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saigon 1963

CCD Sunday Poetry – Michael Gaspeny

Ashes from Saigon (1963) All I knew was Madame Nhu. I knew her from the fashion magazines. Later, I read she said, “I’d love another monk barbecue.” Roy set The Ledger Star on the dinner table. Next to my chafing dish of beef stroganoff, you sat in flames. I shouted, […]

by · May 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
are you my mother

Twin City Stage Presents Are You My Mother?

By Staff Twin City Stage will present Are You My Mother?, a musical based on the book by P. D. Eastman, on Saturday, May 7 at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem.   Recommended for audiences aged 4 and up, Are You My Mother? will be performed by […]


Fleeing Suspect Rams WSPD Cruiser

By Staff Sunday morning at approximately 2:51am, patrol officers with the WSPD attempted to stop a 2008 white Chrysler 300 in the 100 block of N. Martin Luther King Drive due to the driver, 19 year-old Tyree Ray Long having outstanding warrants for arrest. During the attempted stop, Long intentionally […]

by · May 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
blood donation - american red cross

Celebrate World Red Cross Day by Giving Blood

By Staff The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. Each year, the local and global impact of the Red Cross mission is celebrated on May 8, the birthday of […]

by · May 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

Inmate Escapes from Forsyth County Lock-Up

By Staff Corrections and law enforcement officers are seeking and escaped inmate, 31 year-old William Bailey. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office he escaped from the custody of a correctional officer while at an emergency room in Winston-Salem. Bailey and the officer were on their way back just before […]

by · May 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

“Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” Coming May 1

By Staff The annual “Walk & Roll Winston-Salem” biking and walking festival will be held Sunday, May 1, in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, offering activities, food and ice cream trucks, and an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to “play in the street. Research Parkway will be closed […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
book sale

Coming Soon – 29th Annual Shepherd’s Center Used Book Sale

By Staff The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold its 29th Annual Used Book Sale on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 from 9 am to 9 pm, and on Saturday, May 7 from 8am to 2pm. Parking and Admission will be free. The sale will be held […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Literature
child safety

Wake Forest Baptist Offers Ways to Prevent Common Injuries in Kids

By Staff Each year, more than 9 million children are seen in U.S. emergency departments, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children. An estimated 7 million of those children suffer accidental injuries, which are the leading killer of children and adolescents. “Warm weather […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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The New York Times Turns the National Spotlight to the Innovation Quarter

By Staff North Carolina has been in the national spotlight over the last few weeks for all of the wrong reasons, but in an article in the  New York Times reporter Keith Schneider highlighted some of the best our state, and city, have to offer.  In the article our Innovation Quarter and […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

By Dan Besse Once again the eerie echoes from an old Poltergeist sequel whisper across our state capital, as the NC General Assembly begins its 2016 budget “short session” in Raleigh this evening. As reported last week in CIB, worries to watch for include legislation recommended by the Environmental Review […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Environment, Guests