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Fatal Wreck on Highway 52 Claims Two Lives

By Staff   On Thursday at approximately 3:10pm the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a motor vehicle collision involving six vehicles on US52 near Tobaccoville. Preliminary investigation revealed that a tractor trailer, driven by Jerome Stanley Redford Jr. of Winston Salem, was traveling north on NC 52 into […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety

Buy Local – BatteryVampire Treats itself to Kickstarter This Halloween

By Staff   Designer, Inventor, Educator and Entrepreneur David E. Smith is turning to the Internet to raise funds for his latest breakthrough technology, BatteryVampire – that extends the usable life of a battery by tapping into the remaining energy left in a ‘spent’ battery. At 5pm EST on Halloween […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Simington Named Chief Acdemic Officer

Simington Named Chief Acdemic Officer

By Staff   Kenneth Simington, the assistant superintendent of instructional and student services for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief academic officer. In his new role, Simington will oversee curriculum and instruction, student services such as counseling, and school administration, which includes oversight […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, School Board & Admin
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Auxiliary Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Auxiliary Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Staff   The Novant Heath Forsyth Medical Center Auxiliary is celebrating its 50th anniversary this October. The program has contributed over three million volunteer hours and over $4 million in gifts since its inception in 1964. There are currently two charter members who are still volunteers. The Auxiliary is […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits, Uncategorized

3rd Shift… 2014 Mid-Term Elections Race Sheet… Part One

By Chad Nance   Editor’s Note: Gambling on politics is illegal in the United States of America. The following predictions are intended only as mild entertainment and not intended to be used to secure the funds to pay off terrorists who may be holding your grandmother hostage or buy yourself […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
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UPDATED: Violent Threat Sparks Vigilance at RJ Reynolds High School

By Staff Following an on-campus fight and threats of violence that took place in the cafeteria on Wednesday the administrators, SRO officer, and school system moved with caution to ensure that all of RJ Reynolds High School’s students were safe as school resumed today. In an email sent to parents late […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 5 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Legal Aid Helped Light the Pathway to Peace

By Staff   While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

It is education day on the Camel City Dispatch News Hour.  First the boys talk a bit about Prince and the Vagabond Saints Society then Chad lays out why every single sitting member of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board needs to be replaced for failing this city, this county, and our children. […]

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Death investigation Underway on Highland Ave

By Staff   At approximately 7:05am, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of N. Highland Avenue on a reported shooting. when officers arrived on scene they found 21 year-old Jalik Austin seated in the driver’s seat of a passenger car. Mr. Austin was deceased, […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
thom "teachers don't care" Tillis

Guest Editorial – Oh Thom Tillis Where Art Thou?

Film and literature have that wonderful quality of not only imitating life and giving us a clearer picture of human nature, but they can instruct us on how to better our lives and make wise choices. I love the Coen brothers’ movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” This cinematic tale […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Columns, Guests