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Pitt Joins Bennett & Guthrie Law Firm Jasmine M. Pitt has joined the law firm of Bennett & Guthrie, PLLC, in Winston-Salem as an associate attorney. Pitt earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Wake Forest University, where she received her bachelor’s degree with honors in 2012 and a Juris Doctorate in 2015. Pitt, a native of Winston-Salem, was the 2015 recipient of the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association Award. She also is a former executive editor of the Wake Forest...
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Rector Named Realtor of the Year

Phillip R. Rector has been named the 2012 REALTOR of the Year by the Winston-Salem Regional Association of Realtors. The award recognizes a member who has made a significant contribution to the real-estate industry through professional and volunteer endeavors. Rector has been in real estate since 1982 and is the owner of Rector Realty.
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Raleigh Publisher Honored with Small Business Award

Fields Jackson, Jr., the founder and chief executive officer of Racing Toward Diversity magazine has been voted a Community Choice honoree in the 2012 Small Business Influencer awards. Jackson achieved the designation as the result of receiving top votes in the popular voting segment of the awards, from the small business community. He was one of the top five popular vote getters in the category of leaders.  The Small Business Influencer awards honor those who are influential to small business...
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Worthy Joins Kate B. Reynolds as a Fellow

Delvon Worthy has joined the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in a two-year fellowship position as a program associate. Worthy joins the organization after working for Novant Health in Winston-Salem for four years, where he was an associate business planner. His duties included coordinating a team to implement a partnership between Novant, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Forsyth Medical Center and Winston-Salem public schools to put athletic trainers in local high schools. “I have always been inte...
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Winston-Salem Pastor Elected Bishop in the AME Zion Church

Rev. Seth O. LarteyThe Rev. Seth O. Lartey, pastor of Goler Memorial AME Zion Church in Winston-Salem, has been elected as a bishop in the AME Zion Church. A native of Liberia, he is the third African to reach that rank in the history of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, which was founded in 1796 in New York City. He was elected last month at the 2012 conference of the AME Zion Church in Charlotte. Lartey's ascension to bishop means that a church official will appoint a pastor to repl...
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