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Letter to the Editor- CenterPoint, A Board full of Strangers

Dear Editor, Although I have never been to a CenterPoint board meeting before and have never met Director Betty Taylor, I decided to attend the full 4 hour CenterPoint special board meeting on September 22. Having had some experiences serving on similar social services type boards and prior experience auditing […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Columns, Letters to the Editor
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Randy Gillis- Doomsday Prepping Patricia

By Randy Gillis I sat Patricia down on one of the bar stools facing into my kitchen. I was nervous and excited all at the same time. I’ve been working up to this little presentation ever since she forced me to watch DOOMSDAY PREPPERS (two grueling episodes!) with her. Well, […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Randy Gillis
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3rd Shift… Build ‘em Up Then Tear ‘em Down… Daryl Hunt & Public Destruction…

By Chad Nance   The question has been posed to me: Why aren’t you writing about the “Hunt Thing”? For the record, I have been writing about Daryl Hunt and the massive injustice that landed him in jail for a crime he did not commit. I’ve been writing about it […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 4 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Neighborhoods
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UPDATE: Letter to the Editor – Why I am Demonstrating Downtown in Support of Peace in Palestine

Editor’s Note: Stan Nutter has been demonstrating downtown for almost two months regarding the situation in Gaza. While this is clearly not a local issue, Mr. Nutter is a Winston-Salem based activist. When asked about his reasons for his demonstration this was his response in his own words. Dear Editor, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 9 comments · Columns, Letters to the Editor
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Losing a Parent – How It Will Feel?

By Lucy Cash When you are in the fourth grade, you will visit the Book Fair at the small private school you attend. Your mother will be a teacher at the same school, and someone- another staff member, a volunteer, you do not know — will report to her your […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 2 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
3rd Shift- The Pepsi Challenge with Democracy – Time to Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out – Hagan Finds Some Daylight…

3rd Shift- The Pepsi Challenge with Democracy – Time to Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out – Hagan Finds Some Daylight…

By Chad Nance “I trust no one, not even myself.” – Joseph Stalin Things remain far too shaky to do any serious gambling on the 2014 mid-terms. Most of the races are sewn up with no real game left on the ground. There are twenty out of fifty state Senate […]

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3rd shift… Hope & Despair in the White House… Dancing the Waltz of the Doomed with President B

By Chad Nance “So it’s very sad. I mean, I’m glad there was not a right-wing takeover, but we end up with a Republican, a Rockefeller Republican in blackface, with Barack Obama, so that our struggle with regard to poverty intensifies.” – Dr. Cornel West “There are issues enough. What […]

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Perverting a Religion

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Perverting a Religion

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 · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Association with POTUS has Hagan Fighting to Appeal to Moderates

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Association with POTUS has Hagan Fighting to Appeal to Moderates

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 […]

CCD Editorial Cartoon-  Duke Energy Puts Profits Before Environment & People

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Duke Energy Puts Profits Before Environment & People

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. […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests