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.
2:51pm Sep 22, 2016Education Education
The North Carolina Education Lottery is having a record year, with more than $2 billion in sales.
10:18am Aug 15, 2016Economy Economy
For this edition of Carolina Curious, listener Dean Franco asks:
“Why are there so few bus shelters in Winston-Salem?”
1:04pm Jun 07, 2016Education Education
As part of our series Carolina Curious, we look at how standardized testing has changed over the last decade and how much more is at stake today.
9:42pm Jun 06, 2016Education Education
For the latest in our Carolina Curious series, listener and newly-minted teacher Madelyn Rindal wants to know: “How has the North Carolina Public School System changed in the last decade and how does it compare to our neighboring states?”
2:38pm May 23, 2016Economy Economy
In North Carolina, the only place you can buy liquor is the ABC store. Long-time Winston-Salem resident and self-professed bourbon lover George Kayiales is convinced that prices are higher here because there’s no competition. For this edition of Carolina Curious, WFDD takes a “spirit”ed look at his question.
5:22pm Apr 06, 2016Human Interest Human Interest
Spend even a little time driving around the Camel City, and you’ll see 13th-century mythic heroes. Everywhere. Robin Hood. Little John. Maid Marian. Even Friar Tuck. WFDD's Sean Bueter aims to find the answer.
6:07am Mar 28, 2016News News
WFDD’s Eddie Garcia is in Winston-Salem, where Wendell Burton is mourning the loss of his favorite condiment, Texas Pete Chili Sauce.
11:16pm Mar 02, 2016
As you may have heard by now, WFDD wants you to help us discover things about our region that may not be widely known.