The city's recreation and parks department is preparing to open spraygrounds in select parks around the city. Here's a preview of the sprayground at Hathaway Park. Keep an eye on this account for more information on the openings.
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The citys recreation and parks department is preparing to open spraygrounds in

Fun at the Push of a Button

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Katherine Ansley
Blythe Parker
Police Department employees enjoyed supporting the Bethesda Center for the Homeless tonight during the Bethesda Center All Stars event. Winston-Salem's very own Mayor Allen Joines and Councilmember Derwin Montgomery danced to help raise money for this great cause.
Police Department employees enjoyed supporting the Bethesda Center for the Homel
Take in the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic and the Walk & Roll fair on the same day this year: May 29! More Bike Month events: [ Cityofws.org Link ]
Take in the WinstonSalem Cycling Classic and the Walk Roll fair on

Celebrate National Bike Month in May

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Forsyth County residents can get free community emergency response training in June. Seats are limited.

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Forsyth County residents can get free community emergency response training in June

Community Emergency Response Training Offered

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The WS Fairgrounds Farmers Market is open Saturdays year-round from 6am-1pm. Like their page for updates.
The WS Fairgrounds Farmers Market is open Saturdays yearround from 6am1pm Like
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Sotero Kary
Sandi Fletcher Grubbs
Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games are underway at Walkertown High School. Running until Noon April 26. Come out and cheer on all of the athletes!
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Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games are underway at Walkertown High School

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See which historic markers will be unveiled during Historic Preservation Month in May.
See which historic markers will be unveiled during Historic Preservation Month in May

May is Historic Preservation Month

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Today's events at the Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games have been canceled due to inclement weather. The games will resume tomorrow at their normal time.

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Todays events at the Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games have been
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Current recreation and park closings due to high water: Salem Lake Trail, Salem Lake Greenway, Muddy Creek Greenway, Bethabara Greenway, Hine Soccer Field and Sara Lee Soccer Field.

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Current recreation and park closings due to high water Salem Lake Trail

City of Winston-Salem | Recreation & Parks

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Heavy rain and mud caused this deer to get her foot stuck in a fence. Officer Cruise was able to cut some limbs to free her!
Heavy rain and mud caused this deer to get her foot stuck
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Allison Bowling Roberts
We had a fruitful run to the Fairgrounds Farmers Market this morning.
There will be more Strawberries at the market next week.
We had a fruitful run to the Fairgrounds Farmers Market this morning
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Christa Jarvis
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- If you’ve gone bass fishing at Winston-Salem’s Salem Lake and failed to catch anything it’s not the fault of the fish. It’s on you. “It’s just a real fish factory,” said Kin Hodges, District 7 fisheries biologist for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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Biologists study Salem Lake’s bass population by electrofishing; ‘It’s just a real fish factory’

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More than 900 athletes are ready for the 2017 Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games! Opening ceremonies are April 25 at Walkertown High School.
More than 900 athletes are ready for the 2017 Special Olympics Forsyth

Special Olympics Spring Games Coming To Walkertown High School

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David Ziglar
Dustie Waring
The NC Wildlife Commission's annual electrofishing survey of Salem Lake was held today. See what biologist found.
Follow the city here on Facebook to see the story being produced that goes into more detail about the quality of the water and the fish in the lake.
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The NC Wildlife Commissions annual electrofishing survey of Salem Lake was held

Electrofishing Survey

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See the women selected by a committee as the 2017 Outstanding Women Leaders of Winston-Salem.
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See the women selected by a committee as the 2017 Outstanding Women

Outstanding Women Leaders 2017

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See our photos from the City Winston-Salem University graduation.
The 13-week program teaches applicants the inner workings for 30 departments.
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See our photos from the City WinstonSalem University graduation

City of Winston-Salem University Class of 2017

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Lea Metz
A Canada goose laid her eggs in a boat at Salem Lake.
A Canada goose laid her eggs in a boat at Salem Lake
Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday? Come out to the CP3 Basketball gym located at 1901 Mooney Street and watch the WSPD take on Winston-Salem Prep & Carver High School Teams. All proceeds go towards the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Northwest NC. There will be an autographed Chris Paul jersey, an autographed Wake Forest University Basketball and a Triad Minority Business Expo Premium...
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We love trying new things! Officer Anderson's new friend taught him how to ride a Ripstick today when he was patrolling through the Salem Crest neighborhood.
We love trying new things Officer Andersons new friend taught him how
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