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Is there a Gang Problem in Winston-Salem Schools? The Truth Behind the Headline

By Chad Nance Do Winston-Salem Police Department officials say “If your child goes to school in Winston-Salem, he or she likely shares a hallway with a gang member?” Yes they do. Does the WSPD and school system consider the situation at crisis levels as indicated in a story that ran […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Lorillard Investor Sues to Halt RJ Reynolds Deal

By Staff   Bloomberg BuisnessWeek is reporting that a Lorillard shareholder named Vincent Valentino has filed suit Wednesday in a Delaware Court seeking to block the recently announced purchase of the Greensboro-based tobacco giant. Lorillard stock price fell almost 1% to $60.48 at 4:01pm Wednesday following news of the impending […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Peace Doesn’t Take Sides

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Peace Doesn’t Take Sides

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 2014. His student […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests

Joseph P. Tilford Steps Down as Dean of Design & Production at UNCSA

By Staff Joseph P. Tilford will step down as dean of the School of Design and Production (D&P) at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, a post he has held since 2003, effective Aug. 1. After taking one-year research leave, Tilford will become a full-time professor in […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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Forsyth County Health Officials Update Citizens on Legionnaires’ disease in a Winston-Salem Nursing Home

By Staff According to a press release from the Forsyth County Department of Public Health is continuing their work with the staff at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation and with state health officials in order to to investigate an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease among residents of the facility. Six cases of […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Suspect Fires Rifle into Bethabra Road Apartment Complex

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating a report of “Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling” that occurred at an apartment building located at 2057 Bethabara Road. On Wednesday morning at 2:21am a suspect is reported to have discharged a rifle into two apartments. both were occupied at […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
CCD News Hour – RJ Reynolds Billion Dollar Judgment

CCD News Hour – RJ Reynolds Billion Dollar Judgment

  Tommy, Chad, and Tim sit down to discuss the recent record breaking and ridiculous $23.6 Billion judgment against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co, the new downtown wine bar Corks , Caps, & Taps.  Chad, along with Taps owner and former wine maker at West End Winery, Mark Terry announce their new […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns
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Wanna be a Camel City Movie Extra?

By Staff The upcoming rodeo film, “The Longest Ride”, will be shooting Winston-Salem and the production has put out a call for extras to fill the stands. “The Longest Ride” is a love story that follows the lives of two couples, one young and one old. One of the featured […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Board of Elections Unanimously Passes Compromise Early Voting Plan

By Chad Nance   Forsyth County Board of Elections Secretary, Stuart Russell, has been a quiet presence on the board until Tuesday’s meeting where he ramrodded a compromise plan for One-Stop early voting that helped squash the extremist leanings of Chairman Ken Raymond and created a situation where the decisions […]

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The Dash Rally for Last At-Bat Win Over P-Nats

By Staff   Winston-Salem overcame a four-run deficit and took its first lead during its last at-bat, rallying for a 6-5 win over the Potomac Nationals at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday night. With a crowd of 4,868 looking on, the Dash (16-17, 46-56) trailed 5-4 entering the bottom of the […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports