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Byline: Michael Hewlett
Dec. 23--Commissioner Walter Marshall attended a junior varsity basketball game at Carver High School last night. All he heard about was Dell.
Some people who had lost jobs told him they couldn't wait to apply for work at the company's proposed plant in Forsyth County.
"It's good to win," Marshall said.
The prospect of getting at least 1,500 jobs over the next five years boosted the hopes of many elected leaders and residents who live in an area hard hit by job losses and a sluggish economy.
Residents applauded Dell's decision announced yesterday, though some questioned the amount of incentives offered. Winston-Salem and Forsyth County offered a total $37.2 million package, three times as large as the …