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george wallace

A Very Special 3rd Shift… Phil Berger, Dan Forest & the Ghost of George Wallace

By Chad Nance   “It is very appropriate that from this cradle of the Confederacy, this very heart of the great Anglo-Saxon Southland, that today we sound the drum for freedom as have our generations of forebears before us time and again down through history. Let us rise to the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 1 comment · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Government Services
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Heavy Spending Dominating NC Senate Race

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Heavy Spending Dominating NC Senate Race

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 […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
hagan, haugh, tillis

3rd Shift New Poll Shows Hagan Remains in the Lead- Race Still Expensive, Vapid, Mean… & a Bore

By Chad Nance   “It’s one thing to be bored, or subjected to boredom. It’s another to be insulted. This is a pot of piss flung in the face. What does it take to get people disgusted these days?” ― Christopher Hitchens “Beneath those stars is a universe of gliding […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
fred gragg

Guest Column- For the Love of a Step Father

By Rebecca Reel I learned something very interesting on my 37th birthday. That was the day I realized the best decision my mother ever made was to marry my step-father, Fred Gragg. This was also the day of his funeral. They got married a few weeks before I turned 16 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 3 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
The Might of the Seasonal Spice

The Might of the Seasonal Spice

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 · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
dear pete - he's still here

Goodbye Amendment One – Left at the Altar

By Randy Gillis Okay, not really. I didn’t really expect to see Senator Brunstetter in person on that last day of the walk. Think about it. Your aide whispers in your ear that a 6 ft. 2 in. tall, tired-looking and yet still devilishly spry, slightly older than middle-aged man […]

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Androcentrism & Birth Control

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Androcentrism & Birth Control

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 · October 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
mr & mrs beeman

CCD News Hour- Voter Suppression – US Senate Race – Same as it Ever Was

The boys are back and talking about voter suppression, the US Senate Race, and Tim’s Scottish wedding.  They make a run at the Koch Brother’s Americans for Prosperity for an attempt to misinform voters in NC in order to suppress the vote… and we’ll find out what everyone did on […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns
thomas

3rd Shift – Halcyon Days at HPU- Home of the Free and Land of the Dim

  By Chad Nance     “I had the misfortune to be nourished by the dreams and visions of great americans- the poets and seerers. Some other breed of man has won out. This world which is in the making fills me with dread…” – Henry Miller     Remember […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 8 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
winston-salem

Letter to the Editor- Winston-Salem’s Bond Referendum

It’s been 14 years since the City of Winston-Salem had a bond referendum, and other North Carolina cities that we regularly compete with for jobs are passing us by, having successfully passed multiple bonds. As a result, Winston-Salem has fallen far behind Greensboro, Durham, Raleigh, and Charlotte in our ability […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Letters to the Editor