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Crisis Control – Changing Lives One Neighbor at a Time

By Bryan Dooley   “As one person, I cannot change the world, but I can change the world of one person,” Paul Shane Spear aptly shares. Spear’s quote is located on a bookmark distributed by Crisis Control Ministry of Winston Salem (CCM) and it reflects the organization’s mission. In 1973, […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Team SmartStop – Marcotte Makes History in Greenville

By Staff “If you get into a break and you are not the fastest sprinter, shut it down” – this was the mentality going into the USA Professional Criterium National Championships in Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday afternoon. “We wanted to win from the break,” said Team SmartStop sporting director […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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3rd Shift… Big Government Wants a Womb with a View… Shakedown Street- Maybe This Town Ain’t got No Heart….

By Chad Nance “You tell me this town ain’t got no heart. Well, well, well, you can never tell. The sunny side of the street is dark. Well, well, well, you can never tell. Maybe that’s cause it’s midnight, in the dark of the moon besides.” – Robert Hunter It’s […]

This Weekend in Camel City – April 24-26

This Weekend in Camel City – April 24-26

by Carissa Joines The forecast may contain rain, but that won’t stop the fun this weekend! Events range from free family activities to ticketed art events. Check out CCD’s picks for fun and entertainment in and around Camel City, and make sure you stop by to see us at the […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Hang Out with CCD at the Earth Day Fair

Camel City Dispatch will be at the 10th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair this Saturday, April 25th from 10am-5pm. The event has been moved inside to the Education Building at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (formerly known as the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds). Stop by our booth (#134) and meet some of our crew […]

Recycling Carts to be Removed from Non-Compliant Households

Recycling Carts to be Removed from Non-Compliant Households

By Staff Households that ignore warnings and repeatedly put garbage and other non-recyclables in their recycling carts will have their carts removed and lose their recycling privileges under a policy recently approved by the City Council.

CCD Weekend RiverRun Guide April 24 – 26

CCD Weekend RiverRun Guide April 24 – 26

By Michael A. Wiseman Checking out the RiverRun Film Festival this week but not sure what to see? We’ve highlighted our daily picks to help you decide what’s worth your time and hard-earned money. There’s something for everyone at RiverRun, so get out there and spend a day at the movies!

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North Carolina Native Becomes Attorney General of the United States with No Help from NC Delegation

By Staff   Loretta E. Lynch’s delayed confirmation vote for U.S. attorney general finally came Thursday five months after President Obama submitted it to Congress. Lynch grew up in segregated Greensboro, but neither North Carolina Senators Tillis or Burr voted for the United states’ first African-American woman to become Attorney […]

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Pregnant in the Piedmont Event Equips Expectant Parents

By Staff   Pregnant in the Piedmont, an expo centered around all things pregnancy, birth, and baby, will be held Saturday, April 25th from 10am – 2pm. The event is the creation of Phyllis D’Agostino and Becky Hale of Piedmont Doulas, and Lauren Rathbone of Births and Beginnings. The three […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Harris Teeter Declines to Ban Open Carry

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Harris Teeter Declines to Ban Open Carry

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 · April 23, 2015 · 4 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health