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More Than 250 Chambers of Commerce Urge Congress to Fund Transportation

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill. To that end the Chambers sent a letter […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Triad Design Leadershop Returns to Winston-Salem March 4-5

By Staff The Center for Creative Economy will host the Triad Design Leadershop in Winston-Salem on March 4-5. This transformative keynote and workshop series, features the theme, “The Architecture of Experience: Designing for People. Designing for Profitability.” Two innovative thinkers, Joel Van Dyke and Marc Bolick of DesignThinkers Group, share […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Net Neutrality

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Net Neutrality

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 cartooning […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Columns, Guests, Innovation

Piedmont Advantage CU member wins $10k Grand Prize in “Save to Win” Raffle

By Staff   James Tucker, a member of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, Monday was presented a $10,000 grand prize in the North Carolina Save to Win prize-linked savings program. Tucker is one of more than 1,900 participating credit union members who have saved more than $3.8 million at seven (7) […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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The Black AIDS Institute in Partnership with Novant Health to Bring Health Screenings to HBCU students at CIAA

By Staff   “No matter how you look at it, through the lens of gender, age, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic status or region of the country where you live, Black people bear the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in America today. Black youth are particularly disproportionately impacted by the disease,” […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Ribbon Cut on WinstonNet Lab with Free Ultra-High Speed Internet Access

By Staff   City of Winston-Salem officials for the city and AT&T held a ribbon-cutting Jan. 15 to celebrate the availability of AT&T’s ultra-high-speed internet connection at the Carl H. Russell Sr. Recreation Center’s WinstonNet Lab. The center is the first public site in Winston-Salem to receive free ultra-high-speed service […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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Wake Forest Baptist Launches Precision Medicine Program

By Staff   After a year in development, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has announced a new Precision Medicine program at its National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Precision medicine was introduced to the nation during President Obama’s State of the Union address in January. He called the novel therapy […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Forsyth Tech’s Small Business Center to Put the Focus on Marketing in February

By Allan younger In my December article, I introduced our Spring semester seminars which have been very popular so far. Upcoming seminars include WordPress for Small Business, Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs, 10 Biggest Mistakes that Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them, and Website Building 101 for Small Business.  We […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 4 comments · Business, Innovation
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Reynolda House Announces $5 Million Campaign with Leadership Gift from RAI Foundation

By Staff   Reynolda House Executive Director Allison Perkins Thursday night announced a $1 million commitment from the Reynolds American Foundation to the museum’s campaign, Reynolda at 100. More than 70 donors and friends of the museum gathered in the historic 1917 Reynolda House reception hall for the private event […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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RAI Expects Lorillard Merger to be Completed in First Half of 2015

By Staff   On Wednesday an important step was taken by Reynolds American Inc. toward the merger between Winston-Salem’s legacy tobacco company and Greensboro’s when RAI announced that at a special shareholders meeting, Reynolds American shareholders approved two proposals related to the company’s proposed acquisition of Lorillard, Inc. RAI shareholders […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation