Category: Advocacy

Truliant Expansion Allows for Future Growth, New Jobs

We are happy to share that our City Council voted 7-1 to approve Truliant Federal Credit Union’s request to double the size of their campus. Truliant is a homegrown success story. Founded here in 1952, Truliant has more than doubled in size over the last 15 years to $2.5 billion in assets, added more than… Read More »

Advocacy Update: Association Healthcare Legal in NC, Tariff Impact, & More

Senate Bill 86 Update Senate Bill 86 became law on Sunday. Governor Cooper had the options of either vetoing the bill, signing the bill, or simply letting 10 days pass without issuing his signature after the piece of legislation hit his desk. SB86 allows small businesses to use associations, such as chambers of commerce, to… Read More »

Advocacy Update: State Budget Stalemate, Association Health Plans, & More

NC Budget Update I love college football. The only thing better than a good ballgame on a crisp fall day is a ballgame that goes into multiple overtimes. When LSU and Texas A&M battled in a seven-overtime thriller in 2018, everyone won because we were treated to some fantastic action. Unfortunately, overtime is only good… Read More »

Your Business and Personal Finances Shouldn’t Mix – Here’s Why

If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner, you are undoubtedly passionate about your business and determined to succeed. And like many who are in business for themselves, you may sometimes struggle with bringing work home with you. People in all careers can struggle with work/life balance, but it can be even more difficult… Read More »

Piedmont International University and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Collaborate on New Criminal Justice Degree Program

Piedmont International University (PIU) and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office are collaborating on the curriculum for PIU’s new Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice degree program. With an emphasis on relevant, modern education undergirded by a focus on serving the community, the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice provides a broad overview of the criminal justice… Read More »

Forsyth County Commissioners Approve $458.7M Budget

Forsyth  County commissioners approved a $458.7 million budget that includes investments in education, public safety and human services. The adopted budget includes a three cent tax increase, bringing the property tax rate to 75.35 cents per $100 of valuation. One cent of that will generate an estimated $3.7 million for teacher supplements in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth… Read More »

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