In this edition of Carolina Curious, listener Carol Penick asks about "F" schools in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County. WFDD’s Amy Diaz looks into how the district supports these schools, as well as how performance grades are calculated.
UNC School of the Arts names new symphony orchestra director
After being led by invited guest conductors and faculty members, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra has a new music director with deep r
Triad health care systems go mask optional
The Triad area’s major health care providers have dropped the requirement for masks.
In North Carolina, Biden to compare economic plan with GOP's
President Joe Biden will visit an expanding North Carolina semiconductor manufacturer on Tuesday as he launches an extended effort to spotlight the impact legislation passed earlier in his administ
N. Carolina governor signs Medicaid expansion bill into law
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday signed a Medicaid expansion law that was a decade in the making and gives the Democrat a legacy-setting victory, although one significant hurdle remains before coverage can be implemented, thanks to a Republican-backed provision.
New bill would roll back emissions testing requirements in North Carolina
Senate Bill 341 proposes to reduce most car inspections to every other year rather than annually and eliminate emission tests in all counties but Mecklenburg.
New local program will provide low-income residents with fresh food
A new program will provide fresh food for low-income residents experiencing health issues.
Cooper vetoes bill eliminating pistol purchase permit system
North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Republican gun legislation Friday that would no longer require sheriff approval before someone can purchase a handgun, initiating his first showdown of the session with an increased — and nearly veto-proof — GOP majority.
New bill proposal de-annexes airport from the City of Winston-Salem
A new bill proposal would de-annex Smith Reynolds Airport from the City of Winston-Salem.