8:12am May 23, 2019Transportation Transportation
On today’s Carolina Curious, WFDD listener Vicki Schwartz asks:
8:59am Apr 24, 2019Health & Safety Health & Safety
Over the past few months, WFDD has received several questions from listeners about housing issues. Despite its continued growth, the Triad has some of the highest eviction rates in the country.
One reason? Lack of affordable housing.
7:41am Mar 12, 2019Economy Economy Environment Human Interest
Winston-Salem resident Stephanie Bennett is a WFDD listener and wants to know more about something that most of us do every day. She's serious about recycling but doesn’t understand why it can be s
7:38am Feb 19, 2019Politics & Government Politics & Government
There’s been a lot of talk over the last few years about who should be drawing North Carolina’s legislative districts and how it might be done.
7:38am Jan 30, 2019Politics & Government Politics & Government
Late last year, the State Board of Elections began an investigation into North Carolina's 9th Congressional District because of potential voting irregularities.
4:45pm Dec 07, 2018Human Interest Human Interest
As the Triad prepares for potentially heavy snow this weekend, people at the North Carolina Department of Transportation are getting ready too.
7:38am Nov 27, 2018Human Interest Human Interest
Earlier this year, we aired a Carolina Curious edition about the origins of the word “Cackalacky.”
11:42am Oct 31, 2018Politics & Government Politics & Government
Chances are, sometime in recent days, you’ve seen or heard a political ad.
7:00am Sep 12, 2018Environment Environment Health & Safety Human Interest News Science
One of the services that radio stations like WFDD provide is broadcasting alerts from the National Weather Service.
7:00am Aug 31, 2018Economy Economy Politics & Government
Industrial hemp has fallen in and out of favor since George Washington first cultivated the fiber on his Mt. Vernon farm, using it to make items such as rope and canvas sails.
10:51am Jul 16, 2018Human Interest Human Interest
If you're from North Carolina, most people would agree: you're a North Carolinian.
But what do you call someone from High Point or Boone? What about Winston-Salem? In our latest installment of Carolina Curious, we found that the answers are all over the map.
6:00am May 24, 2018Transportation Transportation
When Liz Noland and her husband moved from Virginia to Winston-Salem in 2011, she went to the local DMV office to get a new driver’s license, but she wasn’t able to leave with it in hand that day.
6:29am Apr 06, 2018Human Interest Human Interest
There’s an old nickname for North Carolina, with a lot of variations: Cackalacky. Cackalack. North Cack.
Some folks love the terms. And a few seem to hate them.