6:00am May 29, 2020Economy Economy
The past few months have seen a drastic rise in the numbers of unemployment claims in North Carolina, and the agency that deals with processing them is overwhelmed. Endless phone waits and online confusion is leaving thousands in desperate need of financial relief right now.
10:59am Dec 12, 2019Economy Economy
If you’re a regular listener to the station, chances are you’re well familiar with on-air announcements that begin: “Support for WFDD comes from..."
8:16am Nov 27, 2019Transportation Transportation
Winston-Salem City Council recently approved speed limit reductions on nine area streets. Resident Laura Laxton would have liked to see her street on that list too.
3:34pm Nov 26, 2019Religion Religion
This week’s "Carolina Curious" takes us all the way back to the 17th century and a close up look at the Piedmont’s Quaker history.
7:00am Oct 24, 2019Education Education
This week WFDD listener Emily Schutt takes us back to school to cover an issue on the minds of many: our education system.
3:26pm Sep 26, 2019Environment Environment
The night sky can be an awe-inspiring thing. But the view we get depends on a variety of factors.
6:00am Aug 21, 2019Environment Environment Human Interest
7:00am Jul 25, 2019Human Interest Human Interest
Our latest Carolina Curious provides a close-up look at the way we talk.
7:41am Jun 20, 2019Economy Economy Transportation
Our Carolina Curious series continues with a look at what may be the future of roadway travel: vehicles that run on electricity.
WFDD listener David Kaplan says, "I’m concerned about batteries that are used in hybrid and all-electric cars. Since they can’t be recycled, where do they end up? Are they in landfills?"
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.