Winston Salem is the second largest city in the Piedmont Triad. Home of two major hospitals, Wake Forest Baptist and Forsyth Memorial is making the city known for it’s advanced medical treatments and research. Wake Forest University is widely known for hosting the national U. S. Presidential debates during most of the recent elections.
Reynolds Tobacco Company, Hanes hosiery and Western Electric drove the historical economic engine for Winston Salem. This is changing due to some larger corporations re-locating to the area such as Caterpillar, Fed-X regional air terminal and Honda Jet in neighboring Greensboro.
N. C. School of the Arts has become a catylist for advancing the communities interest in the arts and support of the movie industry. The area is blessed with multiple colleges offering advanced degrees plus multiple community colleges.
Forsyth Technical Community College has enjoyed visits from the President of the U. S. while showing off it’s latest curriculum to prepare students for the next generation of jobs. Visit the web site “Visitwinstonsalem.com” to see why this community is advancing successfully into the next century.