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Yadkin Valley Wineries

It may not have the history of the Napa Valley or the “buzz” of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, but the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina is quickly becoming known as a hot spot for wineries. With its rolling foothills, the scenic Yadkin Valley begins just south of the Virginia state line near Interstate 77 and stretches …

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The Avett Brothers Shine

Technically, they are not from Winston-Salem, but the Carolina boys comprising the rootsy, folk rock band The Avett Brothers are from nearby Concord, North Carolina, and are beloved across our state and nation. We behind the scenes here at MyWinston-Salem.com are fans ourselves and couldn’t resist sharing the love. And if you’ve seen the Avetts …

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Chad’s Carolina Corn

Chad’s Carolina Corn is a locally owned and operated gourmet popcorn company. His popcorn is of such good taste and quality, that owner, Chad Huskey, is not afraid to put his name or his face on it. A popcorn addict himself, Chad began making batches of his popular popcorn by hand. Quickly the demand grew …

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Join Us On Instagram

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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Wildfire on Pilot Mountain

Approximately 800 acres of Pilot Mountain State Park have been burned so far in what was originally a controlled, or “prescribed” burn that began Thursday morning. The prescribed burn was intended to burn only 180 acres. Embers from the fire “jumped the line” and quickly grew out of control. First photo taken Saturday, November 10, …

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Winston-Salem Businesses

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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