Winston-Salem City Council
Changing city council meeting time will cut citizen participation, advocates say
Winston-Salem City Council delayed a vote to change its regular meeting time after pushback from community members on Monday.
Winston-Salem City Council agrees to finance affordable housing project, despite concerns
Winston-Salem City Council approved financing for a new affordable housing project for the city’s Northeast Ward on Monday, despite pushback from the councilmember who represents that area.
Despite controversy, Winston-Salem City Council approves new housing development
A new development of single-family homes and townhomes is set to be built in southwestern Winston-Salem, despite concerns from nearby residents.
Winston-Salem City Council approves purchase of new gas-powered police cars, despite concerns
The Winston-Salem City Council weighed the environmental impacts of police vehicles at a meeting Monday night.
Effort to add downtown Winston-Salem to historic register progresses
An effort to add a section of downtown Winston-Salem to the National Register of Historic Places is moving forward.
WS Council delays decision on land sale to The Arts Based School
Winston-Salem’s city council is postponing a decision to sell city land to a charter school for an expansion project, a move prompted by pushback from the community.
Second Harvest aims to reduce area hunger with shelf-stocking push
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina is launching an effort to bring in food donations and provide 25,000 meals to area residents.
Former Winston-Salem Councilmember Derwin Montgomery pleads not guilty to embezzlement
Former Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives and former Winston-Salem City Councilmember Derwin Montgomery was arraigned on Wednesday in a U.S.
Winston-Salem City Council to buy 22 acres of land to build affordable housing
Winston-Salem’s city council has agreed to purchase nearly two dozen acres of land off of Sprague street for affordable housing.