Winston-Salem holds the dubious distinction of being located in the county with the second worst record for upward mobility in the nation and holds the highest poverty rate of any of the five largest cities in North Carolina. And, as Senior Editor Jordan Green reports in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story, the stunning emergence of downtown Winston-Salem as a hub of arts and technology has coincided with deterioration in the city’s high-poverty and distressed neighborhoods.
• Editorial: Telling it like it isn’t
• It Just Might Work: More bus shelters
• Fresh Eyes: We are your children, and HB 2 harms us
• Editor’s Notebook: At sea
Fun & Games: Aces high
All She Wrote: Potty politics
• Barstool: Tipsy’z Tavern
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