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How Jazzercise Kicked My Butt Back Into Shape

Facing my 42nd birthday in late January 2017, I realized that I had not done a damn thing in the form of cardio since making my big health-oriented new year’s resolutions. One other thing happened on that day — my friend JoAnn, who is a Jazzercise instructor, wrote me to wish me a happy birthday and to remind me that I needed to make time to check out Jazzercise Winston-Salem. Hmmm… could it be a sign?

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Lidl Winston-Salem is Opening This Month

Lidl Winston-Salem outside entrance

German grocery store chain Lidl is opening 100 stores across the U.S. in the coming year, with 20 in North Carolina this summer, and one in Winston-Salem on June 15, 2017. Pronounced “LEE-dil,” rhyming with “needle,” the European-style grocery store boasts prices half that of some grocery stores…

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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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Winston Salem Dell Plant Closing

Winston-Salem Dell Plant

Dell received $281 million in local and state incentives when it decided to locate its manufacturing plant in Forsyth County in 2005. The agreement was for Dell to invest an additional $100 million and to create 1700 jobs by September 2010. It was supposed to maintain these jobs for at least a decade longer (until …

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