Winston-Salem State University

State budget includes appropriations for Winston-Salem infrastructure and entertainment venues

The recently enacted state budget includes a $35 million appropriation to support economic development in Winston-Salem. City officials made the announcement on Thursday.  Mayor Allen Joines and Representative Donny Lambeth issued a joint news release saying the state funding will “reinforce Winston-Salem’s position as a tourism, sports, and entertainment” hub serving the Piedmont and Northwest North Carolina.

Winston-Salem organization combats 'period poverty' at three schools

“People don't understand the cost that goes along with feminine care products or even just personal care items," Carver High School Principal Thyais Maxwell said. "And when you experience poverty, or when you have to make a decision about food, the price of gas, or these items, sometimes you're stuck in a really difficult situation.”