|Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
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Winston-Salem is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area Code 336 covers northwest North Carolina mainly the Piedmont Triad region and the northern Foothills and northern Mountain regions A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States As of the 2000 census, the city population was 185,776; in 2004 the city annexed an additional 17,483 raising the population to 223,000. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It is the county seat and largest city of Forsyth County and the third-largest city in the state. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Forsyth County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. Winston-Salem is a prominent municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and is home to one of the tallest office buildings in the region, the Wachovia Center. The Piedmont Triad, Triad, or North Carolina Triad is a region of the U The Wachovia Center is a 460 feet (140 m 34 floor office Skyscraper in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. It is often referred to as the "Twin City" for its dual heritage, although "Camel City" is another popular nickname, referring to the city's prominent tobacco industry (after Camel cigarettes). Tobacco is an Agricultural product recognized as an addictive drug processed from the fresh Leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. Camel is a brand of Cigarettes that was introduced by American company R Many locals, however, use the shortened name "Winston" in informal speech. Winston-Salem is the home of Wake Forest University, a nationally distinguished private university. Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational University in North Carolina, founded in 1834
The Old Salem district and related Historic Bethabara site are the city's oldest historical attractions. Old Salem is a Living history museum that operates within the restored Moravian community of Winston-Salem North Carolina. Also of historical interest is Reynolda Village (which includes Reynolda Gardens and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art). Reynolda Village is a shopping and business complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina created from the servant and agricultural buildings of the former R Reynolda Gardens (129 acres with of formal gardens are gardens located off Reynolda Road adjacent to the Reynolda campus of Wake Forest University and the Reynolda House Other sites of interest include the Horne Creek Historic Farm, Tanglewood Park, the SciWorks educational facility, and SECCA, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Tanglewood Park is a Golf course and Park in Forsyth County North Carolina, United States, located on the Yadkin River between SciWorks the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County is a science museum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (or SECCA located in Winston-Salem N The city's major sports and entertainment venues are organized in a group known as the Winston-Salem Entertainment-Sports Complex. The Winston-Salem Entertainment-Sports Complex is a group of Arenas Sports venues and Entertainment venues in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
The Winston-Salem metropolitan area (MSA) has an estimated population of 441,607 according to the 2004 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau. Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas|Table of United States Core Based Statistical AreasIn the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB has produced The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The combined statistical area (CSA) of Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point has a population of 1,513,576 as of 2006. Table of United States Combined Statistical AreasThe United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB defines micropolitan and metropolitan statistical areas. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Source: US Bureau of the Census Released April 2006
The origin of the town of Salem dates back to January 1753, when Bishop August Gottlieb Spangenberg, on behalf of the Moravian Church, selected a settlement site in the three forks of Muddy Creek. August Gottlieb Spangenberg ( July 15, 1704 - September 18, 1792) Count Zinzendorf 's successor and bishop of the Moravian Brethren This page is about the Moravian Church globally For information about the church in a particular geographic area use the links at Organisation below He called this area "die Wachau" (Latin form: Wachovia) named after the Austrian estate of Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf, Wachovia Bank takes its name from this area where it was founded. Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. Wachovia ( Pronunciation wah-KO-vee-yah) was the area settled by Moravians in what is now Forsyth County, North Carolina, US Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Imperial Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf, ( May 26, 1700 &ndash May 9, 1760 Wachovia Corporation ( based in Charlotte North Carolina, is a diversified Financial services holding company provided via its operating subsidiaries a broad The land, just short of 99,000 acres (400 km²), was subsequently purchased from John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville. John Carteret 2nd Earl Granville 7th Seigneur of Sark, PC ( 22 April 1690 &ndash 22 January 1763) commonly known by his earlier
On November 17, 1753, the first settlers arrived at what would later become the town of Bethabara. Events 284 - Diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers Year 1753 ( MDCCLIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Bethabara (from the Hebrew, meaning "House of Passage" and pronounced beth-ab-bra the name of the traditional site of the Baptism of Jesus Christ This town, despite its rapid growth, was not designed to be the primary settlement on the tract. Instead, the guidance of the Lord was sought for selection of a new town by drawing lots among sites which were suitable.
The town established on the chosen site was given the name of Salem (for "peace") chosen for it by the Moravian's late patron, Count Zinzendorf. Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Imperial Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf, ( May 26, 1700 &ndash May 9, 1760 On 6 January, 1766, the first tree was felled for the building of Salem. Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Salem was a typical Moravian settlement congregation with the public buildings of the congregation grouped around a central square, today Salem Square. These included the Church, a Brethren's House and a Sisters' House for the unmarried members of the Congregation, which owned all the property in town. For many years only members of the Moravian Church were permitted to live in the settlement. This practice had ended by the American Civil War. Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South Many of the original buildings in the settlement have been restored or rebuilt and are now part of Old Salem. Old Salem is a Living history museum that operates within the restored Moravian community of Winston-Salem North Carolina. Salem Square and "God's Acre", the Moravian Graveyard, are the site each Easter Morning of the world famous Moravian Sunrise Service. God's Acre is the traditional name given to the graveyards of Congregations of the Moravian Church. Easter ( Greek: Πάσχα Pascha or Pasxa) is the most important religious feast in the Christian Liturgical year. This service, sponsored by all the Moravian church parishes in the City, attracts thousands of worshippers each year and has earned the name of "the Easter City" for Winston-Salem.
In 1849 the town of Winston was founded, named after a local hero of the Revolutionary War, Joseph Winston, who was well-known in the town of Salem. Joseph Winston (born June 17, 1746 in Louisa County Virginia; died April 21, 1815 near Germanton North Carolina) was Shortly thereafter both Winston and Salem were incorporated into the newly formed Forsyth County. Forsyth County is a County located in the US state of North Carolina. It thrived as an industrial town, producing tobacco products, furniture and textiles. In 1851 Winston was designated the county seat, and, with plans to connect the cities of Winston and Salem, the county courthouse square was placed just one mile north of Salem's square. 1851 ( MDCCCLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year
In 1889, the United States Post Office Department combined the mail offices for the two towns, and the towns were officially joined as "Winston-Salem" in 1913. Year 1889 ( MDCCCLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Post Office Department is the former name of the United States Postal Service when it was a Cabinet department Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
The Reynolds family, namesake of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, played a large role in the history and public life of Winston-Salem. Richard Joshua "RJ" Reynolds ( July 20, 1850 - July 29, 1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R R J Reynolds Tobacco Company ( RJR) based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and founded by R
Winston-Salem is located at (36. 102764, -80. 260491).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 109. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 6 square miles (283. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 9 km²), of which, 108. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 8 square miles (281. 9 km²) of it is land and 0. 8 square miles (2. 0 km²) of it (0. 71%) is water.
In April of 2007 Winston Salem, along with several other North Carolina cities, signed legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to pre-1990 levels, in an effort to combat global warming. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Greenhouse gases are gaseous constituents of the atmosphere bothnatural and anthropogenic that absorb and emit radiation at specific wavelengths within the spectrum of thermal infrared Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) 
As of the census of 2000, there are 185,776 people, with a total urban population of 299,290, 76,247 households, and 46,205 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. The population density is 1,706. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 people per square mile (659. 0/km²). There are 82,593 housing units at an average density of 758. 8/sq mi (293. 0/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 55. 57% White, 37. 10% African American, 0. 31% Native American, 1. 13% Asian, 0. 04% Pacific Islander, 4. 29% from other races, and 1. 56% from two or more races. 8. 64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 76,247 households out of which 28. 0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40. 2% are married couples living together, 16. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39. 4% are non-families. 33. 4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10. 7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2. 32 and the average family size is 2. 95.
In the city the population is spread out with 23. 3% under the age of 18, 11. 7% from 18 to 24, 30. 4% from 25 to 44, 20. 9% from 45 to 64, and 13. 7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 88. 7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84. 2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $37,006, and the median income for a family is $46,595. Males have a median income of $32,398 versus $26,335 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,468. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country 15. 2% of the population and 11. 3% of families are below the poverty line. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country Out of the total population, 22. 0% of those under the age of 18 and 11. 1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
A 2006 cost of living survey (Mercer) ranked Winston-Salem as the least expensive city in the U. S. or Europe, 124th worldwide - slightly over half as expensive as living in Moscow.
Winston-Salem is the location of the corporate headquarters of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company ( RJR) based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and founded by R Krispy Kreme is a chain of Doughnut stores Its parent company is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc , Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), TW Garner Food Company (makers of Texas Pete), HanesBrands, Inc. The BB&T Corporation ( is one of America's largest Banks offering full-service commercial and retail banking services along with other financial services like Insurance Texas Pete is a retail Brand name for a Louisiana-style Hot sauce in the United States manufactured by the TW Garner Food Company in Winston-Salem Texas Pete is a retail Brand name for a Louisiana-style Hot sauce in the United States manufactured by the TW Garner Food Company in Winston-Salem HanesBrands Inc ( is a clothing company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina which employs 50000 people internationally , and Lowes Foods Stores, Inc. Lowes Foods is a Grocery store chain based in Winston-Salem NC. The Wachovia Corporation was based in Winston-Salem until it merged with First Union Corporation in September 2001; the corporate headquarters of the combined company are now in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Wachovia Corporation ( based in Charlotte North Carolina, is a diversified Financial services holding company provided via its operating subsidiaries a broad Wachovia Corporation ( based in Charlotte North Carolina, is a diversified Financial services holding company provided via its operating subsidiaries a broad North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Although traditionally associated with the textile, furniture, and tobacco industries, Winston-Salem is attempting to attract new businesses in the nanotech, high-tech and bio-tech fields. Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the largest employer in Winston-Salem. Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC is a Teaching hospital located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Blue Rhino, the nation's largest propane exchange company and a division of Ferrellgas, is also headquartered in Winston-Salem. Blue Rhino was cofounded in 1994 by Billy Prim and Andrew Filipowski, both North Carolina businessmen with the goal of building a national brand of Propane Ferrellgas LLC ( is an American supplier of Propane. Ferrellgas has corporate operations in the Kansas City suburbs of Liberty Missouri In December 2004, the city landed a deal with Dell, Inc. to build a computer assembly plant nearby in southeastern Forsyth County. A portion of downtown Winston-Salem has been recently designated as the Piedmont Triad Research Park for biomedical and information technology research and development. Piedmont Triad Research Park (PTRP located in Downtown Winston Salem is a highly interactive master-planned innovation community developed to support Life Currently, the research park is undergoing an expansion, with hopes of jumpstarting the city's economy. A science park is a property development designed for a concentration of High tech, Science, or Research related Businesses The definition
Winston-Salem's public school system is Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, which has most of its schools inside Winston-Salem. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WSFCS is a School district in Forsyth County North Carolina. WS/FC Schools include 41 elementary schools, 17 middle schools and 15 high schools. Winston-Salem also has a number of universities, including Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina School of the Arts, Salem College, Piedmont Baptist College, and Winston-Salem Bible College, and is home to Forsyth Technical Community College as well. Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational University in North Carolina, founded in 1834 Winston-Salem State University is a four-year public coeducational research university located in Winston-Salem North Carolina. See also Salem State College in Massachusetts Salem College is a liberal arts women's college in Winston-Salem North Carolina founded Piedmont Baptist College is a private Independent Baptist Bible college and Seminary in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Forsyth Technical Community College is a two-year public Community college in Winston-Salem North Carolina, serving Forsyth and Stokes counties Private and parochial schools also make up a significant portion of Winston-Salem’s educational establishment. Salem Academy, located in Old Salem, has been providing education to young women since 1772. Salem Academy is a boarding and day school for high school girls in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Until 2001 Winston-Salem was home to Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (now in Kernersville, North Carolina), one of only 3 Catholic High Schools in North Carolina. Kernersville is a town in Forsyth and Guilford counties in the U Catholic elementary schools include St. Leo The Great and Our Lady of Mercy (which now resides on the same location as the original Bishop McGuinness). Calvary Baptist Day School, Redeemer Presbyterian and St. John's Lutheran are some of the private Christian schools in Winston. Forsyth Country Day School (in Lewisville, North Carolina) and Summit School are the secular private schools in the city. Lewisville is a town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. Summit School is an independent co-educational day school for pre-kindergarten through ninth grade located in Winston-Salem North Carolina, USA
Museums are an important portion of Winston-Salem's heritage. Most famous of Winston-Salem's museums is Old Salem Museums & Gardens, a living history museum centered on the main Moravian settlement founded in 1766. Living history is an activity that incorporates historical tools activities and dress into an interactive presentation that seeks to give observers and participants a sense of Along with the original eighteenth century buildings, Old Salem is also home to the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), a gallery of eighteenth and nineteenth century furniture, ceramics, and textiles. The Reynolda House Museum of American Art (built by the founder of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and now owned by Wake Forest University) is another of Winston-Salem's premiere museums. Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premiere collection of American art ranging from the colonial period to the present R J Reynolds Tobacco Company ( RJR) based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and founded by R Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational University in North Carolina, founded in 1834 The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is a local art museum worthy of interest. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (or SECCA located in Winston-Salem N The Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology is an excellent anthropological museum, maintained by Wake Forest University, that has many fascinating artifacts and other important pieces of history. Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational University in North Carolina, founded in 1834 The city also offers places oriented for children. SciWorks is an interactive museum for children, teaching basics in all areas of science, and offering fun experiments and educational tours. SciWorks the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County is a science museum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem is based on literature, incorporating classic stories and fairy tales into its permanent and traveling exhibits for younger children.
Winston-Salem is often referred to as the "City of the Arts," in part because of its history, in having the first arts council in the United States, founded in 1949, and for the local art schools and attractions. An arts council is a government or private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the Arts mainly by funding local artists awarding prizes and organizing events at Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. These include the North Carolina School of the Arts, The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem, the Piedmont Opera Theater, the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Stevens Center for the Performing Arts, and the Sawtooth Center for Visual Arts. The Roger L Stevens Center is the primary performance venue in downtown Winston-Salem and is owned and operated by the There are many galleries and workshops in the city's art district centered at Sixth and Trade streets. The city plays host to the National Black Theatre Festival and the RiverRun International Film Festival. The National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF was founded in 1989 by Larry Leon Hamlin in Winston-Salem North Carolina. The RiverRun International Film Festival is one of the United States ' fastest-growing regional Film festivals. Winston-Salem is also the home of the Art-o-mat, and houses nine of them throughout the city. An Art-o-mat® is a recycled and restored vintage Cigarette vending machine which sells Art instead of cigarettes The city is also home to Carolina Music Ways, a grassroots arts organization focussing on the area's diverse, interconnected music traditions, including bluegrass, blues, jazz, gospel, old-time stringband, and Moravian music. Once a year is it also the home of the Heavy Rebel Weekend music festival. Winston-Salem is also home to one of the largest 'Indie' music & art scenes in the state. The Werehouse, a local hang-out, artists' residence, and theatre is the center of this growing lifestyle and artistic genre.
Reynolda Gardens is a 4-acre formal garden set within a larger woodland site, originally part of the R. J. Reynolds country estate. Reynolda Gardens (129 acres with of formal gardens are gardens located off Reynolda Road adjacent to the Reynolda campus of Wake Forest University and the Reynolda House Richard Joshua "RJ" Reynolds ( July 20, 1850 - July 29, 1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R
Winston-Salem provides a number of athletic attractions. The Warthogs are a Class A Minor-League baseball team currently affiliated with the Chicago White Sox. The Winston-Salem Warthogs are a Minor league baseball team in Winston-Salem North Carolina, USA. The team plays its home games at historic Ernie Shore Field from April to early September. Ernie Shore Field is the name of a minor league Baseball park in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Its players have included Carlos Lee, Joe Crede, Jon Garland, and Aaron Rowand, all of whom have played extensively at the major league level. The newly established Twin City Cyclones hockey team also make Winston-Salem home. They are in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University both have outstanding basketball programs. Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational University in North Carolina, founded in 1834 Winston-Salem State University is a four-year public coeducational research university located in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Wake Forest is an original member of the prestigious Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC is a collegiate athletic league in the United States. Among the successful NBA players who have graduated from Wake Forest are Tim Duncan, Josh Howard, Muggsy Bogues, Chris Paul, and Rodney Rogers. WikipediaPersondata --> Timothy "Tim" Theodore Duncan (born April 25 1976 in Christiansted, St Joshua Jay Howard (born April 28 1980) is an American professional Basketball player Tyrone Curtis Bogues (born January 9 1965, in Baltimore Maryland) better known as Muggsy Bogues, is a retired American professional Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6 1985 in Winston-Salem North Carolina) is an American professional Basketball player who currently plays Point Rodney Ray Rogers (born June 20, 1971, in Durham North Carolina) is a retired American Basketball player who last played power forward Wake Forest plays basketball in the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which quickly became one of the nation's toughest venues under Coach Skip Prosser. The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (also known as the LJVM Coliseum the Joel Coliseum or just simply "the Joel" is a 14407-seat multi-purpose Arena George Edward "Skip" Prosser ( November 3 1950 &ndash July 26 2007) was an American College basketball coach Since Coach Prosser's arrival, Wake has frequently been nationally ranked in the Top 20 and made numerous post season appearances, including an NIT championship in 2000 and a trip to the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen in 2004. The National Invitation Tournament (NIT is a men's college Basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The National Invitation Tournament is an annual US Basketball competition The 2004 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division Since Coach Prosser's untimely death on July 26, 2007, Prosser's longtime assistant and friend Dino Gaudio has guided the Deacons. Events 657 - Battle of Siffin. 811 - Battle of Pliska; Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Dino Joseph Gaudio (born 1957 is the head men's basketball coach at Wake Forest University. Wake Forest University's football team plays its games at BB&T Field (formerly Groves Stadium), which seats 31,500 and is located across the street from the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. BB&T Field (formerly Groves Stadium) is a Stadium in Winston-Salem North Carolina. The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (also known as the LJVM Coliseum the Joel Coliseum or just simply "the Joel" is a 14407-seat multi-purpose Arena Wake's football team won the ACC football championship in 2006 and played in the 2007 Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. The 2006 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team represented Wake Forest University during the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Orange Bowl is an annual College football game that is usually played the first week in January in the Miami Florida metro area in the United States Wake Forest also fields outstanding women's teams; its field hockey team won three consecutive national championships between 2002 and 2004. Field hockey is a Team sport in which players attempt to score goals by hitting the Ball across the pitch with a stick Twelve women's sports were added to the NCAA championship program for the 1981-82 school year NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series racing takes place from March until August at city-owned Bowman Gray Stadium, after which the stadium is converted for football and is used by Winston-Salem State for Rams games. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ( NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of Stock cars in the United States. The Whelen All-American Series (formerly the Dodge Weekly Series is a semi-professional and amateur Auto racing series sanctioned by NASCAR. Bowman Gray Stadium is a NASCAR sanctioned 1/4-mile asphalt flat oval short track and football stadium located in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Besides major sports, Winston-Salem offers a variety of community and children's programs. Winston-Salem's YMCAs are a great place for exercise and athletics for both children and adults. The Young Men's Christian Association (" YMCA " or " the Y " was founded on June 6, 1844 in London England by a young man Community recreation centers also provide cost-effective exercise and sports. Dodgeball is a recreational sport that has recently gained regional interest. Winston-Salem Parks and Recreation also maintains several community pools for which memberships are available.
The high school basketball talent in the Winston-Salem area has also traditionally been one of, if not the best, in North Carolina.
Winston-Salem is home to Hanes Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in North Carolina. Hanes Mall was North Carolina 's largest enclosed Shopping mall until 2004 A shopping mall or shopping centre is a building or set of buildings that contain Retail units with interconnecting Walkways enabling visitors North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States The area surrounding the mall along Stratford Road, Silas Creek Parkway, and Hanes Mall Boulevard has become the city's largest shopping district. Numerous shopping centers have been built in the area, including Hanes Point Shopping Center, Hanes Commons, Pavilions, Stone's Throw Plaza, Silas Creek Crossing and Thruway Shopping Center.
Other major shopping areas are found along Peters Creek Parkway (home of Marketplace Mall), University Parkway, Jonestown Road, North Point Boulevard, Reynolda Road, and Robinhood Road. Marketplace Mall is a one-story Shopping mall on Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
US 52 (shared with NC 8) is the predominant north-south freeway through Winston-Salem; it passes through the heart of downtown. US Route 52 is a United States highway that runs across the northern eastern and southeastern regions of the United States. NC 8 is a north/south State highway in north-central North Carolina; it travels mostly through the Piedmont Triad. Business 40 is the main east-west freeway through downtown Winston-Salem, but further south, a bypass loop (built in 1993) of I-40 links many of the area's shopping districts. Interstate 40 Business (coloquially Business 40) is a 16-mile (27-km loop highway that serves the Downtown area of Winston-Salem. Interstate 40 in North Carolina runs for 421 miles through the state of North Carolina from the Tennessee state line in the west to its eastern terminus US 311, also a freeway, links Winston-Salem to High Point (southeast) and follows I-40 and US 52 through the Winston-Salem business district. US Route 311 is a United States highway that runs for entirely within the state of North Carolina. High Point is the name of several places in the United States High Point North Carolina High Point University, located there US 421, which shares Business 40 through downtown, splits in the western part of the city onto its own freeway west (signed north) toward Wilkesboro, North Carolina and Boone, North Carolina. US Route 421 is a spur of US 21. It runs for 941 miles (1514 km from Michigan City Indiana, at U Wilkesboro is a town in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States. Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, USA.
The Winston Salem Northern Beltway is a proposed freeway that will loop around the city to the north, providing a route for the Future I-74 on the eastern section and the Future Auxiliary Route I-274 on the western section. The Winston-Salem Beltway is a proposed Freeway loop around the North Carolina city of Winston-Salem. In the US state of North Carolina, Interstate 74 currently exists in several distinct segments as a portion of a planned eastern extension of I-74 from Cincinnati Interstate 274 (abbreviated I-274 is a proposed interstate highway route that would provide a bypass around the western section of Winston-Salem North Carolina as part of the The NCDOT plans for this project to begin after 2010.
By 2011, US 52 south of I-40 will be signed as Spur Route I-285. Interstate 285 (I-285 in North Carolina is a newly designated interstate route running 23 miles (37 km from Lexington NC ( Interstate 85: Exit 87 The Winston-Salem Department of Transportation also plans for the US 311 freeway to be extended north along the east side of the city to Business I-40 by 2030, according to the Long Range Plan. Interstate 40 Business (coloquially Business 40) is a 16-mile (27-km loop highway that serves the Downtown area of Winston-Salem.
Other major thoroughfares in Winston-Salem include NC 67 (Silas Creek Parkway & Reynolda Road), NC 150 (Peters Creek Parkway), U.S. Highway 158 (Stratford Road), University Parkway, Martin Luther King Jr. NC 67 is a 58-mile east-west North Carolina State highway. It serves mostly the northern area of Yadkin County, connecting the towns of Jonesville NC 150 is a State route that traverses central North Carolina. US Route 158 is a spur of US Route 58, although it never intersects its parent route Boulevard, North Point Boulevard, and Hanes Mall Boulevard.
Winston-Salem is served by Greensboro's Piedmont Triad International Airport. Piedmont Triad International Airport (commonly referred to as "PTIA" or just "PTI" is an airport just west of Greensboro, serving Greensboro The airport also serves much of the surrounding Piedmont Triad area, including High Point, North Carolina. The Piedmont Triad, Triad, or North Carolina Triad is a region of the U High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad (The 30th largest metro area in the United States with a population of 1
A smaller airport, known as Smith Reynolds Airport, is located within the city limits, just northeast of downtown. Smith Reynolds Airport is a public Airport located 3 miles (5 km) northeast of the city of Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North It is mainly used for general aviation and charter flights. General aviation (abbr GA) is one of two categories of Civil aviation. Every year, Smith Reynolds Airport hosts an air show for the general public. The Smith Reynolds Airport is home to the Winston-Salem Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol.
Amtrak runs a thruway motorcoach, twice daily in each direction, between Winston-Salem and the Amtrak station in nearby High Point. The High Point Amtrak Station, located in High Point North Carolina, is served by three passenger trains the Crescent, Carolinian and Piedmont. The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Doing business as Amtrak, is a Government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971 Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches locally contracted transit buses through-ticketed local bus routes and taxi services to High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad (The 30th largest metro area in the United States with a population of 1 Buses depart from the Winston-Salem Transportation Center, then stop on the university campus before traveling to High Point. From the High Point station, riders can board the Crescent line, or the Carolinian or Piedmont lines. The Crescent is a passenger Train operated by Amtrak in the eastern part of the United States. These lines run directly to local North Carolina destinations as well as cities across the Southeast, as far west as New Orleans and as far north as New York City. New Orleans (nʲuːˈɔrliənz nʲuːˈɔrlənz French: La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port city and the largest city in Louisiana The City of New York Chicago is also accessible by transferring in Washington, D.C.
The Winston-Salem Journal is the main daily newspaper in Winston-Salem. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D The Winston-Salem Journal is a daily Newspaper primarily serving the city of Winston-Salem North Carolina and its county Forsyth County North
The Winston-Salem Chronicle is a weekly newspaper that focuses on the African-American community.
Winston-Salem Living Magazine Winston-Salem's premier a full color, gloss lifestyle magazine that highlights the local people and the community. Includes WSL TV.
Winston-Salem Business Magazine is a full color magazine highlighting Winston-Salem business. Magazine is available online in a ProColor Digital Format.
Winston-Salem Monthly magazine, published 12 times a year by Media General, celebrates "living well" in the Twin City by highlighting people, places, and events in this area.
These radio stations are located in Winston-Salem, and are listed by call letters, station number, and name. Many more radio stations can be picked up in Winston-Salem that are not located in Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem makes up part of the Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point television designated market area. For the television station formerly known as WSJS see WXII. WSJS is a radio station based in Winston-Salem North Carolina that broadcasts at 600 WTRU is the Callsign for 830 AM operating at 50 KW during the day and at 10 KW during the night WPIP (880 AM) is a Radio station broadcasting areligious format WAAA may refer to WAAA-AM a Radio station in Winston-Salem North Carolina now known as WTIX-AM. WPOL (1340 AM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Gospel format WTOB, at 1380 AM is one of several Spanish-language radio stations in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem area WSMX (1500 AM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Religious format WBFJ (1550 AM) and (893 FM) are a Radio stations broadcasting a Religious music format A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area, DMA or simply market is a region where the Population These stations are listed by call letters, channel number, network and city of license.
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