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City Council apologizes, approves resolution for reparations commission

    City Council apologizes, approves resolution for reparations commission

The Winston-Salem City Council has approved a resolution calling for federal and state action to establish a commission to study the issue of reparations for Black citizens and apologizing for the city’s participation in urban renewal programs.

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County begins disengagement from Cardinal, realignment with Partners

    County begins disengagement from Cardinal, realignment with Partners

From now until May 5, the Forsyth County government is seeking public input on its disengagement plan from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.

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Black Empowerment Network to focus on promoting economic mobility in minority communities

    Black Empowerment Network to focus on promoting economic mobility in minority communities

Winston-Salem native Algenon Cash has launched a new initiative geared toward educating Black communities and families on public policies that promote economic mobility.

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City should act now to steer funding toward projects that address climate change and climate justice

    City should act now to steer funding toward projects that  address climate change and climate justice

City should act now to steer funding toward projects that address climate change and climate justice

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New bill could add seats to city council

  New bill could add seats to city council

For the second time since 2019, state lawmakers are looking to get a bill passed that will add seats to the Winston-Salem City Council.

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Scippio loses last ditch effort to halt Belview funding

  Scippio loses last ditch effort to halt Belview funding

Although the meeting was three days after New Year’s Day, the first city council meeting did include a few fireworks. In a last ditch effort to halt $1 million in additional funding being allocated to the renovation of Belview Recreation Center, City Councilmember Annette Scippio proposed a substitute motion, sending the project back to the development stage.

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Finance Committee approves additional funding for Belview project

  Finance Committee  approves additional funding  for Belview project

Despite concerns raised by Councilmembers Annette Scippio and John Larson, the Finance Committee has approved $1 million in additional funding for the renovation and expansion of Belview Recreation Center.

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County accepts offer to sell Lansing Drive property

  County accepts offer to sell Lansing Drive property

Forsyth County commissioners have accepted an offer to purchase approximately 30 acres of county-owned property at 4897 Lansing Drive for a consolidated distribution headquarters for Garner Foods.

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Baker pledges to increase transparency, support education in Raleigh

  Baker pledges to increase transparency, support education  in Raleigh

Dr. Amber Baker is known throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County for her work in education. As the principal at Kimberly Park Elementary, Baker made a name for herself as a passionate educator who was willing to go above and beyond to ensure her students had what they needed to succeed. Now Baker is looking to take that same passion and energy to the N.C. General Assembly.

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The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Endorsements and Political Analysis by Race

  The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Endorsements and Political Analysis by Race

The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Political Analysis by Race

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