Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, in which we ask elected officials questions about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to the Winston-Salem City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. In what decade was the first Krispy Kreme founded in Winston Salem? 2. What is the name of the development company who recently got a grading /demolition permit to build an upscale apartment building off of West 1st Street? 3. Has the city council passed a Citizens United resolution as of yet?

Robert Clark, West Ward 

1. I’m going to say the 1920s. [X] 2. I think it was DR Griffin. I know we rezoned it fairly recently, though. [X] 3. Yes, though it was quite what the council drew it up as. [ ]


1. 1930s 2. Vision Development 3. Yes