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CCD Weekend Guide October 24-26

Compiled by Stephanie Hess Beeman It’s going to be another beautiful weekend in Camel City and our Weekend Guide is full of activities! Whether you are looking for a farmer’s market, 5k, fall festival or theater production – our guide has the all the info you need to fill your […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
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Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health
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Public Meetings Called to Craft Busking Regs

By Staff   In February of 2014, noise complaints made by some residents in the Nissen Building resulted in some Buskers being told by police that they would not be allowed to ply their trade on 4th Street. This caused an outcry among the city’s creatives and those who feel […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown
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Yadkin Riverkeeper Petitions EPA for a Superfund Assessment of Alcoa Badin Works

By Staff   According to a press release the Yadkin Riverkeeper has asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into the shuttered Badin Works aluminum smelter in Badin, NC, in order to determine whether the smelter should be declared a Superfund site. From 1916 to 2007, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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2014 Early Voting Begins in Forsyth County – Vote Because They Don’t Want You To

By Staff   Registered voters who have work responsibilities, family responsibilities, or simply can’t wait until Election Day to show those who would suppress the vote that they intend to exercise their sacred, civic duty can do so beginning now. The 10-day early voting period was began Thursday morning and […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Government Services
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City of Winston-Salem Prepared for Ebola- Medical Aid Pledged to Liberia – Ebola NOT a Danger Here

By Staff   At a press conference on Wednesday, the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County agencies told the community that they are prepared to respond should a local resident exhibit symptoms of Ebola, and Wake Forest Baptist Health and Forsyth Medical Center are donating medical supplies to fight the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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CCD News Hour – Phil Berger, Dan Forest, George Wallace – Charlie Mellies – Who Does Anne Coulter Vote For?

After a short hiatus the boys are back talking about politics, life, and the need for a good Clerk of Court.  Chad launches, talons out, at Phil Berger and Dan Forest. (21st Century segregationists) Chad and Tommy go at it over the Hagan/Tillis match-up (Chad likes the pizza guy).  Clerk […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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Ending Domestic Violence- Our Community’s Efforts Praised by Naomi Judd

By Carissa Joines     October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and last week Camel City was honored to have legendary country singer and advocate for victims of domestic violence Naomi Judd, speak at “Home Free”, Forsyth County’s third annual benefit luncheon to end domestic violence. Judd was herself […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits, Uncategorized
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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
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Chamber to Host Judicial Candidates for Meet & Greet Reception

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a reception for all judicial candidates that will be on the ballot this November to come and meet the business community. The event will be held at the Chamber office (411 West 4th St., Ste 211, Winston-Salem NC 27101) […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits