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Fulfilling a Dream While Giving a Gift – Cook Elementary Teacher Writes Children’s Book

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Writing a children’s book has long been a dream for Cook Elementary teacher Jen-Ai Childress. “I have always wanted to write children’s books,” Childress said. Childress, who teaches kindergarten, has also wanted to do something special for her friend, Melody Whitaker Hall, who […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health
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Public Meetings Called to Craft Busking Regs

By Staff   In February of 2014, noise complaints made by some residents in the Nissen Building resulted in some Buskers being told by police that they would not be allowed to ply their trade on 4th Street. This caused an outcry among the city’s creatives and those who feel […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown

Yadkin Riverkeeper Petitions EPA for a Superfund Assessment of Alcoa Badin Works

By Staff   According to a press release the Yadkin Riverkeeper has asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into the shuttered Badin Works aluminum smelter in Badin, NC, in order to determine whether the smelter should be declared a Superfund site. From 1916 to 2007, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment

2014 Early Voting Begins in Forsyth County – Vote Because They Don’t Want You To

By Staff   Registered voters who have work responsibilities, family responsibilities, or simply can’t wait until Election Day to show those who would suppress the vote that they intend to exercise their sacred, civic duty can do so beginning now. The 10-day early voting period was began Thursday morning and […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Government Services
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City of Winston-Salem Prepared for Ebola- Medical Aid Pledged to Liberia – Ebola NOT a Danger Here

By Staff   At a press conference on Wednesday, the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County agencies told the community that they are prepared to respond should a local resident exhibit symptoms of Ebola, and Wake Forest Baptist Health and Forsyth Medical Center are donating medical supplies to fight the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Early Voting Returns to ASU’s Student Union

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Early Voting Returns to ASU’s Student Union

By Andrew David Cox               Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
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CCD News Hour – Phil Berger, Dan Forest, George Wallace – Charlie Mellies – Who Does Anne Coulter Vote For?

After a short hiatus the boys are back talking about politics, life, and the need for a good Clerk of Court.  Chad launches, talons out, at Phil Berger and Dan Forest. (21st Century segregationists) Chad and Tommy go at it over the Hagan/Tillis match-up (Chad likes the pizza guy).  Clerk […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
13 Year old Boy Shot in Home Invasion Robbery

13 Year old Boy Shot in Home Invasion Robbery

By Staff Wednesday night at approximately 11:47pm three suspects forced their way into a home on the 1400 block of East 4th Street, shot one person and robbed two others. Once inside of the house, one of the suspects shot a 13 year-old boy. 48 year-old Lisa Penn and 48 […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Cancelled:Silver Alert Issued for Missing Winston-Salem Man

By Staff A Winston-Salem man who suffers from a cognitive impairment got in his car and drove away from his home last night, according to the wife of 81 year-old Ray Stafford. Once his wife discovered he was missing, she also realized that their silver 2005 Buick Lacrosse CXL was […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety