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CCD News Hour – RJ Reynolds Billion Dollar Judgment

CCD News Hour – RJ Reynolds Billion Dollar Judgment

  Tommy, Chad, and Tim sit down to discuss the recent record breaking and ridiculous $23.6 Billion judgment against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co, the new downtown wine bar Corks , Caps, & Taps.  Chad, along with Taps owner and former wine maker at West End Winery, Mark Terry announce their new […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns
tilting at windmills

3rd Shift – Noah Reynolds Ends Tanglewood Lawsuit – Tilting at Windmills Because We Should

By Chad Nance   “Mother, mother ocean, after all these years I’ve found My occupational hazard being my occupations just not around. I feel like I’ve drowned, Gonna head uptown.” – Jimmy Buffett   “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same. Lean down your ear […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Uncategorized
CCD Editorial Cartoon – McCrory the Illiterate Laureate Appointer

CCD Editorial Cartoon – McCrory the Illiterate Laureate Appointer

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 […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
jones

Killing for Conservation?

By “Bob Smith” You may have seen the recent fracas on social media about Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones. Miss Jones is an avid hunter and posted several photos of herself in Africa with her legally-taken quarry including a lion, zebra, and a cape buffalo. The images went viral, people […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Capitalism Schism

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Capitalism Schism

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 […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Columns, Guests
little enos bites the dust

CCD News Hour- Phil Jr. Goes Down – City Council Addresses Equality

Chad and Tim talk about the spectacular butt whooping Republican congressional candidate Mark Walker put on Phil Berger Jr. yesterday.  They have some breaking news and they preview an article that will be released on Thursday about the City council’s plans to address equality for city employees who are in same-sex […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns
3rd Shift – The Forsyth County Board of Elections Show – The Times They are a Changin’… Back

3rd Shift – The Forsyth County Board of Elections Show – The Times They are a Changin’… Back

By Chad Nance   “It is rapidly approaching the point where the patience of all true white men will be exhausted.” – The Winston Free Press, 1898   “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
gimme some sugar, baby

Wednesday Wellness – Gimme Some Sugar, Baby

By Stevi Dinizio Sugar, a widespread and all-around favorite food, also happens to be one of the most common food additives we consume each day. what would ice cream, Hershey kisses, and donuts be without this simple and significant ingredient? Frozen milk, bitter little tear-shaped objects, and deep fried dough. […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Wellness Wednesday
The Voter Suppression Follies – An Editorial Cartoon Portfolio

The Voter Suppression Follies – An Editorial Cartoon Portfolio

By Andrew David Cox   My latest editorial cartoon yet again addressed voting rights. Here’s a collection of my cartoons addressing the issue, many local to Boone and Watauga County specifically, from my time at The Appalachian. The cartoons were local to the High Country, but are indicative of a […]

CCD News Podcast- The Rise of Phil Berger – Voter Suppression – Smoke ‘Em if you Got ‘Em

CCD News Podcast- The Rise of Phil Berger – Voter Suppression – Smoke ‘Em if you Got ‘Em

    The CCD News podcast is back!  The boys have reworked the format a bit in an effort to “Eliminate all of the boring parts”. This week Tim, Chad, and their pal Tommy Priest talk about the rise of North Carolina’s Berger family political dynasty, the voter suppression hearings […]

by · July 13, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns