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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
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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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RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co Hit With Record Judgement – Will Appeal

By Staff   On Friday a Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company., Cynthia Robinson claimed that smoking killed her husband, Michael Johnson, in 1996. She argued R.J. Reynolds was negligent in not informing him that nicotine […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 14 comments · Business, Innovation
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gets Re-cranked at a/perture

By Miles Bumgardner Halloween comes early this year to the Winston Salem area as our very own Aperture Cinema will be showing the original 1974 classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” from July 18th through the 24th. That’s right boys and girls! Tobe Hopper’s independent horror classic will be sure to generate […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Review – Neil Goldberg’s “Anthology” at SECCA – Micro Moments Out of Time

By Chad Nance Opening on Friday July 18th, Neil Goldberg’s “Anthology” is one of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art’s most engaging installations in a while. Shows like “Graphic Design” and “Eric Fertman: A Comic Turn” were intellectual and aesthetic achievements, yet neither really spoke to the heart in the […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums

Flywheel Co-Working Space Now Open in Innovation Quarter

By Staff Flywheel, the newest co-working innovation space in Winston-Salem, is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for business. Flywheel offers a flexible, shared space within a collaborative community for independent professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators to come together and work “on the fly.” This is a […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Who Are The Guardians of the Galaxy?

By Michael A. Wiseman   Summer blockbuster trailers inevitably give the whole story of a movie – who is starring, what’s going to happen, and the approximate explosions-to-dialogue ratio. This generally works in getting people’s rear-ends into stadium-seating cineplexes (it also happens to be the exact reason I avoid most […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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Carolina Summer Music Festival Returns for Seventh Season Spanning Entire Month of August

By Staff Returning for an exciting seventh season, the Carolina Summer Music Festival will once again bring unique and enlightening musical performances to the area to celebrate the summer season. From August 1 through 30, 2014, a host of talented Triad musicians will entertain audiences with a wide array of […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation
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Truliant Federal Credit Union Celebrates Opening of New Branch in Whitaker Square

By Carissa Joines Truliant Federal Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to mark the opening of their new Whitaker Square branch in Winston-Salem, the financial institution’s home city. The 2,650 square foot facility is located at 1985 N Peace Haven Road in the Whitaker Square shopping center. This […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
RAI Makes 27.4 Billion Offer for Lorillard

RAI Makes 27.4 Billion Offer for Lorillard

By Staff Reynolds American Inc the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard, the third largest tobacco company in the U.S. and maker of Newport cigarettes made an  announcement Tuesday morning that they have entered into a “definitive agreement” in which RAI has agreed to acquire Lorillard in […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation