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  • Triad jobless rate drops to 8.3 percent in August

    Posted on: 7:34 pm, October 2, 2013, by

    The return of public-school teachers to the classroom, along with a bump in health services and retail jobs, led to...
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  • Wells Fargo laying off 55 in Winston-Salem

    Posted on: 7:46 pm, October 1, 2013, by

    Wells Fargo said Tuesday that it is closing its Personal and Small Business Insurance location in Winston-Salem, eliminating 55 jobs....
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    Wells Fargo
  • Fort Bragg soldier dies in training exercise

    Posted on: 9:20 pm, September 23, 2013, by , updated on: 09:22pm, September 23, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A Fort Bragg soldier died Monday in a parachute accident during a trialing exercise, according to...
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    Fort Bragg stock
  • New income guidelines for free and reduced-lunch program

    Posted on: 4:18 pm, September 23, 2013, by

    More families may qualify for free- or reduced-priced school lunches this year under new guidelines announced last week by the...
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    School lunch
  • Skip Brown joins WFU athletics staff

    Posted on: 4:09 pm, September 20, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Skip Brown is the latest former Wake Forest great to find that he couldn’t stay away from...
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  • Triad spared from Wells Fargo’s N.C. job cuts

    Posted on: 8:38 pm, September 19, 2013, by

    Winston-Salem and the Triad have been spared a second time from Wells Fargo & Co.’s decision to eliminate an additional...
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    Wells Fargo
  • Driver in fatal Stokes County crash faces charges

    Posted on: 8:28 pm, September 16, 2013, by , updated on: 08:30pm, September 16, 2013

    WALNUT COVE, N.C. — The driver of a pickup truck involved in a fatal crash Friday night in Stokes County...
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  • Winston-Salem Transit Authority will begin Sunday bus service Nov. 3

    Posted on: 3:18 pm, September 12, 2013, by

    The fate of Sunday bus service in the city depends on its popularity with its potential riders, Art Barnes, the...
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    Winston-Salem Transit Authority begins Sunday bus service (Winston-Salem Journal)
  • Saving money on every day items without coupons

    Posted on: 10:18 pm, September 11, 2013, by , updated on: 11:10pm, September 11, 2013 is a new way to save money on the things you use every day–no coupons required! It’s a website...
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  • Burlington Industries wins $5.3M Air Force contract

    Posted on: 8:20 pm, September 11, 2013, by , updated on: 08:30pm, September 11, 2013

    Burlington Industries LLC said Wednesday it has been awarded a $5.3 million contract to supply micro denier polyester fabrics to...
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    Photo: Burlington Industries
  • Joines cruises to easy win in Democratic primary

    Posted on: 11:17 pm, September 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:18pm, September 10, 2013

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It was never close for incumbent Mayor Allen Joines on Tuesday as the mayor cruised to an...
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    Mayor Allen Joines
  • MacIntosh wins Democratic primary for Northwest Ward seat of Winston-Salem City Council

    Posted on: 11:01 pm, September 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:20pm, September 10, 2013

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Jeff MacIntosh won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, setting himself up for a race against Republican Lida...
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    Jeff MacIntosh (Winston-Salem Journal photo)