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New Additions of the Winston-Salem Chronicle

Winston - Salem Chronicle

Special Coverage of the Special Olympics Spring Games in 2017 in the Winston – Salem Chronicle.

Digital NC is happy to announce the new additions of the Winston – Salem Chronicle for the years 2017 and 2018. With help from our partner, Forsyth County Public Library, the new additions join previous editions from 1974 – 2016.

Founded in 1974, the Winston-Salem Chronicle bills itself as the oldest African American newspaper in the city. The newspaper is published every Thursday and discusses local stories that focus on Winston-Salem and surrounding areas.

One story within the Winston-Salem Chronicle discusses the Special Olympics spring games, which were held at Walkertown High. Over 900 athletes from ages 3 and up, gathered to compete in special events at the high school’s football stadium. The story made the front page of the sports section.

To learn more about the Winston-Salem Chronicle, visit them here.
Special thanks to our partner, Forsyth County Public Library. To view more materials from them, visit here.
To view the rest of our NC Newspaper Collection, visit here.


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