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Students Can Register Now for Red Cross Summer Scholarship Program

By Staff   This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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Crepe Murdered- Power Lines, Trees, and the Inevitable Day of Reckoning

By David Lusk Heavy Handed Power Line Clearance Butchers a Winston-Salem Neighborhood’s Trees We need the electricity that brings us heat and light; electricity that powers appliances, computers, and wide screen televisions. The system of overhead power lines stretching throughout our older neighborhoods is often taken for granted, at least, […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Duke Energy Rolls Out New Product

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Duke Energy Rolls Out New Product

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 · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Environment, Guests
Akron Dr. Store Clerk Chases Armed Robbers off with Machete

Akron Dr. Store Clerk Chases Armed Robbers off with Machete

By Staff On Monday at approximately 2:15pm, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to a reported Attempted Armed Robbery of the Rincon Latino store located at 540 Akron Dr. Three suspects had attempted to rob the store only to be repelled by the clerk. Three suspects described as black males […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Gunman Fires into Appomattox Dr Home While Children Wait at Bus Stop

Gunman Fires into Appomattox Dr Home While Children Wait at Bus Stop

By Staff Monday morning at approximately 6:30am, patrol officers responded to Appomattox Dr. on a reported shooting. Witnesses told police that a black male driving either a dark colored or light blue vehicle fired several rounds into a house. According to witnesses there were several small children were waiting at […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Crisis Control – Changing Lives One Neighbor at a Time

By Bryan Dooley   “As one person, I cannot change the world, but I can change the world of one person,” Paul Shane Spear aptly shares. Spear’s quote is located on a bookmark distributed by Crisis Control Ministry of Winston Salem (CCM) and it reflects the organization’s mission. In 1973, […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Team SmartStop – Marcotte Makes History in Greenville

By Staff “If you get into a break and you are not the fastest sprinter, shut it down” – this was the mentality going into the USA Professional Criterium National Championships in Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday afternoon. “We wanted to win from the break,” said Team SmartStop sporting director […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
Police Apprehend Suspects Trying to Break Into a Home on Rosewood Court

Police Apprehend Suspects Trying to Break Into a Home on Rosewood Court

By Staff   Sunday evening at approximately 8:18pm patrol officers with the WSPD responded to Rosewood Court on a reported breaking and entering at a house. The victim, 29 year-old Ashley Mays, was inside her home when she someone attempting to enter the home through a basement window. Her house […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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RiverRun Announces 2015 Awards

By Staff Sunday the RiverRun International Film Festival announced the Audience and Jury Awards for their 2015 Festival. The 17th annual Festival ran April 16-26 and presented 165 films, representing 35 countries.  “Films showcased at our Festival this year reflected diverse stories from around the world, immense talent from directors, […]

by · April 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
SECCA Launches the ‘Floating World’ – CCD Micro-Doc

SECCA Launches the ‘Floating World’ – CCD Micro-Doc

  Together with students from local schools, members of the community, and Beta Verde, artist Mary Mattingly attached plants to a geodesic dome structure that has become a living, growing biosphere. Once launched onto the SECCA lake the biosphere will become a floating world for a period of six months. […]

by · April 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums