Retiring Habitat director built community hope

Sylvia Oberle was packing memories into boxes at her office on 14th Street on Friday, but she looked out the window to call attention to one of her best and brightest memories, one that won’t be going into a box. “One of the things I like most about this office is...

Habitat for Humanity to become a Homeowner

Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County has found a new home off University Parkway. The nonprofit organization is buying the Contract Office Furnishings Inc. building and warehouse at 1023 W. 14th St. from Capital Bank and expects to close on the deal Sept. 30. The...

Location is everything for Winston-Salem ReStore

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Eva Gray-Allen qualifies as a perfect example of why Habitat for Humanity moved its ReStore to a new building on Coliseum Drive. “The old location was behind where my grandson goes to school, but I never made it over there,” said Gray-Allen, who...

Habitat Forsyth: Building Hope, Bettering Lives

Habitat for Humanity helps build new homes for those in need. Most of us know that. But building homes is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Habitat’s overarching mission. The following story takes a broad look at Habitat for Humanity in Forsyth County,...