness this Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 11, 2014). The Family that Paints …

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Creative Corridors Coalition

Creative Corridors Coalition logo

Creative Corridors Coalition (CCC) is a non-profit organization formed to give Forsyth County residents a voice in influencing the design of roadway infrastructure projects (mainly bridges) around the downtown area of Winston-Salem. This is part of a project where the NCDOT plans to rebuild a one-mile stretch of Business 40 highway through the city in …

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Winston-Salem Businesses

RJR Building in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem, NC is the home of several historic brands, whose families helped build the city, such as the Reynolds family (tobacco), the Hanes family (textiles); as well as famous food brands: Krispy Kreme, Dewey’s Bakery, Salem Baking Company, and Texas Pete.  Reynolds American: Currently the second largest tobacco company in America, Reynolds American encompasses R.J. …

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Join Us On Instagram

Instagram Logo

Our picturesque city of Winston-Salem is certainly share-worthy! While you shop, eat and celebrate locally this holiday season, share your favorite Winston-Salem holiday photos, traditions and local spots on Instagram with the hashtag #MyWS.

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Why You Love Winston-Salem

We asked our readers via our Facebook and Twitter pages what they love most about Winston-Salem. We know you love it or you would not be a part of our community but getting to the why people choose to live and stay here is the heart of this question. Read the responses so far and we invite you to share your own. We would love to hear from each and every one of you!

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