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2008-08-14 18:00:19

By JENNIFER FERNANDEZ WINSTON-SALEM -- The city's move away from manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy appears to be a smart one. Winston-Salem, once the king of tobacco, received a new moniker in 2008 : "Intelligent Community." The city was one of seven communities worldwide recognized as a model for economic development in the 21st century. The title is bestowed annually by the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York- based think tank that focuses on job creation and economic...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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