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Local Ordinance Codes Online

The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County code of ordinances are available online through Municode using the links below. While there are print copies inside the North Carolina collection that are used by both staff and patrons alike, it is very convenient to search the online versions for quick reference.  Forsyth County code Winston-Salem city code You can… Continue reading Local Ordinance Codes Online

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Voting Information for Forsyth County

With the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, the North Carolina Room staff has naturally been fielding a lot of questions regarding early voting locations, how to register to vote, and more. If you live in Forsyth County, one of your best resources to find information about voting, and the resource we reference most often… Continue reading Voting Information for Forsyth County

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Using the State Archives and State Library for Genealogical Research: A Free Webinar

North Carolina Genealogical Society The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present: Diane L. Richard, ME, MBA“How a Genealogist Uses the State Archives of NC and the State Library of NC” A LIVE webinar on 20 January 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST About the Webinar: Preparation is key to making a successful… Continue reading Using the State Archives and State Library for Genealogical Research: A Free Webinar

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Bigger than the 1940 census…

A few years ago, as we were preparing to move the North Carolina Room to its new home on the ground floor at Central, we were forced to take on a daunting task. It involved an area known simply as "Jerry's Closet", a large, murky, mysterious room in which a wide variety of semi-unclassifiable items… Continue reading Bigger than the 1940 census…

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Wow! Look at that Microfilm Reader/Scanner

Viewing, scanning and saving images from the North Carolina Room’s vast microfilm collection has become even easier with the arrival of the newest version of the ST View Scan microfilm reader/ printer. The NC Room has three traditional reader/printers that do not digitize and one older ST View Scan that does but this new machine… Continue reading Wow! Look at that Microfilm Reader/Scanner