Articles by: cnance

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Volunteering for MLK Day at Odd Fellows Cemetery

Editor’s Note: this was written in 2013 following CCD editor Chad Nance spending part of his MLK Jr. Day with the folks who are working hard to reclaim a historical, African-American cemetery here in Winston-Salem.  The Odd Fellows will be hosting another clean-up event on Monday, January 20th at 9:00am. […]

by · January 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Local Interest, News
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Pop-Folk Singer Dar Williams Coming Centenary UMC Dec 4

By Staff On December 4, Centenary UMC will welcome pop-folk artist Dar Williams as part of Roots Revival Stage, their community concert series. They will hold a brief service centered on her song “The Christians and the Pagans,” then Dar will offer an hour-long concert. The event is free, but […]

by · December 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Community, Local Interest, News
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DHHS Confirms Three Adult Deaths in North Carolina Linked to Seasonal Flu

By Staff The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services today announced the state’s first three adult deaths linked to infection with seasonal influenza. The patients were from Eastern North Carolina, the Triad region, and the Charlotte area, respectively. All three patients were middle aged adults who were at increased […]

by · December 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Local Interest, News
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W-S Overflow Homeless Shelter Opens- All Quiet on The Night Shift

By Chad Nance “Nothing lasts forever And your best efforts don’t always pay Sometimes you get sick and you don’t get better That’s when life is short even in its longest days Life is short even in its longest days…” John Mellencamp “And in the eyes of the people there […]

WSPFFA Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe 2013 Holiday Season

WSPFFA Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe 2013 Holiday Season

By Doug Simmons (VP, WSPFFA)   For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. According to Winston Salem Professional Fire […]

by · December 2, 2013 · 0 comments · Community, Local Interest, News
Sixteen Over Six Seeks to Draw Artists Downtown

Sixteen Over Six Seeks to Draw Artists Downtown

  By Staff   The walk up at 213 W. 6th Street (above 6th & Vine) has been many things. The current lay out betrays its original use as a boarding house. Individual rooms and compact suites ring all the way around a large, enclosed space in the center. Natural […]

by · December 1, 2013 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Local Interest, News
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Robbers Force Their Way Into an Alexander St Home

By Staff   FLASH:   Saturday evening around 7:00pm Luis Mosqueda opened his front door and was confronted by two black males in their late teens to early 20′s. According to Mr. Mosqueda the men forced thier way into his home and demanded money. Mr. Mosqueda struggled with the younger […]

by · December 1, 2013 · 0 comments · News, Public Safety
Peter and the Wolf at Old Salem on December 27

Peter and the Wolf at Old Salem on December 27

By Staff The fairy-tale classic Peter and the Wolf returns to the Triad this holiday season for two performance only! The Carolina Chamber Symphony Players and Old Salem Museums & Gardens will present Peter and the Wolf on Friday, December 27, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the James […]

by · November 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Community, News
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Armed Robbery at the Peter’s Creek Wilco Hess

By Staff   FLASH:     Thursday night at 10:06pm, a suspect described as a 6 foot tall black male aged 30-40, walked into the store, produced a handgun and demanded money. According to the clerk, the suspect was given cash then left after ordering the clerk to go to […]

by · November 29, 2013 · 0 comments · News, Public Safety
Forsyth Tech to Offer Tuition-Free Courses to Target Unemployed and Veterans

Forsyth Tech to Offer Tuition-Free Courses to Target Unemployed and Veterans

By Staff   Forsyth Tech is holding a series of information sessions in December, January and February to present details about its Back to Work short-term training program designed to train unemployed North Carolinians for employment and new careers. Residents who qualify for the program, which is funded through a […]

by · November 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech, Local Interest, News